Painting Wargaming Figures

Painting Wargaming

Javier Gomez, a highly talented figure painter of long experience and excellent reputation, shares the secrets of his success in this accessible 'how-to' guide to painting miniatures. He takes the reader step-by-step through the whole process, from choice of materials (unlike other available guides it is not linked to any specific figure manufacturer) and preparation of the miniatures to basing and even advice on photographing the finished item. Techniques such as dry-brushing, ink-washing, shading and highlighting are all explained clearly with the help of step-by-step photographs and colour charts. Specific case studies tackle a variety of useful subjects across all periods, such as mixing realistic flesh tones for different races; painting horses; guns and limbers; Medieval heraldry; Napoleonic uniforms; WW2 and modern camouflage patterns. Javier also clearly explains how these techniques and processes can be applied to all the major wargaming scales, from 40mm down to 6mm. Whatever historical period (or Sci-fi/Fantasy) and whatever scale the reader is interested in, this book is an invaluable source of practical advice and inspiration.

  • ASIN: B00TGBP94G

How to Improve Your Hobby Skills: Build, Paint, and Showcase Better Miniatures (From Beginner to Happy Book 1)

How to Improve Your Hobby Skills: Build, Paint,

This eBook will help guide you on the different topics to improve your hobby skills from building miniatures, painting them to a level you are happy, and how to showcase them online.While I focus on gothic sci-fi miniatures, you can use the tips in this book for figures for wargaming, tabletop games, RPG, scale models, or really any other plastic miniature.


ART OF PAINTING MINIATURES: Faces and Figures (Compendium Modelling Classics)

ART OF PAINTING MINIATURES: Faces and Figures (Compendium

The first in a new series, The Art of Painting Miniatures: Faces and Figures provides a fresh look at the art of figure painting. The content is this book is a result of 30 years hands-on experience, critical observation, experimentation and enhancement of what works. The step-by-step painting process will elevate your level of figure painting from apoorly painted face to a realistic one. The goal is to give the figure, in particular the head and face, serious and artistic treatment, emphasizing skin tones, character development and realism.This book is dedicated to the beginner as well as the experienced modelers, who feel a need to tell a story using figures in their vignettes and dioramas; to the textile painters who paint uniforms, banners, flags and other accessories with great detail and but need the concept and techniques to improve their face and figure work; to the advance modeler who understands his level of expertise and depends on another at his level to paint the figures for his dioramas; for the experienced modelers who want to elevate the level of their figures, and learn how to critically look and improve their face and figure work; and lastly, for the masters, these concepts will deepen and drive their techniques to a more profound level of realism.

  • ASIN: 1902579623

Modelling and Painting Fantasy Figures (Crowood Wargaming Guides)

Modelling and Painting Fantasy Figures (Crowood Wargaming

A wide array of fantasy miniatures is available to wargamers and modellers, manufactured from an increasing number of different materials each with their own unique modelling challenges. From the multipart hard plastic 28mm miniature to the metal and resin models common in all other scales, Modelling and Painting Fantasy Figures provides wargamers with a wealth of information to achieve the best results. Whether modelling single figures, a handful of warriors for a warband or tackling a huge army for a mass battle game, there is something for every fantasy figure modeller, collector or gamer. This new book also discusses issues of scale with fantasy miniatures and demonstrates a variety of modelling and painting techniques at different scales. It provides step-by-step guidance on building, converting, repairing and painting figures and covers working with plastic, resin and white metal. Finally, it considers basic techniques and maintaining the compatibility of miniatures between different gaming systems.

  • ASIN: 1785004956

Painting Miniature Military Figures (Schiffer Book for Hobbyists)

Painting Miniature Military Figures (Schiffer Book for

While it may seem easy to paint a three dimensional miniature figure, to do it properly requires a practiced hand and some artistic techniques. Because the figure is so small the shadings and highlights must be emphasized to make the figure seem realistic. Mike Davidson has years of experience painting miniature military figures and in teaching the art to others. Using a combination of hobby paints and oils he is able to create a visual effect that brings life to the cast or sculpted figures. In this book Mike takes a commercially produced casting and takes the reader through the process of assembly, painting and mounting, ending with a figure that would be a proud addition to any collection. Each step is clearly photographed and captioned so that the reader may follow them. While applied to a particular figure, the lessons learned from this book will enhance any painting the reader may choose to do.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0887406254

Knights in Miniature II: A Complete Guide to Painting and Converting Medieval Miniatures (Modelling Manuals)

Knights in Miniature II: A Complete Guide to

This publication is a complete guide to painting and converting medieval miniatures. It includes step by step processes explaining the different techniques, such as applying transfers, painting with acrylics using an airbrush, and many techniques for building dioramas. The book is illustrated throughout with many photographs, making it both attractive and extremely useful for the serious modeler.

  • Brand: Miniatures & Painting Guides Andrea Miniatures
  • ASIN: 8496527611

Bob Ross Bobblehead: With Sound! (Miniature Editions)

Bob Ross Bobblehead: With Sound! (Miniature

No one gave better art/life lessons while painting than Bob Ross--the artist whose happy paintings, hairstyle, and catchphrases never cease to delight. Enjoy his easy chatter in your home or office with the one and only Bob Ross Talking Bobblehead. Kit includes: 4" bobblehead figure that plays 10 different wise and witty sayings from the art master Mini easel book featuring 30 of Ross's landscape works, which can be displayed alongside the bobblehead figure

  • Brand: Running Press
  • ASIN: 0762490411

Foundry Miniatures Painting and Modeling Guide

Foundry Miniatures Painting and Modeling

This is a fully comprehensive guide to painting and constructing miniature models. This book should help to get you started if you're coming to painting with no experience, and encourage you to try out a few new or different methods if you have painted before. Each technique is described in detail along with pictures to illustrate every step as clearly as possible. There’s also a vast array of 'beauty shots' to inspire you to pick up those paint brushes!

  • ASIN: 1901543137

Miniature Painting: A Complete Guide to Techniques, Mediums, and Surfaces

Miniature Painting: A Complete Guide to Techniques, Mediums,

Finally back in print for the 21st Century, this edition of Joan Cornish Willies' Miniature Painting is the definitive guide to the techniques, materials, and mediums used in the elegant and ancient art of miniature painting. An internationally regarded master of miniature art, Joan Willies is qualified like no other to instruct you in this sophisticated and nuanced art form Covering all aspects of the miniature painting process, Miniature Painting is well suited for both beginners striving to master the fundamentals and experienced painters who would like to refine and elevate their technique. Naturally, there are innumerable challenges involved in painting a beautifully-detailed image in a tiny format, but Joan will guide you through each step with supportive, clear, and insightful instructions. Boasting step-by-step demonstrations, the author explains how to attain the luminous quality that miniature art demands by applying thin layers of watercolor, acrylic, or oil to the painting surface. She also covers the use of "interference" colors, gold leaf, and silverpoint for decorative effects and added depth. With an updated guide to suppliers and miniature art societies, this new edition will guide you through brush selection and handling, surface selection and treatment, basic m...

  • ASIN: 1626542619

Needle Painting Embroidery: Fresh Ideas for Beginners (Milner Craft Series)

Needle Painting Embroidery: Fresh Ideas for Beginners (Milner

Renowned embroiderer Trish Burr passes her creative secrets on to stitchers--especially beginners--who want to take their needle painting skills to the next level. In 15 projects organized in three levels, from novice to intermediate, Trish provides expert, easy-to-follow guidance on techniques for surface stitching that provide subtle shadings and a soft, paintlike blending of colors. Sections on materials, the long and short stitch, and helpful practice motifs lead to gorgeous projects like Burgundy Rosebuds, a Wild Pansy, and a Racquet-tailed Roller.

  • Brand: Sally Milner Publishing
  • ASIN: 1863514201

The Army Painter Miniature Painting Kit with Bonus Wargamer Regiment Miniature Paint Brush - Acrylic Model Paint Set with 50 Bottles of Non Toxic Model Paints - Mega Paint Set 3

The Army Painter Miniature Painting Kit with Bonus

INCREDIBLE Set of 50 Meticulously Selected Paints for Models and Miniatures - The Perfect Warpaints Range for Beginners and Enthusiasts Wargame Painters - Plus a FREE Durable Regiment Detailing Paint Brush!The Army Painter Mega Paint Set 3 is a complete package with all the colors you will ever need for painting your armies of Warhammer 40k figures, military models, board game figures, Dungeons and Dragons, and other wargame miniatures.39 Acrylic Paints with strong pigment and creamy consistency, perfect for painting highly detailed miniatures. You can easily apply them into the creases and nooks of mini figures. These acrylic paints won't chunk on you!5 Metallics that are well-known for their high-concentration of metallic flakes and superb coverage and 4 Quickshade Washes - This miniature and Warhammer 40k paint set comes with 4 of the famous Quickshade washes: Strong Tone, Dark Tone, Soft Tone and Flesh Wash.2 Effects Paints with realistic colors - The Effects Paints will shade your model paint miniatures flawlessly and still let the colors come through. The GLISTENING BLOOD is a glossy paint for blood or gore. The DRY RUST is stapled on metal areas for that orangey-red brownish rust effect.Includes a Detail Paint Brush Handmade in Europe - To make this Mega Paint Set 3 a real...

  • Brand: The Army Painter
  • UPC: 685867165019


The first and most comprehensive step-by-step guide on the subject, Watchmaking has become a classic in its own right. This new edition is updated to include a new section which discusses and illustrates a variety of the author’s own watches. The author's principal aim in writing this book has been to inspire and encourage the art of watchmaking, especially among a new generation of enthusiasts. The making of the precision timekeeper is described, step by step, and is illustrated at each stage with line drawings and brief explanatory captions. Great care has been taken to ensure the text is easy to follow and to avoid complicated technical descriptions.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0856677043

NECA - The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049 - Visual Art Hardcover Book

NECA - The Art and Soul of Blade

In 1982's groundbreaking film Blade Runner, the world saw a vision of the future so bold and breathtaking that it still remains at the forefront of film. In 2017, we make a thrilling return to that world, a journey chronicled with captivating detail in this official visual guide to Blade Runner 2049, presented in an oversized, luxe, full-color format. The author documented the film's production for two years, gaining unprecedented access to the creative process of bringing this epic to life. Exclusive concept art, storyboards, behind-the-scenes photography, and production stills are accompanied by fascinating insights from the cast and crew. The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049 is both a display-worthy art piece and a mesmerizing insider's look at the unforgettable characters, iconic environments, and unbelievable technology featured in the film.

  • Brand: NECA
  • ASIN: B075WB78NH
  • UPC: 634482199039

Modelling and Painting World War II German Military Figures (Crowood Wargaming Guides)

Modelling and Painting World War II German Military

The step-by-step building and painting guides in this book illustrate figures in scales from 1/150 to 1/32, which equates to wargame figures sizes from 10mm to 54mm. There are painting recipes featured for twenty-five uniforms covering the main branches of the Wehrmacht. These are Afrika Korps; Fallschirmjager (parachutists); Feldgendarmerie (military police); Gebirgsjager (mountain troops); Heer (army); Panzer (tank crews); Waffen SS, and U-boat crew. Modelling and Painting World War II German Military Figures covers preparation and assembly of white metal and plastic figures in detail, and tutorials include techniques for building a wargames army quickly.

  • ASIN: 1785004832

Portrait Miniatures: Artists, Functions and Collections

Portrait Miniatures: Artists, Functions and

Portrait miniatures are hardly ever the subject of art history conferences. For this reason, and because miniature painting is far more than simply small paintings, the Tansey Miniatures Foundation devoted a further symposium to this subject in 2016. The results are documented in this volume. A total of 21 authors provide valuable insights into the complex and multi-faceted world of miniature painting.

  • ASIN: 3731905671

The Art of Robert E. McGinnis

The Art of Robert E.

A Modern Master   Robert E. McGinnis began his career in 1947 as a cartoonist, and produced his first cover illustrations for 1956 issues of the magazines True Detective and Master Detective. Then in 1958, he painted his first paperback book cover, and from that day forward his work was in demand.   The emergence of the “McGinnis Woman”—long-legged, intelligent, alluring, and enigmatic—established him as the go-to artist for detective novels. His work appeared on Mike Shayne titles and the Perry Mason series, and he produced 100 paintings for the Carter Brown adventures. Yet McGinnis became famous for his work in other genres as well: espionage, romance, historicals, gothics, and Westerns.   McGinnis’s first major magazine assignments were for The Saturday Evening Post, and his work has graced the pages of Cosmopolitan, National Geographic, Good Housekeeping, Guideposts, and others. McGinnis women frequently cropped up in the men’s magazines of the ’60s and ’70s.   His first movie poster was for Breakfast at Tiffany’s, with an iconic rendering of Audrey Hepburn. Almost instantly, his poster artwork could be seen everywhere—in theaters, on billboards, in newspapers, and even on soundtrack albums. His work for Hollywood became a who’s-who, with posters fo...

  • Brand: Titan Books
  • ASIN: 1781162174

Beginner's Guide to Sculpting Characters in Clay

Beginner's Guide to Sculpting Characters in

Featuring detailed guides to key tools and techniques from talented expert sculptors, the Beginner's Guide to Sculpting Characters in Clay is vital reading for anyone wanting to explore clay sculpture.Learn which tools are best suited to your needs and how to use them effectively, explore diverse materials and pick up helpful tips from leading professional sculptors as you start your journey into clay sculpture. With meticulous tutorials, a handy glossary of sculpting terms, and copious amounts of inspiration, the Beginner's Guide to Sculpting Characters in Clay is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to try their hand at creating incredible 3D characters.

  • ASIN: 1909414409

Learn to Paint People Quickly: A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils (learn quickly)

Learn to Paint People Quickly: A practical, step-by-step

A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and can be digested in a short period of time. Learning to paint is one of the life-long aspirations of many of us and the techniques of painting lively crowd scenes or portraits of loved ones can be picked up faster than you think.In this concise book, Hazel Soan explains everything you need to know about figurative painting in an accessible way. She advises on how to paint people in a variety of poses and settings, dealing with the theories of colour and light in a way that beginners will understand and more experienced painters will find invaluable. She also guides you through ways to insert people into your pre-existing painting to bring them to life; scenes like urban streets and on the beach are explored. Subjects like how to paint portraits and getting to grips with body proportion and perspective are also covered. Both media of watercolours and oils are covered, making this the perfect book for any type of artist.Filled with easy-to-follow exercises and demonstrations, this is a practical and helpful guide to learning to paint people very quickly.

  • ASIN: B06XQ3721X

Heroes for Wargames: Painting and Collecting Miniature Figures for Role Playing Games

Heroes for Wargames: Painting and Collecting Miniature Figures

Painting and Collecting Miniature Figures for Role Playing Games Paperback - October, 1988

  • ASIN: 1850280274

Four Centuries of Rajput Painting: Mewar, Marwar and Dhundhar Indian Miniatures from the Collection of Isabelle and Vicky Ducrot

Four Centuries of Rajput Painting: Mewar, Marwar and

This remarkable catalogue represents one of the richest-known repertoires of Indian painting, as it documents almost all the schools of painting in India, and in particular those of the Rajput courts. The most significant miniatures come from the courts of the three main dynasties of Rajasthan, those of the Sisodia, Rathore, and Kachwaha clans. The collection also contains important examples of Mughal and Deccan painting, a group of thirty-six Pahari pictures and paintings from Central India. The volume presents, through stunning images, a lavish selection of pictorial illustrations of sacred and literary texts, documenting the stylistic features and choices of theme of various cultural and religious areas of India between the sixteenth and eighteenth-centuries. But it also provides important information on the painters, customs, and cultural interests of the different royal courts and on the types of text illustrated. It’s an invaluable aid for anyone who wishes to get to know and understand the multifaceted art of the Indian subcontinent.

  • ASIN: 8857200183
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