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maverick290907 Jul 2016 8:54 a.m. PST

Hello! I have been painting up some artillery pieces for my WotR army. I have the correct livery colors down, however when I went to paint the undershirts and linen jacks for the crew I used Vallejo German Camo Beige. It turned out to be too grey for my liking. I was wondering if you all had a recommendation for this color. Thank you all.


Zargon07 Jul 2016 9:44 a.m. PST

Hi, german camo beige is good as a undercoat I then brush over off-white or ivory and hear and there white. Or just ivory and whitewash for cleaner looking garments.

jeffreyw307 Jul 2016 10:15 a.m. PST

Zargon's suggestion should do the trick!

maverick290907 Jul 2016 10:57 a.m. PST

Thanks for the input guys. I might give that a try. I think I also might try to use Vallejo Pale Sand. I forgot to mention this is for 15mm figures if that makes a difference. Thank you all!

wrgmr109 Jul 2016 8:15 a.m. PST

I use a golden yellow color, Delta Ceramcoat Pigskin as a base, then dry brush ivory.

uglyfatbloke27 Jul 2016 12:17 p.m. PST

Humbrol did an 'unbleached linen' at one time which was a pretty handy colour, but really I'd suggest you use a wide range of colours from raw linen to saturate blues, reds, greens, yellows and blacks – and white too.

Supercilius Maximus29 Jul 2016 5:22 a.m. PST

Just started using Howard Hughs "ivory" – best not-quite-white shade I've yet found.

zardoz1957 Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2016 9:34 p.m. PST

I paint it Apple Barrel Sandstone and then use a very watered down brown ink wash.

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