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Dorsenne Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 12:44 p.m. PST

Good evening gentlemen,
I need a suggestion about French dragon uniform.
What is the right Vallejo green to use? shade and highlight please.
I paint Ab 18mm.
Thanks in advance.

Dorsenne Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2017 12:44 p.m. PST

Good evening gentlemen,
I need a suggestion about French dragon uniform.
What is the right Vallejo green to use? shade and highlight please.
I paint Ab 18mm.
Thanks in advance.

JimDuncanUK09 May 2017 2:07 p.m. PST

I use the Foundry triad for French Dragoons.

Mick the Metalsmith10 May 2017 7:57 a.m. PST

Any green you like. Historical colors varied by dye lot and weathering, and historical rdepictions subject to license, and aging. We won't ever be accurate.

jwebster10 May 2017 8:58 a.m. PST

Mick +1

I also recommend a brighter green than the real cloth would have been, as this will improve the contrast on miniatures

John

dBerczerk10 May 2017 1:54 p.m. PST

I recall Humbrol enamels produced a lovely green in their Napoleonic range of paints, aptly-named: French Dragoon Green.

abelp0110 May 2017 4:52 p.m. PST

VMC Flat Green is what I use.

18th Century Guy Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2017 5:07 p.m. PST

Check out the painting book by Archiduque from BreakingWar. He lists out the greens used for French Dragoons.

EricThe Shed11 May 2017 9:13 a.m. PST

i used military green – its quite dark but seems to work

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