How To Paint Miniatures

Welcome! This site is for those interested in any aspect of miniatures, including painting, collecting, custom modifications, sculpting, making creative bases and dioramas, and much more.

If you're just getting started, you can hit the ground running by clicking the Step by Step Painting Tutorial link. Veteran painters will find interesting articles and features. Check out my Recent Projects for interesting sculpting tips.

Advanced Miniature Painting
& Modeling Tutorials
  • Basing - Inexpensive, bases that Really Make Your miniatures Stand Out
  • Flags - Creative Battle Standards
  • Blackwash - Got a big army and you're short on time? Blackwashing shows off a miniature's details in minutes, even if you have no painting skills.
Getting Started

Recent Tutorials

Wet Blending How-To
wet palette blending howto

 

How To Remove Super Glue (Cyanoacrylate) from Your Hands (or other things)

 

How To Remove Old Paint With Safe, Environmentally-Friendly Cleaners

 

Create Custom Oak Bases for Under 25 Cents Each

What's NEW?

Recent Projects

Home Crafted Sculpting Tools
miniature sculpting tool

Dragonborn Conversion
dragonborn miniature conversion greenstuff

 

New Feature - Cardstock Miniatures In Minutes

spider guy

You can have this miniature for free... well, almost.

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