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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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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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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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“Chalkola Dot Markers” for Creative Kids: The Best Dot Markers? (Review)

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Do you want to teach your little kids about color, but don’t want the mess of paint, the hassle of broken crayons and dried-out markers? Dot markers are the perfect way to keep kids engaged and entertained. The best dot markers will get your kids involved from a young age with your painting and creative …

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Abteilung 502 Oil Paints for Miniatures (Review): Quick Drying and Great Coverage

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Oil paints are a popular medium for miniature painters, because they offer more control and give smoother coverage than acrylics. With oils, it’s also easy to go back and change colors if you make an error in the painting process. The downside to oil paints is that they take longer to dry, so you’ll have …

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15 Best Inks for Painting Miniatures and Models

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Are you looking for the best inks for miniature painting? Or, maybe you’re looking for how to use inks on miniatures and making ink washes? Inks are different than regular acrylic paints for painting miniatures. They are a highly-pigmented liquid art medium that usually requires thinning or mixing with other media for best results on …

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7 Best Spray Primer for Miniatures (Review and Recommendation)

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Are you looking for the best spray primer for painting miniatures? Aerosol or rattle can spray primers vary widely depending on the application. The best spray primers for plastic, metal, or resin miniatures all have three things in common. Great spray primers smooth out surface imperfections without distorting or obscuring details, and they help paint …

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Four E’s Scientific Vortex Model Paint Mixer (Best Practice and Review)

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Are you looking for a vortex model paint mixer? Vortex model paint mixers are a specialized tool for miniature and modeling hobbyists. Are vortex mixers worth it for miniature painting? Vortex mixers have some major advantages for scale modelers, miniature painters, and artists. Vortex mixers, or vortexers are simple devices that transfer energy from a …

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Best 26 Citadel Paints for Your Model Paint Collection

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Are you looking for the best Citadel paints? There are Citadel paint sets, but they are small and often incomplete. Maybe, you want to branch out your paint collection with the most useful and versatile colors in the Games Workshop paint line. Of course, there are many model paint brands, including Vallejo, Scalecolor, and more. …

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Vallejo Surface Primer for Miniatures (Review and Tips)

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The most important step of any miniature paint job is priming. A primer or undercoat is a preparatory coating placed on the surface of a miniature before painting. The use a primer ensures that paint adheres to the surface and helps paint durability. This is especially important if you’re using the miniature or model for …

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