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Get StartedWhy You Should Prime Your Miniatures

Why You Should Prime Your Miniatures

Priming your miniature is an important part of the painting process, but why is that exactly? Find out what primer does for your painting experience, and why it's an essential step.

NewsGetting The Most Out Of Your Fanatic Mega Paint Set

Getting The Most Out Of Your Fanatic Mega Paint Set

The Fanatic Mega Set comes packed with 50 paints, giving you everything you need to complete your next hobby project. Taking up the challenge, four hobbyists from around The Army Painter offices pi...

TutorialsPainting The Dark Angels | Unlocking The Secrets Of The Unforgiven

Painting The Dark Angels | Unlocking The Secrets Of The Unforgiven

The Dark Angels are a unique Space Marine army, containing several colour schemes within the one chapter - all of which can be fielded together! Learn how to paint all of these with the help of War...

TutorialsThe NMM and TMM Painting Techniques

The NMM and TMM Painting Techniques

Metallic elements are omnipresent in the vast universe of miniature figures. There are generally two broad approaches to painting metallics on miniatures: the Non-Metallic Metal (NMM) technique) an...

TutorialsThe Army Painter Academy: BattleTech Clan Wolf Mech

The Army Painter Academy: BattleTech Clan Wolf Mech

Welcome to the next 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....

The Arena of EscalationThe Arena of Escalation: Painting Commander Farsight in 12  Easy Steps

The Arena of Escalation: Painting Commander Farsight in 12 Easy Steps

Learn how Oliver painted his striking Commander Farsight for the Arena of Escalation in 12 easy steps with Warpaints Fanatic, Air, and Speedpaint!

TutorialsLearn How to Paint True-Metallic Metals (TMM)

Learn How to Paint True-Metallic Metals (TMM)

Unlock the secrets of painting True-Metallic Metal (NMM) with our step-by-step guide. Learn to create stunning bronze, silver, and gold effects using Warpaints Fanatic Metallic paints.

TutorialsLearn How to Paint Non-Metallic Metals (NMM)

Learn How to Paint Non-Metallic Metals (NMM)

Unlock the secrets of painting Non-Metallic Metal (NMM) with our step-by-step guide. Learn to create stunning bronze, silver, and gold effects using Warpaints Fanatic acrylics.

TutorialsThe Army Painter Academy: T'au Fire Warrior

The Army Painter Academy: T'au Fire Warrior

Welcome to the next 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....

TutorialsPainting the Dark Angels Dreadnought: Behind the Scenes

Painting the Dark Angels Dreadnought: Behind the Scenes

Today we pull back the veil and lay bare the secrets that went into painting this venerable Dark Angels Dreadnought, as Thomas takes us through his process of blending the might of Warpaints Air wi...

Get StartedPaint Like a Pro: 10 Tips for Beginner Must-Haves

Paint Like a Pro: 10 Tips for Beginner Must-Haves

Get a professional painter’s must-have equipment and tools for starting miniature painting with Steffen's top 10 tips. From brushes to proper lighting, we've got it covered!

TutorialsPainting the Lion: Behind the Scenes

Painting the Lion: Behind the Scenes

The Lion, Primarch of the Dark Angels, is a terrific centerpiece miniature from Games Workshop, worthy of the spotlight in any hobbyist's collection. As such, we knew it deserved the extra attentio...

TutorialsThe Army Painter Academy: Ravenwing Outrider

The Army Painter Academy: Ravenwing Outrider

Welcome to the second 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 w...

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...