Hobby Articles

13 Best Lights for Painting Miniatures

Best Lamp for Miniature - Best Light for Painting Miniatures

Are you looking for the best lamp for miniature painting or other modeling hobbies? Every hobby at the small scale requires your ability to see and work with fine detail. Good contrast and correct color temperature are essential for consistent, high-quality output at any scale. The best light for working in miniature scales for modeling …

13 Best Lights for Painting Miniatures Read More »

Advertisements

50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter

I’ve painted miniatures for a long time. Along the way I’ve gathered up a collection of miniature painting tips that have helped me. Many of the tips and tricks I’ve learned are from providing a miniature painting service. Through the years, I’ve learned how-to be a more effective painter. Of course, I’m always looking for …

50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter Read More »

7 Best Magnifying Lamps for Painting Miniatures and Models (Review)

Are you looking for the best magnifying lamp for painting miniatures and models? You need to see details clearly to paint well or craft those beautiful scale models. The best magnifying lamps are systems that have both full-spectrum bright light, but also have lenses with sufficient magnification (ideal minimum: 2x to 2.5x) and focal length …

7 Best Magnifying Lamps for Painting Miniatures and Models (Review) Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Choose a Paint Color Scheme for Warhammer and Other Models

Are you trying to choose a paint color scheme for your miniatures? Looking for a good paint scheme for Warhammer 40k or other tabletop games? Even if you’re familiar with painting techniques, you’ll still need to know what colors to choose for painting miniatures. For those who are in product development, a primary challenge is …

5 Simple Ways to Choose a Paint Color Scheme for Warhammer and Other Models Read More »

106 Best Audiobooks for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

105 Audiobooks Out Now for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

Are you looking for audiobooks in the Warhammer 40k Universe? Warhammer 30k? The Horus Heresy epoch?Audiobooks are a great listen while you work on your miniatures and models, or simply for taking the tedium out of a long drive or flight. For a long time, Games Workshop’s digital books and audiobooks were embargoed from third-party …

106 Best Audiobooks for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated) Read More »

Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

Are you looking for the best primer for painting plastic or metal miniatures? The best primer for painting miniatures depends on the surface material. Some primers work best on plastic, whereas other primers work best on metals. In principle all primers work the same. Primers are used as a preparatory coat over unpainted metal, plastic, …

Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips) Read More »