Hobby Factory: Stripping

Today I’m going to talk about stripping. Ok the title of this post is kinda, a little, teensy, weensy bit provocative on purpose 🙂 I’m talking about paint stripping of course… (don’t know what you were thinking :P). In my case, I have a mixture of some atrociously painted models (my earliest attempts at painting)…

Hobby Factory: The brood grows

More progress has been made on the Tyranid colour scheme, continuing with painting more Termagant brood members. A reminder about the colour scheme test model: The self-styled poison dart frog pattern is still on the agenda, the difference with the other brood members is that I did not blend the midnight blue to hawk turquoise…

Hobby Factory: BFG Imperial Cruisers

Keeping up the momentum from the BFG mines, I got started on the Imperial Cruisers. Some were partly painted, while others were still in their undercoat stage. Undercoat: I re-undercoated all of them using Valejo Grey Primer out of the airbrush. I really like the Valejo Grey Primer, it seems quick smooth to spray and gives…

Hobby Factory: Tyranid Colour Scheme

Trialing some colours on the ‘nids, I have the Zoanthrope duo showcasing blue and pink carapace colour schemes. Starting with the pink, I think its too… pink! These are older models purchased as is, I assume it was painted with purple, but it ended up too light after the highlight. I don’t mind the sepia…

Hobby Factory: BFG Mines x2

Getting back into painting and I looked around at which models I could easily paint (and not stuff up). I found my recently assembled Battlefleet Gothic Mines. Not a terrible difficult colour scheme, black undercoat, chainmail for all the metallic bits. I shaded with black wash then hit the metallic bits lighlty with mythril silver.…