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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

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)

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)

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 all GW Citadel Texture 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

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

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...

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

When I started painting in the nineties, we held our miniatures by hand, took paint straight from the pot and never thinned our paints. Oh boy, have things changed for people entering the painting hobby today. This article will be about a new toy in the hobby tools: a...

18 tips for things to do while painting Warhammer Miniatures

Below you will find my top tips for things to do while painting Warhammer Miniatures. A lot of my painting does not require my complete attention. This is obviously so for the bulk painting of basecoat, but also when I remove mold lines, glue miniatures and when I do...

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 all GW Citadel Texture Paints

Review and comparison of all GW Citadel Texture 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...

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

Citadel painting handle review (is this thing any good?)

When I started painting in the nineties, we held our miniatures by hand, took paint straight from the pot and never thinned our paints. Oh boy, have things changed for people entering the painting hobby today. This article will be about a new toy in the hobby tools: a...

18 tips for things to do while painting Warhammer Miniatures

18 tips for things to do while painting Warhammer Miniatures

Below you will find my top tips for things to do while painting Warhammer Miniatures. A lot of my painting does not require my complete attention. This is obviously so for the bulk painting of basecoat, but also when I remove mold lines, glue miniatures and when I do...