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 […]
Want to paint miniatures faster? Everyone wants to get more done! I’ve been a commission painter for many years and time is money. Most of my projects are for bulk […]
Do you use a wet palette? How do you setup your palette? I’ve tried all types of wet palettes: the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) disaster and even the fancier “Everlasting Wet Palette” (Red Grass Games). These are either mold-farms or over-hyped and expensive palettes.
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, glue, 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 […]
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.
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? […]
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 […]