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 version is for sale, which I noticed at my local game store (LGS). On a whim, I bought it because of the unique aesthetic that […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When it comes to productivity I’ve chosen instant gratification at the cost of disposable taste.
The goal of the 3D printing project was to make a proxy model for one of the 40k Tryanid pieces (in particular, for the Ravener miniature). In my opinion, it’s a neat looking model, but it doesn’t carry the respect of the much more iconic Starcraft Hydralisk. So, searching the internet, the Hydralisk 3D file was available for purchase (among other 3D files for video game models).