Category: Painting Tips

Advanced Painting with The French Guy!

Advanced Painting with The French Guy!

by Dimitri “The French Guy” Matias In this article, I will show you how to paint a miniature football figure with advanced miniatures painting techniques. You will see that “advanced” does not mean “complex.” You’ll need to be focused on your work, use the right tools and be disciplined. Of course, if you have been […]

Basic Miggle/Tudor Figures?? Unbelievable!

Basic Miggle/Tudor Figures?? Unbelievable!

It’s hard to believe how far we have come, but when I opened the MFCA forum this morning and saw these, I was simply amazed. The figures pictured here are the same basic figures that we all grew up with and have little to no customization done to them other than the incredible painting and […]

Shading and highlighting black and white.

Shading and highlighting black and white.

Still in a state of  joy/shock after the New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, I bring you the next in a long line of blogs discussing color, when and how to use/utilize it, and why. First, we will start with 2 simple colors, black and white.  Typically, I use a range that consists of […]

Skin Tones: Advanced Painting - Step by Step

Skin Tones: Advanced Painting – Step by Step

In that new painting article, we will see how to paint skin tones, with advanced technics. Advanced technics ? Yes, we ‘ll see how to make your figures skin tones looks real, with nice shades and highlights, with a quite simple method. In that example, we will paint a black skin dark tone. In the […]

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Make An Inexpensive Light Tent for Shooting Miniature Football Players

Make An Inexpensive Light Tent for Shooting Miniature Football Players

How to Make An Inexpensive Light Tent for Shooting Miniature Football Players by Darren Rowse Materials Needed: 1.) A Box – It could be any size you want as long as you can light it! I prefer it to be as square as can be. You can find boxes anywhere for free. I got mine […]

Painting for Battle

Painting for Battle

Hi, In this new article, I will explain you step by step how to paint a team (in that example, a 49ers 2009-2010 roster offensive line) with a classic modelling/wargaming style and technics. You will see that it is simplier than you might think… First stage : preparation Before anything else, you have to prepare […]

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