What kind of paint is used for Warhammer?

What kind of paint is used for Warhammer?


What is Warhammer paint made of?

Allow us to explain Nearly all Warhammer paint is a suspension, made up of a pigment held (suspended, you might say) in a liquid base. Pigment provides the colour, while the base is a mixture of chemicals that provide the physical properties of the paint.

Are necrons easy paint?

Necrons are, IMO, the easiest to paint. Edit: Agree with Desubot, the white and yellow armies are also hard to paint, mostly just because washes must be done very delicately (thin & precise) and carefully since they become highly visible, and covering misstrokes can be rough.

Do Warhammer sets come with paint?

You’ll need a few tools and a set of paints to get started, and this box includes the basics that will form the core of your hobby kit.

How much do Citadel paints cost?

Usually around hovering around $4.50. ~4.50 bucks a pop, plus taxes brings it up to 5 bucks. Technicals and shades are a few bucks more.

How many Citadel paints are there?

There are 144 paints (the current line is only 73), so the range is doubling in size. Broken down into Bases (foundations), Layers (normal colours), shades (washes), Dry (essentially goopy paint for dry brushing), Glaze (thinned washes for easier blending), Texture (sand + colour) and Technical (liquid green stuff).

Are Citadel paints worth it?

The paints are not a scam. Sure, they cost more than if you ran down to the craft store, but you’re buying quality acrylic paints with Citadel. The big differences being that Citadel paints have a higher pigment concentration than craft paints, they flow better, and are also waterproof.

Are Citadel paints toxic?

Games Workshop states for its line of Citadel paint that: “All of our paints are non-toxic, water-based acrylic that are designed for use on plastic, metal, and resin Citadel miniatures.”

Do you need to thin Citadel paints?

Subject: Thinning citadel base paints? You should always thin your paints. The consistency of milk is, in fact, the right amount of thinning. Citadel paints come really, really thick with a lot of pigment in them so are going to require a little more work than other brands to get to that level.

Are Citadel paints oil or water based?

All Citadel paints are non-toxic, water-based acrylic that are designed for use on plastic, metal, and resin Citadel miniatures.

Should paint be thinned?

If you notice that the paint begins to drip easily off the tool, then this means there is no need to thin it. On the other hand, a clumpy or thick quality of paint that remains on the stirring tool means that you need to thin it to ensure a smoother application.

Are Citadel paints acrylic or enamel?

Mixing paints with Acrylic is much easier as it’s a smoother mix and not globbed together as enamels do. Citadel paints are acrylic so if you want to use any online tutorials you’re better off with Acrylic because you can find conversion charts all over the place.

Is Citadel an acrylic paint?

2 Answers. Citadel paints are essentially just acrylic paints.

Can I use acrylic paint on Warhammer?

You can use any acrylic paint you want and if you thin and apply them properly you can get good results.

How long do games workshop paints last?

they’re about 2-3 years old.

Are Games Workshop paints water based?

Our paints are water-based and designed specially to be perfect for painting Warhammer. The Citadel Colour range is vast and includes a vibrant selection of colours plus a range of metallic and effect paints to add eye-catching details to your models.

Do Citadel paints expire?

I got Citadel paints that are close to twenty years old and they are still good. Ss long as you keep them moist, they last forever.

How do you store Citadel paint?

Re:How to store Citadel Paints. Some people store them upside down; as long as there’s enough paint inside, air won’t get in. I haven’t tried it for long enough to know. I just add water every few months and stir more often.

What size are Citadel paint pots?


How do you store mini paints?

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