17th November 2021
Painters have been dutifully adding categories to their recipes, but until now, they didn't do anything!
Now every category added to a recipe is clickable, so you can browse other recipes in the category to help discover similar recipes.
Have a look at the Warhammer 40,000 and Age of Sigmar categories to see what's what.
30th October 2021
Added Scale75 Scalecolor Artist paint range.
13th October 2021
Added Amsterdam Acrylic Ink paint range.
12th October 2021
Added Vallejo Nocturna, and Vallejo The Shifters paint ranges.
10th August 2021
Added three new paints to the Citadel paint range. Fixed a bug that prevented filtering by type on paint collection pages.
14th May 2021
Added the abilty to assign up to five categories to a recipe. In the future these will be used to make it easier to browse and find recipes.
26th December 2020
Updated the INSTAR paint range to add Base, Metallics, Provectus, and Vintage paints.
26th December 2020
Added Daler-Rowney FW acrylic ink range.
23rd December 2020
Updated the Scalecolor paint range to add new Inktensity and FX Fluor paints.
7th December 2020
Updated the Reaper Master Series paint range to add Pathfinder and seasonal paints.
23rd October 2020
Added Green Stuff World paint range.
16th October 2020
Added a way to swap out paints in a recipe with alternative paints from different ranges, based on data published by paint manufacturers.
24th July 2020
Updated the Citadel paint range to include the new paints that are launching with Indomitus.
25th April 2020
Added high density paints to the Reaper Master Series paint range.
24th April 2020
Added filters to paint ranges and inventory to make it easier to mange your paints or discover new ones.
You can filter paints by type, name, manufacturer code, and whether they are in your inventory, or on your shopping list.
16th April 2020
The recipe page now shows a list of other recipes by the painter.
6th March 2020
Redesigned the paints page now that there are lots of paint ranges.
4th March 2020
Added AK Interactive paint ranges, including Acrylics, 3rd Generation Acrylics, and Real Color.
2nd March 2020
Added INSTAR paint range.
21st February 2020
Added manufacturer codes to Vallejo, Reaper, Scalecolor, and Tamiya paint ranges. The codes can be used to quickly add paints in the recipe editor.
14th February 2020
Added paint ranges to the search.
9th February 2020
Updated Formula P3 paint range to add 14 missing paints.
7th February 2020
Added Turbo Dork paint range.
3rd February 2020
Added Secret Weapon Miniatures paint range.
2nd February 2020
You can now search for recipes!
27th January 2020
Added Badger Freakflex, Badger Minitaire, and Badger Stynylrez paint ranges.
10th January 2020
Added Monument Pro Acryl paint range.
8th January 2020
Added filters to the recipes page so you can view top, recent, popular, and all recipes.
You can also see tutorials, work in progress recipes, and recipes you have starred.
20th December 2019
Improved the way paint ranges are loaded in the recipe editor to reduce overall page size.
Only paint ranges that have been added to the recipe will now be loaded. Adding a new paint range to a recipe will automatically load the paints into the recipe editor.
New recipes will start with any paint ranges in your inventory, the same ranges as in your last recipe or the three most popular paint ranges.
5th December 2019
Added Foundry Paint System paint range.
3rd December 2019
Added Coat D'Arms paint range.
29th November 2019
Added WarColours paint range.
22nd November 2019
Added ten new Vallejo paint ranges and updated the two that had already been imported.
15th November 2019
Added Tamiya paint range.
2nd September 2019
Added Scalecolor paint range.
15th July 2019
Added Reaper Master Series paint range.
13th August 2019
You can now export your recipes as plain text, Markdown or HTML.
22nd July 2019
Added a print stylesheet so recipes can be printed out, or exported to PDF by browsers that have that feature.
19th July 2019
Painters that use HobbyScribe can now add their username to their painter profile.
15th July 2019
Added Vallejo Game Color paint range.
7th July 2019
Paint Pad has officially launched!
20th June 2019
Added The Army Painter Warpaints paint range.
14th June 2019
Improved the layout of the user dashboard recipe list.
7th June 2019
Updated the Citadel paint range with new paints including the brand new Contrast range.
4th June 2019
Added a new homepage ahead of full site launch later this month.
21st May 2019
Added short URLs to recipes for easier sharing.
16th May 2019
The recipe page has been redesigned to improve the look on small screens. Method and paints appear in seperate tabs.
These design changes are also fully reflected in the recipe editor live preview.
Painter profiles are now displayed at the bottom of each recipe so make sure your profile is up to date.
27th April 2019
Launched the closed beta to allow people to sign up without requesting an invite.
12th April 2019
Updated the site layout with a logo designed by Tom.
29th March 2019
Finished the initial setup for progressive web app functionality. Add Paint Pad to your home screen to try it out!
22nd March 2019
The recipe editing interface has been improved, and the help page has been updated to reflect these changes.
15th March 2019
Recipes can also now be marked as tutorials. Use this option when you've created a recipe that works as a step-by-step explanation rather than a set of notes.
13th March 2019
You can now mark recipes as "work in progress" to show fellow painters that they should wait a bit before using a recipe that is still being worked out.
8th March 2019
Recipe stars are here! Show your support to fellow painters by starring your favourite recipes.
1st March 2019
You now have a shopping list where you can make a note of the paints you need to buy. Checking off paints will automatically add them to your inventory.
You can also add all the paints you are missing from a recipe to your shopping list with a single click.
9th February 2019
Each step in a recipe can now have an individual photo meaning you can now use Paint Pad to write detailed, step-by-step tutorials.
In addition to this, recipe pages now include a photo slideshow of full resolution images powered by PhotoSwipe.
18th January 2019
Added a "paragraph" type to recipe steps. Can be used to add blocks of text to a recipe without displaying a step number next to it.
4th January 2019
Added changelog page that details updates since launch.
21st December 2018
Added paint inventory to keep track of the paints that you own.
The "Paints used in this recipe" list will now show what paints you have in stock and which you need to buy before you get started.
21st November 2018
Added Vallejo Model Color paint range and the ability to view paint ranges.
19th November 2018
Added Formula P3 paint range.
15th November 2018
Kicked off the closed alpha by letting people request an invite from the homepage.
19th October 2018
Added Revell Enamel Color paint range.
18th October 2018
You can now add descriptions and preview photos to recipes.
4th October 2018
Added a painters page, as well as individual painter profiles and avatars.
7th September 2018
Recipe viewing is here! You can now view recipes created by other painters.
Each recipe now shows who created it, so be sure to go and set up your username.
10th August 2018
Rebuilt the recipe editor to improve usability and add a live preview.
15th June 2018
Added the "Paints used in this recipe" list to recipe pages.
18th May 2018
Paint Pad is now live at paintpad.app!