How to get started airbrushing miniatures

How to get started airbrushing miniatures

September 11, 2019By Luther 2 Comments

There are many uses for an airbrush in miniature painting. Achieving a smooth base coat quickly and easily, blended highlights, shadows and colour gradients, special effects to impress your friends on the tabletop or in the display cabinet! On a practical level, you can prime and varnish your models indoors, no matter the weather outside, … Read More

How to photograph miniatures

How to photograph miniatures

July 6, 2019By LutherUncategorized 2 Comments

A few people have asked me about my miniature photo set up so I thought I’d note down how I do it and the equipment I use. This is be no means intended to be a definitive guide to miniature photography – there are doubtless improvements that could be made and better equipment that could … Read More

How to apply Mighty Brush waterslide transfers / decals

How to apply Mighty Brush waterslide transfers / decals

June 30, 2019By Luther No Comments

The following steps are recommendations for the application of screen printed waterslide transfers (decals) purchased from The Mighty Brush. These transfers are formulated for easy application with water alone, and setting solutions such as Microset are not usually necessary. If, after following the steps below – but before top coating with varnish – further softening … Read More

How to paint Raptors Space Marines

How to paint Raptors Space Marines

October 22, 2017By Luther 26 Comments

Since I posted my first unit of Raptors Intercessors, a few people asked for the colours and processes used. So, as requested, here is a step-by-step! NOTE: There are some steps I’ve marked as optional. If you’re painting rank and file and want to speed things up you can skip these steps as the added … Read More

How to paint glowing Space Marine eye lenses

How to paint glowing Space Marine eye lenses

October 22, 2017By Luther 6 Comments

In this tutorial I’ll describe the steps I use to create the ‘glowing eye’ lens effect on my Raptors Space Marines. You can use this method with any chapter or colour scheme, just substitute the colours for your own. Step 1 Using your armour highlight colour (in this case Citadel Ogryn Camo Air), paint the … Read More

How to apply decals with Microset and Microsol

How to apply decals with Microset and Microsol

October 22, 2017By Luther 9 Comments

In this tutorial we’ll cover the application of decals / waterslide transfers using Microset & Microsol for the ‘painted on’ look. What are Microset and Microsol? Microset Micro Set slightly softens the decal film to make it more flexible so that it will conform better to the model’s surface. Better adhesion of the decal to … Read More

How to paint Blood Angels – Part III

How to paint Blood Angels – Part III

September 18, 2016By Luther 11 Comments

Update After three years and lots of positive feedback, this guide has been superseded by the new, improved version, available to buy as a PDF in download in the shop, here. The process has been reviewed and streamlined to help you get models on the table quicker, and new paints, colours and techniques explored. I … Read More

How to paint Blood Angels – Part II

How to paint Blood Angels – Part II

August 17, 2016By Luther 20 Comments

Update After three years and lots of positive feedback, this guide has been superseded by the new, improved version, available to buy as a PDF in download in the shop, here. The process has been reviewed and streamlined to help you get models on the table quicker, and new paints, colours and techniques explored. I … Read More

How to paint Blood Angels – Part I

How to paint Blood Angels – Part I

July 3, 2016By Luther 15 Comments

Update After three years and lots of positive feedback, this guide has been superseded by the new, improved version, available to buy as a PDF in download in the shop, here. The process has been reviewed and streamlined to help you get models on the table quicker, and new paints, colours and techniques explored. I … Read More

How to magnetise an Imperial Knight

How to magnetise an Imperial Knight

July 2, 2016By Luther No Comments

Admittedly I’m a bit late to the party here – there are loads of tutorials online on this subject, including those dealing with the newer Crusader / Warden Knight kit. However when I finally got around to building my first Knight and watched a few videos I picked out a few things I thought could … Read More