Blacksmithing has received a lot of attention in recent years. Largely due to the show Forged in Fire. It’s helped bring this largely niche hobby and profession to the limelight and may even be the reason you’re here. I will… Read More »So You Want to Start Blacksmithing and Not Sure Where to Start?
I have been in the miniature hobby since 2006 when some friends introduced me to Warhammer 40K. I'm a huge fan of Blood Bowl and I have an endless collection of teams for it. I love painting miniatures and teaching people how to paint. I also really love blogging, so I've combined those two passions here.
A bit of a deviation today, even for the new content here, about the adjustable standing desk I built. Now, I say built and that’s a bit of an overstatement. I didn’t build the mechanics for the desk, those I… Read More »Building an Adjustable Standing Desk for Ergonomics and Health
Like most people I have used a variety of different sealers over the years. Honestly, I find the process a chore having to brush on a thin layer of polyurethane without brush marks or bubbles, then sanding it and re-coating… Read More »Minwax Wipe-On Poly Review & Thoughts for Woodworking (Gallery)
As I was saying in my previous post, lately I’ve been doing a lot of woodworking and blacksmithing and haven’t touched a miniature in some time. Being that Creative Twilight has always been where I show my work, albeit miniatures… Read More »My Homemade Christmas Gifts (Woodworking & Blacksmithing)
Howdy, everyone! It’s been a while. This is an off-the-cuff post where I think out loud (or type) and maybe solicit some feedback. 2021 I posted about my lack of anything in 2020 so this is a continuation of that.… Read More »Creative Twilight’s Future and My Thoughts (Feedback Welcomed!)
Do you know a miniature hobbyist who you’d like to buy something for during the holidays or for a special occasion? If so, then you’ve come to the right spot! I’m here to help you get the kind of gifts… Read More »My Top Gift Ideas for Miniature Painters & Hobbyists + Gifts to Avoid
I’ll be honest, I have not done any painting since some time in August, 2020. While that’s only 5 months ago, it feels like so much longer than that. Like a lot of other hobbyists (I imagine anyway), this whole… Read More »The Year That Was 2020 and Where I’ve Been
Miniature painting can be a very fun hobby but also an aggravating one when you’re new. There’s a lot of common pitfalls new painters run into that can ruin the whole experience for them, and they give up before they’ve… Read More »Top 5 Reasons Why Most People Fail at Miniature Painting
I’ll be honest. If painting really isn’t your thing, and/or you view it as a means to an end, then this wouldn’t be applicable to you. However, if you enjoy painting and are always striving to get better at it,… Read More »Why You’ll Never Be as Good a Painter as You Want to Be
An area I’ve always struggled with in getting Creative Twilight out to a wider audience is video production. Blogging is a niche these days and video content has taken over. Video is something I’ve always wanted to put more effort… Read More »Streaming & Video on a Budget Using a Phone (Miniature Hobby)
Do you want to paint faster? Do you need to get an army finished on a short deadline? Maybe you just don’t care for painting and want to get it done as quickly as possible. Well, I’m going to share… Read More »11 Tips That Will Help You Paint Your Miniatures Faster
There’s a lot of different things you can do to improve painting and hobby motivation. Today I wanted to talk about what I feel is the #1 thing you can do, and that’s to setup a dedicated hobby space. Having… Read More »Biggest Thing You Can Do to Improve Painting & Hobby Motivation