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krushgroove (Over a year ago): - delete
Hi Kris, you seem to use dry palettes a lot, why do you prefer this over a wet palette?

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snipayaface (Over a year ago): - delete
hi how would you paint ropes on a black teamplar or dark angel?
Thing295 (Over a year ago): - delete
@hellbender: ... Hey that's from the hobbit
Ok how about this one
Gnaws iron. Bites Steel. Grinds hard Stones to meal. Slays king. Ruins town and beats high mountain down.

samrooney21 (Over a year ago): - delete
Dear Kris,
Love these videos so thank you for doing them!
How would you go about painting Black Burnished Iron to a tabletop display standard. I'm aiming to do this for my High Elf Army and am really struggling to come up with a good recipe.
Many thanks!
niclebel (Over a year ago): - delete
Ho there Kris,

I have two questions for you:

1. What colors / techniques would you recommend for a really nice pus (I'm painting a nurgle scheme). I'd like a REAL pus look, something more yellow than green.

2. Same idea, but for CSM horns. I've done some on my army, but they,re very dark, should I use a ligter base? What colors for the higlights? Should I use a wash?

LegendsForever (Over a year ago): - delete
Dear kris,

Do you have any advice for blending blue power swords? I dearly want this effect on my most important minis (sword = badge of importantness) but while my overall painting skills are improving, I am lacking in the sword department because i'm afraid of doing a poor job. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. My emperor's champion ain't so champion-like with an unpainted poker.
Necr0nChicken (Over a year ago): - delete
Dear awesome Kris, Are you possibly thinking of collecting another army?
CrownOfHorns (Over a year ago): - delete
Dearest Kris,

What is your favorite model you've painted? PAINT FOR THE PAINT GOD!
rentaspoon (Over a year ago): - delete
for pearl, paint, plastkic pearl effect spray and gloss over.

Best to do it with the part not glued on though.

Done this on my airfix years ago, don't remember how good it was probably be to try it on a sprue first
RRRARRRgreyknight (Over a year ago): - delete
kris, how do i paint really cool horns on the chaos space marines? as in the blending from the dark colours at the base to the lighter at the tip
thank you
iwalrus (Over a year ago): - delete
Hello kris the almighty paint applier. I have a question concerning a new space marine chapter I am creating and its colour scheme. The main body color will be crimson, what paints and washes should I get for this Colour. I'm sorry if this question is very broad, I'm new to painting miniatures.
Drewski (Over a year ago): - delete
Hey Kris,

Is it good or bad to mix some varnish with your primer when airbrushing models? I find since the layer is so thin, it can easily be damaged. I'm wondering if mixing the varnish and primer would strengthen the base coat. I typically use the Vallejo poly-urethane primer. If it is ok to mix them, would you recommend mixing it with a matt, satin or gloss varnish?

morozau (Over a year ago): - delete
im curious ,looking for some tips of how to paint a
camouflage scheme such as urban camouflage and thought it would be a challenge maybe for a tutorial good work and keep it up
Nok4 (Over a year ago): - delete
Kris, please give an example of how to make a dry-brush, all my brushes are new and I need to dry brush now, right now! New brushes make for bad attemps. Help, plz oh Master of Pigmentation Applier 12

Any vids for terrain soon?Yes!
Drekkie (Over a year ago): - delete
hey kris, im going to add some sisters of battle to my imperial guard, what would you say is the best way to paint white armour?
chaoslord1 (Over a year ago): - delete
hi there kris! ive started a word bearers army and i was wondering what i should use as a spot colour against thier deep red armour? thanks if you answer this!
neceti (Over a year ago): - delete
Hey kris. Great vids! What do you recommend for brush care and making their lives longer
Arcticor (Over a year ago): - delete
You should definitely paint crimson fists!! (Cause I do, and I'd love to see what you do with the color scheme, and it would give me tips and tricks). Dooo iiittt
Crusherfex (Over a year ago): - delete
I've been painting my Tau with black priming, but use light green, light blue, brown, biege, and a bit of black. People suggest to start using a white primer so the lighter colors look better. If I start using white primer on my next Tau models, do I have to/ should I reprime and paint the old models?
Crusherfex (Over a year ago): - delete
Kris, can you do an example of painting the horns? Your instructions made sense but I'm not sure if I'll do it correctly
lee6787 (Over a year ago): - delete
Kris your shows are great!
By the by if you've got one you cant share it and if you share it you haven't got it. What is it?
Drayton (Over a year ago): - delete
Hey Kris
I am doing a Red Corsairs CSM army and I am a bit stuck on how to do they symbol. GW haven%u2019t done any transfer sheets or shoulder pads, so I am stuck doing them all in free hand painting. This is not impossible but it takes a lot of time. Do you have any ideas?
DangerDude (Over a year ago): - delete

SO i have been trying to paint some flyers and tanks kinda like you would a car in real life. I put a coat of Gloss black then do some color modulation with metallic paint. It looks good at that point, then I put on the candy coat(Badger Freak Flex) and it comes out looking dull. Any ideas to make it look more like actual car paint? I am using all acrylic and don't really want to use solvent based paint because I won't really be able to work with it afterword.
DangerDude (Over a year ago): - delete
So, I have been monkeying around with using automotive painting techniques to paint some veicials
hellbender (Over a year ago): - delete
It cannot be seen, cannot be felt,
Cannot be heard, cannot be smelt.
It lies behind stars and under hills,
And empty holes it fills.
It comes first and follows after,
Ends life, kills laughter.

J.R.R. Tolkien
AimBiZ (Over a year ago): - delete
Great videos!

What's your thoughts on light setup for the hobby area.
Any recommendations?
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