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sjpatejak26 Mar 2018 1:12 p.m. PST

I have been thinking about buying some. There are a number of them at various prices. I am looking for something basic, but including some advanced techniques, like painting horses. What do other people favor?

Oberlindes Sol LIC26 Mar 2018 2:36 p.m. PST

I use old DVDs (and CDs) as trays to carry miniatures to and from the spray-painting table. I have also had good results using DVDs and CDs as bases for terrain features.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP26 Mar 2018 3:35 p.m. PST

I just play them as they are. The picture quality is rarely as good after you paint a DVD.

dragon626 Mar 2018 3:47 p.m. PST

I watch various youtube channels instead

Tacitus26 Mar 2018 4:56 p.m. PST

Helpful posts so far. Michigan Toy Soldier Company has several painting tutorial videos available for sale. Brookhurst Hobbies have a couple too. Both available on the interwebs. If you are trying to save money, dragon6 has the right of it. Google what you are trying to learn to paint. There will be a tutorial for you. Good luck.

haywire Supporting Member of TMP26 Mar 2018 6:41 p.m. PST

I thought the Miniature Mentor Videos/DVDs were a bit too difficult a skill level for me and they would often step away from the steps I really needed to see.

Some of the newer Warhammer TV videos are a bit too basic and focus mainly on color choice. The earlier videos were good and he covered an entire mini.

Its been a long while, but I remember liking the Hot Lead, Privateer Press, and Jennifer and Natalya CMON DVDs being good. (Although Natalya was badly translated)

The Brandon Palmer CMON one was way too focused. It had good airbrushing skills, but he needed to step away from the one army one color scheme.

Youtube is a mixed bag in quality and subject, but there are some great artists out there.

dapeters28 Mar 2018 1:12 p.m. PST

I just want to give a Christin Sciulli who had a great hands on program about painting Bays at Cold wars, finally I understand the difference between a Bay and a chestnut.

TheWarStoreSweetie Supporting Member of TMP29 Mar 2018 11:27 a.m. PST

Dark Sword Miniatures has 3 how to paint DVD sets -- one with Jessica Rich, one with Marika Reimer and the other with Jen Haley and Anne Forrester. I have all 3 sets and refer to them often. I admit to using Marika's most often because she uses mostly Vallejo paint as do I.

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