Hobby Articles

Carnage & Glory II: Must-Play Historical Tabletop Wargame? (Review)

Best historical wargame for tabletop gamers - Carnage and Glory II miniature tabletop wargame - tactical miniature wargaming - best historical miniature wargame - Carnage and Glory Gameplay Review - banner

Are you looking for a software-managed, accessible historical miniature wargame? Carnage and Glory II (C&G) is a historical tabletop wargaming system that allows you to engage in simulated armed conflict during the European gunpowder era (early-1600’s to late-1800’s). Carnage & Glory II is unique among other tabletop wargames in that it is computer-mediated with strong …

Carnage & Glory II: Must-Play Historical Tabletop Wargame? (Review) Read More »

7 Best Spray Primer for Miniatures and Models (Review and Recommendation)

7 Best Spray Primers for Miniatures and Models (Review and Recommendation) - best spray primer for painting miniatures and models - spray priming miniatures - recommended spray primers for scale model hobbies - banner

Are you looking for the best spray primer for painting miniatures? Aerosol or rattle can spray primers vary widely depending on the application. The best spray primers for plastic, metal, or resin miniatures all have three things in common. Great spray primers smooth out surface imperfections without distorting or obscuring details, and they help paint …

7 Best Spray Primer for Miniatures and Models (Review and Recommendation) Read More »

Miniature Painting Inspiration (Tips for Motivation)

Finding miniature painting inspiration - burned out painting - painting miniature motivation - painting motivation - banner

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 …

Miniature Painting Inspiration (Tips for Motivation) Read More »

Neatfi XL LED Lamp (Review) – Best Light for Miniature Hobbies?

Neatfi XL Task Lamp Review for Painting Miniatures and Models. Best hobby desk lamp for painting minis and miniatures. Review of the Neatfi XL task lamp for hobby and craft work. Recommended lights for miniature painters. Check out the review for the Neatfi XL LED daylight spectrum hobby lamp.

What is my favorite lamp for painting miniatures? As a commission painter who has painted a lot of models over the years, I’ve found that good light is the key to better miniature paint jobs. A bright, diffuse light with daylight spectrum bulbs or LEDs can make painting miniatures much more comfortable. You’ll have less …

Neatfi XL LED Lamp (Review) – Best Light for Miniature Hobbies? Read More »

How to Take Better Pictures of Miniatures (Tips and Guide)

How to take great miniature photos - how to take better pictures of miniatures and models -How to take better miniature pictures- how to improve your miniature photography - banner

How do you take better miniature photos? Taking great pictures of your miniatures is an important skill as miniature painter and scale modeler. You don’t need expensive equipment or even a dedicated camera to capture professional quality photos of your painted miniatures. In this article, I share my experience in tabletop miniature photography and show …

How to Take Better Pictures of Miniatures (Tips and Guide) Read More »

Best Airbrush for Painting Miniatures and Models (Top 10 Reviewed)

Best Airbrush for Painting Miniatures and Models - recommended airbrushes for beginners and experienced miniature painters - best airbrush for models - model painting airbrush for warhammer and tabletop wargames - banner

What is the best airbrush to paint miniatures? The best airbrush for miniature painting will allow you to spray acrylic model paints consistently, reliably, and with precision. The ideal airbrush will also be easy to clean and maintain, with replacement spare parts available from multiple sources. This means you’ll want an respectable branded airbrush with …

Best Airbrush for Painting Miniatures and Models (Top 10 Reviewed) Read More »

Best 10 Desks for Miniature Painting and Hobbies (Recommendations)

Best miniature painting desks - best hobby desk for miniatures and models - painting desks for miniatures - recommended desks for painting miniatures - banner

Are you looking for the best miniature painting desk? The best desks for painting miniatures are comfortable, provide enough space for organizing your hobby supplies, and provide a durable working surface. In general, the best hobby table and miniature painting desk for you is a personal decision. In this article, I review my top 10 …

Best 10 Desks for Miniature Painting and Hobbies (Recommendations) Read More »

Top 10 Spray Booths for Airbrushing Miniatures and Models

Are you looking for a spray booth for airbrushing miniatures or scale models? The key features to look for in the best spray booth for airbrush mini painting include size, noise, ventilation-filter type and power, and optional lighting. Some spray booths are portable with the capacity for easy storage. Other booths have more permanent setups. …

Top 10 Spray Booths for Airbrushing Miniatures and Models Read More »