Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

Darren Latham - Lord of Blights Masterclass - Part 05: Painting the Wood

Part 5 of the series and we are on to painting all the wooden sections around the figure.


Painting wood. Not a problem. Should be pretty simple right?

There I was. Desk all cleaned up, only the tools I needed to start on this section. Nice big pot of tea at the ready and...

"Hang on a bloody minute... There's no wood-grain on this miniature! It's all flat bare plastic with a couple of notches and holes in!?!"

You see... I hadn't watched this video ahead of time because I finished the previous part so quickly. And I thought this was probably going to be a bit of dry-brushing, washing and edge highlighting, done.

Oh no... we're painting in all the bloody wood-grain by hand! I hadn't tried this in years... But we're here now and that's the way it's done...

Out came the reading glasses...

This was the easiest part. Solid brown basecoat followed by a black wash to bring back the detail and tint the colour.

I'm not going to go blow-by-blow here. B…

Latest posts

Darren Latham - Lord of Blights Masterclass - Part 04: Painting the Cloth

Darren Latham - Lord of Blights Masterclass - Part 03: Painting the Armour

Darren Latham - Lord of Blights Masterclass - Part 02: Painting the Skin

Darren Latham - Lord of Blights Masterclass - Part 01: Preparation and Planning.

My oldest original paint job and conversion!

Blood Angels Primaris Mephiston - another gift for a friend

Instagram Slideshow