One of the cool things about a hobby, or any domain of making, is constantly learning new tricks and techniques and hearing about new tools that you didn’t know you needed.
I’ve been painting fantasy and sci-fi miniatures for decades and have never heard of any of the five tools suggested by miniature painter Lyla Mev in this video.
The tools she swears by are cheap squeeze bottles, Silly Putty, cling wrap, sand timers, and trimmed brushes for “erasing” overpaints. See the video to see how she applies each of these tools.
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