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Pigments are used for weathering and ageing the finish of vehicles, armour, fortifications and structures; they are ideal for creating the effects of accumulated dust, mud, dirt and smoke produced by time and natural erosion.
The pigments are all earth and iron oxides, especially suitable for all the different climatic and geographical conditions of the terrain of a diorama.
They are pigments which are employed in the manufacture of Vallejo colours, and have been especially processed and micronized so that they are very easily dispersed in any liquid medium, from water to acrylic resins or turpentine.
To adhere the pigment to the surface of the model Matte Medium is used, or Glaze Medium which dries more slowly and allows more time to simulate water and snow run-offs and to move the pigment into and around the details of the model.
Earth and Iron Oxide pigments are not toxic, but to avoid accidental spillage they are presented with a childproof top. In 30ml pots.
Here at Hobbies we aim to dispatch all in stock items on the same working day, if ordered by 2:00pm. UK mainland orders will be delivered by either Royal Mail or DHL.
DHL normally advise an estimated delivery slot via SMS or Email notification. Please see below for shipping charges.
Plans, Fretsaw Blades, Flags, Decals and Vinyl Lettering
Orders Up To £100
Orders Over £100 & Hobbies Catalogues (UK Only)
Royal Mail TRACKED
Maximum Postage (Wood Packs, Panels and Flammable Goods)
Express Next Working Day & Nominated Delivery (Placed Before 2pm)
Please note: Orders to surcharge areas may incur an additional cost if a parcel is oversized, overweight or contains flammable goods. We will contact you before posting. Please see Postage for more information regarding surcharge areas.
We also deliver all over the world. For information regarding overseas orders please see Postage for further details.
So why buy from Hobbies?
Hobbies have built a reputation for providing first class goods and excellent service, with over 125 years of experience supplying model makers, machinists, craftsman & enthusiasts alike. We pride ourselves on our worldwide reputation for high quality customer service and we are always happy to provide help and support, from advice with choosing what product to buy to after sales support, such as guidance with the building process of a model kit. Our customer support and service is comprehensive, and we won’t disappear after you have made a purchase. Not convinced? Then just ask one of our many thousands of satisfied customers, both here in the UK and overseas.
We believe model making is not just a pastime, but also an experience to share with friends, siblings, children and grandchildren. Hobbies stock a diverse range of hobby kits and accessories, from Revell kits to dolls houses, model boat kits to balsa aircraft. Whatever your age or experience level, you’ll be able to find something to pique your interest at Hobbies.
If there is anything you need help with, or even just a general enquiry, then please Contact Us.