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Discovery and Passion: Keys to Improving Your Miniature Painting (Editorial)

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I have a large collection of models that I’ve painted. Too numerous for me to count. The ultimate driving force that motivates me to paint is discovery. Whenever I feel my toes are hanging off the edge of burn-out (e.g., the loss of desire to do anything), I find that I can retreat safely on the knowledge that …

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The Army Painter “Regiment” Brush Review for Miniature Painting

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Are you looking for an honest review of The Army Painter Regiment Brush for painting miniatures? Your paint brushes are your most important tool for your miniature and model painting hobby. The AP Regiment Brush has become one of my favorite workhorse brushes for painting miniatures and models. The Regiment is fantastic for a host …

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Smartphone Vs Camera for Miniature Photography

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Did you know that your smartphone can take amazing photos of your painted miniatures? Compact camera technology has come a long way! The image quality gap has narrowed between smartphones and cameras. Under proper conditions, images taken on smartphones are indistinguishable from consumer grade cameras. These include DSLR, compact bridge cameras, and mirrorless systems. So, …

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Citadel Crusade Case (Army Transport): Worth It?

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Looking for a review for Games Workshop Citadel miniature transport cases? I’ve been eyeing a new case to store and transport my ever expanding miniature collection from Warmachine/Hordes and Warhammer 40k. I’ve used all the foam transport options, e.g., Battlefoam, Sabol transports, but have now considered the Citadel line of carrying cases At first, I …

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How to Paint Necrons Fast and Easy (Photo Tutorials)

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How do you paint Necrons? Necrons are a science fictional race of aliens that you can play in the tabletop miniatures game in the Games Workshop Warhammer 40,000 Universe. The Necron line of miniatures are unique and highly-detailed sculpts that come in plastic kits. As with all Games Workshop models, Necron kits come with easy …

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Wargaming: The Illusion of “Balance” (Editorial)

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In a typical tabletop wargame, two forces meet in a pitched battle: one against the other. Warhammer 40k, Age of Sigmar, or even an accurate recreation of a real-life historical skirmish, it doesn’t matter. There’s something enjoyable and thrilling (perhaps, a tad sadistic) about miniature wargaming. Of course, a major draw for games is the …

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Necron Paint Schemes (9 Color Motifs and Ideas)

Are you looking for paint color scheme ideas for a Necron army? The Necrons are a fully robotic “species” with humanoid form that wield technological power that is second-to-none in the Warhammer 40k Universe. As an alien race in the Games Workshop Universe, Necrons are a playable army of tabletop miniatures in the Warhammer 40,000 …

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100 Popular Miniature Painting Mistakes (of Casuals and Professionals)

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We all make mistakes. Some are worse than others. As miniature painters, we are no exception to overlooking good practice and making mistakes with our work. I’ve painted miniatures for years and have made a TON of errors in how I approach a project. Popular miniature painting mistakes continue to haunt me when I work …

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