Category: Tool Tips

Tool Tips 07 – Keeping your Paint from Drying Out

Tool Tips 07 – Keeping your Paint from Drying Out

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

Tool Tips 06 – Lighting, Holders, and Sealer

Tool Tips 06 – Lighting, Holders, and Sealer

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

Tool Tips 04 – Magnets

Tool Tips 04 – Magnets

Last week (Tool Tips 03) was about assembling the miniature and getting them ready for the very important step of priming. And this post covers the topic of Priming using Magnets in Customizing the miniature. “Wait a second….last time around you said we would cover Priming!! What gives, Faust?!”. Okay, I’m not that sneaky, and … Continue reading Tool Tips 04 – Magnets

Tool Tips 03 – Assembly and Pinning

Tool Tips 03 – Assembly and Pinning

Last time around (Tool Tips 02) we covered getting the mini all prepped by trimming and washing. Now it’s time to TRANSFORM! ASSEMBLY Glue Tweezers (Pixnor set) Pin Vise (Hand drill) Wire Plastic Putty (Vallejo) Green Stuff (Kneadatite) Glue and Tweezers - there are a lot of articles about different glues and how they work … Continue reading Tool Tips 03 – Assembly and Pinning