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Fading camo colors

Posted by Cortmeister on 12 Apr 2012, 14:58

How can I fade the 3 tone camo colors on German armour without an airbrush? I am using Vallejo and/or Tamiya acrylics and have always been intimidated by the 3 tone camo for this reason.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Posted by madmax5510 on 13 Apr 2012, 18:36

Hi Cortmeister!
Usual,i am a WWII AFV builder,in all scales,and i never use an airbrush.I paint the camo's after this japanese guy tehnique:
http://hinemogura.at-ninja.jp/meisai3E.html

Look at this Kingtiger Henschell,painted by me with Agama acrilycs,with this technique:
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Posted by Cortmeister on 13 Apr 2012, 23:37

Your King Tiger looks absolutely amazing! Hard to believe it was down with only brushes! I am sorry though I am having a difficult time understanding the text in the article that you sent; I think I need a translation! Anyway you could put the process down in your own words? If not, no big deal, thanks Madmax!
Did you have a Marder going by the way in the Group Build? It's been quiet on the Marder front!
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Posted by luchs on 14 Apr 2012, 07:05

you can use lifecolor german armor set..
http://www.astromodel.it/lifecolor/set/ ... lours.html
http://www.astromodel.it/lifecolor/set/ ... urs-1.html
they are very brush friendly..
i paint my JS m3 with brush and lifecolor paint .. :-D
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Posted by madmax5510 on 14 Apr 2012, 12:35

Thanks Cortmeister!
Maybe this help you much:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmnrhBYB ... ure=relmfu

Usual i use dry-brush technique for do the camo's,anyway in big scales is much easier.
Sorry to admin's,but just for example:
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But ,if somebody want,when i built another small kit,i'l do a painting tutorial.
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Posted by Dad's Army on 14 Apr 2012, 14:31

madmax5510 wrote:But ,if somebody want,when i built another small kit,i'l do a painting tutorial.

Yes please, I would like that :roll:
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Posted by Cortmeister on 14 Apr 2012, 17:58

madmax5510 wrote:Thanks Cortmeister!
Maybe this help you much:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmnrhBYB ... ure=relmfu

Usual i use dry-brush technique for do the camo's,anyway in big scales is much easier.
Sorry to admin's,but just for example:
Image
Image

But ,if somebody want,when i built another small kit,i'l do a painting tutorial.


A tutorial would be great madmax, I also liked the Marder you did. Thx again for your help!
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Posted by madmax5510 on 16 Apr 2012, 15:32

Soon, i wan't to do an Hetzer,in ambusch camo,so ,i'l try then to explain with my own words.
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Posted by eendebek on 17 Apr 2012, 14:14

Hi,

Maybe this link is a help for you ? :) Show us the results later ....

http://www.warplay.com/Warplay18-Panzer%20Colors.htm

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Posted by ZachB on 31 May 2012, 23:45

madmax5510 wrote:Thanks Cortmeister!
Maybe this help you much:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmnrhBYB ... ure=relmfu

Usual i use dry-brush technique for do the camo's,anyway in big scales is much easier.
Sorry to admin's,but just for example:
Image
Image

But ,if somebody want,when i built another small kit,i'l do a painting tutorial.

Isn't that Tamiya's 1/35 scale matilda? we're an all 1/72 scale here
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Posted by MABO on 01 Jun 2012, 13:24

madmax5510 wrote:Thanks Cortmeister!
Maybe this help you much:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmnrhBYB ... ure=relmfu

Usual i use dry-brush technique for do the camo's,anyway in big scales is much easier.
Sorry to admin's,but just for example:


But ,if somebody want,when i built another small kit,i'l do a painting tutorial.


:evil:
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Posted by zzed on 02 Jun 2012, 12:07

Cortmeister wrote:How can I fade the 3 tone camo colors on German armour without an airbrush?..


Maybe a little late, but I found the way to fade it.
Use stiff paintbrush, the cheapest one which no one will buy for anything, and scrub the painted surface lightly, as you are going to remove the upper part of paint. I tried it with enamels, and it looked perfect for me.

Try it on some separate piece of plastic first.
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Posted by Cortmeister on 08 Jul 2012, 07:19

thx zzed, never too late mate! I will try your technique on one of my next models. Do you wait for the paint to dry completely?
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Posted by zzed on 08 Jul 2012, 08:48

off course, paint must dry completely
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Posted by Von Roon on 07 Aug 2012, 03:09

madmax5510 wrote:Thanks Cortmeister!
Maybe this help you much:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmnrhBYB ... ure=relmfu


He say, "More intensity."

Yes, please do an online tutorial. I'm itching to try this out!
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