These lairs of cuteness are usually decorated in a way suggesting they are aimed at XIX-century girls. Don't let this fool you! They often stock strange materials and oddly shaped objects that will solve your modelling problems
Wooden balls from an art&craft hobby store
There is not really much more to it, I just felt it is important to remind fellow hobbyists that such places exist and visiting them will not make you unmannly in any way.
The trick is to think backward. Normally you paint shadows in the recesses of a model and then highlights on the edges emphasising how the external light plays on the shape. Fire has a light of its own and so the roles are reversed and the deeper you go, the lighter it will be. »
Every year, once the summer came, my warhound titan's resin legs were turning soft and the whole model plummeted from the shelf to his doom of thousand shards. I stoped this cycle using these four techniques »