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10 Best Magnifying Lamps for Painting Miniatures and Models (Review)

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Are you looking for the best magnifying lamps for painting miniatures and models? You need to see details clearly to paint and craft scale models and miniatures. If you’re a scale modeler, especially you, a lamp that combines both good light and built-in magnification can make your work a lot more comfortable. Good light and …

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Great Papercraft Terrain for Tabletop Gaming! Easy Mode!

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Are you looking for good papercraft terrain for Warhammer 40k, Kill Team, Infinity, or role playing games, like Dungeon and Dragons (DnD)? Paper models or papercraft is a budget-friendly, fast way to get awesome looking wargaming terrain and buildings on your tabletop. Good tabletop papercraft terrain is all over the internet and a lot of …

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21 Great How-To Books for Painting Miniatures (So Far)

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When I was learning how to improve my miniature painting, I was always on the look-out for resources to learn from. Of course, there are many ways to learn how to paint miniatures: you can watch YouTube videos, take classes, join a club, find online tutorials, or look for books. As I was searching the …

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Best 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

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What is the best primer for painting plastic or metal miniatures? The best primer for painting miniatures depends on the surface material. Some primers work best on plastic, whereas other primers work best on metals. In principle all primers act as a preparatory coat over unpainted metal, plastic, or resin to prevent the absorption of …

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Recommended Varnishes for Miniatures (Best Practice and Use)

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So, you’ve spent hours painting miniatures. Now, you want to protect your work with a varnish. What is the best varnish for painted miniatures, e.g., Warhammer and military scale models? If you’re a gamer, this is especially important since your models will have to endure a lot of handling. To protect your minis, you need …

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Citadel Contrast Paints: Worth It?

Citadel Contrast Paint: Worth it? Review and Tips

Are you wondering if the new Citadel Contrast Paints are worth it? The Citadel Contrast Paints are a potentially game changing tool for miniature painters. Unlike ‘regular’ miniature paints, Citadel Contrast Paints are paints designed specifically for new painters or people who want to get their tabletop models and miniatures painted quickly. In this article, …

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Painting a HeroForge 3D Printed Miniature: A Gun Mage (Review)

Simply amazing! 3D printing has come a long way. The technology has invaded the hobby space, bolstering independent designers and makers, and has even raised ethical controversy in gaming communities (see here). 3D printing has changed how we perceive and craft unique pieces of work. Quite simply, 3D printing has begun to change the fundamental …

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Best Gap Fillers: Guide for Miniatures and Models (Top 12 Reviewed)

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What are the best gap fillers for miniatures and models? Miniature and model assembly is fun. Scratch builders love making things from…well, scratch. Filling gaps is an important step in preparing your models for primer and paint. Gap fillers are useful for whether you are assembling plastic model kits for Warhammer 40k or Age of …

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Best Alternatives to Citadel Texture Paint

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The two best alternatives to Citadel Texture Paint are sanded tile grout or crackle paste medium. Compared to Citadel Texture Paint, these products serve as great replacement mediums. They are much less expensive, just as easy to use, and look great! Read below to see my thoughts on the best replacement alternatives for Citadel Texture …

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