I was in an art store over the weekend and I thought I'd give an artists acrylic varnish a try since I've been struggling to find a varnish that I'm entirely happy with. I've tried both brush on and spray Humbrol Matt Cote, Vallejo Matt Varnish and Miniature Paints Matt Varnish to name a few, but none have really made the grade. They're either too satin for my liking or they frost up (in the case of spray varnish). All i want is a good varnish that doesn't need absolutely perfect environmental conditions to go matt! So I gave this stuff a punt:
- Black Smoke
- I'm a bit of a born-again wargamer! I played many of the Games Workshop games when I was in my teens and early twenties, but left the hobby behind when I went to University. Over the last few years I have gradually got back into it and am literally having a ball! I'll play pretty much anything now, ranging from ancient historical to the far future! I think that I get more out of the painting side of things than actually playing, but that might just be because I get more opportunity. Hence the title...this blog is all about the colour of war!!