Do you use a wet palette? How do you setup your palette? I’ve tried all types of wet palettes: the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) disaster and even the fancier “Everlasting Wet Palette” (Red Grass Games). These are either mold-farms or over-hyped and expensive palettes.
For those who play miniature games and are looking for a scale reference, I’ve compiled this list of scales for you. You can use this reference guide as a way […]
As a miniature painter and fine-scale modeler, one of the most important tools I use is the airbrush. Because efficiency is important to me, I’m always on the lookout for ways to speed up my work.
On the weekend, my family went to the mall. As families with young children do, we ended up taking a pitstop at the Lego Store. Whoever markets some of these […]
So, you want to paint models fast? Speed painting a miniature takes skill, but most of all it’s about cutting corners. When I want to finish a project fast, I […]
A miniature painter has many tools, but only a few are 100% necessary. Dry palettes are a core tool in any miniature painter’s arsenal. This article reviews some reasons why […]
Did you know that 1 out of 4 people in the United States suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder (source)? 1 out of 5 adults have an anxiety disorder in […]
This article is a descriptive overview of the differences between tabletop quality and display level miniature painting standards. What do the terms “tabletop standard”, “display level”, or collector quality” mean […]
This article reviews the Retributor Armour gold metallic base paint and the metallic spray version. Overall, I think the Retributor Armour metallic paint as a base color in the pot […]
What magnifying systems do you need for painting detail? To paint details on miniatures, you need good fine-motor skill and eye sight. Magnification aids in particular, e.g., visors, headsets, or […]
I love painting miniatures. But, in an effort to see from a different perspective, I searched everywhere online to understand why so many people hate this part of the miniature […]
In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: 1. People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their […]
Addiction is a word that is thrown around a lot: I’m addicted to coffee; I’m addicted to this/that. Whether it’s an innocent Privateer Press, Games Workshop, or an elicit legal activity, […]
For a photographic project, I ordered five miniatures from Hero Forge. Hero Forge is the an online (internet-based) site for “…customizing and 3D printing tabletop miniatures and statuettes”, according to […]
Are you looking for that perfect color in your preferred brand of miniature paint? Or, maybe the paint you wanted doesn’t exist anymore. It’s out of production. You need a […]
Are you looking for a better way to mix your miniature paints? Do you hate Vallejo or Scale 75 paint separation in your bottles? A lot of miniature paints tend […]