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 […]
Great overview of miniatures used for tabletop role playing games (RPG). Check it out!
Okay, so you have a lamp….but you’re still not sure if you have good light. Chances are your bulbs aren’t meant for your needs.
Good quality, diffuse lighting can prevent eye fatigue, a major roadblock to a comfortable long painting session. For miniature painting, for long stretches, I highly recommend getting a lamp that uses a full spectrum daylight bulb or LED.
Games Workshop released a new series of cases for carrying miniatures. I’ve been eyeing a new case to house/transport my ever expanding miniature collection from Warmachine/Hordes to my dabbling entry […]