Tagged: Painting

Hobby: Your Black Seas

Black Seas has only been out a short time but fleets are springing up all over the place. We’ve been keeping an eye on your Black Seas. We’ve been trawling…

Black Seas: Spanish Navy Paint Set

Prepare your Spanish fleet for the Black Seas, this paint set contains all the most commonly used colours used by the Spanish Navy. Spanish ships followed various different patterns similar…

Black Seas: US Navy Paint Set

The US Navy Paint Set gives you a selection of the most popular colours used by vessels of the burgeoning nation. Get your fleet table ready! During and immediately after…

Rapid Deployment Paint System: German Grenadier

We trial the Rapid Deployment System on a German Grenadier model. The system is fantastic for getting miniatures to the table quickly and with great results! All the paints used…

Black Seas: Painting your Fleet

Getting excited about setting sail with our brand new game; Black Seas? We’ve got an article on how you can go about painting your ships! In the Carronade Era, there…

Rapid Deployment System: Macedonian Phalangite

Warlord’s Rapid Deployment Paint System gets miniatures table ready in next to no time. With Macedonia hitting SPQR, we paint up a Phalangite. Most of the paints used were taken…

What’s the Boss Been Up To?

What does the boss get up to? Our illustrious leader, Mr John Stallard, has been flexing his hobby muscles; working on a Napoleonic era French Infantry Brigade from our Black…

Four Marshals: Rank & File

Another wave of reinforcements advances over the hill and into the armies of our four Marshals. This week, we’re taking a look at how they’ve painted their rank and file….

Frontline Report: Rapid Deployment Paint System

We’re excited to announce our new Rapid Deployment paint system that will help get your units on the tabletop in record time! Developed in conjunction with Army Painter, our fantastic…

Frontline Report: Camouflaging your Ships

Getting a bit sick of painting grey hulls on your Cruel Seas ships? This week, we’re looking at how some nations went about camouflaging their ships! The principles of naval…

Spotlight: Em Finley and the 10th Doctor

Earlier this year, we launched the Summer Offensive: Painting Competition, an opportunity for you to show off your skills and paint some beautiful models. We sat down with runner-up Em…

Spotlight: Jamie’s Last Levy

We got a chance to take another look at the winner of our Summer Offensive: Painting Competition Individual Unit category. Jamie’s Last Levy impressed the judges with his crisp, clean…

Hats & Flags: The French-Indian War

We’re starting a new semi-regular series on the uniforms and accoutrements of various armies. Last week, after our brief look at the French-Indian War, we’re returning to the woodland to…

Spotlight: Dimitri’s STuG III Diorama

This week, we got the opportunity to sit down with the winner of the Summer Offensive: Painting Competition Diorama category, Dimitri Verna, to discuss all the hard work that went…

Four Star Generals: Week 3 – First Blood

We’re back with another update from our Four Star Generals! This week, we’ve prised them away from their paint and clippers, stuffed some order dice into their bags and chained…

Summer Offensive, Painting Competition Results

Last week we announced that we’d handed all your excellent submissions for the Summer Offensive, Painting Competition over to the design studio for judging. Since then studio head Paul Sawyer…

Four Star Generals: Week 2 – The Lists

The four-star generals have been spotted across the headquarters with paint and clippers in hand. We’ve managed to corner them, and get an insight into what they’re building for their…

The Summer Offensive, Painting Competition

We’ve been completely blown away by some of the entries you guys have submitted for the Summer Offensive: Painting Competition. We spent last week collating all the entries and passed…

Four Star Generals: Week 1 – Meet the Generals

Welcome to the first entry in an exciting new series of articles following the exploits of Warlord staff members as they participate in an escalation campaign kicking off in the…

Spotlight: Pike & Shotte Command Groups

As a quick follow-on from our feature on Farqharson’s Highlanders, We’re taking a very brief look at our versatile Pike & Shotte command groups, and the options available to you with…

Warlord Games: Summer Offensive, Painting Competition!

Wow – time’s flown and we’re nearly there, there’ve been some absolutely stunning entries so far. We had a flurry of activity on the forum last weekend and some experienced…

History: The Portuguese in the Peninsular War

Dr Roger Pauly is an expert on all things Napoleonic Portuguese, so to celebrate the release of our brand new Portuguese artillery pieces, we asked him to write an article…

What does the boss do?

Warlord’s gallant leader, John Stallard, demonstrates his painting prowess… This is a tank. A French Char B1 bis to be precise. Not an ordinary tank, either. No, it’s not magical….

Painting Greek Hoplites

By Stephen May In this guide, I will walk you through the methods in which I paint my figures, specifically my plastic hoplites. The guide has been written using the…

Gallery of Awesomeness – Bolt Action

Warlorder JoshB has been on a mission to find some of the awesome miniatures that have recently been seen on the Warlord Forum, Bolt Action and Bolt Action International Facebook pages. This…

Antares Livestream Painting Feature!

Antares player, James Wappel, used Facebook Live to stream his freehand painting of Algoryn! We thought his work was fantastic so we are sharing it with you! James tells us “this is…

Hobby: Painting Camouflage and Weathering!

Pasha shows us how to paint the desert Zigzag camouflage and a few other techniques! To Begin To start off the model I prefer to always undercoat with black. I then start…

Antares Workshop: Brood Mother assembly

Just before Christmas the mighty large Brood Mother arrived for the Boromites in Beyond the Gates Of Antares – Warlorder RichD had a chat with Chase Murphy fairly soon after…

Gallery of Awesomness – Antares

It’s been a while since we last showed off your skills to the world so new Warlorder JoshB was sent on a mission amongst the Forum and Facebook pages to find…

Hobby: Painting Winter Soviets!

Andreas Olsson shows us how he painted his Soviets as they beat back the German forces! Andreas: Here is a quick guide to see how I painted my Soviet Infantry!…

Contest: Antares Painting Competition!

With the recent announcement (and launch!) of the first Antares narrative supplement, ‘The Battle for Xilos‘ – we’ve seen a huge influx of new players… and with that comes an…

D-Day Sword Beach Challenge: Royal Marines Charity Paint!

With the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day landings rolling around this year Andy Singleton of Volleyfire Painting decided to do something to raise some money for charity: Andy: Once I…

Spotlight: Volley Fire Charity Paintathon

With the anniversary of D-Day fast approaching –  friend of Warlord, Andy Singleton is undertaking a one-day painting marathon – titled ‘The Sword Beach Build Challenge’… not only to mark…

Painting: How to apply Winter Whitewash to your Bolt Action vehicles

With the recent release of our Winter German and Winter American Bolt Action forces, we allied with the ever-eager-to-help Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services to give the low-down on how…

Hobby: Hail Caesar Conversions

Way back in 2009, the wonderfully named Bennett Blalock-Doane sent us in some snaps of his Warlord models – and how impressed we were! Bennett tells us he has more to send us…

Stage-by-Stage: Andrés Amián’s Concord army

Our resident paint specialist Andrés Amián takes us through his Concord army that graces the pages of the Beyond the Gates Of Antares Rulebook, and shows us just how easy it…

Army Painter: 8 Year Anniversary

The Army Painter celebrate their 8th Anniversary with a fantastic PRIZE DRAW! Plus this week we also got a fantastic video guide to painting Concord Strike troopers with The Army…

Showcase: M3 White Scout car

We asked for articles from you wonderful lot and articles with wonderful stuff in came back – check out Bryan Cook’s French M3 White Scout Car: Bryan here, I am…

Painting Clinic: Speed Painting Japanese Infantryman

With our latest PDF Painting Guide for the Japanese is available to download ‘here’, super-fast painter Andrew Chesney shares his methods for getting your Japanese forces painted up and on the…

New: The Army Painter Hobby Set

For all you New and Existing hobbyists out there we are adding to our extensive range of ‘The Army Painter’ equipment with the latest  ‘Hobby Set’, packed with top quality…

Hobby: Dan Hoyt’s Polish tanks

The Bolt Action gaming community at large is a constant source of inspiration for us here at Warlord and we all like to see what others are up to out there…

Spotlight: The Army Painter Products

Get your army finished quickly and get more time for gaming! We at Warlord Games have been huge fans and advocates of The Army Painter products for years now – their…

Beyond the Gates of Antares: Oddball’s Algoryn

Behind closed doors, Rick is busy scribbling and scrawling the finishing touches to the Beyond the Gates of Antares Rulebook manuscript. Then it’ll be into production and released later this…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 1: Intro

By Dr Phil Hendry There has been a fair amount of interest shown in ‘The Dip’, as The Army Painter’s Quickshade system is more commonly known. Reactions to ‘The Dip’…

Special Offer: Bolt Action Sprays

For a limited time, we are offering a special deal on our Bolt Action spray paints – buy 3 or more and get a third off the price!  Just add…

Speed Painting: US Marine Corps infantryman

Super-fast painter Andrew Chesney shares his methods for getting your forces painted up and on the battlefield in double-quick time: When you’re getting started on a new force, one of…

Painting a Hanomag pt3: Transfer and Finish

The “Hanomag” is almost done; it’s been assembled, sprayed with the new Bolt Action Colour Primers and painted using a mix of Warpaints. In this final part of the tutorial…

Painting a plastic Hanomag – part 2: Spraying and Painting

Last time I assembled my Hanomag using the tools and glue from the Plastic Assembly Set. In this second part of the tutorial the halftrack gets sprayed with the new…

Video: Painting Bolt Action Soviets

When we saw this YouTube video about speed-painting Bolt Action plastic Soviet Infantry, we knew we had to share it with the rest of you. Check it out for some…

John Stallard adds reinforcements

John has been adding more to his German and British Bolt Action armies. We’ll let him explain… “I realised I needed another towing vehicle for my PaK 36’s so the…

New: Bolt Action Colour Primer Sprays!

We are excited to be announcing our new range of Bolt Action spray paints – the first three of which are now available! These large 400ml spray cans are unlike…

Painting a plastic “Hanomag” – part 1: Assembly

By  Jonas Faering of The Army Painter   Get more time for Gaming! The Army Painter’s company slogan sums up what their range of hobby products is designed for – helping gamers…

Painting Tutorial: Early Imperial Roman Tribune

by Jonas Faering (The Army Painter) The Army Painter is all about getting your army on to the gaming table as fast as possible but without compromising the quality of…

Painting Waffen-SS Plane Tree Camouflage

Warlord painter Andres Amian Fernandez had produced this invaluable tutorial for how to paint early Waffen-SS camo schemes… If there is anything that can be tricky when painting miniatures, it…

Painters wanted!

** Update: Thanks to those of you who applied. We have a full stable of painters  now and are not accepting any more applications at this time. **   As our…

Release the hounds!

Last week we showed you a superbly painted Bolt Action Stug III – this week it’s the turn of our Pike & Shotte range as Warlord forum denizen anevilgiraffe has…

New: Army Painter Warpaints!

The Army Painter Mega Paint set and their Warpaints boxed set have gone down very well with you and now you can get hold of the entire line as separate…

Russian Army Uniforms 1807-1815

By Vince Rospond The Russian army of the Middle and Late Napoleonic period (1808 – 1815) was based on a dark green jacket with white trousers.  The exact nature of…

Gallery: German Steel

Neil at Troop of Shewe has been burning the midnight oil to get a load of our vehicles painted in time for the photo shoots on the forthcoming Bolt Action…

Gallery: Matt Rendar’s Rorke’s Drift!

Matt Rendar’s amazing Anglo-Zulu War collection first caught our eyes on the Warlord forums and we just had to show it off to you all. Feast your eyes on this…

New: Army Painter Mega Paint Set!

Those fine fellows at The Army Painter have really excelled themselves with this great paint set! Don’t take our word for it – have a look at the new set…

New: Bolt Action Pacific paint sets!

More paint sets for you – this time something for those fighting in the steamy Burmese jungles or the oppressive jungles of the Pacific islands. Whether the Japanese, USMC or…

New: Napoleonic Russian paint set

Many of you have asked about the colours needed to paint our recently released Napoleonic Russians. Help is at hand with this starter paint set designed specifically with the Emperor’s…

Gallery: Award Winning Marksman!

Check our Paul Schipitsch’s Pike & Shotte marksman model – easy to see how it won a top award at Historicon last year… This superbly painted miniature won Paul Schipitsch Best of…

Painting Service!

A few doors away from Warlord HQ are a band of fine chaps who paint miniatures for a living. With rates for every pocket it’s worth checking them out a…

Video: How To Paint A Pike & Shotte Army In 10 Days!

As seen in the Wargames Illustrated magazine #279 those nutters over at Army Painter have poainted a huge Pike & Shotte army using Warlord miniatures in just 10 days! Check…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 5: Basing

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Part 3: Painting Part 4: ‘Dipping’ After ‘dipping’ comes basing.  I do all my basing the same way, to create…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 4: ‘Dipping’

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Part 3: Painting Now it’s the part you’ve all been waiting for –  time to apply the Army Painter Quick…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 3: Painting

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Preparation Once all the preparation was done it was time to get on with the painting proper.  First of all, I…

Painting Using The Army Painter System – 2: Preparation

By Dr Phil Hendry Part 1: Introduction The first job was to clean off the casting vents, mould-lines, and any other ‘messy bits’.  Not a bad job on Warlord’s figures…

New: Army Painter Special Offers!

The Army Painter chaps have brought out their new Warpaints, er… paint sets and bloody marvellous they are too! So, to celebrate we’ve put together special offers so you can…

Gallery: Unleash Hell!

Two weeks ago we released the resin models of a Roman General and his faithful war dog. To say these have gone down a storm would be an understatement! Here…

New! Army Painter Sets

Army Painter are adding one of the most important hobby products to the range with the launch of their War Paints! With its FREE Gold paint and very low price,…

Painting Competition!

We’ve agreed to sponsor a rather spiffing painting competition for those nice chaps at Wargames and Miniatures Paradise (WAMP). Based on Warlord miniatures this competition is open to everyone –…

Painting Legionaries

This painting guide shows how Chris Southern of Myrmidon Studios goes about painting our plastic Imperial Roman Legionaries. Check out Chris’ blog for more of his excellent work. He accepts…

Gallery: Ancient British Sky-Clad Fanatics

One of our mad collectors has taken to converting our Naked Fanatics with superb results… “I love stark-naked loony psychos (there’s a sentence you don’t want taking out of context!)….

Gallery: Bolt Action King Tiger

You’ve seen plenty of his work over the past few months but we’ve saved Neil at Troop of Shewe’s King Tiger paint jobs for the New Year! The biggest landbound…

Bolt Action Gallery: Hetzer

Small but perfectly formed, the Hetzer was a very effective tank destroyer due to its small size and low profile. Here we present the Bolt Action model expertly painted by…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Leaders

You can tell the winter holidays must be close as the paintbrushes are flying as workers are released from their daily toil to fritter their time away painting miniatures. Fresh…

New Release: Army Painter Products

Well, the chaps at Army Painter have been busy little pixies – loads of new goodies to help you make the most out of your painting and modelling efforts. Painting:…

Gallery: Troop of Shewe Bolt Action Vehicles

As this is being written, it’s quite a week for Bolt Action Miniatures releases so we figure we’ll go the whole hog and look at some more great paintjobs by…

Army Gallery: Stephan Huber’s Celts

Not long ago we showed off Stephan’s talent with a paintbrush when we showcased his Romans. Now, we’re happy to bring you Stephan’s glorious Warlord Celts: First off we have…

Stephan Huber’s Imperial Roman Gallery!

One of our more prolific forum posters, Regulator (aka Stephan Huber) has blown us away with photos of his Roman and Celt painting. We’ll bring you the Celts soon but…

Troop of Shewe German Bolt Action Gallery

That far-too-talented chap, Neil Burt AKA ‘Troop of Shewe‘ has been a busy man – here are loads of images of Bolt Action German vehicles for you to admire. First…

Gallery: Pike & Shotte Leaders

We’ve already told you plenty about our first Pike & Shotte character models in our previous article. So we’ll just keep quiet this time out and allow you to drink…

Bolt Action Gallery

In our effort to bring you the best content possible here on the Warlord website, we’ve had some of our recent releases painted by far-too-talented painters. Feast your eyes on…

Showcase: Freshly Painted Pike & Shotte miniatures

The clue is in the title – this page is all about showing of some great paintjobs on some of our latest Pike & Shotte releases. We’ll not waste any…

Andrew Taylor Paints Bolt Action!

One of the best miniature painters in the game, Andrew Taylor has turned his hand to our Bolt Action US Airborne range. Words alone cannot do justice to Andrew’s skill…

Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 3

Lee Abbott is on fire (painting his Pike & Shotte army that is) and we’re not about to put him out. In the third installment of our series of articles…

Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 2

We promised you more of Lee Abbott’s Pike & Shotte army and we are delivering. The first regiment in Lee’s army has caused quite a stir so here’s the second,…

Lee Abbot’s Pike & Shotte Army – Part 1

Lee Abbot has really come up with the goods as he paints a Royalist army using our Pike & Shotte miniatures. We’ll be bringing you more of Lee’s work on…

Chris Adcock’s Scots Covenanter Frame Gun

Our good mate Chris Adcock has pulled out all the stops (on his paint bottles apparently) and has given us this expertly painted Scots Covenanter Frame Gun. The frame gun…

Painted Pike & Shotte Saker cannon

We’re very fortunate here at Warlord Games to have a dedicated legion of highly skilled fans who can paint our miniatures to an award-winning finish. A classic example is, the…

Updated – Showcase: Celts!

Warlord fans across the world of a barbarian bent have been hard at work painting our Celts miniatures. Now that we have got our lime properly mixed and are prepared…

Showcase: Sherman M4A3 (76)

The Sherman Tank was the mainstay of the American army. The break out from the Normandy beaches and the bocage could never been achieved without the armoured support. Although they…

New Release: Roman Emperors!

As any loyal citizen of Rome well knows, the Praetorian Guard were the protectors (and sometimes enforcers) of the Emperor. However, we can assure you that the Praetorian Guard never…

Spotlight: Army Painter Brushes

The Army Painter have hit the nail squarely on the head yet again with their range of brushes. Developed especially for both beginners and experienced painters these superb brushes offer…

Eye Candy – a Gallery of Glory!

We’ve been inundated with professional painters wanting to get to grips with our highly-detailed and superbly dynamic miniatures. Gift horses, mouths and all that… No more waffle needed from us…

Recipe for Success

Take one talented painter and add in several finely-detailed and dynamically-posed Warlord Games miniatures. Sprinkle lightly with the revolutionary The Army Painter hobby products and leave to simmer over a…

Brushing Up!

Fresh from the painting table of Dr Phil Hendry are these beautifully painted metal Auxiliaries. Painted using The Army Painter hobby products the unit is finished off beautifully with Little…

Return of the Army Painters!

Painting an Army: part 2 Last time we saw Jonas and Bo from Army Painter they’d built and based several large units of our plastic Imperial Romans. With their self-imposed…

Army Painters!

Speed Painting an Army: part 1 When we received an email from our old pals Jonas and Bo at Army Painter we knew we were in for a lively time!…

Webstore: The Army Painter Hobby Set

For all you New and Existing hobbyists out there we are adding to our extensive range of ‘The Army Painter’ equipment with the latest  ‘Hobby Set’, packed with top quality…

Webstore: Zombicide Black Plague Paint Set

This special Warpaints Zombicide Black Plague Paint Set has been designed to perfectly compliment the forthcoming Zombicide Black Plague boxed game and the Wulfsburg expansion. This stand-alone Warpaints set gives you the…