Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Flames of the Forsaken: Dark Age's Prometheus 2/3 How-To Zenithal Prime, The Flashlight of the Gods!


Here is a quick how-to on zenithal priming. Zenithal priming is great way to quickly map out shadows on your miniature. If you have a light touch with your paints the shadows you create with this step will show through on your finished project and if you tend towards heavier paint zenithal priming will give you a quick guide for placing your shadows and highlights.  




Zenithal priming is a great technique to use no matter what your skill level. Basically this is how it's done:

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Flames of the Forsaken: Dark Age's Prometheus 1/3 Assembly and Base Building

I am working on a really cool new project, Prometheus from Dark Age's Forsaken faction. It's a painting commission with a really cool twist, I get to paint him up however I want, but I have to do a step by step so my client can follow along at home. He's is going to paint another of St Isaac's Forsaken heavies, Ajax.

Both models are big robots with a lot of texture. They're cast in resin, which is great and both have bipedal man-like shapes. The box art for Prometheus is pretty sweet: