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A-Case Painting Handle for Miniatures and Models (Review)

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So, you paint miniatures and your hands cramp up, fingers stiff? The human hand is the best tool you have for interacting with the world around you. But it’s got limits, too. Holding small objects for extended periods of time can be painful for muscles, tendons, and joints. A painting handle increases the surface area …

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Digital Threats Against Influencers and Online Businesses (Prevention Guide)

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Do you use social media or other digital venues to share your art and creative works? As an influencer, your online presence and reputation is valuable, so it’s important to take steps to protect yourself from malicious actors. We’ve grown wary of the huge number of intrusive digital threats ruling and have had to adapt …

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Tiffany Hastie: A Traditional Miniature Artist Enters the 3D Miniature World

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Have you ever wondered how traditional art could translate to miniature painting 3D sculpts, e.g., tabletop figurines, wargaming miniatures? Traditional artists who paint at miniature scale are also known as “miniaturists”, and may often be confused with those of us who paint miniatures, which are 3D models. In this article, Tiffany Hastie writes about her …

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13 Essential Health Benefits of Painting Miniatures

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So you paint miniatures and you’re feeling pretty good about yourself. But did you know that painting miniatures can actually provide numerous health benefits? In this article, you’ll find 13 surprising benefits for miniature painting that could improve or enhance your health. As hobbyists and artists, we are keenly aware of the joys that come …

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The Power of “No”: Are You a Distracted Hobbyist?

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Distractions are everywhere. You’re trying to get work done, but your mind keeps wandering off to think about that new gossipy thing you heard about your co-worker, or that reality show you can’t miss tonight. Even when we’re trying to focus on a task, it’s hard to resist the pull of a distraction. When it …

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Overcoming Fear as a Miniature Stock Photographer

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Wondering if stock photography is for you, but afraid to take the plunge? You’re not alone. Many photographers feel the same way, but with a few tips and tricks, you can soon overcome your fears and be on your way to becoming a successful stock photographer! Although my journey as a hobbyist has taken me …

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