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Hey folks! Just going to pass along a quick technique that I use when I am not sure how well a color will work as a highlight or shade on a figure I am working on, I call it 'The Swatch Stick'. Basically, all it is is a craft stick, tongue depressor etc that has had a small hole drilled in one end to allow a paper clip to be put through it. The stick is then primed with whatever primer you use on your minis, I tend to use white P3 spray for over all coverage, and Reaper White brush on to fix things that I have had to file, scrape or putty after I have started painting. Here is an e
So my old Winsor & Newton series 7 size 1 finally died. Last year (or possibly longer ago) there was some concern about US Fish and Wildlife importing regulations making kolinsky sable paint brushes much harder to find in the US. As a result, I bought some brands I hadn't tried to test out should trusty old Winsor and Newtons become unavailable. I've had good experience with Old Holland paints, so I decided to try their brushes too. Brush size has no standardization or consistency from brand to brand. Each picture below shows a new Old Holland Series 7001 Kolinsky Size 4 br