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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)

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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. In this article, …

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10 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 scale models and miniatures. If you’re a scale modeler, especially you, a lamp that combines both good light and built-in magnification can make your work a lot more comfortable. As a miniature …

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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)

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What is 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 act as a preparatory coat over unpainted metal, plastic, or resin to prevent the absorption of …

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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 with a varnish. What is the best varnish for painted miniatures, e.g., Warhammer and military scale models? 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 …

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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. Filling gaps is an important step in preparing your models for primer and paint. Gap fillers are useful for whether you are assembling plastic model kits for Warhammer 40k or Age of …

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