In the fourth installment of the how to play 40K series I help you learn your army’s index, create your first army list, and give tips on buying models.
Miniature Tutorials & Guides (Page #5)
Miniature Tutorials & Guides
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.
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.
You can also find more tutorials on our YouTube channel.
This tutorial will walk you through how to use Liquid Green Stuff to fill in gaps on your miniatures. It’s really easy to do and I’ll give you step-by-step instructions showing you how to create smooth blends with this one simple product. With a little practice you’ll be fixing gaps in no time.
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to create miniature ice bases using Vallejo Still Water. It’s cheap, very simple to do, and it’s a great way to really enhance any snow basing you’re doing. Check it out!
Tutorial on how to create a great looking earth basing for a large model, like the Tau Riptide. I work with pigments to get a nice texture and look.
This tutorial will show you how to easily create fluffy snow bases for your miniatures. You only need a few materials, which are inexpensive to buy, to create the look. It’s also very easy to do as well. You can snow base a unit in minutes.
Here is a fast, cheap and easy way to make decent tank traps for any modern wargaming table with step-by-step instructions and pictures to guide you. These are a great addition to any wargaming table to add some small details.
This tutorial on how to make miniature trees easy is cheap to do and simple to follow. I use twist ties as the core of the trees and then add details for a nice finishing touch. This is a great and cheap way to get some nice tree terrain for your wargaming table.
Here is a simple but effective process for painting wargaming hills for your terrain. It’s only a few steps and anyone can make great looking hills.
Terrain storage can be tricky. In this tutorial I show how I fit enough terrain for a 4×6 gaming table into a single box.
I decided to re-do my display board, and do a magnetized version instead. Using sheet metal, cork board, and spackling I built up the display board.
Here’s my DIY barbed wire tutorial for terrain. It’s simple, inexpensive and very convincing. Great for Warhammer 40K or Bolt Action games.
This is a tutorial on creating custom rubble bases really simply with just three things. You can really crank these out in little time. It really adds some great visual interest to your miniature bases with little work.