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Daily Tips and Tricks for Painting Miniatures - Day 1: Introduction

Daily Tips and Tricks for Painting Miniatures - Day 1: Introduction

Posted by Allen on 7th Mar 2023

Day 1: Introduction

Welcome to our blog about helpful hints and tips for people that paint wargaming miniatures! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced miniature painter, this blog has something for everyone. Our team of experienced painters has put together a collection of 30 blog posts covering a wide range of topics, from choosing the right paint for your miniatures to exploring different basing materials and how to use them.

In our blog, you'll find tips and tricks for painting different textures on miniatures, creating realistic-looking bases, using blending techniques for smooth transitions, painting historical military vehicles, and much more. We'll even cover some of the most common mistakes beginners make when painting miniatures and how to avoid them.

We also carry a wide range of painting supplies, including the full line of paints, brushes, and finishing supplies from AMMO By Mig Jimenez. You can find everything you need to create stunning and realistic miniatures in our online store,

It's worth noting that in miniatures painting, there is no right way or wrong way. There are many different ways to reach the same result, and everyone has their own favorite techniques. Our blog may suggest some new methods and techniques that you find interesting and helpful. We encourage you to experiment and find what works best for you and your painting style.

So whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, we hope you'll find our blog helpful and informative. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on the latest tips and techniques for painting wargaming miniatures. Thanks for reading, and happy painting!

Meet the author...  (I didn't write this bit)

Allen Rockwell, is the owner and lead designer/model maker at With over 15 years of experience in the gaming industry and over 40 years as a miniatures gamer, Allen is a passionate and talented designer who has brought his expertise to the world of miniature gaming. Allens professional background is in the aerospace industry as a model maker, he brings that passion for precision to GCmini.

From a young age, Allen has been fascinated by the world of gaming. He started out playing tabletop games with his friends, but it wasn't until he discovered miniatures gaming that he truly fell in love with the hobby. He began creating his own models and designs, experimenting with different techniques and materials to bring his visions to life.

After many years of working in the model making industry, Allen decided to take his passion to the next level and start his own company, The company specializes in providing high-quality terrain, miniatures, miniature gaming supplies, including paints, brushes, basing materials, and more.

One of Allen's biggest strengths is his attention to detail. He takes great care in designing and crafting each model, ensuring that every piece is unique and of the highest quality. His passion for the hobby is evident in everything he creates, and his dedication to the craft is unparalleled.

Allen's designs and models have been featured in a variety of publications, trade shows, conventions, and his work has won numerous awards and accolades. He is a respected figure in the gaming community, and his expertise and advice are sought after by many aspiring designers and model makers.

In addition to his work at, Allen is also an active member of the gaming community. He attends conventions and events regularly, sharing his knowledge and passion with others and helping to grow the hobby he loves so much.

In conclusion, Allen Rockwell is a true visionary and talented designer in the world of miniature gaming. His dedication to the craft and attention to detail are unmatched, and his passion for the hobby is evident in everything he creates. We're proud to have Allen as the owner and lead designer/model maker at, and we're excited to see what he'll create next.