How To Paint Pustules and Boils

Lovely title here to discuss a quick way of painting the featuring boils that adorne our models. It’s moments like this you begin to realise how bizarrely fantastic our hobby can be at times. Anyway on with the show and as always when looking at how best to paint something the easiest way is to observe how it looks in reality. Now you may have your own fine collection of scabby blisters or have child covered in the pox from which to draw inspiration but otherwise it may on reflection be a bit tricky to follow this rule in this situation. People tend to get quite upset if you stare at their scabby bits and i wouldnt advise you taking a stroll through your local infectious diseases ward. However inspiration is but a quick google search away and use of online resources like the wonderful DermnetNZ can provide for all your colourful pox picture needs (please don’t use to self diagnose or if of a hypercondriachal disposition!)  (lol Ed).

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How to make a Simple Two Part Mold

Hi Folks,

Jimmi here, hope everyone’s A-OK! Today I’m going to show you how to make a simple two part mold. You’d use this to cast complete 3D objects, such as a gun. This obviously makes this far more useful than the single part mold technique, which limits you to just casting one side of an object.

That said, make sure that you’re up to speed with casting a single part mold before you begin, my tutorial last week takes you over the details so I strongly recommend that you start there and go over the basics (such as the materials, and making a Lego box etc) before you read on. Go on, I can wait whilst you read that first and then come back!

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How to Make Wires & Spider Cultist!

So I had planned to have a look at painting terrain from the shadow wars box set. However I became distracted after seeing other people convert this characterful piece. My idea was to raid my bits box and convert it into a wandering monster (Spider Cultist – Ed.) for some more narrative scenarios. So this creature was born…

Spider Cultist

Spider Cultist

 

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How to Paint Lightning Effects on Power Swords

So I’ve mentioned before I’ve started an Admech army for Warhammer 40K. Choosing this army for my main force was easy. The minis are first rate and rich background of engineers at the pinnacle of human endeavor cast back to superstitious religious zealots has really grabbed me. The difficult part was working out how to paint them.

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