TUTORIALS

In this section you’ll find over 220 free painting tutorials and hobby tips created by ourselves over the years, in chronological order.

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Tutorial: How to paint verdigris on brass
Age of Sigmar, Tutorials

Tutorial: How to paint brass and verdigris

I got quite a few questions about how I painted the armour on my Grave Guard, so I wrote this little tutorial for you. Learn how to paint a reddish copper/brass tone with a subtle verdigris effect in this easy-to-follow painting guide.

Tutorial: How to paint Sons of Horous - featured
Horus Heresy, Tutorials

Tutorial: How to paint grimdark Sons of Horus MkVI Space Marines

In this tutorial, I show you how to paint the MkVI Space Marines from the Age of Darkness box as “grimdark” Sons of Horus, with lots of weathering and battle damage. The whole paint scheme goes pretty fast with under 60 minutes for one model, and (almost) completely avoids edge highlights! And the best thing is that this tutorial can be adapted for any Legion or Chapter, you just have to change the colour of the armour. Let’s go.

Tutorial: How to paint melta muzzle burn - featured image
40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: How to paint a melta & flamer muzzle burn effect

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to paint a cool realistic heat bloom effect, perfect for all kinds of melta and flamer weapons found in Space Marines and Imperial Guard. It’s super easy and doesn’t require an airbrush, so what are you waiting for.

Tutorial: How to paint Eldar Wraithbone
40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: How to paint Eldar Wraithbone

People often ask me how I paint the warm grey wraithbone weapons and details on my Craftworld Iybraesil and Ulthwé models. It’s actually pretty simple and straight-forward – check out my tutorial for painting Eldar wraithbone here.

How to paint Aeldari Voidscarred Corsairs - painted by Stahly
40k, Tutorials

Tutorial: How to paint Aeldari Voidscarred Corsairs from Kill Team: Nachmund

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to paint the new Aeldari / Eldar Voidscarred Corsairs from the Kill Team: Nachmund box, which will be released next week. While there is no official paint scheme yet, the crimson and gold could represent the Twilight Swords, but it’s also the ideal starting point to paint the Visarch, Ynnari, or even Craftworld Altansar. You’ll also learn how to paint a blaster glow effect, scales, and gems, so here we go.