Jump to content

Harrek

Scale75 Paint

Recommended Posts

Has anyone out there tried the Scale75 paints yet?  They look interesting.  Especially the NMM sets to help a person starting off on that technique.  But the colors themselves look quite nice.  Just wondered how well they worked in practice before getting a set for trial.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I love the Scale75 paints.  They might be thicker than what you are used to, but they thin very well.  I've been using the NMM set for a while now, and they do very nicely.

 

A couple of examples of the results I've gotten from them:

 

Steel and Gold:

946159_521297154584087_1664415416_n.jpg

 

Azure Steel:

1390624_572940156086453_1676372636_n.jpg

 

Keep in mind that I've been painting NMM for close to 10 years now, and have been teaching it at various conventions for several years.

  • Like 9

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Excellent paint jobs pae.  I'm new to NMM (and in a NMM class at Reaper Con to help).  Do you think having these NMM focused paint sets to start with will make doing NMM easier from a color stand point than using other color sets?  The videos on Scale75 showing how they use them are also quite good.

Edited by Harrek

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Has anyone out there tried the Scale75 paints yet?  They look interesting.  Especially the NMM sets to help a person starting off on that technique.  But the colors themselves look quite nice.  Just wondered how well they worked in practice before getting a set for trial.

 

We actually had a pretty good discussion about this particular topic a couple of weeks ago now.

 

Here's the thread.

 

I'm thinking the mods might combine these two threads after seeing this.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Anyone tried to wet blend with them?  I love the super matte appearance that they get but I would hate to have to relearn how to paint if they don't work well with my techniques. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I overlooked that thread as I assumed it was only about the figure KS, not any details about the paint!  Thanks for the pointer.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My blending technique involves a little bit of wet blending, as well as quite a bit of palette mixing.  Our climate is too dry for a whole lot of wet blending work.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yeah, I jack threads a lot so I helped deviate that one from the original KS stuff because they have paint as one of the things you can purchase if you back for a certain amount.  :upside:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hangar 18 is listed as selling Scale75 paint in the USA.  Hangar 18 is also listed on the Reaper Con vendor page.  Does someone know if these are one in the same?  If so, it might give me a place to get a set for trial after taking my NMM class without having to ship it.  As well as use it in practice that day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I still intend to do a video comparing Reaper, Vallejo and Scale75 paints soon. Perhaps this weekend if I have the time, so that you guys see how they are.

 

Me? I really like them.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know that the folks from Hangar18 will be attending ReaperCon, but they may be providing some support.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hangar 18 is listed as selling Scale75 paint in the USA.  Hangar 18 is also listed on the Reaper Con vendor page.  Does someone know if these are one in the same?  If so, it might give me a place to get a set for trial after taking my NMM class without having to ship it.  As well as use it in practice that day.

 

Yes they are.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This just occurred to me, but what are people doing when they run out of a color from Scale75? Are you forced to buy another complete set even though you may have plenty of other colors in the set remaining? Seems very wasteful on the budget somehow. To me this might be a hold up on getting some of these.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't think I've ever run out of a colour of any paint.  Then again, I don't paint as much as some people do.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By strawhat
      OK, I don't want to put the cart before the horse, but are Reaper examining the potential for colorshift paints?  With those big bugs coming in Bones IV, now (or very soon) might be a good time for some sparkly shiftiness.
       
      If this can't be answered, that's OK--nuke away.  But I'd be curious to know the ifs and whys (if available).
       
      I just suddenly felt like I needed them.
    • By Lord_Ashenwyte
      Hey everyone,
       
      Having spent the last 4 weeks away from any sort of miniatures (Fun vacation tho!), I'm super eager to paint again, and with my return flight being tomorrow, I thought I'd make this thread as a sort of documentation/to-do list. I want to clear my backlog because I'll be frank I'm sick of staring at unpainted plastic every day and I want to do something remotely productive in these remaining four weeks I have free. I have mostly Warhammer miniatures, though there is some Mantic and Reaper stuff in there. 
       
      First of all to be done is this charming fellow. 

       
      A Stormcast chap who I first tested sculpting fur on, which I'm reasonably happy with. A closer look at the fur, which does look like guacamole in this picture.
       

       
      Right now it's a standard basecoat and drybrush fur, but I will re-doing the fur and wet blend it to something like what this fellow has.
       
       
       
      Have a nice day! 
       
    • By sumbloke
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/picolor/picolor-any-color-anywhere-anytime?ref=discovery
       
      Sounds like an interesting paint mixer. Not sure I'd get it myself, but some people on this forum might be interested...
    • By DocPiske
      I haven't seen this posted anywhere else on the boards and did not find anything by searching, but RealmSmith has posted an interview from GAMA on YouTube with Ron and Ed. If this has already been posted, please feel free to nuke this post with extreme prejudice. As YouTube is a commercial site, no link but searching RealmSmith and Reaper will get you there.
       
      Here are my notes:
       
      Pathfinder Paints (!) - 56 new colors, Golarian specific colors, ETA October.
       
      Learn to Paint kit expansions, 6 additional colors each and instructions, 4 expansion sets, ETA June or July.
       
      Pathfinder Learn to Paint kit being worked on.
       
       
    • By WhiteWulfe
      Ordered a reasonable amount of paints from an online store that carries Reaper here in Canada....  All of the other paints come across as normal, but this one....  Well, uhm...
       


       
      I'm going to venture a guess it's a goner, or can it be saved?  There isn't even a liquid sound when shaking the bottle, just the sound of the agitator stuck in the bottom moving around somewhat.
  • Who's Online   24 Members, 2 Anonymous, 0 Guests (See full list)

×