Some days you just have to do something. Doing something, rather than thinking about it. I’m talking about the creative side of you. The writer, the painter, the sculptor, whatever […]
Do you use a wet palette? How do you setup your palette? I’ve tried all types of wet palettes: the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) disaster and even the fancier “Everlasting Wet Palette” (Red Grass Games). These are either mold-farms or over-hyped and expensive palettes.
This article is a descriptive overview of the differences between tabletop quality and display level miniature painting standards. What do the terms “tabletop standard”, “display level”, or collector quality” mean […]
I love painting miniatures. But, in an effort to see from a different perspective, I searched everywhere online to understand why so many people hate this part of the miniature […]
Are you looking for that perfect color in your preferred brand of miniature paint? Or, maybe the paint you wanted doesn’t exist anymore. It’s out of production. You need a […]
The choice of best brush for miniature painting is personal, but the general consensus is the pointed round size #1 or #2, which has a bristle length of about 8-12mm, […]
I have a tabletop roleplaying group that I adventure with about once per month. We’ve met for more than two years and have a wonderful time. I won’t get into […]
The new Citadel Water Pot 2018 version is for sale, which I noticed at my local game store (LGS). On a whim, I bought it because of the unique aesthetic […]
Painter’s block sucks. Help me.
Black and white photography is a great approach in bright sunlight. Hard light and shadows make textures pop and create all forms of structural interest. I’ve been slowly learning how […]
I never expected to pick up the Grymkin faction (Warmachine/Hordes tabletop game). But, when I saw the models and the night-marish style….Taking control of monsters of bad-dreams couldn’t be boring, right? […]
On a coffee break, partaking in two of my favorite activities: consuming and spewing. Here’s my afternoon spew…. This is a precious…sss moment. A punctate lot of time in this […]
A nice overview on whittling and carving wood – it’s a great hobby for young and old, and perhaps one of the purest forms of creating artwork without a lot […]
Here’s the good news: you don’t need new equipment to take better photographs. Do you want your photos to have more impact? Are they dull? It could be subtle, or […]
As winter approaches, the beach near our home has become more and more desolate. But, it’s beauty is still the same. On an overcast day in the Autumn, with the […]
Today is Monday. No words come to me. I’m a prolific writer in private, rarely posting the journal entries, but here I am stuck. But, this I know: walking and writing […]