Hope you're all keeping well!
We have two very exciting announcements to make
First off, we will be phasing out our Colourshift line to make way for the new INSTAR Spectrum line, this line will consist of what we are calling "Shift" paints, these work in the same way as colourshifting paints but dry clear leaving only the shifting element behind, this means you can create your own colourshifting materials by mixing them into any metallic colour you like to any strength level you like.
Want a Silver with a hint of blue, mix in a tiny amount of Blue Shift and you'll get a small blue reflection, want a heavy blue shimmer effect, add in more.
Want to make a Gold and Purple colourshift colour, no problem, just mix Purple Shift in with Gehanna's Gold for example
We have 6 colours we plan to release meaning that with just our portfolio of metallic colours, you can mix around 472 different variations, add in other lines and that number grows even more!
And that's not all, you can also paint these on top of normal paint and still get the same result, we did this with an Assault Marine in Alpha Legion style colours by doing a basecoat of IV-08, layered with Grey Blue and then Green Shift painted over the top (It was a quick one hour speed job so apologies on the quality, tabletop wise it's awesome looking!)
Video of Assault Marine - Assault Marine painted with INSTAR Spectrum Green Shift
We don't have a release date yet but it's very very soon, we'll announce it here and across social media so if you're not following us, just follow the links in our signature
Then secondly, we have something very very special, our release of INSTAR Water+
This is a very special product from our Provectus line and the first to be released, Water+ is a painting aid that is used to thin down paints as normal, but unlike using traditional thinners, Water+ acts differently by crosslinking the pigment particles in the solution giving a much more even distribution both on the palette and brush.
This is especially important when it comes to painting as this even distribution means that you get more even coats per brush stroke thanks to the cross linking process, rather than the pigment level being highly concentrated at the start and end of the brush stroke thanks to the effects of water tension, the cross linking effect created by Water+ means the pigment leaves the brush in an orderly fashion ensuring that the same amount of pigment is dispensed from the brush onto the miniature every time, this avoids the problem of tidemarks and uneven coats showing more of the previous layer in models when taking photographs
You can clearly see the improved effect of Water+ when the samples dried out clearly showing the tidemarks created with plain distilled water compared to the even dispersion of Water+
All of our testers so far have fallen in love very quickly with this revolutionary new product, any orders placed through our store will automatically recieve a free 5ml sample of Water+ to try for themselves.
Release date is the 31st March 2019.
If you wish to see Water+ in action, MonkeysWithFire have been testing it over on their channel, for his thoughts on it, check on the stream this Thursday!
MonkeysWithFire Twitch Stream
Also, if you do check out the show, don't forget to use the command !discount, this will give you a code to 10% off anything in our store
We'll update again soon!
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