Napoleonic Dragoon by David “Bailey” Powell

Napoleonic Dragoon - the PRELUDE This article will present a walkthrough on the painting of a 54mm scale Napoleonic Dragoon using ...
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SMHB World War II Special Volume II

PRELUDE This World War II Special is the 22nd bookazine from Mr Black Publications, sees a collaboration with MJ Miniatures ...
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Painting Flesh Tones with Layered Glazes by David Soper Part 2

Painting Flesh Tones - the PRELUDE With Akito’s face painted, see Part 1 Painting Flesh Tones HERE, it was time to ...
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How to train your dragon – Creating the Award Winning Scene by Chris Suhre

How to Train your Dragon - the PRELUDE How to train your dragon actually came about almost through coincidence and ...
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Using Object Source Lighting to Create Ambience – “Shine a Light”

Object Source Lighting - the PRELUDE My newest piece Valaska Sin is both an exercise in working to a tight ...
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Non Metallic Metal a Guide by Jean-Marc Brisset

Non Metallic Metal - the PRELUDE I have admired Jean-Marc's work for a long time and his NMM in particular ...
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THE FIGUREMENTORS TEAM HAVE BEEN DOING THIS – MAY

MAYS WORK IN PROGRESS: The Prelude THE FIGUREMENTORS TEAM has been particularly busy this month, so what exactly have we been ...
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Colour Contrast and it’s use in Dwarf vs Banshee Duel – by Andy Gillaspy

COLOUR CONTRAST the prelude I really enjoyed writing the previous article on the Blacksun Barbarian for figurementors and I offered ...
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Another Brick In The Wall, Building a Scenic Base, by Mary Profitt

PRELUDE Another Brick Another Brick In The Wall was Mary gentle's Gold winning entry at Crystal Brush in 2015. I ...
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The ForgeWorld Warhound Titan painted by Slayer Sword Winning Richard Gray

PRELUDE The Warhound Titan is showing it's age as a model kit. It's tricky to build and is nowhere near ...
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Insights into Painting a Flat Figure by Award Winning Rick Taylor

Insights into Painting a Flat Figure - PRELUDE  This is my first article for figurementors. I was approached by Jay ...
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Banshee Masterclass 2017 – Brighton UK, by Joe May

PRELUDE I was very disappointed when I initially enquired for a position on the London Banshee masterclass course. By the ...
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Remembering the Trail Blazers of Figure Painting No 1- Marion Ball

PRELUDE I think it is really important to remember and respect those master painters who were the trailblazers for our ...
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March’s Work in Progress

We're back with another work in progress update to show you what the FigureMentors team has been up to.  We've ...
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Painting Flesh Tones with Layered Glazes by David Soper

Painting Flesh Tones with Layered Glazes - PRELUDE I recently undertook something of a personal painting challenge when I decided ...
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Supporting Figurementors

Since Figurementors was published, we have worked hard to create and offer great content in line with Jay "Redrum" Martin’s ...
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Weekend Masterclass with Banshee – A Summary by Paul “Bully” Bullock

PRELUDE We will actually begin with the thoughts of another student, owner of RobotRocket Miniatures, figure painter and Eavier Metal ...
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Painting a Shiny Black (with Matte Paints)

Painting a Shiny Black - PRELUDE Black is one of the colours that many people find difficult to paint with ...
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Painting Black Power Armour by Giovanni Di Lena

Painting Black Power Armour - PRELUDE Hi all! About a couple of months ago Jason aka Redrum asked me if ...
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Step by Step Painting of a 54mm Saxon Warrior

Painting of a 54mm Saxon Warrior - PRELUDE I'm always excited to paint kits from Raúl García Latorre, one of ...
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Darkside Everywhere There Is! A study in OSL by Ant Con!

A study in OSL - PRELUDE I have grown to be good friends with Anthony otherwise known as Ant Con ...
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Painting the Butcher by Macca Chung

Painting the Butcher - PRELUDE Hello! Macca here and I am very happy to be contributing an article, I am a ...
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Painting the Black Sun Barbarian (with emphasis on NMM) – by Andy Gillaspy

Painting the Black Sun Barbarian - PRELUDE Hello Figurementor readers, a little while ago I spoke with David Powell one ...
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French Army Special Unit Dinassaut Vignette by the Award Winning Jose Brito

French Army Special Unit Dinassaut - PRELUDE Jose Brito is an inspiring Scale Modeller who has won awards around the ...
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January’s Work in Progress

We took a break in December to let everyone enjoy their holidays, but now we're back and ready to share ...
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Defenders of Fort St Elmo, Malta 1565 by Ivan Cocker

Defenders of Fort St Elmo, Malta 1565 - PRELUDE So I had approached Ivan to write an article for the ...
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Ogre Brute – My thoughts on painting busts by Patryk Ciemiega

My thoughts on painting busts - PRELUDE Hey it is Jay here, I wanted to say a little about Patryk ...
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“Point of no Return” an insight by Pawel “Monstroys” Makuch!

"Point of no Return" - PRELUDE I have known Pawel known for quite a few years and I am always ...
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Ivan the Terrible – Freehand Technique using oils by Marc Mussat

Freehand Technique using oils - PRELUDE I have known of Marc Mussat's work for some time and got to see ...
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Knight of the Holy Sepulchre by David “Bailey” Powell

Knight of the Holy Sepulchre - PRELUDE This article will be a walk-through on my painting of a medieval knight on horseback.  ...
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I See You by award winning Louis FantasyDemon Juanola

I See You - PRELUDE Hello everyone! My name is Luis Mendez Juanola, otherwise known as fantasydemon, I am 37 years ...
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“Before the Battle” Concept to Realisation by Kristian Simonsen

"Before the Battle" - PRELUDE A couple of months ago I set out to make a big piece to bring ...
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Step by Step Painting & Weathering a Yellow Armour on Orruk Megaboss

Painting & Weathering a Yellow Armour on Orruk Megaboss - PRELUDE Hey everyone I am so excited to have convinced ...
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Some Thoughts on Painting Luz (Nocturna Models) by Fausto Palumbo

Some Thoughts on Painting Luz - PRELUDE Coffee? Check Music? Check Relaxed mind? Check I'm ready for this! Hi guys! I'm ...
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Journey of the Demon King by Oliver “HonourGuard” Spath

Journey of the Demon King - PRELUDE Oliver is a figure painter from Esslingen in Southern Germany whose work I ...
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Creating Simple but Believable Water Effects with Matty Pearce

Creating Simple but Believable Water Effects - PRELUDE Hi everyone, welcome to figurementors.com, my name is Matty Pearce and some ...
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Some insights on creating ambience by Raffaele Du Marteau

Some insights on creating ambience - PRELUDE Raffaele is a fantasy figure painter from Fidenza in Italy, I asked if ...
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A Step by Step for Painting Tartan Patterns

Painting Tartan Patterns - PRELUDE If painting designs on your figures makes you nervous, taking on a tartan might seem ...
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Painting 1/9 scale bust facial skintone with Keigo Murakami

Painting 1/9 scale bust facial skintone - PRELUDE Keigo Murakami is a figure painter from Aichi in Japan, he is ...
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Viking Archer – Conversion and Paint by Alfonso Praolo

PRELUDE I have known Alfonso Praolo (an historical figure painter from Spain) for a couple of years now and although ...
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Building and Painting a GunPla (Gusion HG 1/144) with Emilio Miranda

PRELUDE Hi my name is Emilio Miranda, aka muffin/muffinlove on the web/forums as BlackCrab Studio. I'm a gunpla builder and painter ...
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Method for Painting Eyes on Busts (and smaller scales)

Method for Painting Eyes on Busts - SIMPLE BEGINNINGS Eyes can be tricky, but I’ve got a multi-step process that ...
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Character Design by award winning Concept Artist Mirko Failoni

Character Design - PRELUDE As some of you would have seen recently I am currently painting the Mushroom Shaman from ...
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A Tribute to the Majestic Kong by Antonio Leveque

When I was approached by Antonio to collaborate once again after his Pinnochio piece, I simply could not turn him ...
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A Beautiful Disaster (a Black Sailors Vignette) by Enrico Collenzini

A Beautiful Disaster - PRELUDE The birth of this project started when I saw for the first time this amazing ...
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“Californication” a step by step by Stavros Zouliatis

"Californication" - PRELUDE Hi, my name is Stavros Zouliatis and I'm a freelance sculptor. I started back in 2013 sculpting ...
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A tribute to the creator of Pinnochio, Carlo Collodi, by Antonio Leveque

During my long years of being a "modest" sculptor of figurines I began to realise more and more, frozen snapshots ...
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Creating a “What If?” diorama with Yen Kwie Drenth

Creating a What If diorama - PRELUDE I started out modelling in the late seventies, at about 10 years old, ...
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Kit Review – Barbarian and the Lost Princess (Black Sun Miniatures)

PRELUDE Black Sun Miniatures have been making a fair bit of noise since bursting on to the hobby scene, with a ...
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Sculpting a Fantasy Creature with Carmine Giugliano (THOR Creart) Final Part

Welcome to the final part of this little sbs, following on from Part 2 we will now be adding the ...
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A Few Thoughts on my Way of Painting Busts by Jason Zhou

Hi everyone, First all, I’d like to thank Jason Martin (Redrum) for inviting me to share some of my experience ...
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Sculpting a Fantasy Creature with Carmine Giugliano (Thor Creart) Part 2

So lets continue! In Part 1 I began by showing you how to build up the basic anatomy, volumes and movement ...
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My Experience Painting OSL

My Experience Painting OSL - PRELUDE Object-Source Lighting (OSL), is probably one of the most intimidating techniques in miniature painting ...
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Sculpting a fantasy character with Carmine Giugliano (ThorCreart) Part 1

"Welcome to the first of a three part series on sculpting. Carmine Giugliano will talk us through the general steps ...
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Painting Orc skin with Jason Martin (Redrum)

Painting Orc skin - PRELUDE A few years back I painted an Orc standard bearer from Forgeworld who I christened ...
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Skintone painting with Aythami Alonso

Skintone painting - INTRODUCTION Hi painters! First of all the boring thing, presentations and all that stuff. My name is Aythami ...
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CIRCUS – a monotone vignette by Enrico Collenzini

A Monotone vignette - PRELUDE Hi everyone my name is Enrico and Jason approached me recently about sharing some of ...
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Wolf Lord “Erik Morkai” conversion and paint by Golden Demon winner Adrian Walters

 A LITTLE INTRO Hi fellow modellers! I first wrote this for Jason when he wrote for Legion of the Cow, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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