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Discovery Painting Tutorials For 2019

September 2019:

  • How to Paint Golden Treasure - Mission Models Iridescence & Green Stuff World Candy
  • How to Create a Dusty Abandoned Effect - Ammo of Mig Weathering Products


    Our Discovery Boxes now contains Tutorial Tiles, which are custom resin Tiles designed specifically for our subscription. Use them to try out your new paints and hobby products by following our Painting Guide. Check out the subscriber painted Tiles below!

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    January 2019:

    • How to Paint Yellow Feathers - ScaleColor trio
    • How to Create a Rust Effect - Vallejo Mecha trio

    February 2019:

    • How to Paint Zombie Flesh - MR.PAINT trio
    • How to Paint Black Armour - Revell trio
    • Using the UMP Weathering Wash

    March 2019:

    • How to Paint a White Dress - Andrea Color trio
    • Painting Lenses using Mig Jimenez Crystal Colors

    April 2019:

    • How to Paint a Worn Orange Banner - Kimera Kolors
    • How to Paint Metallic Fish Scales - Green Stuff World

    There was no May box because we improved the way our subscriptions ship, and had to skip a month as a result. 

    June 2019:

    • How to Paint a Soul Fire Effect- Jo Sonja Professional Paints
    • How to Create Realistic Moss Effect - LifeColour
    • Four Different Blood Effects

    July 2019:

    • How to Paint a Non Metallic Metal Gold Effect- Reaper Core Colours
    • How to Paint Silver Using Metallic Pens - Molotow

    August 2019:

    • How to Paint Blue Space Marine Armour - Creature Caster's Pro Acryl
    • How to Paint Realistic Wood - Coat d'Arms & WarColours

    To see images of these past boxes to remind you of what was inside them,
    simply head to our Discovery Unboxing Page!

    Discovery Painting Tutorials For 2018

    July 2018:

    • How to Paint Realistic Blonde Hair - Reaper trio
    • How to Paint a Fire Effect - MR.PAINT trio

    August 2018:

    • 3 Techniques for Painting Copper TMMs - Darkstar trio
    • How to Paint Simply Grey Fabric - Hataka pair
    • A Basing Tutorial on Using The Resin Water Effect - Serious Play Scenics

    September 2018:

    • How to Paint Monster Tentacles - Foundry trio
    • Painting a Rusted Tank Track Effect - Mig Jimenez and Alclad II products
    • How to Paint Simple Pottery - Colours of War trio

    October 2018:

    • Tips For Using Colourshift Paints - TurboDork
    • How to Paint Sandstone - Humbrol

    November 2018:

    • How to Create a Weathered Effect Using Oils - Winsor & Newton oils paints
    • Painting an Olive Uniform - AK Interactive paints

    December 2018:

    • How to Weather Wood - Tabletop Terrain washes
    • How to Paint Old Victorian Metallics - Darkstar metals
    • How to Paint Dark Blue Clothing - Hataka Hobby trio


    January 2018:

    • How to Paint a Damaged Leather Effect - ScaleColor
    • How to Paint Vibrant Yellow Fabric - Coat d'Arms trio
    • Using Snow Basing Material - Precision Ice and Snow

    February 2018:

    • How To Paint Bronze TMMs - Darkstar pair
    • Creating a Patina Weathered Effect - Secret Weapon
    • How to Paint 2 Different Camouflage Patterns - Hataka Hobby

    March 2018:

    • How to Paint a Purple Crystal Effect - Com Art trio
    • Painting Teal Ghosts - Reaper pair
    • Tips for Using the Colourshift Effect - Green Stuff World

    April 2018:

    • How to Paint African Skin - Foundry trio
    • How to Paint Green Foliage - Mig Jimenez and Army Painter greens
    • Tips for Using Baked Canyon Basing Materials - Serious Play

    May 2018:

    • How to Paint a Concrete Floor Effect - Italeri trio
    • Painting a Red Clock - INSTAR paints

    June 2018:

    • How to Paint an Engine Effect with Blue Heat Stain - Secret Weapon trio and LifeColor Effect
    • How to Paint an Ice Effect - ScaleColor trio

    Discovery Painting Tutorials For 2017

    October 2017:

    • How to Paint Caucasian Flesh - Reaper trio
    • How to Weather a Tank Using Pigments - LifeColor and Wilder

    November 2017:

    • How to Paint Brass Armour - Mig Jimenez pair
    • How to Paint a Dark Armour Effect - Secret Weapon
    • How to Paint Rubber Tires - Secret Weapon

    December 2017:

    • How to Use Chipping Fluid to Create a Chipped Paint Effect - AK Interactive and Mission Models
    • How to Blend Using WarColours Blue Gel-Based Paints

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    Heroines Painting Tutorials For 2019

    January 2019 - The Silent Ones:

    • How to Paint Ice Crystals - INSTAR sheen paints trio

    February 2019 - The Fiery Sorceress:

    • How to Paint a Fire Effect - Reaper 'pure pigment' trio

    March 2019 - The Steampunk Mercenary:

    • How to Paint Bronze True Metallic Metals - Coat d'Arms trio

    April 2019 - Goddess of the Dead:

    • How to Paint a Purple Dress - Vallejo trio

    There was no May box because we improved the way our subscriptions ship, and had to skip a month as a result. 

    June 2019 - The Sci-Fi Bounty Hunter:

    • How to Paint Rockin' Pink Hair - Reaper trio

    July 2019 - The Savvy Survivor:

    • How to Paint Khaki Overalls - Hataka trio

    August 2019 - The Noble Knight:

    • How to Paint a Green Cloak - INSTAR trio

    September 2019 - Goddess of the Sea:

    • How to Paint Turquoise Tentacles - Army Painter trio

    To see images of these past boxes to remind you of what was inside them,
    simply head to our Heroines Unboxing Page!

    Heroines Painting Tutorials For 2018

    August 2018 - The Dwarven Adventurers:

    • How to Paint Leather Effects - Coat d'Arms trio

    September 2018 - The Knight and the Hawk:

    • How to Paint a Blue Cloak - Reaper trio

    October 2018 - Steampunk Speed:

    • How to Paints a Red Dress - Coat d'Arms trio

        November 2018 - The Female Assassin:

        • How to Paint a Linen Robe - Reaper trio

        December 2018 - Clash of the Ninjas:

        • How to Paint Wooden Planks - The Army Painter trio


            May 2018 - The Drowned Earth:

            • How to Paint Old Worn Metallics - Coat d'Arms trio

            June 2018 - Steampunk Gangs:

            • How to Paint a Steampunk Jepack - Darkstar & Secret Weapon

            July 2018 - The Spy in Space:

            • How to Paint a White Cloak - INSTAR paints

            February 2018 - The Dragon Slayer:

            • How to Mix Colours Using Colour Theory - WarColours

            March 2018 - The Vindicare Assassin:

            • How to Paint Black Armour - Coat d'Arms trio

            April 2018 - The Mystical Druid:

            • How to Paint a Fur Cloak - Reaper trio
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              Heroes Painting Tutorials For 2019

              There was no May box because we improved the way our subscriptions ship, and had to skip a month as a result. 

              June 2019 - The Armoured Soldier:

              • How to Paint a Chipped Armour Effect - Ammo of Mig chipping fluid & INSTAR trio

              July 2019 - The Toxic Underworld:

              • How to Paint Metallic Sewers and a Slime Effect - Darkstar Molten Metals & secret Weapon Wash

                August 2019 - Ancient England:

                • How to Paint Leather - Coat d'Arms

                September 2019 - Celestial Rebellion:

                • How to Paint Black feathered Wings - Ammo of Mig acrylics

                  To see images of these past boxes to remind you of what was inside them,
                  simply head to our Heroes Unboxing Page!

                  November 2018 - The Warrior Bishop:

                  • How to Paint a Purple Robe - The Army Painter trio

                  December 2018 - The Noble Samurai:

                  • How to Paint a Green Samurai Tunic - Coat d'Arms trio

                  January 2019 - The Katanaka Snipers:

                  • How to Paint Weathered Stone - Reaper grey trio

                  February 2019 - The Intrepid Barbarian:

                  • How to Paint Barbarian Flesh - Foundry trio

                  March 2019 - The Steampunk Gentleman:

                  • How to Paint a Check Patterned Cloak - The Army Painter

                  April 2019 - The Demon Moloch:

                  • How to Paint Blue Demon Skin - Hataka Hobby trio

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                  Monsters Painting Tutorials For 2019

                  January 2019 - Kin of Dragons

                  • How to Paint a Leather - ScaleColor trio

                  March 2019 - The Armoured Griffin

                  • How to Paint a Fur Effect - Reaper trio

                  May 2019 - Warlord Kong

                  • How to Paint Bronze Armour - Great Stuff World Metal Paints

                  July 2019 - Hell and Bones

                  • How to Paint Bone - MR. PAINT bone trio

                  September 2019 - The Iron Boss

                  • How to Build an Orc Warzone Diorama - Kromlech, Serious Play, Asset Drop Baseworks

                    To see images of these past boxes to remind you of what was inside them,
                    simply head to our Monsters Unboxing Page!

                    Monsters Painting Tutorials For 2018

                    May 2018 - The Forest Troll

                    • How to Paint a Living Wood - Reaper trio

                    July 2018 - The Axe Kill Brute

                    • How to Paint Realistic Stone - WarColours and Secret Weapon

                    September 2018 - The Orc Warlord

                    • How to Paint Orc Skin - Coat d'Arms and INSTAR

                    November 2018 - The Decaying Demon

                    • How to Paint Rusted Metal - Darkstar, Kromlech and INSTAR