Episode 27 – Hobby Renaissance? Interview with Wyatt Turk, JackOfClubsPainting!

Today we chat with Wyatt Turk, otherwise known as Jack Of Clubs Painting on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube. He provides quick tutorials on his YouTube channel and lessons for hire via Patreon. He’s badass with an airbrush – and in fact he drops one of the best quotes ever describing his relationship with his airbrush, but I’ll let you get to that naturally in the interview – but his overall painting quality is stupendous while still being accessible, meaning he paints up entire armies at an amazing tabletop standard but then can show you exactly how he achieves his signature look. He’s also a strategist and hardcore tournament Warhammer40k player, we talk about sour beers, journeyman painters versus initiates and masters, we discuss how fast you can learn how to get better at miniature painting online, having something to show for your time, we talk about Warhammer40k 8th edition, gaming schedules, Ultramarine fandom, using spreadsheets to help with turning around fully painted armies in record time, competitive gaming, how important it is to know what you want to get out of the hobby, keeping up with the speed of the meta, tetrad color wheels, airbrush gunslinging and his secret love of Blood Bowl!

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Episode 05 – Brute Force Your Motivation

In this episode I ramble about the struggle some of us have with getting down to work with our hobby stuff! Have you ever had a problem with motivation? Have you wondered why sometimes you can imagine doing your hobby work but just can’t quite physically get over to the work bench, the painting table, the writing desk? I deal with this constantly and … I think I have the ugly answer for all of us. I also discuss my current week’s hobby progress, which includes finishing up the Games Workshop Gryph-Hounds and using Rustoleum’s Frosted Glass spray to matte coat and seal both finished miniatures and scatter terrain pieces. In Section Charlie (a.k.a. What’s Something Cool I Found Online This Week) I highlight the miniature painter @darcy_bono_creations on Instagram and the commission work she’s been doing with Games Workshop models.

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Episode 04 – How The Movie Industry Killed My Hobbies

In this episode I talk about how getting hired to create models for Hollywood movies killed my hobbies (due to how much work I was doing and how little time off I had to pursue gaming and miniature painting and model-building)! I also discuss my current week’s hobby progress with tabletop wargaming terrain and I gush about the miniature painter (and kit-basher) Borgnine and his grimdark legions of undead he’s creating for Warhammer games.

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Episode 03 – How I Got Into Warhammer

In this third episode I talk about discovering Warhammer and real model-making/miniature hobbying! And I clarify what exactly it is about the Arcane Library’s Adventure Modules that I found so “awesome” in Episode 01.

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