Painting German Fallschirmjager Platoon

by Dion 7. April 2005 21:42

Paints used:

Primer GW White Spray Primer and GW Smelly Primer wash
Basecoat trousers, smock Vallejo German Field Grey +
3/1 Black mix
Paint smock, helmet cover Vallejo Green Grey #886
Highlight smock, helmet cover GW Bleached Bone
Paint trousers, ammo pouch Vallejo German Field Grey #830
Highlight trousers, ammo pouch GW Bleached Bone
Basecoat Flesh GW Dark Flesh
Highlight Flesh #1 GW Dwarf Flesh
Highlight Flesh #2 GW Elf Flesh
Helmet, bread bag, mortar, equipment Vallejo German Grey #995
Rifle barrel, SMG, Water cup, binoculars GW Boltgun Metal
Webbing, belt, water bottle, holster, rifle strap GW Dark Flesh
Rifle stocks Vallejo Chocolate Brown #872
Boots, gloves, binoculars(drybrush) Black
Varnish Krylon Acrylic Matte Finish


Paint smock, helmet cover Vallejo Khaki # 821
Camo green Vallejo Luftwaffe #823
Camo brown Vallejo Flat Brown #984
helmet cover, trousers, ammo pouch Vallejo Desert Yellow #977

July 29, 2004 Primed
I primed using GW white primer spray paint and then touched up with watered down GW Smelly Primer.

February 25, 2005 Basecoat
I basecoated the trousers, smock with a 3/1 mix of Vallejo German Field Grey + Black and the flesh with GW Dark Flesh.
March 4, 2005, 2005 Highlight Flesh
I painted the flesh with GW Dwarf flesh.
March 5, 2005 Highlight Flesh
I painted the flesh with GW Elf flesh.

March 20-24, 2005 Camo Khaki
1/4 of the platoon was painted with green-grey smocks like the HQ.
The rest of the platoon was drybrushed Khaki on the smock and helmet cover (Not Pictured).
I painted 1/4 of the platoon with green on brown camo.
I painted 1/4 of the platoon with brown on green camo.
I painted 1/4 of the platoon with Desert Yellow trousers and gear.
A walk-through for painting FJ camo can be found here.

March 25, 2005 Hi-lite
I highlighted the figs with GW Bleached Bone.
April 4, 2005 Basing
I arranged the figures into platoons and glued them to the bases.
I mixed acrylic texture gel with Vallejo Flat Earth and covered the bases.
April 7, 2005 Basing scenery complete
These Flame-throwers will be added to a future pioneer platoon.


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