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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The best brushes for painting miniatures - Stahly's Seal of Hobby Excellence
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Stahly’s best brushes for painting miniatures (budget, high-end & vegan)

They say “a craftsman is only as good as his tools” – and that‘s true. A good brush that holds its tip for a long time will help you paint better and more precisely. Here are the best brushes for painting miniatures, from budget to high-end with additional recommendations for drybrushes and vegan brushes, based on over 20 years of painting.

Tutorial: How to paint Eldar Wraithbone
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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
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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.

Best matt varnishes for painting miniatures - Stahly approved
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Stahly’s best matt varnishes for painting miniatures (spray & brush-on)

The search for the perfect matt varnish can be like the search for the holy grail. Protecting your miniatures is a must, but too many models have been ruined thanks to a bad can of varnish. Many matt varnishes also tend to have a slight satin sheen even though the product says matt finish. Finding the best matt varnishes for painting miniatures is difficult, but not impossible. I’m here to help.