Painting Books and Guides
Some of these books are a bit hard to find and out of print, but I thought I'd list them in case you ran across or wanted to keep an eye out for them.
Citadel Miniatures Painting Guide. (plastic figs) 13 pages. ISBN# 1-872372-61-9. Color pictures. Citadel fantasy figure being painted. Also shows a few others after they are painted. While this books covers the specifics in painting a Citadel miniature, the tips and instructions can be applied to other types of miniatures.
Citadel Miniatures Painting Guide. (metal figs) 15 pages. ISBN# 1-869893-74-3. Color Pictures. Citadel fantasy figures being painted. Also shows a few others after they are painted. While this book covers specifics in painting a Citadel miniature, the tips and instructions can be applied in other types. This book also highlights tips and suggestions for better results.
How to Make Wargames Terrain. Nigel Stillman. Games Workshop, 1996. 81 pages. Instructional. Color pictures. ISBN# 1-872372-44-9. I found this a very good tool. It gave me detailed instruction as well ideas for modifying their instructions to fit what I needed. It is a good additions to a Wargamer's library, and may still be in print. It's definately worth trying to find.
Painting Guide to Horses. Anne Hyke-Smolinski and Jeff Losoff. Armory Press. ISBN# none As far as I know this is only available through Armory and may still be available. This is a fairly cheap book, that lists the parts of the horse, as well as markings. It also lists horse colors and tips on painting the horse. A nice book for the beginner.
Painting Guide to Military Miniatures. Greg Barrett. Armory Press. ISBN# none. Painting tips for painting figures. As far as I know this is only available thorugh Armory. It's a good book for beginners and may offer tips to the experienced painter.
Traditional Japanese Crest Designs. Edited by Clarence Hornbung. Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1986. ISBN# 0-486-25243-4. Nice black and white drawings which can be used for banners on Japanese figures.