This month’s main painting project was another X-Men member – Beast. I had a couple of false starts on this one; getting the right shades of blue required several repaints. However, I’m quite happy where I ended up. If I’m unhappy about one thing, it’s that the darkest shade of his fur has just a… Continue reading Beast


I’ve finished up my next X-Men model, Gambit. This one was interesting due to his forward-leaning pose. It really limited the surfaces that light strikes, so I mostly ended up putting most of the detail into his coat. I tried a different priming technique this time; I sprayed a highlight of white from a fixed… Continue reading Gambit

Storm & Cyclops

I recently finished painting Storm for my X-Men force in Marvel Crisis Protocol. I’ve been doing all the models in a flat cel-shaded / comic book style, with color schemes based on the old 90s animated show, which I really loved as a child. The official model for Storm doesn’t match her costume from the… Continue reading Storm & Cyclops