#1  
Old 07-05-2011, 07:06 AM
the_dagger's Avatar
the_dagger the_dagger is offline
vBench
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Nyköping, Sweden
Posts: 231
Send a message via AIM to the_dagger Send a message via MSN to the_dagger
Vallejo paint question

Hello PA! I hate making these threads since I know people are gonna go "Oh man, not a thread like this again!". The thing is that I want to start painting my models with Vallejos paint range instead of Humbrol paints, which I have been using all my life.

My problem: I'm in the process of starting to paint a Soviet captured Panther (the ones with green repainted turrets).
I have tried to make out what paint numbers to use for Soviet & German WW2 when it comes to both Model color and model air (Model color for chipping etc). It's just a jungle to me. I know there isnt just one color match for lets say Soviet green or German dark yellow. But I want the best match possible. Is there anyone here who can help me with the paint match for these? Or should I go for Tamiya paints for the base + camouflage and then just do the shipping with Model color?

Hope somebody can help me out!

// Henrik
__________________
"Back in the days when I was a teenager
Before I had status and before I had a pager"
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 07-05-2011, 05:28 PM
astralscooter's Avatar
astralscooter astralscooter is offline
vBench
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 195
Henrik, I use these ModelAir colours for German tri-tonal camo. I can't say if they're the best match possible, but they serve me well.



I tone down everything using heavily thinned Sand Yellow afterwards, before proceeding with weathering.

Arild
Reply With Quote top
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Vallejo products ypres1 Your important news and kit reviews. 2 05-31-2009 05:33 PM
Problem with Vallejo paint on my Tiger Stillhawk Axis: World War II 4 07-26-2008 02:47 PM
Noob paint question armor fiend Painting & Weathering 5 07-19-2008 02:56 AM
New forum for Vallejo users mvonb Painting & Weathering 6 11-08-2006 11:07 AM
A paint question Hagar Axis: World War II 0 02-11-2006 08:17 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:38 PM.

Advertise with Us

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
planetArmor