Last time (Tool Tips 07) we went over the incredibly useful wet palettes. This time around we talk about brushes, brushes, and brushes! Paint brushes - Whew, the day has finally come where I write about brushes! I can’t really recall what I first used back in the 1880s when I painted my first miniature. … Continue reading Tool Tips 08 – Brushes
Month: March 2018
On Kickstarter there are currently THREE Blood Bowl team Kickstarters for Slann. Oops, not "Slann", but "Kislev". If you're saying "What, hunh?!"...allow me to explain! If you already know all you want to know about Blood Bowl and Slann, just skim down to the Kickstarters section. History There were three official teams released to Blood … Continue reading Fantasy Football Kickstarters – Slann or No?
Last time (Tool Tips 06) we got through some of the preliminary tools to get to painting. Since it turns out that there is a lot to cover, this article is a continuation from the previous one. Palettes - basically, something to put your paint on while painting. More importantly, something that will hold … Continue reading Tool Tips 07 – Keeping your Paint from Drying Out
Whew, been fighting a bug going around these parts, but hope to get caught up in the blogosphere soon! Last time (Tool Tips 05) we talked about Priming. A crucial step before you actually start to apply paints on the miniature. This time we’re going to tackle a few odd topics, saving more room for … Continue reading Tool Tips 06 – Lighting, Holders, and Sealer
Last week (Tool Tips 04) was about customizing minis by adding in some magnets. This week we take a look at the very important step of “Priming”! PRIMING Priming is basically applying a layer of paint on your ‘naked’ metal/plastic miniature to give additional paints something to bind to. It also helps with adding a … Continue reading Tool Tips 05 – Priming