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Bozkashi Jones19 Feb 2019 2:59 p.m. PST

First small steps in my new modern project I've been experimenting with a new painting and basing style, so I only did a handful of units to test the water, if you'll excuse the pun.

The artificial light seems to have done all sorts of weird things: it washed out the blue of the sea, which is actually a dark Prussian blue, and has saturated the deck colours, which are actually a nice red-brown which matches well with Soviet era photos. It's also made them look like they've been gloss varnished, whereas in fact they're a nice matt! Ah, well.

First up is an Udaloy class destroyer.

Then an Oscar II I really enjoyed doing the sea base for this one.

And finally a Petya class. The surface units are not yet stuck to their bases, which is why the Petya seems to be doing some cool body-boarding move:

And the little flotilla ready for action:

Looking forward to getting some more painted up and getting some games in.

Nick

BrianW20 Feb 2019 7:15 p.m. PST

So, what scale are they and who made them? Also, what did you use for that red deck color?

colkitto21 Feb 2019 3:46 p.m. PST

Looking good!

Navwar?

Bozkashi Jones22 Feb 2019 1:55 a.m. PST

Cheers – yep, they're Navwar 1/3000. The deck colour is Vallejo 'Cavalry Brown'

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