Modeling Tools


You need good brushes. Not only do they impact the quality of your work, they also impact quality of your life.

Basic Brushes

For your regular work horse brushes I recommend the Winsor & Newton Series 7 Kolinsky Sable brushes:

You will need for basic painting and detail work #1, #0, #00 and #000. You may also want to pick oup some larger ones for base-coating and ink application.

Sometimes you may also want a trash set for experimenting with different paints, or doing rough work such as painting textured bases.

Detailer Brushes

When you need to paint eyes on your models:

Dry Brushes

You’ll also need some siff synthetic bristle brushes for drybrushing work:

Drybrushing absolutely wrecks sable brushes. Synthetic holds up longer.