Hobby Materials


Review: The Army Painter Hobby Tool Kit (2019)

Today we take a look at The Army Painter's Hobby Tool Kit, a great value box to start or expand your tool collection. Included are a diamond pattern file, a hobby knife, a drill with 3 drill bits of various diameters, a side cutter, a sculpting tool, two pieces of green stuff and a bottle of super glue. All for a competitive price point of 24,99 Euro. Let's see if it's a good deal or not.More after the jump

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Review: Citadel Contrast Paints

There has been a lot of coverage about Citadel Contrast before, but this review is your one-stop resource for everything there is to know about Contrast, including a handy "cheat sheet" of mixes of Contrast paints mixed with various mediums and comparisons with other washes and inks on the market. Find out what Contrast can do (and what it cannot do) after the jump.More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter Colour Primers and Anti Shine Matt Varnish

The Army Painter's Colour Primers are a combination of primer and coloured spray in one. The formula has been designed to be used on metal, plastic and resin miniatures. There are 22 colours to choose from plus two varnishes – advertised to be 100% matches to their corresponding Warpaints, the acrylic paint range from The Army Painter. Let's take a closer look in this review.More after the jump

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Review: Green Stuff World Metal Colors

Green Stuff World produces a lot of interesting specialist paints, including fluorescent and "chameleon" colour-shifting paints. Now they expanded their paint range with a set of acrylic metallic paints, including coloured metallics like red, violet, green and blue. Non-toxic and suitable for both paint- and airbrush, they promise super-fine pigments, ultrahigh coverage power and fast drying times. In this review, we take a look at all 14 Metal Colors and see how they'll stand up to the competition.More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter Dungeons & Dragons Paint Sets

We continue with our series of The Army Painter reviews with a look at two of their licensed Warpaints paint sets: The Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers and Monster paint sets, designed to compliment Wizards of the Coast's and Gale Force 9's Nolzur's Marvelous Miniatures. These sets are not limited to just painting D&D miniatures but offer you a decent selection of colours. They are great for starting or expanding your paint collection. Find out more after the jump.More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter Warpaints #2 - Washes, Metallics and Effect paints

Here we go, part two of our epic review of The Army Painter's Warpaints range, the most extensive Warpaints review on the web! In part one, we took a look at each of their 96 acrylic paints, this time, we see how their metallics, Quickshade Inks and effect paints compete. Brace yourselves for another long post.More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter's Complete Warpaints range Pt. 2 - Washes, Metallics and Effect paints

Here we go, part two of our epic review of The Army Painter's Warpaints range, the most extensive Warpaints review on the web! In part one, we took a look at each of their 96 acrylic paints, this time, we see how their metallics, Quickshade Inks and effect paints compete. Brace yourselves for another long post.More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter Warpaints #1 – Acrylic Paints

In this epic two-part review we'll take a look at the complete Warpaints paints range from The Army Painter. Yes, you read it right, for this review we will test every single colour, 124 paints in total.In part 1 we start with the 96 regular acrylic paints, while in part 2, we look at the rest – metallic paints, Quickshade inks and effect paints. Prepare for a looong post ;)More after the jump

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Review: The Army Painter's Warpaints #1 – Acrylic Paints

In this epic two-part review we'll take a look at the complete Warpaints paints range from The Army Painter. Yes, you read it right, for this review we will test every single colour, 124 paints in total.In part 1 we start with the 96 regular acrylic paints, while in part 2, we look at the rest – metallic paints, Quickshade inks and effect paints. Prepare for a looong post ;)More after the jump

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Review: Space Marine Heroes Series 1 (Japanese Edition)

In September 2017, Games Workshop released a series of 12 + 1 Space Marine Heroes, randomly packaged in sealed blind boxes, exclusive to the Japanese hobby market. All models feature unique dynamic poses, sculpted bases, and a bare-headed and helmeted head option. The series is already sold out in Japanese online stores, however, in November 2018, Games Workshop released Series 1 in the rest of the world - with a few revisions. Check out if the models are worth the hassle.More after the jump

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Review: Cass Art Sable Brushes

I was mooching around Islington in London the other day with a friend and we stumbled across this art shop called Cass Art. I was looking through their brushes and I noticed the Windsor and Newton Brushes were on offer, but I couldn't find them, whilst looking I found these Sable brushes with the Shops branding on them. Normally I'd carry on looking for the W&N Series 7 but then I saw the price for these Cass Art brushes. Read on to find out how much I paid and what I think about these brushes. More after the jump

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