ToP Tip: 5 reasons why should use a wet palette (even if you’re not a pro painter)
For over 20 years I didn’t use a wet palette, just random stuff like old CDs to pour my paint onto. I always thought a wet palette is only for wet blending masters and Golden Demon level paint jobs with a lot of intricate paint mixes, but not for me, who uses most paints straight out of the bottle. I didn’t consider a wet palette to be an essential hobby item, but having made the switch, oh, how wrong I was. In this post, I tell you five ways a wet palette will improve your painting no matter your skill level.
Review: Redgrass Games RGG Premium Brushes
Redgrass Games offer a range of three brushes and claim it’s all you need for painting miniatures: a size 2/0 and 2 made from Kolinsky sable, plus a size 4 synthetic drybrush. Are they right? And how do their brushes stand up to the competition? Find out more in this comprehensive review.
ToP Tip: 5 tools that make removing mould lines easier
Removing mould lines. The bane of our all hobby existence. Today I’ll share my favourite five tools to remove mould lines better and easier. Check out my picks after the jump, and let’s discuss your favourite tools and tips in the comment section.
Review: Redgrass Games RGG Precision Nippers
Is it worth to pay 29,90 Euro for a side cutter? Spoiler: yes it is. Today we find out if the RGG Precision Nippers by french company Redgrass Games, known for their Everlasting Wet Palette, is worth the premium price tag.
ToP Tip: 3 ways to superglue better
Friday is ToP Tip time. Today I’ll share three “hacks” to achieve better bonds with superglue. No more broken arms or frustrating pinning attempts on your resin, Finecast and metal models, if you heed my advice. Find out more after the jump. 1. Use Gorilla…
ToP Tip: Make your own Wet Palette
A Wet Palette stops your paint drying out. It’s really useful if you like mixing colours and it’s a real benefit if you paint in warm conditions. You can buy ready made Wet Palettes with refill sheets and those all work great but you really…
ToP Tip: Stahly’s favourite 3 green paints
Today we kick off a new series on Tale of Painters: ToP tips. Hobby hacks and advice from Garfy’s and Stahly’s combined hobby experience of over 45 years. In this post, I’m gonna talk about my favourite three green paints. I own over 400 paints…
Review: The Army Painter Precision Side Cutter, Plastic Frame Cutter and Tweezers Set
Last week we we had an in-depth review of The Army Painter’s Hobby Tool set. Today we take a look at their Precision Sidecutter, Plastic Frame Cutter and Tweezers Set, which are great for expanding the Hobby Tool Set or your tool collection in general….
Review: The Army Painter Hobby Tool Kit (2019)
Today we take a look at The Army Painter’s Hobby Tool Kit, a great value box to start or expand your tool collection. Included are a diamond pattern file, a hobby knife, a drill with 3 drill bits of various diameters, a side cutter, a…
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