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 […]
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 […]
It’s an interesting topic to talk about. I know many us, me included, drink coffee on a daily basis. We drink it for many reasons. Some like the taste, others […]
For miniature painters who want to share their work, or gamers that want to record their battle reports, capturing sharp and clear images is pretty important. Focus stacking can help! […]
We all need brushes, acrylic paint, and good lighting, but if you’re a regular painter of miniatures, you should also get a hair dryer. This article is about why you should […]
There is quite a unique challenge in painting the larger models from Games Workshop. Of course, there isn’t much you can do except grind forward. A key trick to making […]
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 […]
A recurrent topic that I hear locally and through the social media grapevine, is the inverted success and struggle between these two game systems: Privateer Press’ Warmachine (3rd edition, aka […]
An informative article on basing miniatures for tabletop games and other sculpts
Found this quick reference sheet on the internet. Download, print, and play! 8th edition rules and reference sheet for playing Games Workshop 40k.
The goal of the 3D printing project was to make a proxy model for one of the 40k Tryanid pieces (in particular, for the Ravener miniature). In my opinion, it’s a neat looking model, but it doesn’t carry the respect of the much more iconic Starcraft Hydralisk. So, searching the internet, the Hydralisk 3D file was available for purchase (among other 3D files for video game models).
I have a large collection of models that I’ve painted. Too numerous for me to count. The ultimate driving force that motivates me to paint is discovery. Whenever I feel my toes […]
Another busy week has past. It should slow down at the end of next Month. Until then, gaming time is a great escape to change gears. Although life can be […]
I’ve been painting 40k and Warmachine models for a few friends. And for kicks, I’ve been trying my hand (and eye) at painting non-metallic metal (NMM). For the less versed, […]