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Many would bash it for technical shortcomings. This comment has been removed by the author. Adam Wier 4 January at Personally it immediately makes me think of all the mad stuff that you get balnchitsu the backgrounds of 40K art that is often hard to pin down on exactly what blanchitdu is and what purpose it serves.

Thanks for sharing this. I’ve always adored his painterly approach to miniatures. Yes, start a blog!

Blanchitsu: Why You Should Do Your Own Thing Or How I Came To Love John Blanche

Wash effect on the woodelf was seriously astonishing! Technically i can add: Would it have a so warm reception?

An interesting point that unties him from worrying exactly how the figure should look and leaving room for expression. Your email address will not be published. Lovely work John ,lots of movement very characterful earthy conversion, the base and the model seem to blend together, particularly like the wood effect on the shield.

How do you paint in the Blanchitsu style? Rather interestingly, John is not making a hard statement on what the figure actually is.

I agree there is no magic solution to painting miniatures, and those minis which intrigue me on CMoN are usually those which don’t achieve a 9 or 10 rating. Painting messy is easy, painting dirty but good is a whole different ball game in a different park, played by aliens F P O A 8 November at John’s blanchtsu is perhaps the perfect place to start as the modern miniature painting hobby pretty much started with him.


One style that blew me away is that of a painter called Picta Mortis www. I think on the whole it tends to be darker or grimdark so you may want to avoid painting too much of blahchitsu model in bright colours. Sub-assemblies are really for people that undercoat white, I never use them.

Newcomers to the hobby may take the idea of servo skulls for granted but John was drawing them in the backgrounds of pics for years before they were nailed down to a specific thing.

Bit of an upward struggle but it was a characterful game. This deep glossy black next to pale skin and with some red spot colour just looks so striking.

Ana Polanscak 5 January at Tears of Envy 3 December at I had to grow up to appreciate them. Blanchisu Vader 4 January at Pale blues and greens shade skin nicely, with purple as the deepest colour; sometimes rosy cheeks do look the part, if its the right shade of sickly lilac… All my Astartes powder their cheeks….

The standard of the miniatures and terrain were off the scale, it was such a treat seeing all these incredible scenes evolving before your eyes. I get asked this a lot but the simple answer is: Dai 4 January at I should get some WIP photos and their background up this weekend.

This model brings forth themes such as experimentation, mood, painterly mini-painting, and overall an approach to the hobby that blancuitsu to do with a joy of creating little pieces of 40K fiction and doing this without following other people’s rules and aesthetics.


How do you paint in the Blanchitsu style? – Ex Profundis

There are few hard statements in John Blanche’s art, regardless if it is a painted boanchitsu, a sketch, or a miniature. I perceive an emergent ‘golden age’ in miniature painting and a marked shift in the consideration of where to now take this hobby given the level of technical mastery that’s been achieved by certain painters – a mastery that has long been espoused as the ideal, and an ideal that needs critiquing.

Thanks very much – she’s part of my blajchitsu for the winter.

And still the blanchutsu is very close to the original. I’ll post more about the games a little later on in a separate post, but first up some new Blanchitsu. I have yet to crack open my digital copy yet, but it’s always the first article I read.

The Tears of Isstvan: Master Blanchitsu.

Later washes will greatly improve the effect and hide scratches blanchjtsu took all paint off. Alas, and I can confirm, it doesn’t really work like that.

Usually this includes the base as well. What has all this meandering rambling been in aid of?

I have a few favourite colours that I tend to use on everything, especially an off-white. I tried searching blanchitau out but I could not locate it. I’m unsure on the Penitent and the DCA, tbh. Newer Post Older Post Home. Not every surface needs to be modeled, not everything needs to be delineated, broken up into different colors. Welcome to the blog.