Can’t sleep? Insomnia troubling you? I have trouble sleeping (and this was before I had kids). As someone who paints miniatures at horrendous hours of the night (between 11-3am), sleep […]
Are you looking to hire a miniature painter? Maybe you’re looking to hire a painting service, but don’t know where to start. Well, then you already know that miniature hobbies […]
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 […]
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 […]
Want to paint miniatures faster? Everyone wants to get more done! I’ve been a commission painter for many years and time is money. Most of my projects are for bulk […]
Have you ever had this question asked? “Why do you paint miniatures?“ I’ve had this question asked to me many times by many people. It’s a profound question at its […]
Have you ever fallen asleep reading a book? I’m sure everyone has done that. But, have you ever fallen asleep with a baby sleeping on your chest? A newborn. And […]
You’re traveling to a convention, or you want to work in another room near the family, then you probably need better portable lights. I’ve been asked on several occasions what […]
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.
For those who play miniature games and are looking for a scale reference, I’ve compiled this list of scales for you. You can use this reference guide as a way […]
As a miniature painter and fine-scale modeler, one of the most important tools I use is the airbrush. Because efficiency is important to me, I’m always on the lookout for ways to speed up my work.
A miniature painter has many tools, but only a few are 100% necessary. Dry palettes are a core tool in any miniature painter’s arsenal. This article reviews some reasons why […]
What magnifying systems do you need for painting detail? To paint details on miniatures, you need good fine-motor skill and eye sight. Magnification aids in particular, e.g., visors, headsets, or […]
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 […]
Are you looking for a better way to mix your miniature paints? Do you hate Vallejo or Scale 75 paint separation in your bottles? A lot of miniature paints tend […]
Do your hands or fingers hurt painting miniatures? Have you accidentally touched a miniature that had wet paint? In this article, I review three Citadel Painting Handles available from Games […]