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Painting: Painting with Acrylic
Discuss Acrylic painting techniques.
what colors can i use for a british soldier?
New York, United States
Joined: March 27, 2010
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Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015 - 07:45 PM UTC
I willing be doing a British from the Tamiya set of Walking British Commonwealth but I do not know what colors also do have adjust the figure's webbing in anyway also is there any type of tool that can help me with the making of rifle slings at all.
United States
Joined: September 22, 2010
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Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:05 AM UTC
PATIENCE....a straightedge, Ex-Acto knife & SHARP blades and a lead or metal wine bottle seal...in the old says we scrounged toothpaste tubes for the same materials. you could substitute masking tape or thin plastic sheeting for the slings also,,,as for sources go online or find any of the Osprey Men-at-Arms series which cover that subject...

CB in FL
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: June 29, 2004
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Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 01:00 PM UTC
For color suggestions look here(assuming it's a WW2 set)
Scrol down a bit, for British uniforms.
England - North West, United Kingdom
Joined: September 03, 2011
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Posted: Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 07:13 PM UTC
because you are using acrylic i recommend
Vallejo English uniform, shaded with raw Umber and Highlighted sparingly with a touch of Iraqi Sand.
assuming they are in N.W. Europe,
mix 50/50 Iraqui sand and US field green and highlight Iraqui sand
Helmet shades of green Khaki and Sand for any garnish to the helmet, they were covered with a sandbag and a green netting under any foliage or rags>
all the besty