Why build model when I can what other do it properly; I have stubbled across this blog on Planet Armor of a Panzerjager I I am hope to have a crack at one of these before to long ... it appears we are spolit for choice regarding Panzerjager I 's here is another Build log for one! With reference pictures.
There are many techniques we see master painters use on forums and discussion boards, but one thing they have all done is master the basics. I was looking at some of my figures the other day and I thought it would be a good idea to reread some of the basic literature on painting with acrylics, before I rush off to the bookshelf I checked out a couple of very useful online guides to figure painting:
On occasion while wondering through the various modelling forums online one stumbles on to a work of real mastery. The following multi media painting tutorial of a scratch built Warhammer Space Marine posted on the CoolMini Or Not Forum is a truly wonderful and to be marvelled at :
For many years now the work of Mark Bannerman has been a great inspiration to me. His technique in painting faces was instrumental in me developing my skills as a figure painter, however I still need to learn when to stop. Since I tend to over paint the faces. Here are a list of links to his articles on painting 1/35th faces in oil colours orginally published on the Missing Lynx website.