The Army Painter Speed Paint 2.0 Mega Set, 50 Model Paint Set of Contrast Paints including Paint Shaker Mixing Balls for Miniature Painting with Free Army Painter Brush
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All Speedpaints come with two steel Mixing Balls already loaded in the bottle, making it easier for you to get the perfect consistency. The all-in-one Speedpaint is true one-coat painting solution. Compared to its predecessor, the new Mega Set 2.0 comes with a new formula, expanded colour range that includes 45 new colours, and for the first time ever, it introduces Speedpaint Metallics!
Next, I had my brand-new HQ addition to my list, the Nerotyrant, and with that, my love of Goddess Glow really came through. The speed paint does an amazing job with its color and simplicity, and I didn’t feel any need to use a wash over the paint I was already using. Again, I used the Bony Matter paint, and then I moved into using the Raging Sea paint for the brain matter. For the pipeing that is on the base, I used the Ashen Stone paint which again, was amazing with its coverage.
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Before the summer ended, I had the pleasure of winning a GT in Duluth, MN, and that was done partially due to these brand-new models I had gotten painted up. I was only able to get those done thanks to the beauty of the speed paints here. My Psychophage is painted with about four or five primary colors, starting with the Bony Matter paint. The flesh of the tentacles was done with the Goddess Glow paint, which honestly was something I was kind of gambling with and experimenting with, but I was incredibly happy with how that turned out.
And what about reactivation? I would say it’s similar to the regular Speedpaints. After 30 minutes the paint is very stable and can hardly be dissolved with water or wet paint, but Speedpaint Medium allows you to carefully remove the paint. My thoughts on metallic Speedpaints Our revolutionary new Speedpaints Metallics are the easiest way to get metallic effects on your miniatures in one simple application. Speedpaint Metallics are the hobby’s first-ever metallic one-coat painting solution, and this paint set is the fastest way to get your hands on all ten! Cassandra Nova from Marvel Crisis Protocol was painted entirely with Speedpaint 2.0, over a light zenithal prime. My favorite effect is her khaki pants which were actually painted with a color called “Bony Matter”. This color has become my most used bottle in the 2.0 Mega Set; it’s super versatile. It naturally does bone well, but it does dirty fabrics, buildings, and when watered down can be used to weather things easily.But as soon as I got my hands on the Speedpaint dropper bottles, the first thought I had was “I bet I could airbrush with this.” And I gotta say I’m pretty happy with the results. Now, these little experiments are all well and good, but what does that mean for practical use? I have to say that unless you paint over with a very light colour, you will hardly notice any reactivation with Speedpaint 2.0. Even then, unlike the old Speedpaints, there is no varnishing needed. One or two additional layers of paint will pretty much remove the bleeding completely. On the Stormcast’s robes I layered and highlighted over Speedpaint that cured for about 20 minutes. As the highlight colours are quite similar, bleeding is not an issue at all. Layering and highlighting over the robes of a Stormcast Eternal painted with Beowolf Blue To complement my Speedpaint 2.0 review, I made a hand-painted colour swatch of all 89 colours on white primer. Professionally photographed under neutral 5500K light. In this post you can find this and more charts for Citadel Contrast, Vallejo Xpress Color, and Dipping Inks from Green Stuff World, so you can compare colours across brands.