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 Citadel 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.
Review: Speedpaint by The Army Painter – really better than Contrast?
After many weeks of testing and experimenting, here is my final The Army Painter Speedpaint review. Are they really better and cheaper than Contrast or is it just a YouTube hype?
Stahly’s best matt varnishes for painting miniatures (spray & brush-on)
The search for the perfect matt varnish can be like the search for the holy grail. Protecting your miniatures is a must, but too many models have been ruined thanks to a bad can of varnish. Many matt varnishes also tend to have a slight satin sheen even though the product says matt finish. Finding the best matt varnishes for painting miniatures is difficult, but not impossible. I’m here to help.
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: 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.
Support our work
Tale of Painters is an unofficial Warhammer hobby magazine run by hobbyists like you. Support our work by using the affiliate links from our 🇺🇸 / 🇨🇦 partner stores for your next orders so we can continue to bring you fantastic FREE content every day:
Or become a patron:
Thanks a lot, we appreciate any help to continue and grow Tale of Painters 🙂