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Kit Review – Yeomanry Busts (NutsPlanet)

PRELUDE This new range of busts has been titled “it busts”, not sure of the reasons behind this, perhaps just because, and come in a rather stunning metal tin adorned with the boxart by Myeong-Ha Hwang. The busts are of the classic variety being that of head and shoulders and consist of just three parts, torso, cap and pedestal. These …

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Rocco by David Arroba

  Hello, my name is David Arroba and I am passionate about painting figures. I am from Spain and I am 22 years old. My friend Jason Martin has asked me to write this article which is a great thrill for me. First I would like to talk about the creation process of my latest composition “Rocco” from Figone. This work …

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Painting unnatural skintones with David Powell (Bailey03)

Painting regular skin can be tough, but it is something that is covered in numerous other tutorials. So instead I’d like to go into a topic I find even tougher… painting unnatural skin. To start off I should clarify what I mean by unnatural skin. I’m not talking about orc or demonic skin. I’m referring to skin that should look …

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Kit Review – Moloch the Mountain Giant (Figone)

PRELUDE Moloch the Mountain Giant is a stunning figure, sculpted by the uber talented Allan Carrasco for Figone. Initially produced with the help through crowdfunding on Indiegogo, it is now available in their store too. It is a 17 part, polyurethane resin kit, standing an incredible 150mm, adorned with a wealth of detailing, making this by far my favourite kit …

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SM01 Fish Submarine

PRELUDE Rinaldi Studio Press is a relative newcomer to the publishing of “how to” guide books of modelling created by internationally renowned armour modeller Michael Rinaldi. His first series of books TankArt are incredibly well written and have proven to be very popular. When I saw that Michael was creating the “Single Model” (SM) series covering diverse and unique subjects, …

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Masters Interview with Dmitry Fesechko

A BRIEF INTRODUCTION I have built a fair few friendships with other figure painters through Facebook and many of them are those that we consider at the top of our community, the masters or as I like to consider them “Guiding Lights”! So I decided that I would endeavour to interview as many as possible, for you my readers. Interviews have …

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Kit review – Mediterraneo the Triton (Aradia Miniatures)

PRELUDE I think I was probably the first person within our community to do an in depth article about Aradias’ incredible figures way back when I use to write for Figure Painter Magazine and I consider it an honour that they recently contacted me to write a further piece for them as they unveil their first in a new range of …

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Murat painted by master painter Gustavo Campos

INITIAL PROCESSES First of all, after preparing the bust cleaning the casting lines and sanding softly, you have to put on the base spray. I normalLy use Tamiya, either white or grey. On this occasion I have primed it with the white one. (fig. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5). Then, I spray a first layer of Andrea’s set White base colour with …

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Kit review – Polish Hussar (MJ Miniatures)

PRELUDE This kit is a collaborative effort between DG Artwork and MJ Miniatures. This is a traditionally sculpted historical kit of some considerable interest, by Dae Hyoung Kim. It arrived in a sturdy black box adorned with the boxart painted by Man Jin Kim himself. Inside we find a total of seven ziplock bags containing 16 resin parts, a length of …

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Understanding your oil palette with Dmitry Fesechko

  Hello! I want to tell you some words about oils paints and some words about palette. I know that not so many painters use oil paints that much, but some principles could be used also for acrylic paints on wet palette for example. Ok, you have decided to try oils for painting miniatures, that’s awesome! The first question of …