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Community Tutorial and Resource Collection

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With a good amount of new painters on the forum let's put together a resource library.
I will add what I have available now, if you think of something useful you'd like to share comment below and we will add it to the first post. 

I propose the following categories for now. Suggestions are appreciated.


Let's make it easy for everyone to get into painting their armies.

- - - 0. Supplies - - - 
TBA 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mini Painting - Basics - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miniwargamerjay's Mini painting 101 - Youtube playlist

Basic dipping using shades or inks
https://www.chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/2012/01/16/with-liberty-and-brush-dipping-for-a/


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mini painting - Advanced techniques - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Blending:

Feathering video by Pirate Monkey Painting

Roemer's Workshop Wet Blending Article

 

 

Other effects and misc stuff:

Acrylic gel veins (for those who will want ripped Uthuk Y'llan) by MoreBloodyPulp

Mapping a freehand to your model:

http://fromthewarp.blogspot.fr/2011/05/two-methods-for-mapping-out-your.html

A great article from Massive Voodoo about painting a simple banner step-by-step.
http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.fr/2010/04/tutorial-painting-freehand-for-gaming.html

 

 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Mini painting - specific model tutorials - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Carrion Lancer - Sorastro's Youtube video guide

Rune Golem - Sorastro's Youtube video guide

Crystal Golem effect

Hepitude's Deepwood Archer painting and basing step by step

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Detailing and Special effects - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Miniature arrows - thanks @Ogrekin

http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.com/2012/01/tutorial-creating-realistic-arrows.html

 

 

Dotted skin (like the spots seen on Carrion Lancers) - thanks @thespaceinvader

http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.sk/2009/09/tutorial-making-skin-with-dot-grain.html

https://sproketsmallworld.blogspot.sk/2012/01/spots-before-your-eyes-guide-to.html

 

Bood and Gore

http://tutofig.com/2012/02/how-to-paint-wet-gore/
http://tutofig.com/2012/02/tutorial-how-to-paint-blood/

 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Basing- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fancy basing made easy article from Bell of Lost Souls

https://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Quick_n_Easy_Gore

 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - -Battlefields & Terrain - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Faux Fur grassfields mat - Youtube tutorial (by Red Beard Baron)
Mel TheTerrainTutor's entire youtube channel
Diorama tutorials by Luke Towan's (seriously check these out these are awesome) 

Terrain building blogs from Rob Hawkins about building the terrains used to demo Runewars at Gencon in 2016 https://robhawkinshobby.blogspot.com.au/search/label/Runewars
 

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - -Collection of Other Resources - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Links to interesting sites, discussions, recommended paint ranges, usual and unusual tools, materials etc. 

http://tutofig.com/ - collection of more advanced tutorials, mainly aimed at display pieces

http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.sk/2009/10/tutorial-overview.html


Interesting Products:

http://www.toadkingcastings.co.uk/store/p23/Skull_and_Bones_Sheet.html - plastic sheets with bones, ribcages, skulls etc. shared by @Tvayumat

Tiny Arrows
http://www.thebattleforge.co.uk/fantasy-arrows-x15-pack-296-p.asp

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@eilif thanks, you. Added to the main post.





Adding articles on freehand painting.

 

Mapping a freehand to your model:

http://fromthewarp.blogspot.fr/2011/05/two-methods-for-mapping-out-your.html

 

An article from Massive Voodoo about painting a simple banner step-by-step.
http://massivevoodoo.blogspot.fr/2010/04/tutorial-painting-freehand-for-gaming.html

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Oh look - we got pinned! Yeah! If anyone has any tutorials they want to share please post it here, I will be adding them to the main first page and crediting the person who shared them ;-) 


Thanks for your support of this hobby!

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On 10/09/2017 at 0:00 AM, maxam said:

@Polda Great resource collection - thank you!

Here's a link you may want to consider:

https://robhawkinshobby.blogspot.com.au/search/label/Runewars

This is a great site by the guy who was commissioned to produce scenery and tables for Runewars by FFG. All sorts of good stuff there, but the Runewars scenery/table guides stuff is great!

I completely forgot about these. Fantastic stuff. Shame we only get 2 or 3 pieces of terrain in the game.

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