ToP Tip: Visual comparison of all 61 Contrast, 23 Xpress Colors, 23 Speedpaints & 24 Dipping Inks
In this updated post, you will find all my hand-painted and professionally photographed paint swatches for all 61 old & new Citadel Contrast paints, 24 Dipping Inks by Green Stuff World, all 23 Speedpaints by The Army Painter, and now also all 23 Xpress Colors from Vallejo. This should make it easy to find the perfect “one coat” colour for your next project.
Review: Vallejo Xpress Color – copycat or Contrast slayer?
Contrast, Instant Colors, Speedpaint, Dipping Inks, and more Contrast – I reviewed them all. And now we have Vallejo entering the game with their brand-new Xpress Colors. Do these bring something new to the table or are they yet another half-baked Contrast rehash? I’ll find an answer in this complete review of all 23 Xpress Colors.
Review: All 60 Two Thin Coats paints by Duncan Rhodes
Duncan Rhodes’ Two Thin Coats paints. What started as a meme has now become a fully-fledged 60 colours paint range, thanks to Kickstarter and the power of the internet. But do we really need yet another paint range? Can Duncan reinvent the wheel or are his paints just a cash grab to exploit his popularity? I’ll find out in this in-depth review of all 60 Two Thin Coats paints.
Review: The Army Painter Greedy Gold Colour Primer – the best gold spray yet?
The Army Painter updated their Colour Primer range, amongst the new colours their first ever gold spray paint with a Colour Primer version of their Greedy Gold Warpaint. I was allowed to review the final prototype, and since gold spray paints with good value for money are hard to come by, I was very curious to see what The Army Painter had developed. Could it be the best gold spray paint on the market yet? We find out in this review.
Review: Green Stuff World Dipping Inks – the 60ml Contrast killer?
Today I’m going to review Green Stuff World’s brand new Dipping Inks, yet another Citadel Contrast “clone”. What makes them special is their size: The paints come in large 60ml bottles, which is more than three times the capacity of a pot of Citadel Contrast, and that for an RRP of 5.75 €. More paint for less money, sounds too good to be true? Let’s take a closer look if these new Dipping Inks are worth it or not.
Review: Colour Forge Spray Primers – more paint for less & matched to Citadel Colours
Do you like Citadel spray paints and primers but wish there were more of them and they were cheaper? Then check out The Colour Forge. In this review, we’re testing their spray paints range, which not only offers a huge range of 23 colours, all matched to Citadel Colour paints, but also offers 100ml more paint per can than other brands!
Review: Wolf Bristle Brushes Set by Chronicle Cards
We all are familiar with sable, goat hair, and synthetic bristles for our miniature painting brushes. But why not… wolf bristles? Chronicle Cards has a beautifully made brush set with ten brushes from size 000 to 7, with rosewood handles and responsibly sourced wolf fibre. In this review, I’ll find out if the quality and longevity are up to high-quality Kolinsky sable.
Review: The 25 new Citadel Contrast Colours
In this review we take a look at the 25 new Contrast paints, find out what these very flat-looking colours like Bad Moon Yellow, Magmadroth Flame, Baal Red and Doomfire Magenta are all about, and then there’s even a hand-painted comparison of all 61 Contrast colours. It’s the biggest paint launch of the year, so let’s jump right into it.
First impression: White Scar spray primer (replacing Corax White)
Short news update: Games Workshop will stop producing Corax White Spray paint and replace it with the new White Scar spray. And that’s already happening in a few weeks when the 25 new Contrast colours and the revised Shade Paints are released.
Review: New formula Shade paints – better or just smaller pots?
Games Workshop is about to rework their Shade Paints range with 7 new colours, better flow properties, and 18 ml pots like Citadel Contrast. I was allowed to try the new Shade paints before anyone else – are they really an improvement or just the same product in a smaller pot?
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