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10 Fun Paint Brush Holders for Hobby Painters

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Are you looking for a better way to organize your paint brushes? Maybe you have high-end kolinsky sables and are looking for a horizontal paint brush holder to keep the bristles safe and the tips sharp. You could make a diy paint brush holder or organizer, but to save time check out the great brush …

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10 Great Airbrushes for Painting Miniatures and Models

Are you looking for an airbrush to paint miniatures? Keep it simple! Take a look at this list that compares several widely-respected airbrushes in the miniature painting community. Continue reading, or skip ahead with the links below. The following are my recommended top 10 best airbrushes for painting miniatures and models. Badger Patriot 105 Badger Renegade Velocity …

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5 Best Metallic Paints for Miniatures (Tips & Review)

Best Metallic Paints for Painting Miniatures and Models - Metallic Model Paint Review and Guide

What are the best metallic paints? There are certainly popular favorites! What metallic model paint you choose will depend on what result you’re looking for. In principle, all metallic paints contain metal “pigments” or flakes of real metal that reflects light. In modern acrylic paint formulations, regular brush applied metallics have excellent coverage and provide …

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Airbrushing Miniatures: Brush Review and Painting Guide

Airbrushing Miniatures: Brush Review and Painting Guide - best airbrush for painting miniatures and models - best airbrush for new painters - tips for airbrushing miniatures

Are you looking for an airbrush to paint miniatures? Over the years as a commissioned miniature painter, I’ve been asked a lot about airbrushing. What is the best airbrush for painting miniatures? What airbrush should I start with for painting models? Is using an airbrush cheating? Are you confused about where to start, or whether …

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Citadel Contrast Paints with 3D Printed Miniatures (It Works)

Are Citadel Contrast Paints right for you? If you’re a new miniature painter, or simply a procrastinator who isn’t sure where to start, Citadel’s Contrast Paint line is perfect for you. If you’re wondering if you can use Citadel Contrast Paints on 3D prints, read on below. In this article, guest writer Eleni Stamos (an …

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Best Lightbox for Miniature and Model Photography (Top 5 Reviewed and Tips)

Best Lightbox for Miniature and Model Photography (Top 5 Reviewed and Tips) - photographing miniatures - DIY light boxes - how to photograph miniatures - light booths for miniature photography

Want better photos of your miniatures? Get a photo light box! You don’t need a fancy camera. Your smart phone will probably do a great job. All you need is “good light”. A light box or photo booth are an important tool if you’re looking for professional quality images of your miniatures. If you’re painting …

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7 Best Magnifying Lamps for Painting Miniatures and Models (Review)

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Are you looking for the best magnifying lamps for painting miniatures and models? You need to see details clearly to paint and craft those beautiful scale models. The best magnifying lamps for painting miniatures are those that have both full-spectrum light and have lenses with sufficient magnification (ideal: 2x to 2.5x) and focal length (i.e., …

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106 Best Audiobooks for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

105 Audiobooks Out Now for Horus Heresy 30k and Warhammer 40k (Updated)

Are you looking for audiobooks in the Warhammer 40k Universe? Warhammer 30k? The Horus Heresy epoch?Audiobooks are a great listen while you work on your miniatures and models, or simply for taking the tedium out of a long drive or flight. For a long time, Games Workshop’s digital books and audiobooks were embargoed from third-party …

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Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

Top 10 Primers for Plastic and Metal Miniatures (Reviews and Tips)

Are you looking for the best primer for painting plastic or metal miniatures? The best primer for painting miniatures depends on the surface material. Some primers work best on plastic, whereas other primers work best on metals. In principle all primers work the same. Primers are used as a preparatory coat over unpainted metal, plastic, …

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