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FilsduPoitou28 Jun 2022 7:34 p.m. PST

HellO! I was looking for some advice from others that have painted the American forces for the War of 1812; what colors did you use?

Particularly for the Winfield Scott brigade of the Niagara campaign and the 1813 uniform reforms.

Necron09928 Jun 2022 9:48 p.m. PST

I used this painting for reference

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Very easy. Just Vallejo light gray, black, and white. Some red sashes for the color guard. Vallejo military blue for the officer's jacket.

Here is an invaluable uniform guide.
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Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2022 5:54 a.m. PST

If you contact me by email at DJMaritime42@gmail.com I have a really good guide I can send you.

David

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2022 5:55 a.m. PST

this is a good start, but the guide I have is far more comprehensive.

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FilsduPoitou29 Jun 2022 2:23 p.m. PST

@Necron099 Just checked my paints and I do have Vallejo light grey, but I can't find Vallejo Military Blue on either their website or my paint caddy.

@Dave Jackson Sure thing!

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