Beginner Tip: Masking

This seems basic to any form of painting but I just thought I’d share this simple tip to everyone. Masking allows you to protect some areas of your model during the painting process. In the example below; I masked the transparent bases of these Necron Tomb Blades to avoid getting paint on them before priming.Continue reading “Beginner Tip: Masking”

Hobbying Tip: Sub-Assemblies

What is a Sub-Assembly? A sub-assembly basically is collection of components that have been assembled into larger sections without glueing the entire model fully. The video below whilst a little on the extreme side demonstrates what sub-assemblies are. Why Use Sub-Assemblies? The reason why one would do so is ease further work on the modelContinue reading “Hobbying Tip: Sub-Assemblies”

Hobby Tip: Leman Russ Krieg Conversion

I really wanted armour units in my Krieg army and a simple mix & match turned a regular ol’ Leman Russ into a Krieg Leman Russ! This was a simple conversion utilising the following mix & match tricks: A simple head swap that made use of one of the extra heads from the Kill TeamContinue reading “Hobby Tip: Leman Russ Krieg Conversion”

Hobby Tip: Telling a Story

Hobbying can be a very personal journey especially if you’re the type who looks to weave a tale as you build each unit in your army. In my head, the narrative that I’ve put together suggests that this squad is doing their best to survive in a drawn out war of attrition. The equipment theyContinue reading “Hobby Tip: Telling a Story”

Hobby Tip: Mixing & Matching

Mixing and matching parts from other kits are one of the easiest ways to create unique poses & load outs for your minis; which is what I’ve tried to do with these Kriegsmen. In working on my Kriegsmen I wanted to create something different from what comes standard in GW or ForgeWorld kits. By mixingContinue reading “Hobby Tip: Mixing & Matching”

Beginner Tip: Correcting Paint Mistakes

The cool thing about miniature painting is that you can always go back in to correct or enhance your Mini after you’re done. A lot of beginners (myself included) have a fear of making mistakes when we first start on the hobby and one of the biggest fears is messing up when you paint. Well,Continue reading “Beginner Tip: Correcting Paint Mistakes”

Anatomy of a Novokh

Hi everyone, Here’s fairly detailed post that highlights the thought process I went through in picking the colours for my Novokh Dynasty army. I’ll also show some examples and the thinking that guided me as I picked out the details that would use a particular colour. My Starting Point – Photos from the Necron CodexContinue reading “Anatomy of a Novokh”

Starting My Own Space Wolf Successor Part II

In part 2 of this series of articles I’m gonna deep dive a bit into what I’ve learned so far about colour schemes. I’m gonna walk you guys through what went through my mind in selecting the colour scheme for my yet to be named Space Wolf Successor Chapter. An Easy to Paint Scheme GettingContinue reading “Starting My Own Space Wolf Successor Part II”

Orktober 2021 Update & New Kill Team

Orkober 2021 marches on and I spent yesterday afternoon’s Hobby Time to assemble the remaining Kommandos from Kill Team Octarius. All that remains now is to prime them and to paint em’ up before month’s end. So far I’ve completed 4 of them; which has been fun. But because each mini is fairly unique theyContinue reading “Orktober 2021 Update & New Kill Team”

The Good, The Bad & The Grey

3 Tips to Avoid Hobby Fatigue Since I started hobbying at the end of 2020, I’ve accumulated a large number of new & second-hand Games Workshop miniatures which has caused my backlog to explode. I really do enjoy assembling & painting my miniatures but like many others before me I’ve come to the realisation thatContinue reading “The Good, The Bad & The Grey”