Miniature painting: Holiday Gift Guide

A holiday gift guide full of well-designed and essentials painting tools. A selection of 5 perfect Christmas gifts for miniature painters but also for wargames hobbyists. This selection focuses only on essential painting tools. Also, they are all tested and approved by famous pro painters. So, with this selection of Christmas gift ideas, you are sure to make the right choice.


Our favorite gift for Christmas is clearly the wet palette. In short, it keeps your acrylics paint wet and fresh. A wet palette is an essential tool for any miniature painter. Beginners and pros alike.

The Redgrass Studio V2 Wet Palette is the ultimate in palettes. It offers the largest mixing area ever created, which makes it the perfect companion for highly experienced and professional painters. A key feature is the world’s first reusable hydration membrane, ensuring paints stay moist for longer and reducing waste. This membrane, coupled with thicker hydration foam, maintains optimal moisture levels, crucial for keeping paints workable between sessions.

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This wet palette is just the right amount of surface area for small to medium projects. Also, it is small enough to be portable. It is also the most used wet palette by miniature painter worldwide!

The RGG Painter Lite wet palette is the perfect wet palette for most miniature painters. And this one too, comes packed with 50 paper sheets, and 2 foam pads included!



RGG360° painting handle is the only natural ergonomic handle designed to help you adopt the best painting position, and minimize unnecessary movements.  Stay focused for longer without strain. Well designed with some unique features: 360° rotation, an ergonomic handle, and a magnetic dock. In addition, you can swap between miniatures easily thanks to its swappable caps. 

The RGG 360 painting handle is the world’s most innovative miniature holder. And it is rightly recommended by pro-painters around the world as the best handle on the market for hobbyists. Launched on Kickstarter it was an instant success!

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The Redgrass Kolinsky Brushes. With their fine tips and large bellies, they will cover all your painting needs. Firstly, they are made with high-quality Kolinsky hair. Secondly, they are so versatile, that you only need 2 of them. Double 0 for top precision and size 2 for all the rest.

Redgrass R9 Desk Lamp for Creative People

The Redgrass R9 Lamp – great lighting is crucial for your hobby space, and we believe this is the best option available if you want to treat the miniature painter in your life! Not only does it let them see the colours of their miniatures or project correctly in a way cheaper lamps just can’t equal, it also works to keep their eyes safe with flicker-free LED technology designed especially for this lamp. Headache free painting sessions is a gift that just keeps giving!

The R9 won the Red Dot Award 2023: Best of the Best, an award won also by Ferrari 296 GTS. The Red Dot jury commented that the R9  “is convincing as a tailor-made and in every detail well-thought-out-solution”. If you want a premium gift for the miniature painter in your life – this is the perfect option!  

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