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Should I get Games Workshop paint?

They cost $3 per and they are only 12 ml. Which doesn't really sound like much. Should I get GW paint? Or get some paint from a different brand?

*Note: I'm in the US and am not very familiar with the metric system of measurement but 12 ml doesn't sound like much to me.
 

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I get a mix of GW paints for certain colours (Bleached Bone and such) and Folk Arts paints from Michaels. Half the price for 59mls or so.
 

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i use a mix of gw/ vallejo with the occasional crafts paints from a local arts and crafts store. i also use paints from hardware stores for terrain. i suggest using all these sources. i would recommend you get at least a few paints from gw to maybe start out with.

i not only recommend gw because i think there good paints for the most part. i also believe in supporting the companies in the hobbies i'm into. especially local stores that are not corporated for the most part. sometimes it's just impossible to not use the big stores.
 

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I tend never to use one standard paint, i buy whatever i like the look of and mix up the colours i need, Its personal choice really i like a lot of colours in the GW range its just they are so expensive for what you actually get.
 

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I use all Vallejo paints. Theyre cheaper and you get more in the bottle. DOnt be tempter by the foundation paints either, by most accounts theyre not very good.
I refute this! :D

By most accounts they rock, I say it and many on this forum say it! :wink:

A pot of GW paint will last you awhile if you are painting troopers.

If you are paiting a armoured compnee, not so much.
 

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Anphicar said:
I refute this!

By most accounts they rock, I say it and many on this forum say it!
i can see the point in one, maybe 2 colours. they are very thick, and lose their coveringness if you water them down. Some of the paints take 2 'foundations' to cover properly. they are nowhere near as good as GW make out.

Thats just what ive discovered using them for myself. If you love em, use em!
 

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The purpose is to be thick, "thick" with pigment.

You may water them down, but then they lose their purpose.

Perhaps you are watering them down to much.
 
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