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Madmike1 Inactive Member22 Jan 2013 6:19 a.m. PST

Starting a mongol army, can anyone recommend colours for mongol skin from the GW or Coat d'arms ranges?

Also if you have any tips, eg what washes and dry bushes

thanks

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 6:52 a.m. PST

For my Boxer Chinese, I prime with spray Flat White.
Basecoat is GW Snakebite Leather, diluted with water.
Then I drybrush with Ceramcoat Medium Flesh.

Crocus Inactive Member22 Jan 2013 9:07 a.m. PST

For my Huns I use GW dark (caucasian)skin with a bit of snakebite leather as undercoat, then more snakebite leather toned up with elf skin. Looks ok.

I wonder if the Huns were really racially so distinct? Or when the horde stopped being so.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 11:43 a.m. PST

Well, Susan Hayward played a Tartar princess in "The Conqueror", and Lee van Cleef played a Mongol…

Personal logo vtsaogames Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2013 11:47 a.m. PST

I've seen a few modern Mongols from time to time in NYC. The real difference is cheek bones, face shape and hair texture/color, rather than skin color. But paint 'em as you wish.

Jack Palance played Ogedai and chewed up whole sets single-handed.

(Stolen Name) Inactive Member22 Jan 2013 1:13 p.m. PST

Don't forget John Wayne as Ghengis Khan

FreemanL24 Jan 2013 8:58 a.m. PST

Foundry does an Asian flesh color that looks pretty good. I used it on my samurai and I wished I had used it on my WWII Japanese.
Larry

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