Lessons & Tips

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

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Is airbrushing miniatures indoors safe? Do you want to airbrush, 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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7 Reasons Why You Want a Spray Booth for Painting Miniatures

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Are you trying to spray paint or prime miniatures indoors? When it’s raining, hot or humid, you may be forced indoors to paint models. This makes aerosol or spray cans harder to use, if not impossible. Using an airbrush to prime and paint your miniatures indoors is a great way to continue working efficiently even …

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What is Grimdark? Miniature Painting Dark Fantasy and Reality

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What does Grimdark mean to you? Is it a genre of art, visual style, or something else entirely? Players and painters tossed around the term a lot in the miniature painting community. What does Grimdark describe in regards to miniatures painted for Warhammer 40k or other tabletop games, like Dungeons and Dragons? What are some …

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The Benefits of Clear Coating Your Painted Miniatures

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Are you wondering if you need to apply a clear coat to your miniatures? At first glance you may think that paint should be enough to endure gentle handling, even during gameplay. But, a layer of acrylic paint is thin and vulnerable to all sorts of environmental insults, e.g., sunlight, moisture, bumps, and movement during …

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How to Paint Skulls and Bone on Miniatures (3 Easy Steps)

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Are you looking for a simple way to paint skulls on your miniatures? Skulls, bone, and skeletons are a common motif on wargaming miniatures, especially Warhammer or Age of Sigmar models. We all know what bone looks like, the color, the texture, and details. But, painting miniature skulls with a realistic, good-looking bone color and …

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Complete Glue Guide for Miniatures and Models (Best 10 Reviewed)

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Looking for the best model glue for plastic, metal, or resin miniatures? An essential tool for any miniature hobbyist is a good glue. How else do you assemble and glue Warhammer miniature kits? For a hobbyists working with miniatures, scale models, and even 3D prints, a good glue needs to be strong, reliable, and easy …

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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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