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 […]
Miniature photography is a hobby of mine. I love taking the camera out whenever I get the chance. Everyone sees the world differently. The camera is my tool for capturing […]
What are the best gap fillers for miniatures and models? Miniature and model assembly is fun. Scratch builders love making things from…well, scratch. Gap fillers are useful for whether you […]
You’re traveling to a convention, or you want to work in another room near the family, then you probably need better portable lights. I’ve been asked on several occasions what […]
An essential tool for any miniature hobbyist is a reliable glue and adhesive. How else do you assemble the miniature kits? Do you wonder what the best glues are for […]
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.
As a miniature painter and fine-scale modeler, one of the most important tools I use is the airbrush. Because efficiency is important to me, I’m always on the lookout for ways to speed up my work.
A miniature painter has many tools, but only a few are 100% necessary. Dry palettes are a core tool in any miniature painter’s arsenal. This article reviews some reasons why […]
This article reviews the Retributor Armour gold metallic base paint and the metallic spray version. Overall, I think the Retributor Armour metallic paint as a base color in the pot […]
What magnifying systems do you need for painting detail? To paint details on miniatures, you need good fine-motor skill and eye sight. Magnification aids in particular, e.g., visors, headsets, or […]
For a photographic project, I ordered five miniatures from Hero Forge. Hero Forge is the an online (internet-based) site for “…customizing and 3D printing tabletop miniatures and statuettes”, according to […]
Are you looking for a better way to mix your miniature paints? Do you hate Vallejo or Scale 75 paint separation in your bottles? A lot of miniature paints tend […]
Do your hands or fingers hurt painting miniatures? Have you accidentally touched a miniature that had wet paint? In this article, I review three Citadel Painting Handles available from Games […]
This Artis Opus Brush Series S review is based on several months of regular brush use in commissioned miniature painting. Artis Opus brushes are similar in cost to other kolinsky […]
The new Citadel Water Pot 2018 version is for sale, which I noticed at my local game store (LGS). On a whim, I bought it because of the unique aesthetic […]
I am a commissioned miniature painter, and of the many questions that I get asked, the answer to the following question gets the most raised eyebrows: “What brush do you […]