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Painting Curse of Zandri
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Painting Curse of Zandri

The Curse of Zandri is a rather quick ship to paint compared to some others (such as the Heldenhammer). Its is assembled in once piece and is undercoated black. When painting this ship, it is important to ensure you have a fine detail brush to paint the marble finish on the statues.

Painting Heldenhammer
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Painting Heldenhammer

The Heldenhammer is a splendid looking ship with lots and lots of small details on it. Of course that means it’s going to take a lot more time to paint then the other ships, so be prepared. Assembly for this ship should be broken into three blocks; the assembled hull, the […]

Painting Grimnir’s Thunder
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Painting Grimnir’s Thunder

Grimnir’s Thunder steams out of docks and into the ocean sea.   When painting Grimar’s Thunder, it is best not to assemble the ship prior to painting. This will allow easy access to the ships engine. Undercoat all three main components in black and ensure that the water is painted […]

Painting Flaming Scimitar
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Painting Flaming Scimitar

The Flaming Scimitar now graces the seas. This ship needs to be assembled and painted in two parts. The sails were assembled and black undercoated separated away from the the hull. The hull was then assembled with the jinns and then undercoated. Don’t forget to paint you water separately from the other […]

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Paint Brands Chart

There are many strong arguments to use different brands of paints. I currently use Games Workshop paints but have started to test the Vallejo Game range. What ever your preference and reasons to use the different brands, I find the following chart most useful especially when following painting instructions on […]

Tues’s Tutes – Paint Preparation
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Tues’s Tutes – Paint Preparation

Once you have cleaned your miniature from mold lines and any imperfections, it is time to assemble, patch any holes and then undercoat it.

Dreadfleet – Islands and Wrecks
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Dreadfleet – Islands and Wrecks

Now that we know how to paint water and have already painted the ghost ship, we can paint most of the scenery using these lessons. All that remains is how to paint rocks. I painted all the scenery like an assembly line, painting all the water on all the scenery […]

Dreadfleet – Shadewraith
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Dreadfleet – Shadewraith

The ghost ship Shadewraith now sails the deadly seas. I painted the ship in two levels of quality. initially I thought it would be a fast ship to paint and thus painted it using washes. After it was dry I looked over the ship and found that there were so many […]

Dreadfleet – Water Painting Update
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Dreadfleet – Water Painting Update

Well I went ahead and painted all the water for any piece that had water on it. Its most rewarding seeing them all starting to come together. Also a quick tip, if you want to mimick the photos in the rule book where there are green patches on the ocean […]

Tues’s Tutes – Cleaning
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Tues’s Tutes – Cleaning

Introduction to Tuesday’s Tutorials Each Tuesday I intend to present a step into painting a miniature to at least ‘Hero‘ level. To demonstrate this I will be using a Games Workshop Elf miniature for the Warhammer Quest board game which I have been commissioned to paint. Prior to digging into the […]