I am a commissioned miniature painter, and of the many questions that I get asked, the answer to the following question gets the most raised eyebrows: “What brush do you […]
This post contains some thoughts from someone (me) who has purchased, traded, and sold used miniatures across all kinds of venues, e.g., eBay, bartertown.com. What is a “pro painted miniature”? […]
I had to write this post today. On my walk I thought about the power of words. The keyword here is “potentially”….
I wish I had more time in the day for hobbies. As I get older, I feel that I have less and less time to do the things I want […]
You’ve spent hours painting your miniature. Hours! Now you want to share your effort with the world. Obviously, you should take a photo. But… …you hesitate because you feel you can’t […]
7 things I do in the morning to build up my courage before a day’s work, seriously.
If you’re always looking for new ways to differentiate your models from that of other wargamers and collectors, then this blog post is for you. Of course, you can buy […]
When it comes to productivity I’ve chosen instant gratification at the cost of disposable taste.
The goal of the 3D printing project was to make a proxy model for one of the 40k Tryanid pieces (in particular, for the Ravener miniature). In my opinion, it’s a neat looking model, but it doesn’t carry the respect of the much more iconic Starcraft Hydralisk. So, searching the internet, the Hydralisk 3D file was available for purchase (among other 3D files for video game models).
Okay, so you have a lamp….but you’re still not sure if you have good light. Chances are your bulbs aren’t meant for your needs.
Good quality, diffuse lighting can prevent eye fatigue, a major roadblock to a comfortable long painting session. For miniature painting, for long stretches, I highly recommend getting a lamp that uses a full spectrum daylight bulb or LED.
Beauty is not all in the eye of the beholder. In reality, we can all agree that we judge things with our five senses, most of the time first with the […]
I’ve recently begun a new project painting an army of Tyranids, the swarming, all-consuming alien race of the Warhammer 40k Universe. Unlike my other projects, which have been vehicular or […]
Well, the East Coast had a snow storm that forced me to stay indoors. I didn’t have much regular work to do, so I decided to push these Space Marine […]
I recently had a heart-to-heart conversation with a friend, in which I lamented that I was getting burned out on painting miniatures. I paint a lot as a commissioned painter. […]