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Hobby favourites of 2021

This article is heavily influenced by Dana Howl’s recent video on the same subject. As with Dana’s approach, this isn’t an attempt to name the ‘best’ of anything, but to look at some of my favourites over the year in the hobby sphere.

Favourite product – vortex mixer

This is a classic case of I didn’t know I wanted one until I saw it, so thanks go to Geek Gaming for this one. After watching a video about them, I noticed the same model was available here, and snapped one up. It has since blended seamlessly into my hobby routine.

Favourite paints – Contrast

Over this year, Contrast Paints have steadily grown in terms of how often I use them. At this point they are the default paint I reach for when painting a new model. They go on fast and don’t look out of placed when used alongside regular acrylics on the same models.

Favourite models painted – Barrow Wights

I painted these in the middle of the year using metallic and contrast paints. These models were something of a premonition in terms of what I paint with these days.

This wraps up my list of hobby favourites from last year – what were some of yours?

4 comments on “Hobby favourites of 2021

  1. imperialrebelork
    January 2, 2022

    Do you think you’ll try and the new army painter speed paints?

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    • davekay
      January 2, 2022

      I’m a definite maybe on that one, only because it looks like their release here will clash with my Duncan Rhodes paints arriving. I am keen to check out their red, blue, and purple though.

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  2. ericritter65
    January 2, 2022

    I’ve stayed away from “contrast” paints, as I’ve stayed away for massive army paints. I think O might try them if I had tons food minis to paint quickly.
    For me, the single biggest leap I’ve made has been using oil pints to not only weather, but to add colored pin washes!

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