But as far as I could tell it was mostly lighter shades of primer. On day 1 of this year’s Warhammer fest, they have now announced the rumoured “Contrast Paints”. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the ageofsigmar community. Thanks! Marc - sure: the red on the orc armour and leeches was Blood Angels Red; the green on the titan, orcs and troll was Plaguebearer skin (rather a wishy-washy tone over light undercoats, oddly enough, but strong over black/grey/white); the crab-men got orange (over a basecoat of Vallejo red drybrushed with Vallejo silver-grey) and Skeleton Horde (over buff/silver-grey). The red metalic armor it's contrast over gold. They’ll work just fine, they’ll just be on the darker side so you might want to go with a lighter color to begin with. Maybe i can use the new Primer over the Black Primer? The contrast colours themselves are very thin so you won't obscure the details any more than you would by doing several coats the traditional way. One of the pro painters GW flew in said that the contrast paints could realistically achieve over 400 colors based on a couple factors like primer or how many coats of contrast you do. The reason they mix it with white is that the off-white and grey pigments used in Wraithbone and Grey Seer (respectively) are too dark to get good results from Contrast on their own, so by mixing in the white they lighten the color up a bit to get brighter colors. Those Tau are mostly contrast paint, except edge highlight or the lense. Use Lunapic.com's Paint Bucket Tool to fill in areas of an image with color or patterns. Contrast is semi-transparent, so putting it over black primer will give you mostly black minis with some off-black shading. Black Library Warhammer Digital Warhammer Community Warhammer40000.com AgeofSigmar.com Blood Bowl Citadel Colour Warhammer World Investor Relations Jobs Retailers Golden Demon Armies on Parade Licensed Products Warhammer Alliance Press Room Warhammer Merchandise Subscribe to our newsletter. Regular matte paint wont have the same effect i guess. Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night! Close. Then you’re going to want to bookmark this page. I've seen all the new contrast paints coming out and they look like a real time saver for a lot of models. Another top tip... could you tell me where the Selenites are from? I'm painting up another batch for domestic use. I didn’t just try to paint with more contrast once or even over the span of a year or two and then it just clicked and I started to be able to paint that wayon every figure. The real "magic" of them is that they use very fine non-white pigments mixed with white pigments to produce a smoother coat then what would be achievable by using just white pigments (which are comparitively large and coarse). US Infantry after basing and varnishing. Also, a color like Incubi Darkness (a very dark teal) painted over a black primer is nearly black and looks great. Here are our picks for the best shades of black paint. Forum Index » Painting & Modeling. As it is a wash, darker colours will cover lighter ones and a second coat of the same colour will darken the original one. Skeleton Horde was also used on the titan's bony bits and belly, over buff drybrushed with white. I’ve got Mech Grey, Leadbelcher, and Retributor as well as Rustoleum Sandable Auto-Primer White and Black. In the future, use the menu above Draw -> Paint Bucket Tool You can also try Painter (new) for all online painter needs. There is no effect on black sadly. I have a feeling that we are going to need a thread dedicated to what contrast looks like over what base. And though you may have shied away from black in the past, when used correctly it can look incredibly modern and chic. Updated contrast paint undercoat colours. The January 2021 Blog Carnival: Characters, Stories, and Worlds, False Omnissiah - Ironsleet III - Primogenitor Project, Irregular Wars: Wargaming at the World's End, Old Man Paints – Oldhammer Wargaming Figures, Ain't No Grave - Card-based Combat in the Wild Wild West, REVIEW: Jon Peterson, The Elusive Shift: How Role-Playing Games Forged Their Identity (2020). In my incessant quest to find quicker ways to paint miniatures, I've been trying Citadel's contrast paints over a black undercoat. Hobby • Posted by 1 year ago. I tested on one of my dispossessed warriors primed in black. When painting over dark walls with light paint colors, use a white primer. Even if you're not ready for full-on black walls, you can experiment with black cabinetry, interior doors, and accents to add dimension to your space. Do not paint over a plain white base; at the very least use a Nuln Oil wash first. I'm using it now on a whole batch of gothic sci-fi stuff. The paint takes a bit to dry, so you have to pace yourself, but you can thin it with the Contrast medium, and layer different shades over each other for some fun blended effects. Every color which is dark won't work and the lighter colors look really monotone. Converted lizardman from Caesar; hoplites from Zvezda Miniatures are a bit of a double-edged sword in RPGs. Will they give you anything approaching a good result? Using primer also lessens the need for additional coats of paint to get complete coverage. Here are how they look along the way: And here's a Reaper Bones troll who's there or therabouts with the same technique: It's never going to be a prize-winning technique. 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