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Materials
Brushes

About different  brushes used for model painting.

More Brushes

Some more unusual tools which can be used to apply paint.

 

Paints,Inks etc.

Introduction to different media used for painting models.

   
Basic Painting Techniques
Undercoating

How to undercoat models.

Drybrushing

An introduction to the drybrushing technique.

 

Washes

How to make and use different wash mixtures.

 

Stippling

Stippling paint to create texture.  

    Tinting or Glazing

Applying thin layers of colour to change the look.

 

Spattering

Flicking random dots of paint from a toothbrush.

   
Advanced Painting Techniques - Marble
Black Marble

How to paint a faux black marble finish.

White Marble

How to paint a faux white marble finish. 

Honey Marble

How to paint a faux honey marble finish.

 

Red Marble

How to paint a faux red marble finish.

 

Advanced Painting Techniques - Granite
    Green Granite

How to paint a faux green granite finish.

Red Granite

How to paint a faux red granite finish. 

   
Advanced Painting Techniques - Metals
Verdigris

How to paint a faux verdigris finish.

Rust

How to paint a faux rust finish. 

Scabby Rust

How to paint a scabby rust texture.

 

Galvanised Steel

How to paint a galvanised steel effect.  

Miscellaneous Painting Techniques
Lava Flows

How to make lava flows from casting plaster, and add paint effects.

Random Fieldstone

How to paint fieldstone in a variety of shades.

Texture Spray

Using an aerosol paint to add texture.

   
Painting Videos
    Black Marble

How to paint a faux black marble finish.

       

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