By Joseph Forster I've been painting a bunch of African Warriors lately and I wanted to share 6 different paint combinations I've used with some success. Skin is always a little tricky to paint realistically and African skin tone is a whole different challenge. On top of that, these Firelock African Warriors models are mostly … Continue reading 6 Methods for Painting African Warriors
By Joseph Forster Cannons were commonly cast both from iron and bronze during this era of history. It appears that the blackened iron was the most common type of naval gun used by both pirates and navies but bronze had its advantages and sometimes they would leave them bare or polished for show. I've found … Continue reading Bronze Cannons Painting Guide
Here's a video guide on painting Firelock Cannons with Contrast Paints. https://youtu.be/I02BV5bPzlc
Here's the next installment of Guy's Plunder Basic series. In this episode Guy paints some nicely detailed cannons by Amati, chats about the history and mechanics of cannons of the era and offers some great painting tips and tricks. https://youtu.be/QFd6a5654-c
Guy continues his Plunder Basics series with a short video on painting powder burn marks around cannon gun ports on ships. https://youtu.be/4vrjWfu8wGs Enjoy! You can check out his growing playlist of Plunder Basics videos here.
We have another video up on our YouTube channel. This is a hobby video looking at painting the Stone Tower Fort. https://youtu.be/YVdkuAE7OMc I kind of panicked with how dark the black wash looked halfway through the video but it dried just fine.
By Joseph Forster With the new Later North American Tribes factions already on the Force Builder, I've been wanting to get these Braves models painted so I can try the new factions! I recently finished up 3 sets of the Braves models and I just wanted to share a couple pictures. I kept my first … Continue reading Completed Braves
Here's a simple guide for building a longboat with a fore-and-aft rig. https://youtu.be/FUO4eNN0q6o
How I Stopped Making Horrible Messes and Learned to Love the Render PowderI've been working on a lot of 4Ground terrain lately and I wanted to share some technique and tips that I've picked up along the way. Much of the Ports of Plunder line of product comes with a "Render Powder" that has to … Continue reading 4Ground Render Powder
Ships are huge part of Blood & Plunder but they can be an intimidating hobby project, especially if you're new to miniature gaming or don't have a lot of painting experience. With resin hulls and wood and elastic rigging pieces, they aren't your standard Games Workshop gaming miniature. This painting guide is my attempt at … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Painting and Rigging a Bark