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Abteilung 502 Oil Paints for Miniatures (Review): Quick Drying and Great Coverage

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Oil paints are a popular medium for miniature painters, because they offer more control and give smoother coverage than acrylics. With oils, it’s also easy to go back and change colors if you make an error in the painting process. The downside to oil paints is that they take longer to dry, so you’ll have …

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Painting a Zombie RPG Miniature with Oil Paints (Tips and Impressions)

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Have you ever wanted to try something new with your miniature painting? I love experimenting with new art mediums when painting miniatures, if only to learn something different in my approach. For most miniature painters, the most outlandish thing you can do with your miniatures is to use oil paints instead of conventional acrylic model …

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Oil Painting “Ashtooh”, a Fun 54mm Scale Miniature (Overview)

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Oil paints work great on miniatures. Sure, oil painting miniatures is a challenge. But, the rewards and the refreshing change of pace in how you apply color to models is worth the learning curve. Oil paints are a slow drying medium that allow you to easily blend color directly on your miniature’s surface. You can …

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Oil Painting “Barnascus” (Judgement Miniature): How to Paint Tips

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The vast majority of tabletop gaming miniatures are in the 28-35mm scale. This includes games like Warhammer 40k, Infinity the Game, Bolt Action, and many more. Of course, for a truly fun miniature painting experience, larger scales allow you to experiment more easily with other techniques. Painting techniques like airbrushing and wet-blending are easier to …

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10 Best Oil Paints for Painting Miniatures (Guide and Review)

What are the best oil paints for painting miniatures? For most miniature painters, acrylic model paints have been the standard media. The reason oil paints are less common among mini painters is due to their longer dry/cure time, requirement for a proper solvent or thinner, potential toxicity, and longer clean up. Brush work and blending …

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Painting Miniatures with Oil Paints: Guide and Tips!

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Acrylic paint is the favored medium for painting miniatures and models. But, did you know you can paint your models with oil paints, too? Oil wash filters and weathering with oil paints create amazing effects that can add realism to your miniatures. If you’re painting wargaming models, e.g., Warhammer 40k or Age of Sigmar, then …

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