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How to Dry Brush Miniatures & Models (Tips, Photos)

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Okay, so you want to dry brush miniatures? Dry brush painting is one of the simplest and most under-rated ways to paint miniatures. When painting miniatures, many people head straight for the more advanced techniques. But, why? Dry brushing is not only simple, but many professional painters rely on it to complete their work. Dry …

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The Army Painter “Regiment” Brush Review for Miniature Painting

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Are you looking for an honest review of The Army Painter Regiment Brush for painting miniatures? Your paint brushes are your most important tool for your miniature and model painting hobby. The AP Regiment Brush has become one of my favorite workhorse brushes for painting miniatures and models. The Regiment is fantastic for a host …

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Unhappy or Frustrated With Miniature Painting? How to Be More Satisfied

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Do you find yourself unhappy with your miniature painting? There are many reasons you may not be satisfied with your paintings. Maybe you’re unhappy with how the colors turned out, or thinking you used the wrong paint scheme. It could be that they made a mistake and now their piece couldn’t be used for its …

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10 Money-Saving Hobby Tips for Miniature Painters

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Are you looking for ways to save money in your miniature painting hobby? The miniature painting hobby can be as expensive or as affordable as you want. Of course, as with any hobby, you can easily find yourself spending much more than your budget allows. As commissioned miniature painter for many years, I’ve learned a …

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Batch Painting Miniatures (Tips and Tutorial)

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Do you want to paint your wargaming miniatures faster? Batch painting or assembly line painting are best practice methods for completing large miniature painting projects. The key to successful batch painting of miniatures is to keep your tools and techniques simple, minimizing any risk to mistakes and reducing executing decisions on color choice and composition. …

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How to Use an Airbrush Spray Booth for Painting Miniatures (Tips)

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A spray booth to airbrush miniatures is an great tool for painting indoors efficiently and safely. The ventilation fan combined with an air filter keeps the contaminated air from spilling into your room. Most spray booths come with a built-in light source to make it easy to see the miniature while you are painting. If …

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Smartphone Vs Camera for Miniature Photography

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Did you know that your smartphone can take amazing photos of your painted miniatures? Compact camera technology has come a long way! The image quality gap has narrowed between smartphones and cameras. Under proper conditions, images taken on smartphones are indistinguishable from consumer grade cameras. These include DSLR, compact bridge cameras, and mirrorless systems. So, …

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Airbrushing Indoors, No Window? Here’s How You Can Safely!

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Is airbrushing indoors safe? Do you want to airbrush miniatures, but don’t have a window for ventilation? Airbrushing is a great way to paint miniatures. There are a lot of techniques with an airbrush that can speed up your model painting, as well as create some really cool special effects. But, if you don’t have …

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