ToP Tip: Visual comparison of all 61 Contrast, 23 Speedpaints & 24 GSW Dipping Inks
In this 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, as well as all 23 Speedpaints by The Army Painter, and the respective reviews. This should make it easy to find the perfect “one coat” colour for your next project.
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?
Review: 6 Acrylic Mediums ranked (incl. Contrast, Lahmian, and Speedpaint Medium)
Glaze, Quickshade, Speedpaint, Dispel Magic, Contrast, Lahmian Medium… so many acrylic mediums these days. But what’s the difference, and which one is the best for thinning washes? After experimenting with multiple test models and mediums, here comes my ultimate acrylic medium comparison and tier list.
First look: Speedpaint by The Army Painter – better & cheaper than Contrast?
Another “one coat painting solution” enters the market. But are The Army Painter’s new Speedpaints really as good or even better than Contrast? I received the Speedpaints Mega Set early, and here are my thoughts about them. Plus: a hand-painted comparison chart of all 24 Speedpaints.
ToP Tip: Easier pin washing with enamel and oil washes (video)
Shading armour with a brush can be a chore. But there is a scale modelling technique that makes it much faster and easier. In this video I explain everything you need to know about enamel and oil washes.
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