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AegonTheUnready10 Apr 2019 8:31 a.m. PST

Have some irish kerns to do. Thinking I should start with a brown basecoat, then go over it in yellow hilites?

Would that give the best results? I'd like the yellow to be noticeable, but not neon.

Swampster10 Apr 2019 9:00 a.m. PST

Try a yellow ochre for the yellow.

Sigwald10 Apr 2019 9:47 a.m. PST

Just a basecoat of yellow or a yellow ochre as Swampster suggests then armypainter quickshade and a final coat of matte finish (dull cote brush on is what I use) is fairly easy and looks quite nice.

BillyNM10 Apr 2019 10:21 a.m. PST

You don't say what paint you use – if you're an old school enamel man like me then Humbrol 81 is ideal – IMO.

TodCreasey10 Apr 2019 10:50 a.m. PST

One of the Vallejo Ochre Brown or Ochre yellows are good too

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