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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...

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 ...

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,...

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 ...

TutorialsFinishing the Miniature’s Base

Finishing the Miniature’s Base

Bases are often an overlooked part of the process of painting a miniature. Your choice of basing, however, is an important one. It binds your army of generals, troops, and vehicles together as a co...

TutorialsLearn how to highlight miniatures

Learn how to highlight miniatures

Highlighting is where a model can really come to life. This is where you paint a lighter colour onto raised areas on the miniature. When it comes to army painting, this technique is mostly used on ...

TutorialsAdvanced highlighting techniques

Advanced highlighting techniques

In this article, we’ll show you how to expand on your repertoire and understanding of highlighting techniques, starting with Edge Highlighting. A simple technique that will yield great results on a...

TutorialsHow to use: Colour Primers

How to use: Colour Primers

Priming is the essential first step you take before painting your miniature. When you prime your model, the Primer provides a surface that paint can adhere to more effectively than plastic, resin, ...

TutorialsA brush for every job

A brush for every job

For all miniature painters of all levels, a great brush is critical as it is an important everyday tool for a painter and can help achieve amazing painting results. The Army Painter offers a wide v...

TutorialsWarpaints Fanatic: How to use Flexible Colour Triads

Warpaints Fanatic: How to use Flexible Colour Triads

Up your game with the Flexible Triad System We first introduced the Triad System with our industry-leading airbrush-ready Warpaints Air. This method, beloved by hobbyists and professionals alike, o...

TutorialsSpeedpaint 2.0: 5 Tips and Tricks

Speedpaint 2.0: 5 Tips and Tricks

Speedpaint 2.0 is renowned for its versatility and ease of use, making it a favourite among hobbyists and painting enthusiasts. Even though Speedpaints make for perfect tabletop-ready miniatures wi...