What are the best gap fillers for miniatures and models? Is there a reason to use different gap fillers for plastic or resin models? Miniature and model assembly is fun […]
An essential tool for any miniature hobbyist is a reliable glue and adhesive. How else do you assemble the miniature kits? Do you wonder what the best glues are for […]
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.
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 […]
This article reviews the Retributor Armour gold metallic base paint and the metallic spray version. Overall, I think the Retributor Armour metallic paint as a base color in the pot […]
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 […]
I love the Citadel Water Pot. To show you why, I made a short video for how I generally use it. Thank you for visiting! Stay up to date with […]
The choice of best brush for miniature painting is personal, but the general consensus is the pointed round size #1 or #2, which has a bristle length of about 8-12mm, […]
The new Citadel Water Pot 2018 version is for sale, which I noticed at my local game store (LGS). On a whim, I bought it because of the unique aesthetic […]
I’ve gotten many questions over the years from new hobbyists about what they can do to improve their miniature painting. To keep it simple, here’s the top 10 things I […]
I’m at the bookstore. It’s the Halloween time of year, and I want a scary book. I have many favorite authors, but only two really peak my interest year after […]
When I first started learning to paint miniatures–I mean really trying to improve my work–I searched everywhere on the internet for the best tutorials for how to paint non-metallic metal […]
I am a commissioned miniature painter, and of the many questions that I get asked, the answer to the following question gets the most raised eyebrows: “What brush do you […]
When it comes to productivity I’ve chosen instant gratification at the cost of disposable taste.
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.