I want to help prepare new painters by providing a list of common miniature painting mistakes and help you to avoid making those mistakes.
Miniature Tutorials & Guides
We love the wargaming and miniature hobby. Even though many of us play wargames, like Warhammer 40K and Battlefleet Gothic, the hobby element is where we spend most of our time. Some of our authors even have 20+ years experience with the hobby.
Here you will find an assorted list of miniature hobby tutorials. The articles range from creating wargaming terrain, like hills and trees, to doing basing on miniatures, such as realistic earth basing, or creating snow and ice.
You can also find more tutorials on our YouTube channel.
Today’s tutorial is on painting a marble effect for miniatures. This is a simple technique with 4 steps and good results with minimal effort.
Today I’ll show you how to paint a realistic rust effect on your miniatures. It’s only a few steps and the results are impressive.
I decided to make my own custom Bolt Action dice. It was a project I felt like doing, so you can see how I made my own and follow along.
Sealing your painted miniatures is a must if you’re a gamer. You want to protect your models and your time investment in painting them. So, I’ll tell you why you need to seal your models and give you suggestions on sealers to use.
Layering is a simple way to learn to do blending, and you can get some really impressive results with this advanced technique. Come learn.
Below you’re going to find my miniature painting tips on how to become a better painter. My goal is to keep them short and sweet. I’m not going to over explain anything because that would be counter-productive to what I’m… Read More »23 Miniature Painting Tips to Become a Better Painter
I thought it was time that I build some decent looking terrain, but I also wanted to do it very affordably. So, after some research, I decided to make some tree stands using plaster. I had everything I needed except the plaster, and that was cheap enough.
Using a primer for your miniatures is a must. Without it you will only undo all your hard work. So, I have a list of some primers that work great, including sprays, brush-on, and ones for airbrushes. I also have some tips when using sprays to avoid common issues, like fuzziness, or obscuring details.
I want to share a tutorial on how I strip paint from plastic and metal models/miniatures using Dettol. This will remove paint, primer, and super glue. It’s also easy to do and is affordable.
A nice looking wargaming table and terrain set for under $50 that is portable, super easy to build, and there’s no painting required! Check out my complete tutorial on building the table, as well as the terrain for it.
This is a very simple tutorial on how to make icicles for your miniatures. It’s a great way to add detail to your snow based miniatures. This process only requires a few tools, and a few minutes to do, but it looks amazing.