Scent of a Gamer

From the computer to the tabletop, this is all about games. Updated each week-end.

Alien Tyranids

A strange title since the Tyranids are aliens, but in this video Duncan takes us through the process of painting Games Workshop’s Tyranids in the style of HR Giger’s aliens. … Continue reading

May 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Early reviews of Two Thin Coats

The most recent update indicates the Two Thin Coats range will ship to Kickstarter backers starting at the end of March, so I’m expecting to be able to review them … Continue reading

March 24, 2022 · 2 Comments

Million dollar Duncan

The Duncan Rhodes paints line Kickstarter has just finished, raising well over a million dollars from over 7,500 backers. I am one of those backers, but I was surprised by … Continue reading

October 2, 2021 · 3 Comments

Two Thin Coats Kickstarter

Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy has a Kickstarter up, for their own forthcoming range of 60 paints: The starting range consists of 54 paints and 6 washes, organised into groups of … Continue reading

September 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Duncan’s zombies

I painted my own zombies using contrast paints a few months ago. I liked the results, but it’s always good to see alternate options for zombie skin. Also, these deadwalker … Continue reading

June 8, 2021

Blanchitsu with Duncan

Duncan Rhodes is the latest painter to have a go at the Blanchitsu style. The style is about replicating the work on blanche, either literally or thematically, in tabletop models, … Continue reading

May 23, 2021

Duncan paints Iron Warriors

Duncan Rhodes has a new video up, this one deals with painting the Iron Warriors of Warhammer 40,000. He puts some interesting touches on the model, which for me raise … Continue reading

May 1, 2021

Duncan paints Sigvald

Following from last week’s sextet of Sigvalds, Duncan Rhodes has painted one as well. What I enjoyed about this video is that Duncan breaks down how to paint the model … Continue reading

March 10, 2021

Duncan visits Heroforge

I haven’t visited Heroforge in well over a year, so I was pleasantly surprised by how the website has come along in recent times. In tis video, Duncan visits the … Continue reading

March 4, 2021

What Duncan wishes he knew

Duncan Rhodes (ex-Games Workshop and now of his own miniature painting academy) has posted a great video for people who are painitng models. It’s a list of the 6 things … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · 3 Comments

Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy goes live

I received the email at the week-end: the Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy website is now live. The Academy is selling memberships at £3.99 per month. As a non-member I’m not … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · 3 Comments

Duncan in a galaxy far, far away

Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy has launched another how-to-paint video, and this one signals a willingness to move away from Games Workshop. The stormtrooper – from Fantasy Flight’s Star Wars Legion … Continue reading

March 15, 2020 · 4 Comments

Duncan’s Back

This video popped up on YouTube very recently and caused much rejoicing among fans of Duncan Rhodes, recently of Games Workshop. Notice the logo on Duncan’s t-shirt? This speaks of … Continue reading

March 5, 2020 · 7 Comments

Duncan Rhodes

Some news broke over Christmas; Duncan Rhodes has left Games Workshop. Duncan has become something of a celebrity in this era of the ‘new’ Games Workshop. As the company entered … Continue reading

January 11, 2020 · 22 Comments