|hard to see any detail at 15mm, so most of the color variations are small "blobs" and "squiggles"|
Base is GW Death World Forest. Green blobs are "VJ Luftwaffe Green" and smaller dark squiggles are "VJ German Camo Black Brown". Then finally, applied either right atop or directly next to the dark squiggles are apple barrel khaki.
"But Steve, why not use vallejo khaki?" That's a good question. too dark. The AB Khaki which is brighter turned out to be perfect for this particular combination.
|move out people! Azimuth One Two Seven degrees!|
|At 15mm it's hard to get the little spots to look right unless you really use a very small brush. So I opted for a color combination that looked good enough. I think these guys are acceptable for wargaming service.|
|Here's the real thing. Again, from a distance the khaki just look like more squiggles, and there aren't very many dots, either.|
That's about all for progress now. Too much stuff to do lately, but at least I'm painting something! More Cold War stuff coming up - Soviet Hinds, US Apaches, in addition to Soviet infantry that need to be painted up. Then on to more vehicles. A box of Soviet T-72s