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Post Info TOPIC: Grey on grey on grey camouflage, will it work?


Sergeant

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Grey on grey on grey camouflage, will it work?
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Hi.

I am about to attempt a grey on grey camouflage scheme with my new airbrush! The model to be my test piece is one of my son's wargaming tanks (GW) and I have used their paints as I have them on hand.

I've used a blue/grey for my base coat over a black undercoat, which colour should I use next a lighter grey or a mid tone? When I was in the army we painted our vehicles green olive/drab with black and that was considered to be effective vehicle camouflage. At the time the official replacement for the old Olive Drab was a mix of green, tan and black but we never saw tan paint in my unit.

I originally thought that I would use the blue grey then black and then mix a dark grey but my son is somewhat against this. Having never painted up a model using just tints and tones of one colour as camouflage thought I would ask the forum if any of the members had done this before or had seen any images of this camouflage scheme on military vehicles.

Thoughts?



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Here is one of my GW tanks with a grey on grey scheme. I used Tamiya colours, but Citadel "Shadow Grey" and "Fortress Grey" would be a close match. The Citadel paints seem to spray well when diluted with Model Master Acryl Thinner

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