ToP Tip: Getting your Static Grass to Stand Up

TOP TIP: GETTING YOUR STATIC GRASS TO STAND UP

Static Grass is a great way to add detail to your bases but sometimes it can look like a Troggoth has stamped on it. In today's ToP...

Showcase: Stahly's Necromunda Armies on Parade 2020 entry

SHOWCASE: STAHLY'S NECROMUNDA ARMIES ON PARADE 2020 ENTRY

Sunday was the deadline for 2020's Armies on Parade submission, because of the current global situation, digital-only for the first...

 
 
 
Showcase: Warcry Scions of the Flame warband

SHOWCASE: WARCRY SCIONS OF THE FLAME WARBAND

These zealots are the embodiment of the Realm of Fire. They truly believe they are made stronger by embracing Aqshian magic and hunting...

Showcase: Heroquest Villains

SHOWCASE: HEROQUEST VILLAINS

What's a hero without a villain though? Just another undesirable troublemaker. So here's the two Big Bads of Heroquest, the surprisingly...

 
 
 
Tutorial: How to paint Flames and Fire

TUTORIAL: HOW TO PAINT FLAMES AND FIRE

In today's post I'll share a complete step by step photo tutorial guide on how to paint flames. The perfect follow up tutorial to last...

ToP Tip: 3 must have paints for painting white

TOP TIP: 3 MUST HAVE PAINTS FOR PAINTING WHITE

Painting white isn't easy, especially if you start from a black or dark basecoat. White pigments are rather weak and often have a tendency...

 
 
 
Showcase: Heroquest Heroes

SHOWCASE: HEROQUEST HEROES

Here's our heroes! It's hard to come up with postings for these without using the word 'iconic'. Especially with these chaps. I mean...

Review: Eldar/Aeldari Craftworlds Howling Banshees kit

REVIEW: ELDAR/AELDARI CRAFTWORLDS HOWLING BANSHEES KIT

If you ask an Eldar collector what she*he wants, she*he will tell you this: plastic Aspect Warriors. In 2020, Games Workshop heard...

 
 
 
Showcase: Heroquest Furniture

SHOWCASE: HEROQUEST FURNITURE

Alright, this one might take a bit of abstraction. Most of you will instantly recognize the Heroquest furniture. And that they're lacking...

Tutorial: How to Paint the Scions of the Flame Warband

TUTORIAL: HOW TO PAINT THE SCIONS OF THE FLAME WARBAND

In today's post I'll share a complete step by step photo tutorial guide on how to paint a Azyrite Ruins in a sandstone colour scheme....

 
 
 
Review: RGG360° Ergonomic Miniature Holder V2 by Redgrass Games

REVIEW: RGG360° ERGONOMIC MINIATURE HOLDER V2 BY REDGRASS GAMES

By now, there are quite a few painting handles out there, and here comes another Kickstarter success from Redgrass Games, the RGG360°...

Showcase: Warcry Catacombs Terrain

SHOWCASE: WARCRY CATACOMBS TERRAIN

It's been a while since I reviewed the Warcry Catacombs boxed game and I've actually been making great progress painting all the models...

 
 
 
Showcase: Heroquest Chaos Warriors and Fimir

SHOWCASE: HEROQUEST CHAOS WARRIORS AND FIMIR

Here come the Heavies of Heroquest, the Dealers of Damage, the Clenchers of Fists - it's the Chaos Warriors and Fimir. The former of...

Tutorial: How to paint jade green ruins that match the Warcry gaming board

TUTORIAL: HOW TO PAINT JADE GREEN RUINS THAT MATCH THE WARCRY GAMING BOARD

In this tutorial, I explain in seven easy to follow steps how to paint your Warcry scenery pieces to match the pale green tiles and...

 
 
 
ToP Tip: How to avoid gaps on push-fit models

TOP TIP: HOW TO AVOID GAPS ON PUSH-FIT MODELS

Huge gaps on your models can look unsightly and spoil your hard work you put into your paint job. In today's ToP TIP I'm going to share...

Showcase: Heroquest Orcs & Goblins

SHOWCASE: HEROQUEST ORCS & GOBLINS

Back to Heroquest! Starting with some of the most iconic Orcs and Goblins figures anyone could think of. Painting Heroquest is always...

 
 
 
Showcase: Dominion of Sigmar Timeworn Ruins

SHOWCASE: DOMINION OF SIGMAR TIMEWORN RUINS

Today I present you a couple of broken pillars from the Dominion of Sigmar: Timeworn Ruins set I painted to compliment my Warcry scenery...

Showcase: The Yncarne, Avatar of Ynnead

SHOWCASE: THE YNCARNE, AVATAR OF YNNEAD

Here's the Yncarne, completing the trio of people who had their I and Y on theyr keiboard swytched. More after the jump

 
 
 
Review: Gamers Grass Tufts Alien Turquoise

REVIEW: GAMERS GRASS TUFTS ALIEN TURQUOISE

Gamers Grass manufacture a wide variety of grass tufts in several colours, blends, shapes and sizes. They're a great way to add realistic...

Support Tale of Painters on Patreon and Ko-fi

SUPPORT TALE OF PAINTERS ON PATREON AND KO-FI

Tale of Painters is a blog FOR hobbyists run BY hobbyists in our spare time. We're blogging since 2011 without a break and bring you...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting “ENTRANCE TO THE UNKNOWN” by...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Art Painting “ENTRANCE TO THE UNKNOWN” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

I like the thick impasto contrasts of dark and light with the strong metallic "I" that stands lifted up at the side of a dark and mysterious forest. The "I" is the watchful... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting, Meadow, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting, Meadow, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Meadow on the Mesa” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

In late summer everything starts taking on a golden hue... the trees, the grasses, the sunlight, even the sky seems to agree that fall is just around the corner. The... Read more ...

Metro YMCA Workplace Adaptation / Bora Architects + LEVER Architecture

Metro YMCA Workplace Adaptation / Bora Architects + LEVER Architecture

LEVER Architecture Location: Portland, Oregon, United States Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Jeremy Bittermann Area: 67640.0 ft2 Read more ...

Min/MAX House / Punch Architecture

Min/MAX House / Punch Architecture

Blue Diamond, NV, Blue Diamond, NV, United States Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Fraser Almeida Photographs: Stephen Morgan Area: 4530.0 ft2 Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Art, Vertical Art, Contemporary Painting, Collage...

Mixed Media Abstract Art, Vertical Art, Contemporary Painting, Collage, “Lost Messages” by Florida Contemporary Artist Mary Ann Ziegler

"Lost Messages" is a mixed media creation in grays and black with white written highlights. It looks like it from the past and found amongst the relics of an attic somewhere in... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Nature Art, Contemporary Painting, “Simple” by Texas...

Abstract Art, Nature Art, Contemporary Painting, “Simple” by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

7"x5"x1.5" Mixed Media on Watercolor Paper/Framed Read more ...

Feng Shui House / Steffen Welsch Architects

Feng Shui House / Steffen Welsch Architects

Steffen Welsch Architects Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Shannon McGrath Area: 134.0 m2 Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Landscape Painting, Fine Art For Sale “Multiple...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Landscape Painting, Fine Art For Sale “Multiple Thresholds” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

The notion of crossing waterways, mountain crests, the next and the next horizon, is like moving through multiple thresholds. Each new vista has a promise of the next unseen... Read more ...

Original Photography, Bird, Lily Pads “Courageous 2” by Peter Collins

Original Photography, Bird, Lily Pads “Courageous 2” by Peter Collins

A courageous bird walking on water. Taking the risk to a brighter future. Fine Art Prints on Archival Paper are Available HERE Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Patch of...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Patch of Sun” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

One little window opening in a storm can create such amazing dramatic moments. Sometimes the sunshine only lasts seconds before the clouds close up again. Other times it rolls... Read more ...