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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian18 Mar 2023 7:07 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

What Paint Company Do You Mostly Use?

And in the final round of voting:

54% said "Vallejo"
13% said "Ceramcoat"
6% said "Army Painter"

Glengarry518 Mar 2023 10:40 p.m. PST

Americana and ceramcoat

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2023 10:44 p.m. PST


Prince Rupert of the Rhine19 Mar 2023 1:24 a.m. PST

I'm a big fan of Revell Aquacolor I like the user friendly pots more than dropper bottles that I really don't like. Having said I have paints from several different manufacturers citadel, Foundry, Vallejo, army painter, Green stuff world, Tamiya as well a Revell.

Martin Rapier19 Mar 2023 2:52 a.m. PST

I'd prefer to stick with Humbrol Tbh, but Vallejo and GW are convenient as the local games shops stock those. Humbrol acrylic is still far better paint that either of those, I've got one pot which is 25 years old and still fine.

Mr Elmo19 Mar 2023 4:43 a.m. PST

GW paint but I am starting to like Two Thin Coats.

I tried the craft paints on a terrain project and boy I didn't know how bad they were. No wonder people don't like painting.

JimDuncanUK19 Mar 2023 7:18 a.m. PST

Coat d'Arms

3rd5ODeuce Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2023 7:45 a.m. PST

Scale 75, AK Interactive and ProAcryl. All dry Dead Flat Matte.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2023 8:24 a.m. PST

Somebody like me has to be contrary and say Reaper.


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Mar 2023 8:46 a.m. PST

Folk Art and Apple Barrel didn't make the cut, but I think of them as the same brand. (I may have just given a marketing executive an aneurism by saying that.) I get them in the cheap craft paint aisle of the store and buy whichever happens to be cheaper at the time in the colour(s) I am looking for.

It's like the pizza democracy experiment…

Schwabian Grenadier19 Mar 2023 10:02 a.m. PST

Ceramcote, Americana and Citadel Contrast.

Tortorella Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2023 10:54 a.m. PST

All of the inexpensive craft paint brands work well and have an amazing array of colors. Easy to work with and clean up, or mix and customize. I have dozens, they often last years and revive with a little water. They are pretty interchangeable, IMO, and make up one gigantic affordable and endless supply.

Mollinary19 Mar 2023 2:00 p.m. PST

Vallejo and Foundry

Cavcmdr19 Mar 2023 3:50 p.m. PST

Humbrol Acrylics for me.

I have used them since the 1980s. Some are that old and still fine. Once a year I used to scrape out the caps and lids of old paint. Also adding a few drops of water from a syringe and mixing it in.

I don't paint as much as I used to, but old friends give me their old Humbrol acrylics. They like Vallejo. It's not for me.

Prince Alberts Revenge19 Mar 2023 8:39 p.m. PST

Reaper and Vallejo. I like their viscosity and pigment. Craft paints for base colors.

Rich Bliss20 Mar 2023 8:13 a.m. PST

Liquitex and Ceramcoat.

CeruLucifus20 Mar 2023 10:47 p.m. PST


Northern Rebel21 Mar 2023 8:16 p.m. PST

Vallejo, AK

cmdr kevin24 Mar 2023 8:34 a.m. PST

Ral Partha, a slowly dwindling supply of 30 year old pots

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