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Best Miniature Painting Lamp for Professional Use (A Commission Painter’s Review)

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Do you paint miniatures professionally, or want to take your hobby to another level? Commission miniature painting, along with pro studio painting, requires reliable tools and equipment that must meet certain standards. Miniature painting lamps need to provide even, consistent light without any hot spots or glare. This is essential for seeing small details clearly, …

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Best Paint Tube Rack? Plydolex Tube Organizer and Storage (Review)

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Searching for a paint tube rack to store and organize your favorite paints? I’ve searched high and low for a hobby paint rack that can store my acrylic and oil paint tubes. Although I’ve found a few good acrylic paint tube organizers that may do the job, a general hobby rack that holds paint tubes …

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Desk Magnifying Glass for Hobbies and Crafts (Top 7 Picks)

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A desk magnifying glass is an essential tool for a lot of hobbies. It is a very popular desk gadget. But with all the choices out there it can be hard to choose one that’s right for you. As a miniature painter, model maker, and someone who enjoys arts and crafts, e.g., coloring books with …

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5 Best Model Paint Mixers and Shakers for Miniature Paints (Review)

Best 5 Model Hobby Paint Shakers and Mixers. The top 5 best paint mixers and shakers for model paints - for hobbyists, citadel, vallejo, scale 75, and the army painter model paints

Are you looking for a better way to mix your miniature and model paints? Do you hate Vallejo or Scale 75 paint separation in your bottles? A lot of miniature paints tend to separate from their liquid binders if allowed to settle, and require a bit of shaking to get them to mix properly again. …

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Airbrushing Vs. Regular Brushing for Miniatures and Models

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What’s better for painting miniatures, airbrushing or regular brushwork? The best answer for this question is that it depends on what you’re trying to do with your miniature painting project. Airbrushing is a powerful tool and adds other more technical options for miniature painters. For best results, regular brushing will always be useful for finishing …

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