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Angels of Death Warhammer TV Review (Episode 1 “Blood and Duty”)

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Warhammer TV is part of the Warhammer+ subscription service from Games Workshop. With Warhammer+, subscribers enjoy benefits like premium app access, Warhammer hobby shows, like miniature painting masterclasses and thrilling battle report, as well as original Warhammer animations. There is also a vault packed full of lore from classic Warhammer publications.  In this article, Jared …

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11 Best D&D Miniature Carrying Cases and Storage Options

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As a tabletop gamer, you know that the best way to transport your miniatures is in an easy-to-carry case or box. A Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) miniature carrying case should also protect your painted miniatures and be lightweight and compact enough for travel. Are you a tabletop RPG gamer looking for ways to take your …

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33 Reasons You Need To Take Photography, Seriously

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Photography is one of the best ways to express yourself and your thoughts, feelings, and ideas. Whether you are photographing something beautiful or shooting pictures for fun of whatever captures your interest–as long as it inspires you in some way–photography will give a creative outlet that can help make sense out of confusing emotions from …

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Miniature Paint Sealers: Tips, Tricks, Guide

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There are many different types of sealers that you can use to finish your miniatures and models. Miniature sealers come in both lacquer-based varnishes as well as water-based sealers, which have a lot of advantages over their solvent-based counterparts. There are also different finishes for the miniature sealer–matte, satin, or gloss. In this article I …

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Choosing the Best Hobby Desk Lamp (My Top 5 Reviewed)

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Are you looking for a great hobby desk lamp? Finding the best hobby light for crafting, working with scale models, or any hobbies that require a pleasantly, soft illumination depends on a few notable features. This includes a natural daylight LED source housed in an ergonomic and easily accessed swing-arm or other flexible armature. Clamps …

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A Reference Guide for Acrylic Miniature Painting (Basecoats, Layers, and Glazes)

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Acrylic paints are a popular choice in miniature painting because they are environmentally friendly, nontoxic and easier to use than other types of paint. When dry, hobby acrylics remain flexible so it won’t crack when handled or painted over. Model hobby acrylic paints are available in a range of colors, including metallics. acrylic mediums to …

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Oil Painting Tutorial for Infinity Game Miniature (Photo Guide)

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Are you looking for ways to paint Infinity miniatures? Infinity is a tabletop skirmish game set in a sci-fi universe. Infinity, a game by Corvus Belli, pits fictional nations and conglomerates against one another in urban battlefields. It is a brutal game where high-tech weaponry, combined arms mechanized and cyber warfare come together to resolve …

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Badger Patriot 105 Airbrush Review (Full User Experience)

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The Badger Patriot 105 airbrush is the best airbrush for new and veteran hobby miniature painters and scale modelers. This gravity-fed brush features a 100% chemical-resistant paint cup with solvent-resistant internal seals. This gives the airbrush the durability and versatility to paint with acrylic, enamel, or even alcohol based paints. In agreement with many other …

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How to Photograph Miniatures with a Black Background (Guide)

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A true infinity black background is a great way to create a dramatic atmosphere in your miniature photos. But, many people don’t realize how difficult it is to create a true black background, until they take their first few pictures. A black backdrop in your photos of painted miniatures is hard to achieve! Sometimes the …

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What is Grimdark? The Art of Dark Fantasy in Miniature Painting

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What does Grimdark mean to you? Is it a genre of art, visual style, or something else entirely? Players and painters tossed around the term a lot in the miniature painting community. What does Grimdark describe in regards to miniatures painted for Warhammer 40k or other tabletop games, like Dungeons and Dragons? What are some …

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