Tutorial: How to paint jade green ruins that match the Warcry gaming board
In this tutorial, I explain in seven easy to follow steps how to paint your Warcry scenery pieces to match the pale green tiles and grey gravel of the Warcry gaming board.
Showcase: Dominion of Sigmar Timeworn Ruins (incl. paint recipes)
Today I present you a couple of broken pillars from the Dominion of Sigmar: Timeworn Ruins set I painted to compliment my Warcry scenery collection. I chose a muted jade green that matches the pale green tiles on the grey Warcry game board as close…
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Tale of Painters is a blog FOR hobbyists run BY hobbyists in our spare time. We’re blogging since 2011 without a break and bring you model showcases, reviews and tutorials on an almost daily basis. You might have noticed in the last couple of weeks…
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.
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