We love the wargaming and miniature hobby. Even though many of us play wargames, like Warhammer 40K and Battlefleet Gothic, the hobby element is where we spend most of our time. Some of our authors even have 20+ years experience with the hobby. Between all of our authors, we create a lot of stuff. We may not be the best painters or sculptors, but we have a lot of experience, and it’s that experience we’re sharing with these tutorials. Odds are they won’t turn you into a Golden Daemon winning painter or anything, but they may help you get on that road by taking our experience and improving upon it.
So, here you will find an assorted list of miniature hobby tutorials. The articles range from creating wargaming terrain, like hills and trees, to doing basing on miniatures, such as realistic earth basing, or creating snow and ice. Each tutorial will walk you through the entire process. We will cover the materials you need for the project, and each step in the process is explained and shown. Each tutorial has a lot of pictures, making it easy for you to follow along. What we lack in quantity of hobby tutorials, we hopefully make up for in quality.
We are routinely adding new tutorials all the time so please check back often. If you’ve seen something we have done, and would like us to do a tutorial on it, then please let us know. Making tutorials takes a lot of time and effort, which we enjoy doing, but knowing what to create and present to you all is easier with some feedback on what you would love to see.
I thought it was time that I build some decent looking terrain, but I also wanted to do it very affordably. So, after some research, I decided to make some tree stands using plaster. I had everything I needed except the plaster, and that was cheap enough.
A nice looking wargaming table and terrain set for under $50 that is portable, super easy to build, and there's no painting required! Check out my complete tutorial on building the table, as well as the terrain for it.
This is a very simple tutorial on how to make icicles for your miniatures. It's a great way to add detail to your snow based miniatures. This process only requires a few tools, and a few minutes to do, but it looks amazing.
In this tutorial I'll show you how to paint a 40K power sword. This is one of the techniques I use that gives a great glowing effect. I also add in a little OSL to complete the effect. It's easy to do, and it only requires some patience.
I'm going to teach you how to paint a Blood Bowl Ogre. This tutorial will show you every paint you need, as well as show you every step in the process with pictures all along the way. It's simple to follow along, so get your brushes and let's go!
I will show you a little trick I use whenever I have a problem with fuzzy primer on my miniatures. It's easy to do and you probably already have what you need to do it. This can save you from stripping the model.