So a while ago I backed the artis opus Kickstarter to bring their new brushes into production. As with most Kickstarters I have backed over the last few months I had completely forgotten about them. Then last week out of the blue they turned up so thought thought I’d let you know wot I think of them.
Hi everyone here’s a little look at one of the problems that plagues my house. If you’re anything like me then you will find that the piles of paints, brushes, bases and projects in various stages of completion quickly begin to overwhelm you. However recently my hobby cave has been forced to evolve. Building work at home and two sprogs has meant me giving up my hobby corner and seeking a more merger existence wherever I can find a place to put my brushes. This has had the knock on effect of forcing me to be more….Considerate to those I live with!! Here a few of the ways I’ve found that helped. Continue reading
Ironically Jimmi pointed out the other day that this post has been sat in the draft section for several months. From time to time we all loose the burning hobby fire and that’s OK but here are a few thoughts on how to get it going again….
So a quick review here of the UK Games Expo (UKGE). Jimmi and I took a trip down from Sheffield to visit the NEC in Birmingham, home to the UKGE.
Hello again and welcome to another quick tutorial, this time on stippling. Stippling is a great technique for transitioning colours with a brush, in a similar way to an airbrush and also allows you to convey rougher textures to your minis.
Many of us are trying to balance our hobby time with the pressures of real world life. One of the biggest pressures, for me anyway, is finding time to paint and play while also looking after two little girls with my wife. Having hobby time is important though, it keeps me connected to the community and it gives me a way of unwinding from the day of screaming and nappy changes. So here are my 5 top tips on how to get some painting time in.