Tutorial: How to paint Black Templars with crisp black armour
In this detailed 46 steps tutorial, I’ll show you how to paint a model from the Black Templars chapter to a reasonably high standard. You’ll learn how to paint black armour with crisp edge highlights, yellow “John Blanche” style yellow bolters, worn leather pouches, and much more.
Showcase: Black Templars Space Marine Heroes Brother Vanial (incl. paint recipes)
Today I present you my version of Brother Vanial from the Space Marine Heroes blindbox Series 1, painted in the livery of the Black Templars. Check out this post for the alternate head, some more angles, and complete list of the paint recipes I used for painting this model.
Review: Warpaints Metallic Colours Paint Set by The Army Painter
Colours like red, blue, and purple but metallic are some of the few things you can’t find in Games Workshop’s paint range. The always busy hobby company The Army Painter just released a new set of metallic colour paints. to fill this gap. In this review, I find out how The Army Painter’s new Metallic Colours Set can keep up with the competition from Scale75 and Green Stuff World.
Tutorial: How to paint eyes on your miniatures more easily
Painting eyes – isn’t it something we all struggle with? Ever watched a painting tutorial, wondering how it is humanly possible to hit that tiny slit between those eyelids, let alone painting pupils? Don’t worry, I’m here to help. Over the years I developed a technique that makes painting eyes much easier. Check it out in today’s tutorial.
Stahly’s 2021 Hobby Resolution and Recap of 2020
Another year has passed, and despite all that’s going on in the world, we stick to our annual tradition and end the year with a retrospective of what we’ve painted and share our hobby resolutions for the coming year. Today is my turn, so join for a ride through Nighthaunt, Necromunda, Howling Banshees, loads of terrain, and more.
Tutorial: How to paint a pink “cherry tree” Awakened Wyldwood
Painting an Awakened Wyldwood isn’t an easy feat. It’s a large set with no less than ten pieces of branches to paint for each tree, so you might need some advice. In this easy to follow 32 step tutorial, I’m going to show you how I painted my set in a striking pink cherry (or sakura) tree style, without the need of an airbrush, with just good old washing and drybrushing.
Showcase: “Cherry Tree” Awakened Wyldwoods
I’ve painted an Awakened Wyldwood from the Warcry Souldrain Forest set in a pink “cherry tree” paint scheme. Now I know why Games Workshop dubbed this kit as soul draining, because these trees are probably the least enjoyable models I’ve assembled and painted in a long time. Or, like ever. Anyways, check out the pictures of the finished set.
Showcase: Eldar/Aeldari Howling Banshees of Craftworld Ulthwé (incl. paint recipes)
Anger rises. Death wakes. Painting… calls. I just finished a small squad of the new plastic Howling Banshees in a Ynnari-themed Craftworld Ulthwé scheme inspired by the 2nd Edition era ‘Eavy Metal models. And holy Emperor, these death-dealing ladies take a while to do them justice. Check out all the pictures plus the complete list of paint recipes.
Showcase: Stahly’s Necromunda Armies on Parade 2020 entry
Sunday was the deadline for 2020’s Armies on Parade submission, because of the current global situation, digital-only for the first time. Coincidentally, it was also my first Armies on Parade entry. I entered in the Specialist Games category, and my theme was Necromunda Old vs New: My classic Escher gang clashing with a modern Goliath gang on a mix of classic Necromunda cardboard terrain and modern Sector Mechanicus scenery. Check out a shot of the full board after the jump.
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