The year 2017 has left us a lot of great articles, tutorials and photo processes that have taught us great tricks and valuable techniques. To finalize our review of 2017, here is a list of 50 tutorials and articles to ‘Do Not Miss’. Taken from our weekly collection of articles we have seen in the 52 weeks of 2017.
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The Step by Step article from Raffa Picca where he tells us how he created his Son of Khorne.
The next installment in the series by Anthony Rodriguez on essential miniature painting techniques.
Watching Lucas work is always immensely instructive.
Inspiring ideas and helpful tips to create broken glass for your pieces.
Incredible photoprocess of the creation of this great diorama, completely scratch built.
Very instructive freehand process inspired by World of Warcraft, on a Stormcast Eternal shield.
The usual step by step photo process by Lucas Pina, about the making of the King of Goblins bust.
This conversion idea was very obvious, yet this is the first one I have seen. And it is as superb as the idea promised.
Extraordinary article in great format about the painting of this magnificent bust by Redav.
A work in progress series of pics of Pedro’s work on this bust depicting the main character from the Assasin’s Creed movie.
Anthony Rodriguez continues his series of articles about basic techniques and considerations for miniature painting. Now is the turn for feathering / wet blending / whatever you want to call it!
Remarkable article on composition, this is truly a Do Not Miss for everyone, posted in the blog Lost in the Warp.
Instructive and eye opener article on how to paint Space Marines in a very fast way starting with the grisaille technique, in Massive Voodoo.
Cool freehands with useful tips explained in this article in figurementors.com.
Comprehensive tutorial on the painting of this boardgame miniature, very interesting!
Thorough photo process tutorial on painting the armour of this Orruk from Shadespire.
Very instructive article talking about OSL painting in general.
Instructive process of the sculpting of Medusa by Gautier Giroud.
Roman’s love of ambience light under study in this article.
Article where Jero takes us through his way of painting blacks in this Space Marine.
Great idea to create ice bases in Le Blog des Kouzes.
Amazing and useful tutorial about water splashes by David Soper.
Thorough explanation on painting worn leather, in figurementors.com.
An article on how Roman achieved this extraordinary version based on Gurmuth by Hera Models.
Thorough tutorial on NMM painting by Johann in the blog Chestnut Ink.
Every process we can follow from the master is an absolute jewel.
The extraordinary painting and technique by Lan, explained in steps in a few pictures.
An extensive interview to Alfonso where we can see the artist spilling his guts around his vision of the miniature world.
Interesting article on painting worn leather on the bust C-Girl Akito.
Article about how Dieguete painted his own version of Nythgor, the dwarf sculpted by Raúl García Latorre for Hera Models.
An always instructive sculpting tutorial by Sebastian, for his game Twisted.
Photo process of the painting by Marc of the Dino Rider, sculpted by Joaquín Palacios.
This article is quite old but we saw it very recently and it is worth sharing even if a few years have gone by!
Read Artem’s thoughts on OSL painting.
Comprehensive step by step article on the painting of the Ultramarine Primarch in Javier’s very own style.
David explains how he approaches the painting of the Abyssal Warlords from Scale75.
The second installment in the in depth inteview with Alfonso in figurementors.com.
Very useful article with many examples, in figurementors.com
The ancient technique of stipling, as explained by Anthony Rodriguez in his blog.
You may feel it is repetitive to say that giving out colours recipes is useless, but it is such an important message that we should repeat it over and over and over again. Another great example of it.
Jero is painting a lot lately, and these Bretonnians are precisely our cup of tea. Such awesome painting!
Very interesting photo process by Luis on the painting of this Rebel Pilot, based on a miniature from Terrible Kids Stuff.
Another great article in figurementors.com, this time a highly comprehensive and useful review of oil paints by Kyle Kolbe.
Marina shows us a quick photoprocess on painting stockings on a Kingdom Death miniature.
Yet another quick photoprocess by Marina, this time on painting skin tones on a Kingdom Death miniature.
Amazing article with insights and tips into the very difficult art of water in model making, by Josua Lai in Massive Voodoo.
We love these mini articles from Sergio.
Anthony Rodriguez continues his series of articles about basic techniques and considerations for miniature painting. This one about glazing is really useful!
Insights into Roman’s artistic process on this gorilla bust.
Rubén shows us a very easy process to paint weathered Space Marine armour (only in Spanish).