Tutorials

Tutorial: Paint stripping models in 20 minutes

In this tutorial, I will share a secret with you. You can go on any hobby forum and guaranteed you’ll see the question “How do you strip paint from models?”. Well, look no further, once you’ve tried the Garfy method you’ll be amazed at how…

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40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: Painting Freehand Ultramarine Symbols

Read on to discover how to accurately paint the Ultramarine symbol again and again and again. I use Vallejo Game Colour Wolf Grey instead of white because it covers easier and isn’t as harsh as pure white. I start by painting 4 dots to outline…

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40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: Ork / Orc Skin

Hi and welcome to the 2012 new year’s edition of Sigur’s Step-by-Step Painting Guide article. I usually do tutorial articles every six months, one in summer, one around new year. The subject of this article is painting a Space Ork boy. The main reason for…

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Tutorial: Painted-on looking Decals

Hey there! A lot of people don’t like working with decals. Bubbles or the satin sheen make them often look like a foreign matter on your models. However with the right tools it’s not very hard to acchieve a nice painted-on look, blending your transfer…

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40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: Painting Rusty Necron Armour

I’m painting up a couple of Necron units at the moment inbetween Dreadfleet and Ultramarine models, and I thought I’d share with you guys how I paint my quick and easy 4 step rusty Necron armour. Step 1: I basecoat the model in Tinny Tin….

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Fantasy, Tutorials

Tutorial: Painting Orc Skin

Here’s my guide to painting Orc skin. I start by base coating the whole model with Charred Brown. This has no benefit for the green skin but it does make painting the Orc’s cloths/weapons easier. I then base coat the Orc’s skin in Snot Green….

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Tutorial: Guide to Dual Action Airbrushes

Using my limited knowledge, I thought i’d share a quick overview of a typical Dual Action Airbrush. Overview: I’ve labelled the above image and below are a series of brief explanations of each area of the airbrush. A: Trigger – Being dual action, this trigger…

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Tutorial: Painting Red the Easy Way

Many painters struggle to acchieve good results when painting red, especially over a dark or black basecoat. In this tutorial I share some great, time-saving tips and my favourite recipes for various shades of red. Painting bright red over a black basecoat You need: GW…

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