Saturday, January 5, 2013

From MikeW: 15mm WWII American Infantry (100 points)



From Mike:
Remember I said that was it for the US 15mms? 
I, um, lied :D
Two more batches, in fact! The first (first three pictures) is four 4-man M1919 .30cal sections, three 2-man mortar teams, three snipers, two FOOs and a couple more 3 man command stands, for a total of 33. The second (last picture) is four M1917A1 5-man MMG teams, and another command bases, for a total of 23, and a grand total of 56. Same general details as before - Army Painter + Vallejo paints, Tamiya textured paint + Javis grass (and a couple of Army Painter tufts and a resin rock). 


That really /is/ it for the US. Next up, some Germans! (and an Amazon order for a small portable light tent and a better tripod, since it appears I'm going to be doing a lot of figure photography this year!)

Great work Mike. Tamiya textured paint? Hmm, I have not heard of this product - sounds interesting. How do you find working with it?

These Yanks will give Mike a very tidy 100 points. 

4 comments:

  1. It's this stuff - http://www.tamiya.com/english/products/871texture_paint/index.htm

    Basically, you apply it with the end of a coffee stirrer or a spatula - it takes about 4 hours to dry, is the texture and colour of slightly gritty mud. My understanding is its paint with resin particles in it. Personally, I love it.

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    1. Vallejo appear to do something similar at about half the price (well, the same price for twice the amount).

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  2. More nice grunts for the grinder. Looking forward to the Germans

    Ian

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  3. good work bring on the Germans
    Peace James

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