How do you prepare minis for painting?
Do you need to undercoat miniatures? Prime/undercoat the miniature(s) You now have your model or unit assembled and ready. It is now time to lay an undercoat of paint on the models. The undercoat (or primer) is necessary because it will make your paint stick much better to the plastic and it will create a more even surface for you when you paint.
What order do you paint minis? Preparation: Getting your mini ready to paint. Basecoating: The first stage, where the main colours are applied. Shading: Adding shade to the recesses of the model to imply shadow. Layering and cleanup: Cleaning up the areas where shade is not needed, and adding vibrancy.
What do you base minis with? The easiest way to base your models is to use sand and glue. With a bit of ink, an eye for color and contrast, you can finish a lot of models with great looking bases. Basing your miniatures with sand is a fast and simple way to complete your model army.