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3 Reasons You Need a Hair Dryer for Miniature Painting

3 reasons you need a hair dryer for painting miniatures and models - review and tips for faster miniature and model painting - use a hair dryer to glaze and for advanced techniques - why you need a hair dryer for acrylic miniature painting

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 should invest in a blow dryer for painting miniatures, and I highlight some tips for effectively using a hair dryer in your miniature painting workflow. …

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Best Brush for Painting Miniatures and Models (Complete Guide)

Best Brush for Painting Miniatures - Recommended Brushes for Miniature and Model Painting

Are you looking for the best brush for painting miniatures? Painting models is an amazing hobby. Paint brushes are an essential tool for miniature painting. If you’re serious, you’re looking for the best tools. What is the best brush for painting miniatures and models? Well, it’s personal. The general consensus is that the best brushes …

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Grymkin: Skin & Moans Warbeast (How to Paint)

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 now own a large collection of Grymkin models. They are fun to paint! I’m sure a few of you aren’t entirely familiar with Warmachine/Hordes …

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Top 3 Websites for How to Paint Non-Metallic Metal (NMM)

When I first started learning to paint miniatures–I mean really trying to improve my work–I searched everywhere on the internet for the best tutorials for how to paint non-metallic metal (NMM). NMM-style painting is the method of painting metallic-looking objects using regular paint that doesn’t contain any reflective metal flake pigment. Although, knowing how to paint …

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The Citadel Medium Base Brush: A Brush for Speed Painting (Review)

Citadel Medium Base Brush Review - Games Workshop Brushes for Professional Miniature and Model Painting - Best Brush for Painting Miniatures

The Citadel Medium Base Brush is the most used brush in my miniature painting arsenal. The Citadel Medium Base Brush reviews like a car that sells itself. It has wide tuft surface that applies a good amount of paint, while providing you good control. Because the brush is made of synthetic fibers, you can use …

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Painting Organics: How-To Paint Warhammer 40k Tyranids

I’ve recently begun a new project painting an army of Tyranids, the swarming, all-consuming alien race of the Warhammer 40k Universe. Unlike my other projects, which have been vehicular or armored machinations, these Tyranid models are all organic, fleshy, scaly creatures of various shapes and sizes. “How do you paint so many models?” someone asked me. …

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