Tools of the Trade: Minis: Bones Black

“I’m back! Now, tell me about Bones Black.” Bones Black is a new material developed by Reaper Miniatures. As of January 2019 they will be releasing a mini a month in this material throughout the year. If you were a part of their fourth Bones Kickstarter you will also be getting some along with theContinue reading “Tools of the Trade: Minis: Bones Black”

February 2019 Goals

Where did January go? No matter where it went I’m sure it’ll be back eventually. It’s the first of February so it’s time for a monthly goals post. First some updates: I finished the Frost Giant Queen! The giveaway is still running through tomorrow so if you want to enter head over to my FacebookContinue reading “February 2019 Goals”

Tools of the Trade: Minis: Resin and Plastic

This week we’re talking about non-metal miniatures. It’s all about plastics and resin this week. First up resin! “So what is resin and how is it different from plastic?” Resin can hold a great amount of detail and is considered superior to plastic in that aspect. There are, however, many downsides of working with resin.Continue reading “Tools of the Trade: Minis: Resin and Plastic”

Minivember: The Last, A Final Update

I finished Minivember about 9 PM last night. I will sometime this week sit down and take good photos and a group shot. If I’ve done my math right I’ve painted 77 minis in the last month. This is obviously well above the 30 mini mark but this only adds up to 30 unique sculpts. Continue reading “Minivember: The Last, A Final Update”

Tools of the Trade: Handy Things

This week’s blog is about things that are helpful but not necessary to have around. “So what kind of things might I want to have around?” First and foremost in my opinion are notebooks. Notebooks are handy for many things in the miniature painting world. You can use them to do things like plan outContinue reading “Tools of the Trade: Handy Things”

Tools of the Trade: The Essentials

So you’ve decided to delve into the hobby that is painting miniatures. It can be overwhelming at first, and one of the most challenging things is figuring out what tools you need right away and what tools you don’t need quite yet. This week’s post is about the essentials, the tools you’ll need to getContinue reading “Tools of the Trade: The Essentials”