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.
Review: Scale75 Instant Colors – Contrast alternative or not?
Citadel Contrast is a controversial product: some love it, others don’t get it. But one thing can be said: they have started a trend – the “one coat painting solution”. The Army Painter will soon release Speedpaints, and last year Scale75 funded their one coat paint via Kickstarter. In this review, we find out if Scale75 Instant Colors can compete with Contrast, and what the differences are between the two products.
Review: Citadel Colour Sub-Assembly Holder
Sometimes Games Workshop releases something you didn’t know you needed until you saw it. Ok, you could actually say that about every new miniature, but I’m talking about the new Citadel Colour Sub-Assembly Holder here. In this review we’ll find out if they’re an indispensable aid to your hobby, a waste of money, or something in between.
Review: Warpaints Air Complete Set by The Army Painter
There is a new airbrush paint range in town and it’s from The Army Painter. We’ve seen the Starter set with 13 paints, the Mega Set with 60 paints, now comes the Complete set with 150 paints to choose from, pre-thinned and arranged in triads of base, midtone and highlight colour for easy and intuitive airbrushing. In this review you’ll find photos of each colour for easy referencing, we look at which colour is included in which set, and much more.
Review: Warpaints Air by The Army Painter
The Army Painter have been very busy lately: After the new Metallic and Skin Tones paint sets, the Gamemaster series and some licensed paint sets, now follows a paint range specially tailored for airbrushing – with a whopping 150 colours. But do we really need another airbrush range? We find out in this review.
Review: Skin Tones Paint Set by The Army Painter
Do you want to paint more diverse skin tones, but don’t know where to start? Then the new Skin Tones Paint Set from The Army Painter might be just what you need. 9 new shades, 3 new washes, and 3 new pigment toners cover all skin tones from light to dark. The selection of colours was developed together with actual people of colour. In this review, we take a look at whether the set delivers what it promises.
Review: Gamemaster terrain kits by The Army Painter
The Gamemaster range from The Army Painter is growing and growing with four new terrain kits: A selection of paints, primers, flock, and accessories, all in a convenient box to help you theme your terrain as four different environments. Let’s take a closer look in this review.
ToP Tip: Make your own paint swatch to organise your paint collection
In this hobby hack, I’m going to share a few ideas to organise your paint collection by creating a self-made paint swatch. I made one for the 500+ colours I own and it has become an invaluable asset for paint scheme planning and visual referencing….
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