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Amazing Watercolor Wash Technique: How to Paint a Warmachine Warjack (10 Simple Steps! )

Are you painting miniatures for Warmachine Hordes? Privateer Press has a unique line of steampunk inspired miniatures. A mix between magic and science, the Iron Kingdom World these characters inhabit is as fantastical and mysterious as the Games Workshop Warhammer 40k universe (albeit not as dark). How to paint miniature articles and video are everywhere. …

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Tabletop Standard vs. Display Level Painting [Criteria]

Tabletop Standard vs. Display Level Painting [Criteria]

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 in regards to miniature painting? This seems to be a recurring question in the miniature painting community. And, it is an especially relevant topic for …

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Hero Forge: Unboxing Custom 3D Printed Miniatures (Close-Up Photos)

For a photographic project, I ordered five miniatures from Hero Forge. Hero Forge is the an online (internet-based) site for “…customizing and 3D printing tabletop miniatures and statuettes”, according to the website. Hero Forge emerged as a crowd-funded venture using Kickstarter, and provides users with a platform to create detailed 3D characters in a web …

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3D Printed Hydralisk (40k Tyranid Proxy) for Gaming or Collection

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).

Painting Challenge! 320 models?

I love a good challenge. I love to paint. So, when I received a painting commission request for 320 termagants/hormagaunts (Tyranid army by GW) I immediately accepted! Why not? A painting challenge includes not only the quality (which I am able to do, imho, click here), but also high volume and speed. Tyranids are a fascinating alien race …

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