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Recommended Varnishes for Miniatures (Best Practice and Use)

Recommended Matte Varnishes for Miniatures (Best Practice and Use)

So, you’ve spent hours painting miniatures. Now, you want to protect your work. If you’re a gamer, this is especially important since your models will have to endure a lot of handling. To protect your minis, you need to seal them with a varnish. Varnishes also improve photographs of your models. There is a need …

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Citadel Contrast Paints: Worth It?

Citadel Contrast Paint: Worth it? Review and Tips

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 Contrast Paints are paints designed specifically for new painters or people who want to get their tabletop models and miniatures painted quickly. RELATED: CITADEL CONTRAST …

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Best Gap Fillers: Guide for Miniatures and Models (Top 12 Reviewed)

12 Useful Gap Fillers for Miniatures (Review and Tips)

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 are assembling plastic model kits for Warhammer 40k or Age of Sigmar, or merely constructing scale models. But, what kind of gap fillers should you …

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Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

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 reading glasses, can improve detailed painting. Fine scale modelers and other hobbyists can always tools to help make tasks easier and more comfortable. Have you …

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Hero Forge: Unboxing Custom 3D Printed Miniatures (Close-Up Photos)

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 the website. Hero Forge emerged as a crowd-funded venture using Kickstarter, and provides users with a platform to create detailed 3D characters in a web …

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