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“Creative People and Anxiety”: The Link Nobody Talks About

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Creativity may not be what comes to mind when you think of a mental illness, but it’s worth considering that many creative people, including miniature painters, are also often diagnosed with anxiety disorders. In fact, creativity is a common trait among those who suffer from anxiety disorders. Yet, it’s not well-known what causes this link …

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Miniature Painting Inspiration (Tips for Motivation)

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Inspiration is an unconscious burst of creativity. As a miniature painter or other artist, inspiration fuels our desire to make our visions come alive. It is an empowering intellectual and emotional energy. Without inspiration, there is zero internal motivation and all of our efforts are cold-hearted and dull. How do you find and nurture inspiration …

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Painting Complexity with Simplicity: A Miniature Painting Philosophy

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Every miniature paint job is way to discover a bit about yourself. In art, the opposition to progress is your resistance to explore outside your comfort zone. This is true for athletes and erudites looking for the next metaphorical hill to climb. Of course, all this soul-searching and boundary pushing leads to a chaotic mess …

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Is Warhammer 40K Worth It? Why You Need to Play Warhammer 40k

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Should I start playing Warhammer 40,000? Is Warhammer 40k worth the hobby expense and time? The popularity of Warhammer 40k runs decades deep into gaming history. Although some love Warhammer 40k, there are others who think it’s a bad game. Warhammer 40k is a tabletop miniature wargame that pits various human and xenomorph (alien) factions …

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5 Reasons Miniature Painters Should Convert Their Miniatures into NFT Cryptocurrency

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Did you know you can convert your miniature painting into a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin? A non-fungible token (or NFT) is a unique unit of data on a digital ledger called a blockchain. As a miniature painter and artist, you can convert your miniature paintings into a unique NFT currency, a form of non-interchangeable digital creative …

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Is a Subscription Based 3D Printing Marketplace for Miniatures Any Good?

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3D printing is a game changer for the miniature hobbyist and tabletop gamer. The ability to print miniatures or terrain on demand allows anyone to create models from the comfort of home. You don’t need to walk into a local store, wait for a delivery, or deal with bad weather. You can shop for amazing …

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