Good morning, gunslingers!

Without further ado, here's how I paint black. There are many types of black (clothing, armour etc) and many ways to achieve it. I've opted for soft clothing using nothing but glazes over Zenithal.

As I've been asked this question a lot this is how thin I keep my paints. Pretty damn thin.

As I've been asked this question a lot this is how thin I keep my paints. Pretty damn thin.

Coal black is glazed over a zenithal undercoat. Do not allow this to pool up.

Coal black is glazed over a zenithal undercoat. Do not allow this to pool up.

Thamar Black is glazed into the recesses and feathered out with a damp brush.

Thamar Black is glazed into the recesses and feathered out with a damp brush.

Menoth White Base is added to our Coal Black glaze and used as a very faint highlight across the raised areas. Incidentally, this is where I leave the process for denim…

Menoth White Base is added to our Coal Black glaze and used as a very faint highlight across the raised areas. Incidentally, this is where I leave the process for denim…

A Coal Black glaze is then used to smooth the highlights in.

A Coal Black glaze is then used to smooth the highlights in.

The entire areas is given an ultra thin Thamar Black glaze et voila - done and dusted. If you want a deeper black, just repeat this stage until you're happy.

The entire areas is given an ultra thin Thamar Black glaze et voila - done and dusted. If you want a deeper black, just repeat this stage until you're happy.