Miniatures come in many different materials. Each one can require a different approach when you are prepping them to paint up for your tabletop. I wanted to take this opportunity to discuss some of the techniques to cleaning up and preparing your models for the Widower’s Wood and Grymkin releases. Widower’s Wood has some amazing models. I have been painting a few for my personal collection and have truly enjoyed the process. The models are made with a softer type plastic typical to board games. Here are some of my tips to help you get those board game models painted.
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