ToP Tip: Tokyo’s 7 best spots for Warhammer, GUNPLA & scale modelling
When you think of Tokyo and its renowned geek districts like Akihabara and Ikebukuro, anime and video games may be the first things that come to mind. But that’s only half of the truth. I found that Tokyo is also one of the best places in the world for Warhammer, GUNPLA, and plastic model kits in general. In the following video, dive deep into the unchartered realms of otaku Tokyo, revealing my top seven hobby spots you have to visit on your next trip, plus a few more tips and shopping advice along the way.
Tutorial: How to paint Hivefleet Kraken Tyranids from Leviathan
Have you picked up the new Leviathan box and are still looking for a paint scheme for your Tyranids? How about my unique take on Hivefleet Kraken. In this step-by-step tutorial I’ll show you how to combine easy techniques like zenithal basecoating /slapchop, Contrast & Speedpaint and some well-placed highlights to create a real eye-catcher on the board – without having to paint yourself to death.
ToP Tip: Visual comparison of all 61 Contrast, 23 Xpress Colors, 89 Speedpaints & 36 Dipping Inks
In this updated post, you will find all my hand-painted and professionally photographed paint swatches for all 61 old & new Citadel Contrast paints, 24 Dipping Inks by Green Stuff World, Speedpaints 2.0 by The Army Painter, and now also all 23 Xpress Colors from Vallejo. This should make it easy to find the perfect “one coat” colour for your next project.
Tutorial: How to paint purple Chaos Possessed flesh
I got a lot of comments regarding the daemonic pallid flesh of my Alpha Legion Anointed, so here is a short tutorial for painting purple Chaos Possessed flesh. Perfect for Possessed, but also Daemonettes, Daemon Princes, Pink Horrors, you name it. Find out more in this post.
Tutorial: How to paint the new Cadian Shock Troops effectively
Stand still, Guardsman, and listen up: in this tutorial I will show you how to paint the new Cadian Shock Troops with effective and straight-forward techniques to a beautiful tabletop standard. This painting guide is also a display case for the new Two Thin Coats paints by Duncan Rhodes, but don’t worry, you can easily follow along with Citadel paints as well.
Tutorial: How to paint Trans-hyperion Alliance League of Votann Hearthkyn Warriors
In this tutorial I show you how to paint the striking orange of the Trans-hyperion Alliance using the example of a Hearthkyn Warrior. Using Contrast paints and weathering techniques, this method helps you paint your Leagues of Votann effectively, striking a balance between quality and speed.
Tutorial: How to perfectly apply decals to curved and irregular surfaces
In this tutorial, I share my procedure for making decals and transfer adhere perfectly to curved areas like Space Marine shoulder pads and irregular surfaces. It’s easy, and even if you hated decals before, my technique will change your mind.
Tutorial: How to paint Gallowdark Space Hulk terrain from Kill Team: Into the Dark
In this tutorial I show you how to paint the Gallowdark Space Hulk terrain system from Kill Team: Into the Dark in a heavily weathered cream colour scheme. Thanks to scale modelling techniques like zenithal highlights, oil paints and pigments, this is super fast and looks fantastic. It’s also easier than you think. So here’s how it works.
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