It's a fact that Star Wars X-Wing miniatures come pre-painted but that doesn't mean they have to stay that way. You CAN re-paint your mini's!
There are a lot of images of re-painted miniatures out there but we've collated a few to help inspire you to customise your own.
First off, the official Fantasy Flight Community Forum is a great place to start when looking for painting ideas.
You can join fellow wargamers in discussions and share images of your repainted models with the community.
There's already a lot of painters of varied skill showing off their work, so if you repaint your X-Wing mini's and are proud of the result, why not share them?
For those of you that would feel more comfortable following painting tutorials to create your custom x-wing miniatures, I've found this website dedicated to repainting Star Wars spaceships. Although it doesn't look like the author is publishing anymore, the techniques explained do produce some pretty cool results!
The Tie Fighter is an unmistakable design, and one which has been etched firmly into the minds of movie-goers worldwide for generations.
Below are a few examples of how you can customise your very own Tie Fighter miniature.
The X-wing is a versatile Rebel Alliance starfighter balancing speed with firepower! These ships take on anything the Empire throws at it...
Below you'll find a variety of customised X-Wing miniatures that have been painted by members of the Fantasy Flight Community.
There are lots of custom paint jobs of various Star Wars Miniatures on the FFG forum. So head there if you need more inspiration! For now, here are some pretty clever re-paints of Shadow Caster miniatures.
Have you painted your own Star Wars Miniature?
Interested in playing the Stars Wars X-Wing Miniatures game? We highly recommend the Star Wars X-Wing Core Set, from the X-Wing Miniatures Essentials range, great for players looking to started. The core set includes everything you need to begin your battles, such as scenarios, cards, and fully assembled and painted ships.
You can watch this short X-Wing complete tutorial to see how it plays!
If you see "Forum Member" this a reference to work produced by the memebers of the Official Fantasy Flight Games Community Forum.