(... even if you have shaky hands, these tutorials will have you painting faster and better than ever before)
The training videos on this page help you paint faster and better just like the professionals.
They are a free sample of the lessons and knowledge our lifetime members receive regularly.
Part 1: The Zenithal Prime
How to undercoat your models like the pro's
The quality of your undercoat will often be a guide for how good the finished model will look. Professional painters use a contrast between light and dark to create an incredible looking miniature. This contrast is easily achieved if you use a "Zenithal Prime" technique which is fully explained in this video.
Part 2: Creating a Simple Grey Scale
This "Comic Book" technique makes your miniatures look incredible!
Comic book artists often create their artwork in "Grey Scale" first, using only Black and White to get the image exactly right before adding color. Using this technique you only have to create your highlights and shadows with black and white paints, making the coloring process fast and simple.
Part 3: Applying a Base Color
How to apply your first color over a Grey Scale
The first color you should apply to your miniature is your "Base" color. The main color of your model. With most miniatures this will be the Armor of the model. This video shows you how to apply your base color in a single coat of paint over a grey scale.
Part 4: Seals, Cloth and Bones
How to paint organic materials over a grey scale
Painting textures doesn't have to be difficult if you're using the Grey Scale method we teach. This video shows you how to create simple organic materials like bones and cloth using a single coat of paint over a grey scale.
Part 5: How to Paint a Larger Flat Surface
Discover we paint shields in a single coat of paint
In this tutorial you can see how we rotate a model to make painting large surfaces easier without ruining details, and how we select the order in which we paint different parts of a miniature.
Part 6: Easy Leather painting
This is the easiest way we've found to paint leather
Over a grey scale miniature this paint can create a realistic leather effect in a single coat of paint! Watch the video to learn more.
Part 7: How to Paint Gold
This is our favorite paint recipe to create gold
Painting recipes make it easier for you to create incredible looking miniatures. This video shows our favorite 3 part gold paint recipe and how we add it to the model.
Part 8: How to paint Silver and Steel
One of our favorite Steel and Silver paint recipes
This video contains a simple method to create a Steel or Silver look on your miniatures. This method creates great depth and richness without complicated blending techniques that require you to have a steady hand.
Part 9: When to do Touch Ups and Repairs
This will speed up your paint time rapidly
Fixing mistakes as you go is one of the slowest ways to paint a miniature. While it may irritate you that it doesn't look good in the middle of painting, what truly matters is what it looks like at the end. This video shows you when and how to do your touch ups and repairs.
Part 10: How to paint faces... the easy way
Discover a fast easy way to paint faces
Painting faces is something many painters struggle with at first. We've found this simple method makes it easy for anyone to paint incredible looking faces even if they have shaky hands!
Part 11: How to paint Eyes and Flesh tones
Use this improve the detail of your faces
It's the little details on a face that tends to truly impress people. This tutorial breaks down how to do things like "Eyes" and "Facial blush" in a simple step by step manner.
Part 12: How to Base your model
Learn to use "Technical paints" for basing
Adding detail to your bases can really make your models stand out in your games. This tutorial shares some simple base painting techniques using environmental technical paints.
Part 13: Applying Decals and Final Touches
Discover how to add decals that look great!
Adding the final details to your model really sets it apart from the "battle ready" models so many people tend to bring to tournaments. These little touches really add character and create that "wow" factor that can make you really proud of your artwork.
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