Andrea paint sets tutorial series
Posted by Martin on January 31, 2010
I picked up something interesting from a post over on Steve Dean’s forum. A man called Dave Youngquist of the Michigan Toy Soldier Company has started a video tutorial series on YouTube about using the Andrea paint sets. Now that’s obviously of interest to me because I’ve been experimenting with the white set for a while. But it’s also got some other added areas of interest like Dave’s use of Da Vinci brushes and various aspects of his techniques. So I’ve embedded Part One of the series below and I’ll embed the following parts as things go along.
The tutorial uses a figure in a much larger scale than the 28mm of interest to most BfKer’s but things like the consistency of the paint, the way Dave holds the figure and all sorts of little tips he throws is as he goes along are worthy of attention.
On a tangent, this whole business of YouTube video tutorials and SBS’s really intruiges me. Nowadays, anybody with a mobile phone can record something and upload it to YouTube for the whole world to see. But it’s a long way from the simple act of doing so to producing something of real quality on an amateur budget with affordable equipment. I reckon that Dave has done a good job here and I’m going to be following the rest of the series.
Lastly, to avoid any confusion, I can’t take any credit for this tutorial and any intellectual property rights belong to Dave and his colleagues.