Basecoating Soviet Infantry

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Basecoating Soviet Infantry

Post by Field Marshall Terry » Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:54 am

So I'm starting FoW, got Soviet Infantry, 6 Is-2's (i think they are IS-2's) and 8 T-34's and a Raketa battalion from my gamestore owner as he was going to play Soviets but changed his mind to Canadians. I already painted the Tanks, now moving onto the Infantry. I'm doing the basic uniform (tan-ish fatigues and Green Helmet) I've painted Imperial Guardsmen before but I basceoated all them with black, and put a thick coat of bleached bone.

My main problem is I don't want to basecoat them black and have to put on thick coats thus ridding the models of detail. But should I basecoat them white as doesn't white really show through (never basecoated with white before)

Any tips for painting the FoW Infantry in general are welcomed as well
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Re: Basecoating Soviet Infantry

Post by Korsarro-Khan » Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:13 am

white does really show through

do you have a citadel spray gun?

if so, basecoat black then spray bleached bone? im not sure how well bleached bon turns out when sprayed. Before buying a spray gun, i would see if any of your friends have one, and do a test with bleached bone, maybe on a sprue or something...

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Re: Basecoating Soviet Infantry

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