Friday, August 14, 2015

WW2 British Desert

Some more 1/72-scale British troops for the 8th Army are done. First up are two Valentines. Nice kits with lousy vinyl tracks (I ended up stapling these--staples hidden by fenders). Glad these fellows came with crew figures.


I also painted up two metal kits I picked up in a big trade with Tim in Saskatoon: a jeep and a Mark VI.


Up next: I rebased a bunch of Tim's British Infantry (to try and get something "done") and the club runs next Tuesday.

5 comments:

  1. The Valentines came out good - what kits are they?

    Nice use of the backdrop bit of scenary from the B1/FT-17 kits - I have a couple of these that I should make use of.

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  2. Thanks. These were old kits I got from Terry. I don't think they were Esci but maybe Hasegawa or Heller?

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  3. Hi Bob,
    Very nice job! Could you please tell me what color you used for the sand color on the tanks. I have looked around and have not found any color I'm happy with at all. Many thanks.
    Jerry

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    1. Jerry, it is a wash of Vallejo British uniform brown over a white primer with a black wash on top. If you look at the menu bar on the right you will see a tutorial about painting armour with ashes and this is the same process.

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