Help support TMP


"Contrast Paint experimentation with Perrys 28 mm part two" Topic


14 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please remember not to make new product announcements on the forum. Our advertisers pay for the privilege of making such announcements.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Painting Message Board

Back to the Napoleonic Gallery Message Board


Areas of Interest

General
Napoleonic

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Link


Featured Ruleset


Featured Showcase Article

Cheap Scenery: Giant Mossy Rocks

Well, they're certainly cheap...


Featured Workbench Article

From Fish Tank to Tabletop

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian receives a gift from his wife…


Featured Profile Article

First Look: Barrage's 28mm Streets & Sidewalks

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian looks at some new terrain products, which use space age technology!


956 hits since 2 Jul 2021
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?


TMP logo

Membership

Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.
von Winterfeldt02 Jul 2021 4:55 a.m. PST

this time Saxons in Kittel as for the 1806 campaign, the procedure, priming, than Contrast with the exception of faces – added flesh colours to create more definition and the white (painted in the traditional way).

Result – quite acceptable with a lot time saved and therefore faster.

I will continue on the experimentation phase.

url=https://postimg.cc/z3c6P5h0]

url=https://postimg.cc/w7RPCPcH]

Personal logo SHaT1984 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 5:24 a.m. PST

vW, well I can certainly say I like them; how is for your benefit.
IS there an arny coming ?

Care to explain the 'kittel'? Iy seems like a coat to ahhh, replace a coat?
regards dave

von Winterfeldt02 Jul 2021 6:02 a.m. PST

Yes, the Kittel was made of unbleached linen and worn, here some different opinions, either over the usual white coat of cloth or just the Kittel. It should preserve the expensive woolen coat.

The French were quite eager to get those, there a lot units did not yet have great coats.

cavcrazy02 Jul 2021 6:10 a.m. PST

Beautifully done.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 6:51 a.m. PST

Great looking figures.

Sho Boki Sponsoring Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 7:07 a.m. PST

Not bad. Foundry also have 3 tones of contrast inks. Works well.
I used these with my AB French Carabiniers.
boki.ee/4PAINT/ShoAB/ShoAB.htm

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 7:37 a.m. PST

thumbs up !!

jabbadabbadan Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 8:43 a.m. PST

nice.

jwebster Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 1:12 p.m. PST

Fantastic as always

What did you use for hats, boots, cartridge boxes ?

What colour do you use for the wash on your white ?

Like you, I have had mixed results with contrast paint …

John

Personal logo SHaT1984 Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2021 4:49 p.m. PST

>>What colour do you use for the wash on your white ?

Go back to PartOne for his explainer…
TMP link

On behalf,
d

von Winterfeldt03 Jul 2021 12:00 a.m. PST

@jwebster

I just mix paints, as for black – three blacks, one for shoes –
Black Templer and Gryph Charger Grey

cartridge pouch

Black Templer and Space Wolves Grey

Hats and gaiters

Black Templer and Gore Grunta Fur

In case I cannot see contrast I add contrast medium.

As for White – follow the link SHaT1984 supplied

thanks for your interest.

McWong7304 Jul 2021 4:14 p.m. PST

What I really am appreciating with ypur work is how you're able to get a very natural look to the paints, I've found out of the bottle you get what I've seen described as a "candy" colour effect.

What's your secret there? Diluting with medium?

von Winterfeldt04 Jul 2021 10:56 p.m. PST

mixing with other colours, like for the black – add a grey see the answer to jwebster and yes in case also the contrast medium.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2021 12:51 p.m. PST

There are a few we simply cannot emulate their work.

von W's is instantly recognisable. I still have an image, on my PC, of his early cuirassiers in bicornes, just to inspire me.

There are one or two more painters (I might mention Francesco Thau and Rafa Archiduque) but we just are not in their league.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.