Some days I wonder why I paint so many miniatures. Sure, I’m a commissioned painter, but my personal collection is quite large. Where the F- is the exit? Miniatures are […]
An essential tool for any miniature hobbyist is a reliable glue and adhesive. How else do you assemble the miniature kits? Do you wonder what the best glues are for […]
Some days you just have to do something. Doing something, rather than thinking about it. I’m talking about the creative side of you. The writer, the painter, the sculptor, whatever […]
3-D printing has reached a pinnacle. It is easy to learn, reliable, and for a savvy consumer, affordable. For Games Workshop and other tabletop game companies, 3D printing represents a […]
The two best alternatives to Citadel Texture Paint are sanded tile grout or crackle paste medium. Compared to Citadel Texture Paint, these products serve as great replacement mediums. They are […]
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 […]