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This page has all the direct links to articles below arranged in a couple different ways to help you find what you're looking for or work your way back through the archives slowly.

Calendar Archive
2013 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2012 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2011 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2010 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2009 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Tutorials
Since some folks have asked for how I get the results I do with my models in particular, I've collected all the tutorials I've ever posted and listed them all here.


Modeling Tips and Tricks
Modeling concepts, Basic Marines, Brass etch, Casting, Liquid Greenstuff, Magnets, Mold lines, Pinning, Plasticard substitute, Powders, Prevent sinking, Repositioning, Resin bases, Stripping and Varnish, Sub-Assemblies, Tools, Truescale

Banners, Flags and Standards
Using Cardstock, Using Greenstuff, Double sided, Plastic banners, Torn and tattered

Basing
Basing Theory, Daemon world, Flying bases, Free materials, Marble, Mud, Necron crystal, Oval bases, Painting first?, Prevent sinking, Rebasing, Resin, Rocks, Simple, Snow, Space Hulk style, Static grass, Urban, Woods

Armour, Equipment and Extras
Backpacks, Cloaks and capes, Combi-weapons, Fur pelts, Glass vials, Gun barrels, Halberds, Heads and Helmets, Chaplain helmets, Iconography, Power armour MK6, Power cables, Power weapons, Psychic Hood, Purity Seals, Rivets, Stormbolter, Tabards, Pre-Heresy Terminator armour

Bikes, Dreadnoughts and Vehicles
Canopies, Deimos patterns, Exhausts, Hazard Stripes, Imperial Jetbike, Mortis Dread, Painting without an airbrush, Rhino upgrades, Titans

Magnets
Dreadnought, Drop pod, Flying bases, Jump packs, Rhino chassis

Terrain Tips and Tricks
CoD Cathedral, Craters, Jungle, Necron themed, The most important thing, Webway portal
Painting Tips and Tricks
Colors: White, Black, Red, Pink
Painting theory, A Painting Quiz, Paintbrushes, Why washes help, Water cups, GW paints, 1 thing to improve, 7 application tips, Basic process, Holding onto your models, Blood splatters, Camouflage, Layering, Line highlighting, Metal effects, Object Source Lighting, Priming, Wet Blending, Zenith highlighting

Freehand and Decals
How and when to, Decals, Hazard Stripes, Librarian heraldry, Scales, Skulls, Vehicle arrows
Army Specific: Black Legion, Deathwing, Raven Guard, Saim-Hann

Humans and Xenos Races
Beards, Braids, Facial stubble, Glowing eyes (psykers), Hair, Mustaches, Skin tones

Weathering and Battle Damage
Why you have to start clean, On light and dark armour, On metal armour, Dirty Metal, Pencil, Powders, Sponges, Where to apply

Space Marine army posts:
Black Dragons, Black Templar, Blood Angels, Dark Angles, Deathwatch, Flesh Tearers, Hawk Lords, Howling Griffons, Iron Hands, Legion of the Damned, Minotaurs, Novamarines, Raven Guard, Red Scorpions, Sable Swords, Salamanders, Space Wolves, Stormwardens, Ultramarines, Whitescars

Non-Space Marine army posts
Adeptus Custodes, Dark Eldar, Eldar, Chaos, Daemons, Grey Knights, Imperial Guard, Necrons, Orks, Sisters of Battle, Tyranids

Collections and series
FTW Collaborative posts, Apocalypse, Editorials, Pre-Heresy, Back to Basics, Hobby Focus, Space Hulk,
All my Deathwing stuff

If you still can't find what you're looking for, you can always contact me by email with any questions or comments. I'm always open to hearing from readers, and most of the time, that's how things end up on the site.

Email me at: ronsaikowski_illus(at)msn.com