Monday, June 6

Preview: New shades & new pages from Vallejo

We have a look at the new Fallschirmjager Mediterranean shade set & a new book on the French and Indian War form Vallejo now on release in June in our preview...

Preview: New shades & new pages from Vallejo

Painting War: French and Indian War
From Vallejo Publishing
Set No #75.044 (EN)
Number of pages: 68
Format: A4
Language: English
Author: Carlos Javier Castón Calatayud
In this Painting War issue, the artist Carlos Javier Castón shows us how to paint 28 mm wargame miniatures from the French and Indian Wars. With 32 painted miniatures, some of them in double page format, we will find among others: native people, frontiersmen, civilians, and French and British soldiers. 
In this varied and colourful issue, Carlos has made the most of each miniature using his unique painting style.

German Fallschirmjäger Mediterranean Theater WWII
Camouflage Set by Acrylicos Vallejo
Set No #70.188
8 x 17 ml / 0.57 fl oz Model Color
A set of colours which contains 8 Model Color references for painting the most characteristic uniforms of the German paratroopers in the campaigns of the Mediterranean theatre of war during World War II.

It is a thoughtful selection of brand new Vallejo paints by Jaume Ortiz Forns, one of the most respected figure painters in the world, and an absolute must-have for anyone who has ever dreamed of believable shades for Fallschirmjäger figures. The set covers the colours of most iconic garment of these troops was the jump smock (Knochensack) and the set provides the colours needed to paint this item with the Luftwaffe Splinter camouflage pattern (Splittertarnmuster 41), as well as the complementary colours for highlights and shadows.
Also included are the colours needed to paint the helmet and the tropical pattern of the trousers.

8 x 17 ml / 0.57 fl oz Model Color
70.845 Sunny Skin Tone
70.819 Iraqi Sand
70.843 Cork Brown
70.984 Flat Brown
70.968 Flat Green
70.886 Green Grey
70.897 Bronze Green
70.950 Black