Say everyone has a bunch of potatoes. How to paint Inquisitor Greyfax, the Duncan Rhodes way The best part of the promotion of this method of painting is that it's getting more painted miniatures out there. I do hope that you might mention where I can learn more how to paint the details on cloaks like that High Elf model.
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GW has done the hobbyist a huge favour, while at the same time doing themselves a favour too. If cooked potatoes are like painted minis, then poutine is a Slayer Sword winning entry! As far as economy of effort, it's fantastic. I see it, as you were saying at the end, as a metzl stone for new painters.
However, the Eavy Metal style is probably better as a marketing tool for GW, because it showcases detail better, and photographs better, than the dark organic style of Mr.
My point being, sure, it's awesome that we are seeing fewer raw potatoes on dinner tables, but hopefully after people have tried boiled potatoes for awhile, they go out and try their hand at other ways wavy cook them. Gamers and collectors needed a fast and efficient way to paint their miniatures. Slice them thin and fry them mteal as chips? And GW found a great banner-bearer in Duncan.
It really is a win-win in my book. However, sales of individual miniatures as a business model was very limited in growth. Don't get me wrong Many of the gamers I played with pretty much had identically painted armies. Sometimes the two mindsets clash. Much the same happened back in the early nineties, masterclsss everyone copied Mike McVey and the Eavy Metal style.
Eavy Metal Masters
But I love both styles I think it's a matter of what feels natural to you. And so if you look at the motivations behind one of the main driving forces behind the evolution of miniature painting, Games Workshop as a corporation, then mastreclass see how the basic primer, basecoat, wash, and layer highlight with optional drybrush method made perfect sense. Easy to follow, and amazing results. The Lord of the Rings: I'll definitely be checking out part mastterclass.
This is a great read, and definitely something that I'll be coming back to when I want to use these techniques. Duncan Rhodes always drinks his painting wash water after he finishes a model.
This style of painting had to help showcase all the details on the miniature But if metql all people are trying, then they are missing out on all the other ways to prepare and eat potatoes.
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I really hope that after people learn to "thin their paints", and that "multiple thin coats are better than one thick one", that their interest and passion will just have started to be piqued. Those who aren't huge fans of painting might not expand beyond those basics, but at least their painting. I do hope that you might mention where I can learn more how to paint the details on cloaks like that High Elf model.
Now, I've mentioned before, I eavj mini painting back in the late eighties when there were very few published mini painting step-by-steps, no YouTube videos, no painting DVDs or VHS tapes, for that matterand no mini painting classes.
‘Eavy Metal Masterclass Weekend – The Foundations of Excellence – Warhammer World
At our first Masterclass Weekend, you will be shown the fundamentals of great miniature painting. However, unlike the McVey era, there are so many different styles and techniques out there now, it's a bit of a shame that more people aren't trying to branch out a bit masterclasss and find their own style of painting.
It also needed to be easy to understand, so that people new to the hobby would not be intimidated, and could pick it up quite quickly. Other companies are also doing their part as well in specifically targeting the beginner.
Sales of these paints represent a very large chunk of their income, and any painting tutorial published in White Dwarf, or posted online or on YouTube goes a long way in helping drive sales of GW paints. Kelly 10 February at