Non-metallic metal (NMM) painting is the technique of using regular paint (without metallic content) to give the illusion of a metallic, reflective surface. In general, NMM requires high contrast painted […]
Great tutorial on basing miniatures with do-it-yourself materials. Ancient ruin themed bases work with so many tabletop themed armies and models that this should be helpful for many of you […]
Simple, quick advice that I’ve used in the past to get my blog moving again. Of course, it all depends on the kind of writer you are…. stream of conscience […]
The irony of this post is that it is essentially advice for writing that doesn’t have any pitfalls. A good read with two simple guidelines to keep moving forward with […]
An informative article on basing miniatures for tabletop games and other sculpts
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? […]
Some quick and useful tips for honing creativity while you’re busy or just simply stuck.
Do you want your models to stand apart from all the rest? Did you ever want to try your hand at making your own sculpts, but wasn’t sure where to […]
This post contains some thoughts from someone (me) who has purchased, traded, and sold used miniatures across all kinds of venues, e.g., eBay, bartertown.com. Disclaimer: the photos here are not […]
Good quality, diffuse lighting can prevent eye fatigue, a major roadblock to a comfortable long painting session. For miniature painting, for long stretches, I highly recommend getting a lamp that uses a full spectrum daylight bulb or LED.
Beauty is not all in the eye of the beholder. In reality, we can all agree that we judge things with our five senses, most of the time first with the […]