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Miniature Paint Conversion Chart (Download Link)

Are you looking for that perfect color in your preferred brand of miniature paint? Or, maybe the paint you wanted doesn’t exist anymore. It’s out of production. You need a paint comparison chart that allows you to convert miniature paint colors from one brand to another. I personally tend to work out the color palette …

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Testing Camera Setup for Videography (Miniature Painting): First Run

I’ve recently wondered how artists make their miniature painting videos for YouTube. What kind of equipment do they use? Where do they place their camera? And, how do they frame their shots? All of these questions…but very little written instruction out there on where to start. As someone who learns best by-doing, I decided to …

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5 Essential Camera Shots For Better Battle Reports

Do you want to write better battle reports? Are your adventure logs lacking  narrative flair? Maybe you’ve played a memorable tabletop game like Warhammer 40k or Warmachine/Hordes, or are simply keeping a campaign record for your Dungeon and Dragons group. Either way, you’re looking for ways to spruce up your writing with some pictures. This …

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How To "Focus-Stack": Improve Your Miniature Photos

Focus Stack for Better Miniatures Photos - Improve your miniature photography with focus stacking

For miniature painters who want to share their work, or gamers that want to record their battle reports, capturing sharp and clear images is pretty important. Focus stacking can help! Today’s camera technology in smart phones, DSLRs, or mirrorless compact cameras, has made it possible for anyone to take a picture at a moment’s notice. …

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3 Reasons You Need a Hair Dryer for Miniature Painting

3 reasons you need a hair dryer for painting miniatures and models - review and tips for faster miniature and model painting - use a hair dryer to glaze and for advanced techniques

We all need brushes, glue, acrylic paint, and good lighting, but if you’re a regular painter of miniatures, you should also get a hair dryer. This article is about why you should invest in a blow dryer for painting miniatures, and I highlight some tips for effectively using a hair dryer in your miniature painting workflow. …

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Quick Overview for Designing Custom 3D Printable Bases for Wargaming Models (free)

Infinity the Game TAG miniatures (Panoceania Faction) - Corvus Belli

If you’re always looking for new ways to differentiate your models from that of other wargamers and collectors, then this blog post is for you. Of course, you can buy bases or basing kits from other places (Amazon, etc.), but you want to go a step further. I don’t know how many times I’ve looked …

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