Tips & Tricks Index

These pages show various techniques to make your models look good.

Tips & Tricks 35

Making a Fish's Back

Testing Resin for Water

Pouring Resin Under the Dock

Gel Medium VS Mod Podge

Texturing Using Epoxy

Using UV Cure Glue

Half Timber Houses

Half Timber and Panel Molds

House Building Principles

Steps in Planning your House

Painting Instructions

Gluing on Timbers

Finished Photos

Tips & Tricks 33

About the #263 Rubble Block Mold

Rubble Block Building Methods

What Do I Do with the Backside?

Rubble and Plank Painting

Tips & Tricks 32

About the #340 Sandbag Mold

About the #222 and #223 Trench Plank Molds

Trench System by Dan Moreno

My Crooked Trench Pieces

Making Corrugated Tin

Tips & Tricks 31

Carving Rock Faces

Preparing the Dirt

Gluing on Ground Cover

Applying Hair Spray

Tips & Tricks 30

Large Format Prints

Changing the Map Size

Black and White Maps

Color Maps

Guide Sheets

Tips & Tricks 29

How to Use Mold #57

How to Use Mold #58

How to Use Mold #59

Tips & Tricks 28

How to Use Mold #276

How to Use Mold #279

How to Use Mold #325

How to Make Hazard Strips

Making a Game Table Top

Tips & Tricks 27

Making Easy Windmill Sails

Making Fancy Windmill Sails

Adding an Electric Motor

Tips & Tricks 26

How to Use Mold #320

How to Use Mold #321

Modern Plant Finishing Instructions

Abandoned Plant Finishing Instructions

Tips & Tricks 25

How to Use Mold #88

Dry Brushing Templates

Making Glue and Ooze

Making Bushes and Stones

Making the "Buck"

Making Gelatinous Cubes

Tips & Tricks 24

Finishing the River Sections

Making the Plank Bridge

Making Crystal Piles

Finishing Various Accessories

Tips & Tricks 23

The Easiest Way to Use Mold #75

What is on Mold #75

Making Removable Sections

Combining Molds #70 and #75

Tips & Tricks 22

How to Assemble Mold #83

How to Assemble Mold #84

Sample Layouts Using the Molds

Tips & Tricks 21

How To Assemble Mold #81

How to Assemble Mold #82

Sample Layouts Using the Molds

Tips & Tricks 20

Painted Descent Miniatures

Painting Doors

Painting Chests and Coin Piles

Painting Planks and Making Bridges

Tips & Tricks 19

Adding Colored Panels to Doors

Painting and Anchoring Med Lab Beds

Making a Stasis Tube

Painting Pipes, Conveyors, and Diamond Plate

Painting Doors, Barrels and Crates

Making a Plastic Strip Railing

Covering Pipes with Plastic

Tips & Tricks 18

Starship Painting Overview

Floor Painting Technique

Adding Colored Plastic to Windows

Tips & Tricks 17

Making a Secret Door Using Mold #96

Using Cotton Swabs for Antiquing

Planning Dungeon Waterways

Pouring and Texturing Water

Making Water for Fountains

Tips & Tricks 16

Making Antique Foil Doors

Making your Own Designs

Copying Designs from Books

Making a Sand Textured Roof

Carving a Sand Textured Base

Tips & Tricks 15

How to Use Mold #41

How to Use Mold #42

How to Use Mold #43

How to Use Mold #44

Making Water for Fountains and Pools

Tips & Tricks 14

How to Add Water to the Gothic Fountain

Making a Hole in the Gothic Floor

Making a Puddle of Water on the Floor

Making an Open Grave

Making a Secret Entrance

Tips & Tricks 13

How to Make Reusable Measuring Cups

Making Dead Trees

Making Piles of Dug Up Earth

Building the Gothic Graveyard

Tips & Tricks 12

How to Use Mold #164

Painting Small Parts

Floor Tile Patterns

Tips & Tricks 11

Skematic Pyramid Painting Tips

Skematic Floor Tile Painting Tips

Plastic Tubes for Cryo Chambers

Using Resin for Specimen Tubes

Adding Battery Powered Light

Printed Control Panels

Tips & Tricks 10

Principles of Painting Futuristic Models

Futuristic Finishing Techniques

Tips & Tricks 9

Designing Rocky Landscapes

Making a Clay Practice Model

Carving The Hill

Adding the Finishing Touches

Tips & Tricks 8

Easy Sand Texturing

Advanced Sand Texturing

Making Palm Trees

Tips & Tricks 7

Making the Warlock House Base

Making and Using a Rock Mold

Making an Autumn Tree

Finishing the Warlock House Base

Tips & Tricks 6

Building and Using a Form

Making a Rock Hill

Making a Fountain

Tips & Tricks 5

Using Mold #230 for Clay Tile Roofs

Using Mold #245 for Slate Roofs

Using Mold #240 for Wood Roofs

Hunter's Lodge Roof

Making a Small Crypt

Tips & Tricks 4

Making a Fire for the Forge

Making a Fire for a Fireplace

Making Raised Images

Tips & Tricks 3

Making Computer Printed Doors

Easy Stained Glass Windows

Window Tracery

Making a Foam Rock Face

Making a Wrought Iron Fence

Making a Gate from Epoxy Gel

Finishing the Fence

Tips & Tricks 2

Using the Cobblestone Mold #210

Making a Dungeon Diorama

Making torches

Making a Textured Door

Making a Portcullis

Adding Moss

Tips & Tricks 1

Making a Wood Shingled Roof

Making a Door

Making Terrain for the Bridge

Painting a Stone Texture Floor

Angled Walls and Walkways