Thursday, March 30, 2017

Group Therapy for Miniature Painting



Hey everyone, my name is Max ( Hi, Max!) and I'm a paint-aholic.  But don't worry, I'm working the steps, I'm attending meetings.  And you should come by too.

Not only are they usually not in a church basement, you don't always need to leave your house.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Master Your Mancave: Introduction



One of the question that comes up every so often is about how to setup your mancave or work area. Because I'm always 2 pink tequila shots away from redecorating your living room, I can very well help you get the most out of your mancave!  Here. We. Go.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Paint for Points: And It Must Pop Pop POP!

Painting models to an awesome standard is one thing.  Having your models stand out is another thing.  A more awesome thing, even.  Learning the basics of Color theory is just what you need.



Ask not what you can do for color theory, because that's stupid, but what can color theory do for you?  A whole damn lot.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Paint for Points: The Art of the Quickie

Like many of the attending Adepticon goers, here I sit, a week before with barely any models started, let alone finished, for the tournament.  Fear not, I have done this countless time, and more often than not with great results!



How do you achieve such a feat in such a short time?

Enter the art of the quickie, or how to get your army from unassembled bare plastic to tabletop warfare with blazing colors.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Best Kit to Start Airbrushing

1-Click complete airbrush and compressor setup?  Yes please!   

I was looking for this kit for a while to add to the Tools and Gear section up top, and now I've found one in the quality and price point I feel happy to recommend!



One kit gets you all the cool toys in a box, hit the jump for more specs and review.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Paint for Points: Knowing is Half the Battle

Let’s face it bro, you are in this to own faces, crush fools and go home with the babes and the prize.  However, a decent paint score is often the difference between a Best General and a Best Overall trophy on your shelf.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Badger 250-2 Spray Gun Review with Primer

A couple weeks back we featured an article on the Badger Spray Gun listing all its pros and cons.  One of the things left unchecked was the primer capabilities of the spray gun.

In the words of meme-ific barbers:  Say no more fam.



Hit the jump for the links to the products and the stills from the video with primed awesomeness

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Ultimate Way to Master Any Technique Quick!

Whether it's this really cool new on the rise technique that everyone is doing, or something you've wanted to do for years, mastering your technique has never been easier with this simple trick.

The biggest problem with new techniques is the time it takes to learn them properly.  According to Malcolm Gladwell, it takes 10,000 hours of practice in any field to achieve mastery.  Can you imagine that much time spent on a single technique?

Not only can it be time consuming to learn on a single model, applying it army wide becomes much more of a problem when you still struggle with parts of the technique.

Enters the one trick to rule them all.

Programmers call this the rubber duck technique.