Tagged: Painting Guide

Blood Red Skies: Vallejo Paints Sets RAF

These Vallejo paint sets for British WW2 aircraft give you an extremely accurate palette for your Blood Red Skies squadrons. Vallejo Model Air is pre-thinned for application by airbrush, although…

Cruel Seas: Kriegsmarine Paint Set

We at Warlord have worked out which paints are best matched to each fleet in Cruel Seas. Here we present the Kriegsmarine paint set and painting guide. The paints included…

Cruel Seas: US Navy Paint Set

Scratching your head over which colours to use for your US Navy fleet in cruel seas? Fear not! We at Warlord have you covered with this paint set. The paints…

Cruel Seas: Royal Navy Paint Set

We at Warlord have put together paint bundles for each Navy in Cruel Seas. Here we present the Royal Navy paint set and painting guide. The paints included in the…

Cruel Seas: Imperial Japanese Navy Paint Set

This Imperial Japanese Navy Paint Set arms you with the palette to get your fleet tabletop ready. There’s also a painting guide! The paints included in the bundle, along with…

Cruel Seas: Italian Regia Marina Paint Set

Get your Italian Regia Marina fleet ready for Cruel Seas. This paint set provides you with all the colours you will need for an accurate palette. The paints included in…

Cruel Seas: Soviet Navy Paint Set

We at Warlord have put our heads together and gathered this paint set for the Soviet Navy in Cruel Seas. Get your fleet table-ready! The paints included in the bundle,…

Black Seas: Royal Navy Paint Set

Prepare your fleet for the Black Seas with this convenient paint set containing the most favoured colours of the illustrious Royal Navy. The Royal Navy favoured black for their hulls…

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: French Navy Paint Set

The French Navy Paint Set gives you a selection of the most popular colours used by French vessels; perfect for getting your fleet to the table. French hulls were usually…

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…

Rapid Deployment Paint System: Soviet Infantry

We turn Warlord’s Rapid Deployment Paint System to Soviet Infantry. The system allows you to get remarkable results for very little effort! All the paints used were taken from the…

Blood Red Skies: Vallejo Paint Sets Japanese

These Vallejo paint sets for Japanese WW2 aircraft give you an extremely accurate palette for your Blood Red Skies squadrons. Vallejo Model Air is pre-thinned for application by airbrush, although…

Blood Red Skies: Vallejo Paint Sets Soviet

These Vallejo paint sets for Soviet WW2 aircraft give you an extremely accurate palette for your Blood Red Skies squadrons. Vallejo Model Air is pre-thinned for application by airbrush, although…

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…

Rapid Deployment Paint System: US Infantry

With Warlord’s Rapid Deployment Paint System, it has never been easier to get your miniatures tabletop ready. We show you how with US Infantry. US GI All the paints used…

Rapid Deployment Paint System: British Infantry

With Warlord’s Rapid Deployment Paint System, it has never been easier to get your miniatures tabletop ready. We show you how with British Infantry.   British Tommy All the paints…

SPQR: Gaul Warriors Painting Guide

With Warlord’s Rapid Deployment Paint System, it has never been easier to get your SPQR warband tabletop ready. Warlorder Andrés shows us how with this Gaul Warriors painting Guide…    …

Cruel Seas: Painting Guides Royal Navy & Kriegsmarine

Ahoy! Warlords Head of Product Design, Paul Sawyer, recently asked Warlorder Darek to pull together details of which paints he used to paint various fleets… He’s gone further than that…

Painting Guide: Hungarian Troops

To accompany the release of Campaign: Fortress Budapest, we’ve got a fantastic paint guide from author Bryan Cook on how to paint your Hungarian troops! Bryan; This Axis ally of…

Painting Guide: Long Range Desert Group

Just before the release of our Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) Chevrolet trucks we sent a few out early on patrol – a set of which found it’s way into the more than…

Frontline Report: Painting for Waterloo Replayed!

We’ve been hard at work to get our two battalions of 95th riflemen together for Waterloo Replayed: The Great Game next year. This involves something like 150 individually based riflemen,…

Spotlight: Painting Tartan Clothing

With the release of Black Powder 2 just around the corner, we’re sure some of you must be looking to add some ferocious Highlanders to your army. The task of…

Spotlight: Painting Macedonian Phalangites

After looking over what you’ve bought in our fantastic Summer Clearance Sale, we noticed that a lot of you have picked up sprues of the excellent Macedonian Phalangites. We took…

Spotlight: The Perils of Painting Portuguese

Inspired by last week’s in-depth guide to the history of the Portuguese Army on campaign in the Peninsula? Got one of our fantastic new plastic box sets on order, but…

Frontline Report: Kalon’s Atlantic Wall Defenders

The Atlantic Wall was a marvel of modern military engineering, stretching from the Norwegian fjords to the beaches of Normandy and Gascony. Fortified bunkers and trench-lines overlooked beaches strewn with…

Hobby: Deciphering Fallschirmjäger uniforms

German uniforms from the Second World War are confusing at the best of times, and downright contradictory at the worst. As a bit of a primer on this, Andy Singleton…

Gebirgsjäger painting guide

Bryan Cook lends us his painting skills and knowledge to show us how to paint the Gebirgsjäger! I really enjoyed painting up this squad box of German mountain troops, so…

Step by Step: Face Painting Tutorial

Peter is a regular over on the Bolt Action facebook pages and has a fantastic portfolio so who better to provide essential tips on painting your troop’s heads! By Peter…

Hobby: King Tiger – Painting the tank from Warlord Games.

Mitchell Basran has been spotted on the various Bolt Action Facebook pages working hard on some impressive vehicles. We asked if he could share some of his knowledge and can…

Painting: Napoleonic Portuguese

Warlord’s Dave ‘Boycie’ Lawrence continues his painting series (see Painting British) showing how he paints his Napoleonic Portuguese: Dave: Continuing my force based on Picton’s Third Division, in the later…

How to: Paint an Imperial Japanese Soldier!

Take over the Pacific with your newly painted Japanese army, using this painting guide by Andy Zeck! Hey Guys! Jamie here; regular Bolt Action contributor and speed demon Andy Zeck…

How to: Paint a USMC Buffalo

Prepare your Pacific campaign as Jacob Richards shows you how to paint a USMC Buffalo! Hey Guys: Jamie here! Jacob Richards – who I am sure you have seen on…

USMC Speed Paint

Andy Zeck gets his paintbrush and stopwatch out to get these Marines done in double time! Hey Guys – Jamie here! I am sure many of you are already familiar…

How to: Paint USMC Marines!

Get your paint brushes out as Jacob Richards goes into detail – painting USMC Marines! Hey, guys! JamieT here! We really hope you have been enjoying all the hobby related…

The War Gamer: Gates of Antares Painting Tutorials

Pete at TWG has done some fantastic videos on each of our Antarean races, simple and effective guides allowing you to get cracking with your own painting schemes! We’ve shown…

How To: Paint a Panzer II

Peter Motas gets his German invasion force ready with his newly painted Panzer II, and here’s how he painted it! Jamie: Hey Guys! With all the excitement for Early War…

How To: Paint a Matilda II

Jacob Richards produces a top notch Matilda II Painting Tutorial, packed with immense detail, certainly worth a read! Jamie: Hey Guys! With all the excitement for Operation Sealion in the…

How to: Paint the Fallschirmjager Falcons

Have your Fallschirmjager Falcons get prepared for a winter operation by learning how to paint them in a winter camo! Preparation “Sculpt” a tube scarf to emphasise the winter feeling….

How to: Paint a Jackal Walker

We spotted Jean Sebastien Denis’ expert painting and we just had to know how he did it – so we gave him a couple of Jackal Walkers to experiment with;…

Step by Step: Australian Commandos Review & Painting Guide

Bryan Cook yet again astonishes us with his painting and drops a few words of wisdom on the new Australian Commandos. Review Bryan: G’day fellas! Warlord Games has finally released…

Step by step: Starting with the Big Cats – Part 1: Colour Modulation

Matt from the breslau1945 blog shows us exactly how to get those tanks just right. Introduction Matt: Hi everyone and thanks for looking at my blog. I’ve set this up…

Step by Step: Painting the Caunter scheme

Andy Singleton of Volleyfire Painting took some time out to help us with a ‘How To’ article as he paints the eye-catching caunter scheme! Andy: In this article, I look at a…

New: Blitzkrieg German PDF Painting Guide

Looking for a little help to get your Bolt Action army painted up just right? Well check out our brand new addition to our Downloadable Painting Guides, available for less than…

Hobby: Captured Churchill MkIII

Dan Hoyt from the redoverblue blog had a play with our Churchill MkVII last year with a somewhat different result: Dan: This vehicle is definitely the most unique model now…

Painting: Captured British Morris truck

G’day all, Bryan here from the WWPD blog. I’ve been painting a lot of vehicles for my DAK lately, so I thought I would share a few tips on how…

Painting Guide: Deutsches Afrika Korps Kradschützen

Bryan, from the blog WWPD, sent in a fantastic Free French army list the other week and along with it mentioned his work on the German Afrika Korps, particularly his…

Painting Guide: Napoleonic Russian Line Infantry

Ever thought of starting a Black Powder Napoleonic Russian army, or indeed any other? Peruse this fantastic guide by Laurens Vannijvel of Abrushwithbattles fame, as he takes you through the…

Hobby: Painting late war German Camouflage without an airbrush

If you’re not as lucky as the guy below, and you don’t have access to an airbrush, don’t despair about painting German tanks with the late war camo, Andy Singleton…

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…

Get Started with a Free Plastic Sprue!

To help you get started in a new period we are giving away a FREE sprue of your choice, from those available, to hone your skills on with your new…

Webstore: United States painting guide – digital download

This 7 page Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting a GI (general infantryman) of the U.S. Army and easily the most ubiquitous American tank of…

Webstore: Soviet painting guide – digital download

This 7 page Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting the basic rifleman of the Soviet Red Army and perhaps one of the most innovative tanks…

Webstore: British painting guide – digital download

This 7 page Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting an infantryman of the British Army and the Cromwell Cruiser-class tank. The basic colour schemes depicted…

Webstore: Japanese painting guide – digital download

This Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting the basic infantryman of the Imperial Japanese Army and the up-gunned version of the most produced Japanese tank…