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  1. Creating the Glittering Caves scene that never was!

    I was so happy to finally paint this Eowyn figure at last! I have wanted to paint one for 20 years, and I created a special "Glittering Caves" diorama base for her too.
    I made that using Make it...
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    Thanks! Using the oils really does make that...

    Thanks! Using the oils really does make that process so much easier!
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    Thanks for the kind words! It has been very fun...

    Thanks for the kind words! It has been very fun to do the 2D art as well!
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    More realistic snow effects

    This video shows how I create my snow effects, with a material that I have used for many years, and I really love it!

    You can check it out here: https://youtu.be/2b0wyPUHjBc

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    How to paint white textured cloth

    I really had fun painting this classic Saruman figure with some white textured cloth on stream!
    You can see a shortened version of that here: https://youtu.be/J25xV6zHmKw

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  6. Painting unusual skin tones on a 3D printed Mermaid

    This mermaid print from Loot Studios was a great opportunity to demonstrate the ability to create unusual skin tones easily with the oils!

    You can check it out here: https://youtu.be/MmDd6n0dF54...
  7. Never painted a Kirin before... finally got a chance!!!

    I never had a chance to paint a Kirin before, and this 3D print from Lost Kingdom was a blast to paint on stream!

    Here's a shortened version of the process: https://youtu.be/KzcYxB7rWwY

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  8. How to paint vibrant colors with oil paints!

    I had a lot of fun painting this Archvillain Slann mage priest on stream!
    I even tried out some Cobalt blue to see what might happen! You can check it out here: https://youtu.be/BVoZQon1upQ
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    How to paint various "reds"

    This figure from Lethal Shadows Gaming was great for showing the Napthol Red pre glaze, and how to create a nice variety of warner and cooler reds!

    You can watch that session here:...
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    thanks so much!!!

    thanks so much!!!
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    Thanks for the kind words! The best way to...

    Thanks for the kind words! The best way to tackle the "blank canvas syndrome" on 2D paintings or even minis is to lay down those initial blocks of color and shading as I show in the video . Not...
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    Painting Helm's Deep

    My Landscapes of Middle Earth series returns to the Twitch Channel!!

    This was the Thursday session, painting the Hornburg: https://youtu.be/D5KwKRTL-II

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    Painting elaborate tattoos in oils!

    This was a Twitch session that focused very heavily on freehand tattoos!

    https://youtu.be/WmDofo1CMhU

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  14. Painting Tutorial series on SE-NMM armor

    My latest Army Painter series on the Patreon page was a heck of a challenge, creating the SE-NMM effect on all these armored knights from Highlands Miniatures (3D printed).

    It was my usual 5 part...
  15. New flower and grass tufts by Armoured Wolf!

    The new Grass and Flower tufts from Armoured Wolf have been fantastic, and here is another video showcasing some of them!

    Also, a discussion on how to combine them with flock and other materials...
  16. Painting very elaborate freehand with oils

    I really enjoyed creating these elaborate freehand designs in a series of Twitch sessions!

    Here is a breakdown of some of those moments, particularly the design on the shields: ...
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    How to paint shiny Gold NMM

    I had a lot of fun on the Twitch channel creating these Gold NMM effect with the oils.

    It is vital to reflect surrounding surfaces, and I tried to demonstrate that here:...
  18. Commander Ze charity figure from Reptilian Overlords

    The Commander Ze charity figure from Reptilian Overlords was a blast to paint on stream!

    Hopefully we brought in some funds for the relief charity as well. You can watch the stream here:...
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    Getting more out f flower tufts

    The latest YouTube video discusses a few ways to push the 'realism' of things like tufts.

    The figures are 3D printed from Khurzluk Miniatures. You can check out the tutorial here:...
  20. Galadriel vs the Necromancer diorama with painted backdrop

    This diorama was the subject of a 3 part tutorial series on my Patreon Page. The first episode showed the construction of the diorama, and episode 2 focused on painting the backdrop and the diorama...
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    Realistic snow and icicles!

    One more test of the Crushed glass snow from Armored wolf!

    You can see how I combine that with the Heavy Gloss gel for some realistic snow effects! https://youtu.be/gzvThd6e0Vg

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    Quick and easy Jungle Foliage!

    I really loved painting the Mato Riders from Archvillain Games on stream!

    I just did the foliage and flock effects on the bases, which you can watch on the YouTube channel here:...
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    Painting textured cloth with oils!

    Khamul the Easterling... my favorite of all the Nine! Witch King... which king?

    You can see the painting process of my favorite wraith on the YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/4RrINO49uVM...
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    I'm glad that was helpful!!!

    I'm glad that was helpful!!!
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    Flaming bases with OSL!

    This session was a lot of fun, painting some more flaming bases for the Dunlending army!

    You can see that here on the channel: https://youtu.be/64poNwlZIZM

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  26. Sculpting and painting a flaming sword effect

    My latest YouTube video shows how to quickly sculpt a flame effect on a sword, and then paint the Object Source Lighting on the rest of the figure.

    You can watch that here on the channel:...
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    Another important aspect is to use that high...

    Another important aspect is to use that high quality odorless thinner, as that is far gentler on the paints.. and the brushes too!
  28. Quick and easy OSL on a 3D printed Clay Cyanide figure

    This Clay Cyanide figure was a great way to show how to create a cast shadow while doing Object Source lighting.

    You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/octPvu3fwt0

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    I use the Fanchion Red from Williamsburg, but...

    I use the Fanchion Red from Williamsburg, but reds can be notoriously "slippery". It is just the nature of that particular color. One that that I do in the Army Painting series is allow the red to...
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    Creating cast shadows with OSL!

    This Clay Cyanide figure was a great way to show how to create a cast shadow while doing Object Source lighting.

    You can check out the painting session here: https://youtu.be/9L7IdMi-fig

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    Shiny NMM and "off camera' torchlight

    This Nazgul from The Fall of the Necromancer was really fun to paint on stream, with plenty of Shiny NMM and even textured cloth!

    I have a shortened version of the session on the YouTube channel...
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    More realistic snow effect!

    Here is a basing video that focuses on a more realistic snow effect... and some blood stains too!!

    You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/XG8wYifOodQ

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    Using fluorescent oils on terrain!

    I had a lot of fun painting OSL on this fantastic terrain piece from RM Printable Terrain!
    The oils absolutely love printing resin, and they make painting FDM style terrain much easier than...
  34. How to paint Shiny NMM & Textured Cloth

    My latest tutorial shows how to paint some shiny NMM and textured cloth in oils!

    Plus, a hint of torchlight in the armor too! You can see that here: https://youtu.be/XhhTheMTIw4

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    "Off camera" glow on miniatures

    The latest YouTube video shows how I painted this 3D printed troll from Davale with my usual Moria lighting color scheme: https://youtu.be/aZVEDDwPIvA

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    White Textured cloth made easy!

    I had a lot of fun painting the 'foot' version of Saruman on the channel, creating the textured cloth look the Orthanc base!

    You can see a shortened version of that here:...
  37. How to "cheat" on army painting with OSL!

    My latest tutorial video shows how easy it can be to do an entire army with Object Source lighting, featuring my Moria army (it's almost like cheating)!

    You can Check out the OSL video here:...
  38. How to paint lace patterns over translucent cloth!

    I had a lot of fun with this Loot Studios figure on the Monday Twitch stream!
    Creating the translucent cloth and lace with the oils was a snap. You can watch that on the channel here:...
  39. How to use Green Stuff World leaf cutters

    These Rivendell Knights were painted on a few Twitch streams with the Gold TMM... and now it is time to finish off the bases using the Green Stuff World Leaf Cutters!

    My latest YouTube video...
  40. How "temperature" and saturation affect how you perceive "gray"

    In this demo, I was trying to show how mixing the Brilliant Yellow Pale along with indigo would create a VERY different result than mixing it with Prussian Blue, as I had done for the sky area in the...
  41. How 2D art and miniature painting are similar... part 4!

    I have been doing some more 2D Landscapes of Middle Earth to illustrate how the principles of 2D art are almost identical to those needed for miniature painting.

    This painting of Edoras was the...
  42. How painting 2D art principles are the same as Miniatures painting!

    I have been doing some more 2D Landscapes of Middle Earth to illustrate how the principles of 2D art are almost identical to those needed for miniature painting.

    This was the latest Twitch...
  43. Thanks so much! I am glad that was helpful! I...

    Thanks so much! I am glad that was helpful! I have a TON of sessions on the Twitch channel like this one from Monday: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1091970321
  44. Painting the new Armada ships from Mantic!

    I have been painting the new Mantic Games Armada ships for a while on the Twitch channel, and here is a YouTube tutorial on the Basilean Gun Panther: https://youtu.be/fFzJ5SOae74

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  45. Painting a burning Rohan House with oils!

    I have been constructing a number of Rohan buildings on the Twitch Channel, and I have had a blast painting some of the ones that are on fire! You can see that process here:...
  46. Cheers!!!!

    Cheers!!!!
  47. Don't mix the paint and thinner in the dropper...

    Don't mix the paint and thinner in the dropper bottles. Do that in something like a disposable plastic container, and add a little thinner at a time, since each paint has a very different consistency
  48. Thanks!! These were so much fun!!

    Thanks!! These were so much fun!!
  49. How 2D art and miniatures are the same :-)

    I know this is not a miniature, but I painted a few landscapes of Middle Earth on stream a few weeks ago to show how the process of painting with oils on figs is pretty much the same as what I would...
  50. Hey there! The stuff in the bottles is the...

    Hey there!

    The stuff in the bottles is the pre- thinned variety, but I just don't have time to mix those any more :-)

    I have a number of patreon videos that show me mixing the oils, and also...
  51. Hey there! You can always watch the Twitch...

    Hey there!

    You can always watch the Twitch sessions like a YouTube channel, as they are all permanently saved as highlights. There are also tons of videos on the YouTube channel!

    The palette...
  52. Painting a Comoto dragon and Kroxigor rider with oils! Lots of NMM and blending!

    This Mierce Miniatures Comoto Dragon with a Kroxigor rider was a real challenge, and here is a shortened version of the Stream
    where I painted the Gold NMM effects and showed how to get wide...
  53. Thanks! I have been so shocked at how vibrant...

    Thanks! I have been so shocked at how vibrant and opaque these home made fluorescent oil paints have been!!
  54. Thanks so much! I really had so much fun...

    Thanks so much! I really had so much fun painting these!!
  55. Using my own home made Fluorescent oil paints!!

    I had a blast on the Twitch channel painting some of my converted Riders of the Dead! You can watch a shortened version here on YouTube: https://youtu.be/6cEKt8BklJQ

    The process of sculpting them...
  56. Painting the new Treebeard figure with oils!

    I had a blast painting the new Treebeard figure on the Twitch channel, creating a lot of subtle color changes in no time with the oil paints!

    You can watch him here on the YouTube channel... but...
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    Painting leather and armor in oils

    This Eomer figure was an interesting challenge, painted on a recent Twitch stream.
    The inlaid leather armor is always complex, and this was a horse breed I had never painted before either!
    You...
  58. Thanks so much! The oils really do make it a...

    Thanks so much! The oils really do make it a snap to get tons of color variety and blends! :-)
  59. Painting the classic Kaptin Badruk in oils!

    I had a blast painting this classic 40K Ork mini in oils!

    You can see that on the channel here: https://youtu.be/WmdAgZcQf7c

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  60. How to paint white textured cloth with oils!

    I really enjoyed painting my new Saruman figure with the oil paints... especially the white textured cloth!

    You can see the video here: https://youtu.be/4H9CwadqxOU

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  61. Painting and weathering an Ork Deffkopta

    This Ork Deffkopta was a lot of fun to paint, and yet another chance to see what the Indian Yellow could do!

    You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/MUmI-_xrZME

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  62. Special One Year Anniversary on Twitch Wappellious Spellbrush figure!

    It was a lot of fun to celebrate a Year of Streaming on Twitch painting the Wappellious Spellbrush miniature from Artisan Guild!
    A year goes by so fast when you are learning all about such a...
  63. Creating a dragon base with 3D printed pieces!

    This is a Twitch session where I created a large diorama style base for my Moria Dragon using the Dwarf texture roller from Green Stuff World and several 3D printed pieces from the Printing Goes Ever...
  64. Painting the Black Heart Models Uhura bust in oils

    I really had a lot of fun painting this Uhura bust from Black Heart Models!

    I used Gamblin Asphaultum to create the skin tones, as you can see in a shortened version here on the channel:...
  65. How to paint a flaming sword and NMM in oils!

    I had so much fun painting this over the Reaper Virtual Expo!

    Here is a breakdown of the Twitch session where she was painted! https://youtu.be/ZQJLqZ5XBOI

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  66. Painting my Boromir conversion with extensive freehand!

    It is always fun to have a chance to paint my scratch sculpts and conversions, and this time I worked on my Boromir conversion!

    The figure was originally a FireForged Templar knight, a miniature...
  67. Painting cooler colors in a "limited palette" for an Icy effect

    I really enjoyed these Twitch sessions on the Khanite Shadowstalkers!

    Here is a breakdown of one of the figures painted: https://youtu.be/Ns__LuQKMFw

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  68. Using color, intensity and temperature contrasts to create OSL effects

    Here is a portion of a recent Twitch session where I focused heavily on types of contrast beyond just the basic light vs dark contrast:

    https://youtu.be/v14JcXqpGeQ

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  69. How to paint subtle color transition with oil paints on a 3D printed figure

    I had so much fun painting these gigantic trolls from RM Printable terrain on the Twitch channel!

    This one was all about subtle color transitions and rocky texture, which I broke down to a...
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    How to paint blackened steel NMM

    This is one of a few Twitch sessions where I was working with Interference paints and other metallic oils. I had a lot of fun, and really loved the effect!

    Here is a condensed version:...
  71. Painting two different color schemes on the same figure!

    This is the first of two versions painted on stream for Lazy Squire Games... the Lady Renata in Angelic form!

    I painted the same figure later in the week on stream, with a very different color...
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    Thanks for watching! The latest Saturday...

    Thanks for watching! The latest Saturday challenge was really wild, because I was painting a dozen Minas tirith Warriors in TMM... in oils!!
  73. They certainly do! That looks great! The key...

    They certainly do! That looks great!

    The key to oils is less paint. Practically a drybrush. I show this very often on the live sessions and vids. Less is more, and more is way too much ;-)
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    I don't have any of those minis, but I did just...

    I don't have any of those minis, but I did just do a 10 hour stream on the Twitch channel where I painted 15 Moria goblins in OSL!

    Here's a link to that session:...
  75. Thanks so much! I don't know if you saw the...

    Thanks so much!

    I don't know if you saw the one spot where we show a figure painted in acrylics next to a figure in the same type of color scheme painted in oils. Every time I see that...
  76. Painting the Age of Sigmar Herdstone in oils with OSL effects!

    I had a blast painting the Herdstone on stream, and the oils were incredibly helpful in achieving all the effects that I wanted in rapid succession as always!

    You can watch a condensed version...
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    I am hoping that it does make painting more...

    I am hoping that it does make painting more relaxed, more fun, etc. It certainly has for me, no mater what size or type the figure is. So enjoyable!!!!!
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    Painting SE-NMM with oils!

    This unlucky (or very brave) spearman was painted as part of my diorama base for the Witch King.

    I grabbed the portion of the Twitch session where he was painted in SE-NMM with oils:...
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    Thanks so much for the kind words! The key...

    Thanks so much for the kind words!

    The key with the oils is to have as little paint on the brush, and the miniature, as this allows it to adhere much better. I often leave paint to 'set' for a...
  80. Using Green Stuff World Liquid pigments on a diorama base

    I had a lot of fun painting the sculpted Witch King on Fell beast with the Liquid Pigments from Green Stuff World!

    It is so much like using weathering powders, but very fast and easy... with no...
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    Thanks for the kind words!

    Thanks for the kind words!
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    Much appreciated! It is really a lot of fun...

    Much appreciated! It is really a lot of fun painting these on stream!!
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    Thanks so much!

    Thanks so much!
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    Painting Daenerys, Mother of Dragons!

    I painted Daenerys on the Twitch channel with oil paints as I worked on the dragons box...

    here's the footage on the Mother of Dragons on the YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/aumBuiAe-xY
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  85. Sculpting a special character for MESBG... and saving some cash :-)

    I had a lot of fun converting a regular rider of Rohan into Gamling on the Twitch channel, with another follow up session where he was painted. This was a far less expensive option than getting an...
  86. Using vellum plants to create jungle foliage!

    Here's a tutorial on creating jungle foliage using vellum plants from Wicked Elf Miniatures and foliage from Luke's APS.

    You can check it out on the channel here: https://youtu.be/WtIrNUhlzk0
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  87. How to paint a "white" light source and textured cloth in oils

    I have been asked a number of times to do a tutorial on "white" light sources and textured cloth, so this Twitch session covered both!

    You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/OH8yffLGhFc
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    Painting the Balrog in Oils!

    This Twitch session was a real challenge... trying to paint the all metal ancient Balrog miniature!

    I did sculpt some additional flame effects and scales on this, and created a heavy duty base for...
  89. Snow and ice effects on Night's Watch cavalry!

    This was a recent Twitch session that focused on snow and ice basing techniques: https://youtu.be/0XHZGetyxQY

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  90. Painting ethereal glow and Corrosion effects in oils

    I had a lot of fun painting the new Army of the Dead King and Heralds on the Twitch channel! You can check that out here: https://youtu.be/USy7nMZvOTc

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    How to paint marble effects in oils!

    I love painting marble, especially with the oils, as it makes it even easier!

    Here's a session where I painted up marble bases for my Easterlings: https://youtu.be/D3LUEWpSufo

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  92. Creating a blue light source using oil paints!

    This Twitch session was a lot of fun, and a classic exercise for "film noir", where I subtract all the color to show just the light and dark values.

    You can see how that works as I paint this...
  93. Thanks so much! :-)

    Thanks so much! :-)
  94. Painting the Black Sun Dragon Slayer in oils

    This is part two of a tutorial series where I paint the Black Sun Miniatures Dragon Slayer... you can check it out here: https://youtu.be/LiBseY1t_Pc

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  95. Adding vines, flock and foliage for a diorama base

    Here's another fantastic sculpt from Artisan Guild, and as always they are a blast to paint in oils!

    You can watch the session where she was painted on the Twitch Channel here: ...
  96. Dark red skin tones on a 72mm Big Child Creatives Orc!

    This is a skin color that I have never tried before, and I thought it would be fun to do that on this wonderful 72mm Orc from Big Child Creatives!

    Here's the link to the Tutorial video:...
  97. Painting Corvus Cabal in oils with Object Source Lighting

    This Twitch session shows how to create an Object Source Lighting effect on Corvus Cabal miniatures from Warcry, and how to achieve smooth blends with wet over wet oil paints.

    Here's the link: ...
  98. Painting a 3D Printed Cold One Rider From Artisan Guild

    I had a lot of fun painting and basing this wonderful 3D print from Artisan Guild!

    You can see the painting process on the Twitch Channel here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/755755881

    I also...
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    Painting Reapercon Sophie in oils

    This is one of my Twitch sessions from Virtual Reapercon, showing how to paint a Reaper Sophie (2018 I think) in oil paints.

    I had a blast during the event, and painted a TON of figures... all in...
  100. Adding Green Stuff World liquid Pigments, flock and foliage to weather a diorama!

    This was a Twitch session that dove into painting the diorama base for this pair of Dark Sword figures, including the foliage, flock and water effects!

    Check it out...
  101. Painting dual light sources in oils on a Big Child Creatives bust

    This is part one of a recent Twitch session where I show how to use oil paints to create a few light sources and Freehand designs on this Big Chile Creatives bust.

    Check it out here:...
  102. Painitng skin tones on Creature Caster Ecstasy infantry minis

    The goal is to create some interesting color transitions which will allow all these complex elements to form their own ‘mini compositions’, which will contribute to the whole piece.

    You can...
  103. Thanks!! It has been so much fun to work with...

    Thanks!! It has been so much fun to work with these... aside from all of the increased efficiency and such, the ability to kick back and relax while painting has been priceless!
  104. Thanks so much! :-)

    Thanks so much! :-)
  105. Creating unique skin tones and smooth blends with oils on an Artisan Guild Medusa

    The latest Twitch session was a blast, using the oils to create a lot of fun skin tones and smooth blends!

    I also used the Green Stuff World Liquid Pigments again to create a weathered look to...
  106. Comparing different Snow materials and techniques on the same vehicle

    This was part of the big Historicon virtual live stream a few weeks ago, and it was a lot of fun to test two very different snow materials on the same vehicle!

    There is even a quick tutorial on...
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    Painting Marble, NMM and OSL in oils!

    This was my first attempt at doing full Object Source Lighting with oils, and it was certainly a LOT of fun! You can check out the Twitch session here: https://youtu.be/5yO1lTs6LRA

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    Much appreciated! It has really been quite the...

    Much appreciated! It has really been quite the learning curve on these printers! :-)
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    Excellent! I have a ton of oil painting videos...

    Excellent! I have a ton of oil painting videos on the channel, and I will be doing many more live sessions on Twitch!
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    Thanks! It really is a golden age of minis! The...

    Thanks! It really is a golden age of minis! The nice thing is that I can print the same figure at a larger scale!
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    Using oils for NMM and Freehand!

    This live session focused on oils once more, as well as NMM and Freehand designs! These are all done in one sitting, "wet into wet" so to speak.
    You can watch it all here:...
  112. Thanks so much! I really love working with the...

    Thanks so much! I really love working with the oils!
  113. Using oils to create complex Nurgle skin tone blends

    I had a lot of fun on this Twitch session working on a few Creature Caster miniatures, showing how you can do more intricate and complex blends to create more depth in skin tones and other shapes.
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    Painting my first 3D printed miniatures!

    This is my very first 3D printed miniature in which I actually did the printing! I have had to learn a lot about using the resin printer, and these files from the Pirates vs Cthulhu kickstarter were...
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    Easy blending with oils!

    I really had fun with this live session, trying out the full range of "blue" with my oil paints!
    This Mantic Games ice elemental was the perfect subject for blending all those facets!
    You can...
  116. Using Contrast Paints for Freehand, & wet into wet blending

    The latest Twitch session was a special look back at the one year anniversary of Contrast paints, abs this 72mm Artisan Guild figure was perfect!

    You can watch the session here:...
  117. Thanks so much! :)

    Thanks so much! :)
  118. Painting a Mierce Miniatures Snake Shaman

    I have always enjoyed the exotic monstrous infantry of Mierce Miniatures, and this Snakeman was no exception!

    Here's a recent Twitch session in which he was painted: ...
  119. The last of the Baratheon NCU's and Heroes!

    This Twitch session completed the last of the Bartheon NCU's, and this batch was quite interesting.

    There were a wide variety of color ranges, as well as some NMM, Freehand and more. You can...
  120. A marathon live stream using oil paints on a 1/2 life sized bust!

    The marathon painting stream has ended, but the painting process on this huge 1/2 life sized bust from Black Heart Models continues.

    I painted this Caracolilla bust over 11 hours of live...
  121. Painting more intricate Freehand patterns more quickly!

    While it might seem very challenging, Freehand Designs are not very difficult if you break them down into much simpler shapes!

    This exercise will show you how to take those very basic patterns and...
  122. Painting Dothraki Screamers with oil paints!

    I have had a lot of fun over the last week painting the Dothraki Screamers in oils in my Live Twitch sessions!
    The latest stream featured a few new oil colors introduced to the palette, and you can...
  123. Water effects on a 3D printed fountain... full tutorial!

    I had a LOT of fun with my latest terrain video, trying out some new ideas with water effects on this fabulous fountain from RM Printable Terrain!

    Check out the full tutorial on my channel here:...
  124. Wappellious painting... Wappellious! :-)

    They say if you paint long enough, you eventually paint... yourself?

    Yes indeed, this 3D printed sculpt from Artisan Guild is Wappellious in miniature form! I tried to put all the usual thing in...
  125. Working with a "limited" palette and "painting" with foliage! Plus, Owl Bears...

    This family of Owl Bears is from Dark Sword miniatures, and it is a perfect opportunity to show how a "limited" palette can still achieve a lot of contrast... and not just lights and darks!

    By...
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    Creating marble bases!

    My new Dol Amroth army begins in the usual way, with basing! After I finished this latest tutorial video, I did a follow up episode on my twitch channel here:
    https://www.twitch.tv/videos/604946659...
  127. Painting 40k Mephistion with OSL and NMM!

    This variant of a Mephistion sculpt had a number of challenges to overcome... it was a commission piece that came fully assembled, and that made it very tough to get into some spots, as you might...
  128. Painting textured cloth and subtle skin tones

    I really enjoyed painting this Origens bust on a recent Twitch stream! Painting the skin tones and creating textured cloth were a real treat, so check that out here:...
  129. Thanks for the kind words! This one was really...

    Thanks for the kind words! This one was really wild :-) I often stream on YouTube and Twitch at 2-2:30 am Central time, but I also try to do some evening streams during the week, as well as on...
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    Much appreciated! I have kept on using them, and...

    Much appreciated! I have kept on using them, and now I can't go back to the Mig Oilbrushers, which I really do like ;-)
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    Thanks!! I think I have 2 more crazy vehicles...

    Thanks!! I think I have 2 more crazy vehicles like this in other videos, showing a few different materials and methods! :-)
  132. Painting a Big Child Creatives Orc Bust

    I had a lot of fun painting this Big Child Creatives Orc Bust on a recent Twitch stream!

    Check it out here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/596386566

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  133. A Twitch session on painting a unit of Baratheon Stag Knights (lots of NMM & Freehand

    This recent Twitch session which shows how I approach painting a unit. While it is a few hours long, it does give you some insights on how I approach painting multiple figures at once, and how to...
  134. Using metallic medium and transparent paints to create TMM and OSL effects!

    Another YouTube live session that focuses on the ProAcryl Metallic Medium, combined with the Transparent paints for a True Metallic Metal effect!
    And there's some OSL too! Check it out here:...
  135. Using oil paints on an appaloosa horse!

    My latest Twitch session was a lot of fun.. with my new oils!

    Here's the second half of the broadcast: http://www.twitch.tv/wappellious/v/590793611?sr=a

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  136. Using saturation and temperature contrasts to create OSL

    This episode will show how to enhance an Object Source Lighting effect by the color choices on the figure itself, and not just the "added on" flame effects.

    Here's the tutorial:...
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    Thanks!! This one was definitely pretty wild :-)

    Thanks!! This one was definitely pretty wild :-)
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    How to paint blackened steel NMM

    This episode will take on the Mountain that Rides... all the vast surfaces of yellow and blackened steel.

    Those can be made far more interesting with a little bit of forethought and color...
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    Hehe, I have gotten so many requests on where...

    Hehe, I have gotten so many requests on where people can get these! :-) I did a video for the patreon page showing how they were made mixing the white spirits in with the Windsor Newton 'regular'...
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    Another experiment with oil paints!

    My latest live session was another experiment with oil paints, and what I could do with my own "home made" Oilbrushers. These are oil paints that I mixed with white spirits myself to create an ideal...
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    Advanced weathering powder techniques

    Here's a video that shows some weathering powders used as if they were miniatures paint!

    Check it out on the channel here: https://youtu.be/LHwBI2Onzxg

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  142. Painting a "classic" pewter Theoden and Snowmane!

    My latest live session was an interesting challenge as I worked on the old metal version of the Theoden/Snowmane figure. I even show what the new plastic version looks like side by side, which was...
  143. Thanks so much! I had absolutely no idea what to...

    Thanks so much! I had absolutely no idea what to expect from these, that's for sure! :-)
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    How to paint red skin tones

    My latest live session gave me a chance to create a tutorial on Reddish skin tones, which I had not done for several years!
    The great 3D printed Sculpt from Artisan Guild really was a perfect...
  145. Trying out the Turbo Dork metallics for the first time!

    My latest live session focused on trying out the the Turbo Dork metallics for the first time, and many interesting things were learned!

    Check it out here: https://youtu.be/okXLIHJg07k

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  146. How to paint Khaki... Victoria Miniatures new Desert Scorpions!!

    Check out the new Desert Scorpions from Victoria Miniatures, and the tutorial video showing how I painted them: https://youtu.be/7rAqqoHX6dA

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  147. A "limited palette" exercise on my Twitch channel...

    Here's my latest Twitch broadcast! I am painting the Creature Caster Lord of Malice as a Frost Demon, and I am demonstrating how to create subtle variations in what might be perceived as a "limited...
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    Thanks! These are definitely intricate for board...

    Thanks! These are definitely intricate for board game figures!
  149. My first time painting Chibis style minis!

    This was my first foray into the realm of Chibis... At least sort of like Chibis!

    The video gets a bit comical at times, so here's the link! https://youtu.be/LvFgOiwNcJ8

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  150. Weathering a Gaslands vehicle with Secret Weapon Weathering paints!

    I had a lot of fun weathering this little guy with Secret Weapon weathering paints.

    Here's the full tutorial: https://youtu.be/um7Eh8FqyWA

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    Balancing "black" and OSL

    My latest live session features a 3D printed figure from the Stormsunder kickstarter. There was a lot of conversation about painting "black", and tossing in some OSL.

    Check that out here:...
  152. Yes indeed! As I was going through the live...

    Yes indeed! As I was going through the live session, I was showing all the different ways to mix interesting browns, as opposed to just taking it out of the jar. There are so many wonderful...
  153. Thanks so much!! I really had fun painting this...

    Thanks so much!! I really had fun painting this guy :-)
  154. I did the 2D art thing for 20+ years before...

    I did the 2D art thing for 20+ years before painting minis... folks ask me if I miss it, but the answer is usually not at all. There are so many new miniatures, so many new basing products coming...
  155. Yes indeed! I have been using oils quite a lot...

    Yes indeed! I have been using oils quite a lot over the last 4 years, and I love them :-)

    If I had my choice, I would only use oils and set acrylics aside altogether!!
  156. Lava OSL on a 3D printed figure from Artisan Designs!

    The latest live session is the first tutorial using an Artisan Guild 3D printed design!

    I will be painting many more for the YouTube channel, and multi part episodes for the Patreon Page. You...
  157. Painting a Great Eagle from LOTR, and getting more interesting tones in "Browns"!

    My latest live session focused on how you can get more interesting colors in what might ordinarily be considered a monochrome or limited palette piece.

    Check out the live session here as I show...
  158. You never know what lurks under (or out of) the sea...

    Here's one of the more unusual critters I have ever had to paint.

    You can see how I used Reaper Miniatures Pearl White to create a 'sheen' to the skin here: https://youtu.be/6aj98FOCJPA

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  159. The conclusion of the Hydra project... mass amounts of OSL! :-)

    Here's the conclusion of the Hydra project! A link to the live session for you here: https://youtu.be/A0tGUgLZW3U

    The Footsore Miniatures Mythic Gods Kickstarter is in its final hours now!
    ...
  160. A song of Ice and Fire Savage Giant tutorial with snow effects!

    Here's a video of the "other" giant from Song of Ice and fire. Lots of fun skin tones, and Snow/Ice effects!

    Here's a link to the full tutorial: https://youtu.be/OKiUrou9ym4

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  161. Painting lava effects on Splintered Fang charity project

    The latest live session is the start of the Splintered Fang charity project, which will be raffled off at Adepticon!

    Here's the first figure from my half of the Warcry warband, and some lava OSL....
  162. Painting OSL effects on the Greek Theme Hydra base!

    Phase two of the Hydra project is featured in another live session as I paint the base created with the Green Stuff World texture rollers!

    Check it out here: https://youtu.be/JRiG-slceI0

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  163. Thanks so much! When I think of how long it took...

    Thanks so much! When I think of how long it took to paint way back in the day, it is crazy! :-) We didn't even know what miniature paint was... we just used liquitex artist acrylics out of the...
  164. Twenty Years of miniature painting... then and now!

    This was a very special video that I made to show how much my painting (and the industry) has changed over the 20 years that I have been working on miniatures!

    Here's a link to the video: ...
  165. A batch of BONES minis with lots of OSL

    Here's a group of Reaper BONES figures that I painted for the Witchborn game.

    It was a lot of fun to use the Golden Acrylics fluorescent paint for the OSL :-)

    You can still do some neat...
  166. Painting blue OSL with ProAcryl Transparents!

    The latest live session featured ProAcryl Transparent paints, and Red Skull from Marvel: Crisis Protocol!

    Here's a link to the OSL tutorial: https://youtu.be/skfO24YA58s

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  167. Using the "new" ProAcryl transparent paints like Contrast Paint

    My latest live session was all about Eowyn, and ProAcryl Transparent paints!

    Here's a link to the tutorial: https://youtu.be/IlatdBvP5ts

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  168. Comparing Green Stuff World Intensity Inks to Contrast Paints

    This video showed how I used the Green Stuff World Intensity inks in a similar manner to the GW Contrast Paints.

    Here's the link: https://youtu.be/ZFOnAnkZLIE

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    Trying out new Oil Paints!

    The latest live session featured a test of my new AK Interactive Abteilung Oil paints. I wanted to see how they compared to my usual Winsor Newton oils, as well as the Mig AMMO Oilbrushers!
    ...
  170. Painting Non Metallic Gold on an older 40K Blood Angel

    Here's one of those older figures, painted in some NMM Gold! A link to the tutorial here: https://youtu.be/RUMIPglvTL4

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  171. Painting glow effects with fluorescent acrylics!

    This live session is a test of the Golden Acrylics Fluorescent green. The orange version worked out very well on Hellboy, so let's see what it does on Rasputin!

    Here's a link to the video:...
  172. How to paint black without using 'Black"

    Here's the next installment of Painting Marvel: Crisis Protocol... some Black Panther!

    I wanted to talk about direct comparisons of Contrast Paints to the Reaper Clear and Liner paints in this...
  173. Thanks so much! This one was a lot of fun, and I...

    Thanks so much! This one was a lot of fun, and I am really looking forward to painting the rest of his warband!
  174. Freehand tutorial on Lord of the Rings Erkenbrand!

    My latest live session really dives into some freehand, and how to execute that on flowing cloaks!

    Here's the link: https://youtu.be/KRkH9mN3lXg

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    How to paint blue flame and OSL!

    I painted Liz Sherman from the Hellboy Board Game last night on my YouTube live session... and had a lot of fun painting blue flames!

    Here's a link to the tutorial: https://youtu.be/gb39mQkbOxs
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    Painting NMM and Freehand!

    The latest live session combined some of my favorite things... a bit Freehand and Non Metallic Metals!

    Here's a link to the tutorial: https://youtu.be/ysArdRp8bEE

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  177. Creating a "Street light" effect on Captain America!

    Here's the latest live session, showing how to create some dramatic lighting effects.

    I also tested out Lahmian Medium vs the GSW Master Medium!

    Finally, I wanted to see what a street light...
  178. How to paint a Drogon bust from Black Heart Models!

    The latest live session was a lot of fun as I painted this Drogon bust from Black Heart Models!

    Here's a link to the tutorial: https://youtu.be/FVwfnquUZKI


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  179. How to paint Hellboy with Object Source Lighting!

    The latest live session was very fun as I worked on a Hellboy figure from the new Mantic Hellboy Board Game!

    I did some OSL, and tried to use that to create a wider range of "reds" on the skin. ...
  180. Painting "Black" without using black... full tutorial

    The latest live session shows how to paint "Black" without using any black :-) You end up with something far more visually interesting when you do!

    A link to the tutorial here:...
  181. NMM Chrome effects tutorial on Ultron from Marvel Crisis Protocol!

    The latest live session featured another Marvel Crisis Protocol figure, and once again some "shiny" effects were required.
    I use a few different materials this time around, even testing out Lahmian...
  182. Using Lahmian Medium with GW paints to create ksin tones on a Warcy Untamed Beast!

    On the latest live session, I wanted to use GW paints for the entire process. During the live stream, the subject of Lahmian medium popped up, so I decided to give it a try! The results were very...
  183. Captain Marvel tutorial! Marvel Crisis Protocol and shiny body suits...

    I had never painted any sort of comic book character until now... and that was not the only first. This is the first time I ever painted an entire body suit of shiny reflective (and very bright)...
  184. Testing out the brand new Green Stuff World paints!!

    Another live session for you, testing out the brand new Green Stuff World paints.

    Trying out new paints is always best served live, so here it is: https://youtu.be/Cxbl63CbaHM

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    New tutorial with ProAcryl paints!

    The latest live session combines the ProAcryl paints and one of the Creature Caster infantry!
    I played around with combinations of the standard paints, Transparents, and even a touch of Contrast...
  186. Gold NMM tutorial: Easterling Kataphract

    Time to finish off the Easterlings! Rumor has it there might be a game this week.


    In the latest live session, I work on some Kataphracts to complete what was begun in a previous Army Painting...
  187. New tutorial on Vellum plants, Skin tones and Blood Effects!

    The first live session of the post convention season was lots of fun, using some Vellum Plants and Blood effects on one of the Untamed Beasts!

    Here's a link to the tutorial:...
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    Snow, Ice and Blood effects tutorial!

    Last night's live session was a fun exercise in creating snow and ice effects! I also added some blood effects in there as well.
    Here's a link to the video: https://youtu.be/2841a4l-3yY

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  189. Creating Lava effects on a WarCry Raptorix... full Tutorial!

    The latest live session features a WarCry Raptoryx, and some fun Lava OSL! Here's the link: https://youtu.be/beYt6XDJF6w

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  190. It seems like all the different dragons have...

    It seems like all the different dragons have them. I'm so used to having to deal with resin issues that I barely even notice these days ;-)
  191. Painting a Viserion bust from Black Heart Models... full tutorial!

    More fun on the latest YouTube live session, this time painting one of the Game of Thrones busts from Black Heart Models.
    Check that out here: https://youtu.be/7ZeDthtY1cw

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  192. Adding leaves and vellum butterflies... a new tutorial

    The latest live session saw a number of fun effects and products, including several from Green Stuff World! I really love the leaf cutters, and this time I put them to use creating a branch with...
  193. New Glowing Effects tutorial! Age of Sigmar Glaivewraiths!

    The latest live session expanded on the concepts of the Army of the Dead tutorial, which incorporated glowing effects and corrosion together...

    Here's a link to the tutorial:...
  194. New Ork Release from Creature Caster! Full tutorial...

    One of my Recent live sessions was quite the marathon as I painted the brand new Ork release from Creature Caster!

    It is huge, and very intricately detailed. You can see the live tutorial here:...
  195. New Live tutorial on NMM and OSL using a Necron Warrior

    The latest live session was a marathon of Object Source Lighting and Non Metallic Metals!

    I had a lot of fun reworking a color scheme that I had done many years ago... here's a look:...
  196. Thanks so much!!!

    Thanks so much!!!
  197. Complete tutorial on the new Builder Stone Thrower!

    I just did a full length tutorial on the Nights Watch Builder Stone Thrower!

    Here's the link: https://youtu.be/ui8bl7gm8nM

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    Thanks!!! :-)

    Thanks!!! :-)
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    The Mountains Men in oils!

    Here's a peek at the latest unit that I just completed. I painted these Mountains Men in oils as part of my Army Painting Series on the Patreon Page.

    I used traditional oils as well as the Mig...
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    Completed Cave Dweller unit!

    Here are some images of the completed Cave Dweller unit!

    If you want to check out the YouTube live session where they were painted, here's the link:https://youtu.be/AyUAj05Xevo

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