Review: Redgrass Games Everlasting Wet Palette Painter Edition Complete Pack
In this review, we find out if Redgrass Games’ Everlasting Wet Palette lives up to the hype of its Kickstarter success, and how a wet palette can improve your painting even if you’re not a wet blending expert or Golden Demon level painter.
ToP Tip: 5 reasons why should use a wet palette (even if you’re not a pro painter)
For over 20 years I didn’t use a wet palette, just random stuff like old CDs to pour my paint onto. I always thought a wet palette is only for wet blending masters and Golden Demon level paint jobs with a lot of intricate paint mixes, but not for me, who uses most paints straight out of the bottle. I didn’t consider a wet palette to be an essential hobby item, but having made the switch, oh, how wrong I was. In this post, I tell you five ways a wet palette will improve your painting no matter your skill level.
Showcase: Warcry Ruins Azyrite Ruined Chapel (with paint recipes)
This week is Warcry Catacombs week! Today I share my Azyrite Ruins from the original Warcry starter set, which are also included in the new Catacombs box. I chose a basic dark grey stone colour for my ruins, with some details picked out in brass, rusty metal, and a jade green that matches the pale green tiles of the Warcry game board. I share all my paint recipes in this post, so feel free to copy or adapt my scheme as you please.
Review: Warhammer 40.000 Battlezone: Manufactorum – Vertigus
Today we check out the Manufactorum Vertigus Battlezone from Warhammer 40.000, a box set that features all the new Sector Munitorum terrain you know from the Warhammer 40.000 Command Edition starter set, PLUS a brand new terrain piece in form of the Auto-choral transmitter. Join us as we take a look at all the sprues and design features.
Tutorial: How to paint scratched petrol armour
Today I’ll share my technique for painting the scratched petrol armour as seen on the Skaven in my Spiteclaw’s Swarm warband for Warhammer Underworlds. This technique can be easily adapted to any model you would like, for example, Space Marines, T’au battlesuits, Chaos Warriors, and more.
Showcase: Underworlds Skaven Spiteclaw’s Swarm (with paint recipes)
Today I present you my rendition of Spiteclaw’s Swarm, from Shadespire, season 1 of Warhammer Underworlds. The paint scheme is an evolution of the paint scheme I used for my now sold Fantasy Skaven army, if you remember these, I also used a lot of…
Tutorial: How to paint Skaven skin with Contrast paints
In this tutorial, I will explain how I painted the skin on my rendition of Spiteclaw’s Swarm, the Skaven warband from Warhammer Underworlds season 1, Shadespire. Thanks to Contrast paints I was able to come up with a very time-effective technique that looks great at an arms length. Allow me to explain in this five-step tutorial.
Review: Redgrass Games RGG Premium Brushes
Redgrass Games offer a range of three brushes and claim it’s all you need for painting miniatures: a size 2/0 and 2 made from Kolinsky sable, plus a size 4 synthetic drybrush. Are they right? And how do their brushes stand up to the competition? Find out more in this comprehensive review.
ToP Tip: 5 tools that make removing mould lines easier
Removing mould lines. The bane of our all hobby existence. Today I’ll share my favourite five tools to remove mould lines better and easier. Check out my picks after the jump, and let’s discuss your favourite tools and tips in the comment section.
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