This article is a descriptive overview of the differences between tabletop quality and display level miniature painting standards. What do the terms “tabletop standard”, “display level”, or collector quality” mean […]
In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: 1. People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their […]
Non-metallic metal (NMM) painting is the technique of using regular paint (without metallic content) to give the illusion of a metallic, reflective surface. In general, NMM requires high contrast painted […]
I love the Citadel Water Pot. To show you why, I made a short video for how I generally use it. Thank you for visiting! Stay up to date with […]
Do you lick your brushes to keep a fine point? Many painters lick their brushes for this purpose. Other miniature painters work saliva into the bristles with their fingers, which […]
Do you paint a lot of miniatures? Many miniature painters lick their brushes (see here). I’ve been guilty of doing this, too, but less so now after thinking it might be […]
Do you lick your paint brushes when you paint minis? Or, maybe you’ve seen other hobbyist do it and you’re a little disgusted. If so, here are the three top […]
We all need brushes, 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 […]
The choice of best brush for miniature painting is personal, but the general consensus is the pointed round size #1 or #2, which has a bristle length of about 8-12mm, […]
There is quite a unique challenge in painting the larger models from Games Workshop. Of course, there isn’t much you can do except grind forward. A key trick to making […]
Painter’s block sucks. Help me.
Make it happen. Just play!
Motivation versus fear – and I wonder why I love reading theses kinds of posts.
I never expected to pick up the Grymkin faction (Warmachine/Hordes tabletop game). But, when I saw the models and the night-marish style….Taking control of monsters of bad-dreams couldn’t be boring, right? […]
Some quick and useful tips for honing creativity while you’re busy or just simply stuck.
I’ve gotten many questions over the years from new hobbyists about what they can do to improve their miniature painting. To keep it simple, here’s the top 10 things I […]