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What is Non-Metallic Metal (NMM) Painting?

How do some models seem to have an “extra” pop to them? Maybe you have stumbled upon minis painted with a non-metallic metal (NMM) effect. Lovely aren’t they, but what is non-metallic metal (NMM)? In this article, Chris Spotter, studio artist and owner of the “The Spotted Painter”, introduces his thoughts on how to paint …

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50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter

50 Miniature Painting Tips: What I Learned as a Commissioned Painter - Essential painting tips for miniatures and models - how to paint miniatures - how to paint models and miniatures for warhammer 40k and tabletop wargames

I’ve painted miniatures for a long time. Along the way I’ve gathered up a collection of miniature painting tips that have helped me. Many of the tips and tricks I’ve learned are from providing a miniature painting service. Through the years, I’ve learned how-to be a more effective painter. Of course, I’m always looking for …

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3 Awesome Ways to Make Wargaming Terrain (Cheap, Easy, and Free)

Are you a tabletop miniature gamer? The battlefield you play on might be a dining room table, but it should be more. That’s where terrain pieces come into play. If you’re playing games like Warhammer 40k and looking for terrain ideas, all it takes is an online search. Images of beautiful wargaming terrain are everywhere. …

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Citadel Contrast Paints: Worth It?

Citadel Contrast Paint: Worth it? Review and Tips

Are you wondering if the new Citadel Contrast Paints are worth it? The Citadel Contrast Paints are a potentially game changing tool for miniature painters. Unlike ‘regular’ miniature paints, Citadel Contrast Paints are paints designed specifically for new painters or people who want to get their tabletop models and miniatures painted quickly. RELATED: CITADEL CONTRAST …

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Spilling GW Paints? 5 Easy Steps to Re-Bottle Your Citadel Paints

Spilling GW Paints_ 5 Easy Steps to Re-Bottle Your Citadel Paints - How to Decant Citadel Games Workshop Paint Pots into Dropper Bottles

Are you looking for a way to rebottle your paints into dropper bottles? It’s no secret that GW paint pots are the worst. The Citadel bottle design is simply bad engineering. The extra tall, narrow pots for washes and technical paints are particularly offensive. In my opinion, it’s either lazy design or a money grab …

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