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Neatfi XL Lamp (Review): A Great Hobby Lamp for Painting Miniatures

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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 …

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D’Artisan Shoppe Miniature Brushes: Synthetic Hobby Brush Review

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If you’re a miniature painter, wargamer, or scale model maker, then you know that having good quality paint brushes is essential. There are a lot of options out there, but in my opinion, D’Artisan Shoppe miniature paint brushes are some of the best value brushes you’ll find. They’re synthetic and come in a variety of …

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Lastar Hobby Floor Lamp Review (Compact Miniature Painting Light)

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Floor lamps aren’t my first choice for lighting up a hobby space. They are often large, cumbersome to set up, and don’t provide the flexibility to move the light where you need it. But, I have a few floor lamps that I use to add more ambiance to my workspace. Importantly, I’ve discovered ways to …

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Best Primer for 3D Prints (Recommendation and Tips)

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Are you preparing to paint your 3D printed parts? If you’re a miniature painter or scale modeler using 3D printing, then you’ll want to know that any good paint job starts with a great primer undercoat. In this article, I share my experience with the painting process of 3D printed miniatures and models. Using an …

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Ikea Lamp for Miniature Painting? (and Other Hobby Floor Lamps)

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Are you looking for a good quality and affordable Ikea lamp for painting miniatures? Ikea is a great place to find affordable furniture and home decor, and their lamps are no exception. Of course, Ikea isn’t the only place for buying accessories for your hobbies and art. Maybe, you’re looking for cheaper alternatives to Ikea …

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DND Miniature Paints for Dungeons and Dragons (Top 3 Sets Reviewed)

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Are you looking for a good DND Miniature Painting set? If you’re looking to start painting straight away, then take a look at paint sets that bundle your favorite colors together. For those looking to add a bit of life to their unpainted DND miniatures, but unsure where to start, you can be assured that …

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What is Tabletop Wargaming? (20 Popular Miniature Wargames)

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What is tabletop wargaming? Tabletop wargaming is a type of gaming where players use miniature figurines to simulate battles. These figurines can be from any time period or genre, and players can use them to recreate historical battles, fight in imaginary worlds, or create their own scenarios. Unlike a board game, where the pieces operate …

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Best Miniature Painting Lamp for Professional Use (A Commission Painter’s Review)

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Do you paint miniatures professionally, or want to take your hobby to another level? Commission miniature painting, along with pro studio painting, requires reliable tools and equipment that must meet certain standards. Miniature painting lamps need to provide even, consistent light without any hot spots or glare. This is essential for seeing small details clearly, …

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Best Paint Tube Rack? Plydolex Tube Organizer and Storage (Review)

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Searching for a paint tube rack to store and organize your favorite paints? I’ve searched high and low for a hobby paint rack that can store my acrylic and oil paint tubes. Although I’ve found a few good acrylic paint tube organizers that may do the job, a general hobby rack that holds paint tubes …

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Brightech LightView Pro Magnifying Lamp for Painting Miniatures (Review)

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If you’re in the market for a quality magnifying desk lamp, the Brightech Lightview Pro Magnifying Desk Lamp might be just what you need. This lamp is perfect for anyone who needs to do close work, such as painting miniatures or models. It features a cool white light that helps your eyes see color contrast …

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DnD Dice Jails: Science or Superstition? (10 Best RPG Dice Jails)

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Are you wondering whether you should get a dice jail for your dice? What’s the point of a dice jail? If you’re playing a tabletop roleplaying game (RPG), like Dungeons and Dragons (DnD) or Pathfinder, you may be wondering what dice jails are for, and whether you need one. In this article, we’ll explore the …

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Army Painter Quickshade Review and Guide to “Dipping” Miniatures

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Are you looking for a shortcut to paint miniatures faster? A trick for painting miniatures quickly is to use the dipping method. Using a good “dip” solution is an easy way to shade models and add contrast. I think using the Army Painter Quickshade dipping method is one of the best ways to speed paint …

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