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.
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: Zombicide 2nd Edition Paint Set by The Army Painter
The Army Painter is about to release a new Zombicide branded starter paint set, including no less than 20 acrylic Warpaints with an interesting selection of metallics, muted browns and beiges, three different washes, and two blood effect paints. In this review, we’ll find out if this set makes a good purchase to expand your paint collection – even if you’re not interested in Zombicide.
Review: Warpaints Metallic Colours Paint Set by The Army Painter
Colours like red, blue, and purple but metallic are some of the few things you can’t find in Games Workshop’s paint range. The always busy hobby company The Army Painter just released a new set of metallic colour paints. to fill this gap. In this review, I find out how The Army Painter’s new Metallic Colours Set can keep up with the competition from Scale75 and Green Stuff World.
Chat: Finding my feet with Contrast
Full disclosure, Games Workshop sent me the full range of Contrast paints free of charge. This isn’t a paid for promotion and these are my own opinions. Firstly I’m a Citadel Colour user. I’ve done the switch to other manufacturers and switched back when Games…
Review: Citadel Colour App
Today on the blog I download the Citadel Colour App and check out it’s features. See what I think after the jump. Once the app launches you are greeted with the main home page. This is where you’ll find all the features. Interestingly, there is…
Review: The new Citadel Paint Range
We at Tale of Painters worked hard to present you the ultimate review and guide to the new Citadel paint range. We obtained a vast array of colours to examine carefully all of the six new types of paint – bases, layers, shades, glazes, dry compounds and textures. We painted up a lot of test models to not only check the qualities of the new paint range, but also to compare it to the old Citadel Colours and to test their compatibility. We’ll also cast our eyes on the offerings of other popular miniature paint brands and see how the new range competes. Let’s see how revolutionary the new range really is.
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