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How to Thin Your Paints for Miniatures (and Why You Should)

How to Thin Your Paints for Miniatures (and Why You Should)

If you look back at some of your first painted models, I bet that one of the biggest mistakes you made was thick paint. I know it was definitely mine! "thin your paint" is also one of the most commonly suggested tips when people ask for feedback. But this answer can...

7 Steps to Start Converting Miniatures for Beginners

7 Steps to Start Converting Miniatures for Beginners

People have often asked me "Why convert your army? The models already look incredible," to which I completely agree; but nothing feels better than taking a truly unique army to face off against your opponent. Win or lose you can walk away from the table with a sense...

Miniature Painting for Beginners – How to Get into the Hobby

Miniature Painting for Beginners – How to Get into the Hobby

Getting into the hobby of painting miniatures sounds easier than it actually is. Sure – you might have just bought your first Warhammer set or a board game with boringly greyish miniatures. Now it is time to give your miniatures a pretty new look. For me, it was quite...

Organising your Warhammer hobby and being more effective

Organising your Warhammer hobby and being more effective

I have a hard time finishing a Warhammer army. I have a hard time completing my conversion projects. I have a hard time putting on that very last highlight. At least, that was how it was until I decided that it needed to stop. My hobby was not making me happy, so I...

How to Assemble, Clean, Glue and Build a Warhammer Miniature

How to Assemble, Clean, Glue and Build a Warhammer Miniature

The first time I assembled a Warhammer miniature I absolutely wrecked that poor thing. At the time I did not know, and I could not see that I had ruined it - but I had! Assembling a miniature is actually really simple, but a few mistakes can really mess it up. In this...

10 miniature painting tips (stuff I learned the hard way)

10 miniature painting tips (stuff I learned the hard way)

I have been painting since I was twelve which means I have been making a ton of painting mistakes in my life. Today I will share 10 miniature painting tips that I learned the hard way.1. Prime with something else than black It is a classic recommendation that...

Best way of transporting a Warhammer army (magnets vs foam)

Best way of transporting a Warhammer army (magnets vs foam)

After collecting just a few Warhammer miniatures, I was stuck with a problem: how the heck was I going to transport all those models to the battlefield without breaking them or chipping my cool paint scheme? At first, I tried throwing them all in a shoebox with a bit...

Review and comparison of GW Citadel Texture/Technical Paints

Review and comparison of GW Citadel Texture/Technical Paints

Basing your miniatures can be hard work. Sometimes after painting up a beautiful model, I find myself wanting to skip doing the bases or not really wanting to put any effort into it. After painting almost my whole life, I know now that skipping the bases is a major...

A beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army

A beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army

Painting your first Warhammer army can be a big challenge. The number of options and pitfalls are staggering and most never people actually finish the projects they start. This is a beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army (be it Age of Sigmar or 40k)....

Easiest Warhammer army to paint for beginners

Easiest Warhammer army to paint for beginners

If you are just starting out in the hobby, you probably want to start by painting an army that will not overwhelm you.  But what is the easiest Warhammer army to paint? Some factors can make an army easy to paint and a lot of things will make it more difficult to...

How to Thin Your Paints for Miniatures (and Why You Should)

How to Thin Your Paints for Miniatures (and Why You Should)

If you look back at some of your first painted models, I bet that one of the biggest mistakes you made was thick paint. I know it was definitely mine! "thin your paint" is also one of the most commonly suggested tips when people ask for feedback. But this answer can...

7 Steps to Start Converting Miniatures for Beginners

7 Steps to Start Converting Miniatures for Beginners

People have often asked me "Why convert your army? The models already look incredible," to which I completely agree; but nothing feels better than taking a truly unique army to face off against your opponent. Win or lose you can walk away from the table with a sense...

Miniature Painting for Beginners – How to Get into the Hobby

Miniature Painting for Beginners – How to Get into the Hobby

Getting into the hobby of painting miniatures sounds easier than it actually is. Sure – you might have just bought your first Warhammer set or a board game with boringly greyish miniatures. Now it is time to give your miniatures a pretty new look. For me, it was quite...

Organising your Warhammer hobby and being more effective

Organising your Warhammer hobby and being more effective

I have a hard time finishing a Warhammer army. I have a hard time completing my conversion projects. I have a hard time putting on that very last highlight. At least, that was how it was until I decided that it needed to stop. My hobby was not making me happy, so I...

How to Assemble, Clean, Glue and Build a Warhammer Miniature

How to Assemble, Clean, Glue and Build a Warhammer Miniature

The first time I assembled a Warhammer miniature I absolutely wrecked that poor thing. At the time I did not know, and I could not see that I had ruined it - but I had! Assembling a miniature is actually really simple, but a few mistakes can really mess it up. In this...

10 miniature painting tips (stuff I learned the hard way)

10 miniature painting tips (stuff I learned the hard way)

I have been painting since I was twelve which means I have been making a ton of painting mistakes in my life. Today I will share 10 miniature painting tips that I learned the hard way.1. Prime with something else than black It is a classic recommendation that...

Best way of transporting a Warhammer army (magnets vs foam)

Best way of transporting a Warhammer army (magnets vs foam)

After collecting just a few Warhammer miniatures, I was stuck with a problem: how the heck was I going to transport all those models to the battlefield without breaking them or chipping my cool paint scheme? At first, I tried throwing them all in a shoebox with a bit...

Review and comparison of GW Citadel Texture/Technical Paints

Review and comparison of GW Citadel Texture/Technical Paints

Basing your miniatures can be hard work. Sometimes after painting up a beautiful model, I find myself wanting to skip doing the bases or not really wanting to put any effort into it. After painting almost my whole life, I know now that skipping the bases is a major...

A beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army

A beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army

Painting your first Warhammer army can be a big challenge. The number of options and pitfalls are staggering and most never people actually finish the projects they start. This is a beginners guide to painting your first Warhammer army (be it Age of Sigmar or 40k)....

Easiest Warhammer army to paint for beginners

Easiest Warhammer army to paint for beginners

If you are just starting out in the hobby, you probably want to start by painting an army that will not overwhelm you.  But what is the easiest Warhammer army to paint? Some factors can make an army easy to paint and a lot of things will make it more difficult to...

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