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  • Non-Metallic Metal Painting

    Posted on September 12th, 2003 Rob No comments

    In this excellent article, used with permission from Dragonpaint's site, we look at painting Non-Metallic Metal:


    This technique start from the study of the paint masters and illustrators. The first example I have seen that use this technique extensively comes from Rackham painters. Their works are amazing and the way they can recreate the look of metal using non metallic colors has incited me to try it. This picture sequence show you the basic method to follow but bear in mind that you have to experiment and if you use more passes you obtain a better result.

     

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  • Assembling A Hive Tyrant

    Posted on August 9th, 2003 Rob No comments

    Many people have trouble assembling their Hive Tyrants, sometimes a stance wont be right, or it will be weighted to far forward or backwards. So first off, you'll notice that o­n the left foot is a large round piece, that piece evens out the legs so that it isn't lop-sided when you put it o­n the base.
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  • Painting with Vallejo Acrylics

    Posted on August 9th, 2003 Rob No comments

    In this excellent article from Darkmane, we look at painting a figure using Vallejo Acrylic paints.
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  • Stripping Miniatures Guide

    Posted on August 7th, 2003 Rob No comments

    Stripping minatures is easy, most people see a miniature with a really poor paintjob with a really low price tag but pass it up because they either dont know how to strip miniatures or think that its too hard. This is so easy, even Highland Piper could do it.

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  • Painting Faces

    Posted on August 6th, 2003 Rob No comments

    In this excellent article, used with permission from Dragonpaint’s site, we look at painting faces:

    Everyone knows that the face on the mini can make or break the whole look. Personally, I think it’s the eyes are the problem (for me at least) I hate to admit how many I’ve done that end up looking like deer caught in the headlights.
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