Do you have to paint Warhammer figures a certain color?
Yes, you can paint them however you like. The only provision is that generally you need to paint your entire army in the same colour scheme, but other than that you can choose what colours you want.
How long does it take to paint a Warhammer 40k model?
An average infantry model probably takes me 2-3 hours to paint with 5+ colors in the scheme. Larger models can take significantly longer, I would venture to say my Plague Hulks took 12+ hours of painting.
Yes, the only thing you need to keep in mind is that if you use an existing chapter/forgeworld/etc colour scheme with their iconography you can't play it as something else. You can't have an army painted up exactly like Ultramarines and say they're space wolves.
How long does Warhammer paint last?
they're about 2-3 years old.
Can you repaint Warhammer figures?
Painting your Warhammer figures will make your collection of miniatures more vibrant and personal. Before you get started painting, prime your figures so the paint is able to stick to them. Then, can use small brushes to carefully paint a base coat and any intricate details.
What is the easiest Warhammer 40k army to paint?
Black Templars, Iron Hands and similar (Black armies are also pretty simple to paint.) Space marines and necrons are by far the easiest armies to paint.
Can I paint my space marines any color I want?
They're your plastic men, not your opponents. Paint them whatever colour you want to. While some people might have an issue with you playing the Blood Angels codex with actual Dark Angel models (ie Space Marines with robes and Dark Angles insignia) painted as Dark Angels, it really doesn't matter.
What paint do you use for Warhammer 40k?
The obvious answer is Citadel, which is the brand supplied by Games Workshop. Other popular brands are Vallejo, Cote d'arms (they are the same as the old citadel brand) and army painter. In Warhammer 40k, exactly how screwed are the Eldar?