Raging Heroes’ Quick Tutorial Gets You Over That Painting Hump!

November 14, 2019 by brennon

Raging Heroes know that looking at grey plastic on the tabletop can be a little depressing sometimes, especially if you're the one who hasn't mustered up the courage to get out the brush in a long time. So, they've put together a little guide to painting up some of your models using just seven colours.

Easy Colour Scheme #1 - Raging Heroes

For this particular tutorial, they looked at using their Holy Blades and broke the model down into its smaller parts in order to make it easier. So, you just need to paint these particular places on the model in their regular old base colour and you'll have a good looking model in no time if you're neat and patient.

As you can see, just with the application of those few baser colours you've immediately made the models look ten times better and they will probably fight harder too!

Base Colours - Raging Heroes

Things can then be taken to the next level if you want with the use of some extra techniques including Shading using a range of different products on the market. They go into this step above too so it's well worth following along and...

Base Colours & Shading - Raging Heroes

...if you want to then take things to a further level you've got the chance to go back in and add some highlights and such into the mix. As it stands though, the wash step is probably as far as you need to go on a lot of the rank and file troops if you're new to painting.

Highlights & Details - Raging Heroes

But, for those who want to push themselves to that next level, it isn't a huge leap from that to going back in and adding another lighter colour for the highlights. I was afraid of doing highlights and such for a very long time but now I've got past the mental barrier I love doing these final few steps.

As mentioned above, you can view their full tutorial HERE where you can explore painting their miniatures and getting over that fear of the brush!

What do you think of these simple pointers from Raging Heroes?

"I was afraid of doing highlights and such for a very long time but now I've got past the mental barrier I love doing these final few steps..."

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