Category Archives: Painting Tips Videos

T4G Painting Tips 14- Basic Object Source Lighting (OSL)

Object source lighting is considered an advanced technique that many painters aspire to master, but there are some simple methods of pulling of a good OSL effect at an “army standard” level without spending hours upon hours blending and glazing. … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 13- How to paint Fire

Painting fire is a useful skill which can be applied to all sorts of miniature painting applications, from braziers and brands, burning buildings or flaming sword, and even magical flaming spell effects. In this video I demonstrate how to paint … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 12- How to Sculpt Fire

Sculpting fire is a really fun and useful skill as it can be applied to a wide range of applications like bases, torches, flaming weapons or magical effects. In this video I demonstrate how to sculpt flame on a torch, … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 11- Removing Mould Lines

In this video I cover the basic methods for cleaning up your miniatures by removing mould lines, using a hobby knife or needle files. This method is a vital step in assembling your miniatures and preparing them properly for painting. … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 10- How to Paint Bronze with Verdigris

In this video I cover how to paint bronze, using a fantastically simple weathering technique to create a “verdigris” effect on your miniatures. I hope you find it useful! If so please let me know on Twitter @Jon_Kerr_T4G or via … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 9- How to Paint Dark Metal

In this video I cover how to paint dark metal such as old cast iron or steel. This method is particularly useful for the more “evil” armies who might not maintain their equipment, or if you just want a really … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 8- How to Paint Bright Gold Metal

In this video I cover how to paint a very bright, clean gold colour, and gives some tips on how you can use purple glazes over gold to get a really vibrant colour for your metals. I hope you find … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 7- Magnetising your Army

This video show how you can use laser cut MDF bases and movement trays (like the ones available from www.sarissa-precision.co.uk ) to easily magnetise your army for transport in a large plastic storage container. While there are loads of other … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 6- Painting Skin (with glazes)

I’ve had a few requests for some videos on how to paint human skin. Often heavy washes don’t look good on skin, so I cover a quick method of painting a basic skin tone in this video, followed by some … Continue reading

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T4G Painting Tips 5- Painting Black…

Painting black tends to be a sticking point for a lot of gamers, who struggle to get an area of cloth or skin to look black rather than grey once they’ve highlighted it. Jon covers how to get around these … Continue reading

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