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pawl has been an on/off hobbyist since the late nineties but still possesses significantly more enthusiasm for the hobby as a whole than skill with a brush, and so is always on the hunt for fast, easy and lazy techniques that give good results. Despite this he sometimes still attempts to paint Space Marine helmet lenses, and occasionally even manages to stay within the lines!

My White Dwarf collection (part 1?)

Today I'm taking a look at my (fairly extensive) White Dwarf collection, which has recently had a rather exciting addition!

Warhamateur has a brand new look!

Sully has been hard at working getting Warhamateur looking new and pretty again, and we happen to think he's done Bob Ross proud!

Best prices on pre-orders and new releases!

Want to buy all the new hobby stuff without breaking the bank? Have a look inside and we'll talk Warhammer discounts on new and upcoming products!

#14: I got a new job!

That doesn't explain why it's been more than two months since my last blog update, but it's the best I've got!

Buying an airbrush respirator – what do we need?

An airbrush respirator is vital if you're planning on spraying solvent-based paints and still handy for spraying acrylics, so let's ask the expert what we need!

Review: Dirty Down Rust Effects paint – brush and airbrush

All the cool kids have been talking about it recently, so I decided it was time to try out the Dirty Down Rust Effect paint for myself!

#13: I need to stop leaving everything until the last minute

I also have to stop trying out new painting techniques on my final model. It's much easier to avoid making mistakes when you've had a few practise runs!

Why painting on the sprue is (almost) always a bad idea

A few words for newer hobbyists about why the seemingly brilliant idea of painting on the sprue isn't going to make your life any easier!

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