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EventsThe Army Painter at Adepticon

The Army Painter at Adepticon

Adepticon, one of the longest running gaming conventions in the US and the jewel of the American midwest, is fast approaching. Many hobbyists are busy preparing for it, and here at The Army Painter...

TutorialsWarpaints Fanatic | Matching Colour Schemes

Warpaints Fanatic | Matching Colour Schemes

Warpaints Fanatic is fast approaching and with it many hobbyists are wondering how to transition an existing collection of models into the new paint range. Matching your colour schemes to maintain ...

TutorialsThe Army Painter Academy: Dark Angel Intercessor

The Army Painter Academy: Dark Angel Intercessor

Welcome to the first installment of The Army Painter Academy, a series where we break down how we paint a miniature step-by-step, complete with pictures for every bit of paint applied along the way...

NewsPre-order the Warpaints Fanatic Starter, Washes, and Metallics set today!

Pre-order the Warpaints Fanatic Starter, Washes, and Metallics set today!

The Warpaints Fanatic box set collection continues to expand with the addition of the Starter, Washes, and Metallics sets! The Starter Set is the perfect place for beginners to get acquainted with ...

NewsCreating a More Inclusive and Accessible Hobby

Creating a More Inclusive and Accessible Hobby

One of the strongest ambitions of The Army Painter has always been to make the hobby more accessible, inclusive, and easy so you Get More Time for Gaming and with the addition of the Practical Nami...

NewsThe Arena of Escalation - The Contestants - Part 2

The Arena of Escalation - The Contestants - Part 2

The Arena of Escalation is officially in motion, and today we're introducing you to the second half of the contestants. The Arena gathers together a group of eager hobbyists from around The Army Pa...

TutorialsHow to Use a Varnish

How to Use a Varnish

Why Use a Varnish on Your Miniature – and How to Do It Whether you’re looking to add a Satin finish, a protective coating to your finished minis, or experiment with some glossy effects, varnishing ...

NewsThe Arena of Escalation - The Contestants - Part 1

The Arena of Escalation - The Contestants - Part 1

The Arena of Escalation is a first at The Army Painter, a gathering together of a collection of intrepid hobbyists from around The Army Painter offices (and remote offices) to do what we celebrate ...

TutorialsHow To Pick a Colour Scheme

How To Pick a Colour Scheme

Choosing a Colour Scheme for Your Miniature Playing games with painted miniatures is 100% cooler than with grey, unpainted ones. Painted miniatures make your games come alive with immersion and add...

TutorialsWhat Makes a Good Paint for Miniatures?

What Makes a Good Paint for Miniatures?

Learn the “Secrets” of Paint for Miniatures Making good paint is hard to do. Making a paint that performs for the best painters in the world, meets the demands of army painters and gamers, while st...

TutorialsThomas Tackles the Tyranid Screamer-Killer

Thomas Tackles the Tyranid Screamer-Killer

Welcome to our first in-depth look at how we tackle certain models within The Army Painter studio. We hope to bring you even more of these in the future, including guides with step-by-step photos,...

EventsThe Army Painter Does Vegas

The Army Painter Does Vegas

The 2024 Las Vegas Open has come and gone, and what an event it was! The Army Painter was there in force, with our very own booth in the exhibitor hall, several painting seminars, player represent...

TutorialsHow to Paint a Miniature

How to Paint a Miniature

Painting a Miniature Once you’ve assembled and primed your models – it’s time to paint! The first layer of paint is called a basecoat. Applying an even and smooth basecoat layer to your miniature i...

TutorialsHow To Use Magnets on Your Miniature

How To Use Magnets on Your Miniature

Customise Your Miniatures with Magnets Are you ready to unleash your creativity, customise your miniature figures and models, and take them to the next level? Among the myriad ways to personalise y...

TutorialsHow To Do Object Source Lighting

How To Do Object Source Lighting

Your Guide to Object Source Lighting What Is Object Source Lighting? Object source lighting, or OSL, refers to a light source on your miniature that may exist on the model, the base, or elsewhere t...

TutorialsAdvanced Techniques for Using Washes

Advanced Techniques for Using Washes

Create (Even) More Contrast with a Wash Sure, the wash technique is talent-in-a-bottle for many painters but thanks to the heavy pigmentation and unique formulation of our Washes – the simple wash...

TutorialsThe Colour Triad System

The Colour Triad System

How to Work With The Colour Triad System Basecoating miniatures with an airbrush is super-efficient with our uniquely formulated Warpaints Air. With the extensive range of colours and perfect visco...

TutorialsHow To Assemble a Miniature Figure

How To Assemble a Miniature Figure

A Step-By-Step Guide to Assembling Miniature Figures Assembling your miniatures is a fun part of the process of creating your personal army, but it can also be quite daunting. Unfortunately, we hav...

TutorialsLearn How to Use Weathering Techniques

Learn How to Use Weathering Techniques

What is Weathering? Weathering refers to a series of techniques that simulate natural wear and tear, ageing, and exposure to the elements. From a rusted tank to a mud-splattered cloak, weathering c...

TutorialsHow To Use The Warpaints Fanatic Wash

How To Use The Warpaints Fanatic Wash

Have you ever looked at a painted miniature and wondered how to apply shadows and depths to it? Well, we’ve got a simple answer to that question: Warpaints Fanatic Wash! Because applying a wash (s...

TutorialsHow to use: Quickshade Dip

How to use: Quickshade Dip

Dipping is an “Ancient Hobby Secret,” once only spoken in hushed tones by elder hobbyists as their secret to achieving insane shading, insanely fast. With the Quickshade Dip, we’ve brought their we...

TutorialsHow To Prepare and Use a Wet Palette

How To Prepare and Use a Wet Palette

A wet palette is an essential tool for every painter, designed to keep your paint hydrated and workable for more extended periods. It consists of a plastic case, a layer of absorbent material (the ...

TutorialsBases Make a Difference

Bases Make a Difference

The choices you make about how to base your miniatures are really impactful. The base is as much a part of your army as the miniature itself and when displayed on the tabletop, the bases are some ...

NewsWarpaints Fanatic Mega and Complete Sets Pre-Order

Warpaints Fanatic Mega and Complete Sets Pre-Order

The day everyone has been waiting for is finally here, the Warpaints Fanatic Mega and Complete sets are available for pre-order now! Easy enough to use for a beginner, fast enough for a gamer, yet ...