AKA Goobertown Hobbies
Brent Amberger, AKA Goobertown Hobbies, is a full-time YouTuber who paints miniatures. His channel is known for colorful paints and mellow vocals. Painted minis can be used to play board games, tabletop war games, and RPGs. They also look spiffy just sitting on the shelf. Brent has been painting minis off and on for the past 20-plus years. He’s a decent painter, but more importantly, he loves this hobby and he loves sharing it with others. He’s always looking for new ways to get people excited about minis!
Prior to starting a YouTube channel, Brent earned a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry. This background gives him a useful perspective on all the glues, goos, plastics, and paints that are part of this craft. Understanding of art supplies helps us use them better. Additionally, Brent does consulting with companies in this niche to help them create useful products.
Mini painting is a creative outlet which is accessible to most people. Pushing paint around is meditative, and it relieves stress. Phenomenal communities of welcoming folks have built up around this activity. Brent thinks that painting is one of the best pastimes a person can have, and a primary goal of Goobertown Hobbies is to grow this hobby. Miniature painting is easier than you might think! Come give it a try, I bet you’ll like it! 🙂
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