Tag Archives: accessories

Video Tip: Glue Stick Handle For Securing Miniatures While Painting

There are many inventive ways to secure a miniature while painting.  Some like to bond the mini to a piece of cardboard while others buy specialty stands to do the trick.  A few years ago, I noticed a pile of … Continue reading

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News: Warhammer 40K Sixth Edition Boxed Set

Excitement was at an all time high during the Tyranid/Space Wolves refresh a few months ago leading into the release of the sixth edition rule book.  Now that GW has recently announced the sixth edition starter set and made them … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #4 (SM Base Coat)

Properly base coating a miniature is one of the most important steps to insuring good results.  A spotty base coat will ruin the model no matter how well shaded or highlighted the rest of the model is.  Today, we will … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #2 (Assembly)

The first step in any miniature project is to inspect the figures, clean them up, and start the assembly.  An old adage that painters come to know states that preparation is half the battle.  Miniatures are a little different because … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #1 (Getting Started)

I’ve been keeping up with the miniature scene, but have been away from my studio for the past two years, so I haven’t been able to paint, model, or add much to the site.  I finally broke down and decided … Continue reading

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News: GW warns customers to check their Finecast figures before purchase

Games Workshop sent a memo to local hobby shops warning that some of the new Finecast figures may have a manufacturer’s defect.  The defect consists of a small bubble in a key area that could cause damage to the model … Continue reading

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Rumor Round-Up: New Games Workshop Paints

We’ve had several viewers ask about updated information on the new line of GW paints that will be coming out soon.  We did some searching and chatting and compiled a list of the latest rumors surrounding the paints.  All the … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Stripping Paint from Miniatures (Multiple Ways)

We recently had a question from a viewer about switching paint schemes.  The user was apprehensive of changing his paint scheme even though he wasn’t entirely satisfied with the choice.  It can be disappointing to spend so much time on … Continue reading

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Rumor Round-Up: The Latest On Warhammer 40k 6th Edition

The rumors have been swirling since early 2011, but the release of the new 6th edition rule book and starter set is fast approaching.  There have been wide rumors ranging from Tau making an appearance in the starter kit, a … Continue reading

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News: Digital Battlefields

Warhammer fans have long toiled creating scenery, buildings, and interesting interactive features on their war tables.  I’ve seen enthusiasts make automaton features to give their scenes even more punch, but something entirely new is in the works and I think … Continue reading

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Warhammer 40k Brush Guide

Painting Warhammer 40k miniatures can be a very fun and relaxing activity.  While the table top game can be very competitive, the painting sessions are mostly an independent activity that are rewarding on a personal level.  There are many techniques … Continue reading

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Essential Warhammer 40k Workshop Accessories

There is more to assembling Warhammer miniatures than having paints and models.  To even make a table top quality figure requires many tools.  Some tools are essential while others make the process of assembling and painting more enjoyable.  In this … Continue reading

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