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OK, this is my last post for tonight, I promise! I did paint another Mech, the "Talon", today, but my pictures came out way too dark, so I'll save that for another time. You can see him lurking in the background of some of these. Instead, here is my Tsukai Armored Personnel Carrier.  This is my first attempt at camo of any sort, and while it's really simple, I feel like it works. I welcome any comments about how to do it better.  

 

Is it wrong that part of me likes these non-mech units from the CAV line better than the big stompy robots? 

 

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It is not wrong!

I personally like the non-CAV better too.

 

I think an army looks more realistic with a bunch of tanks and armored vehicles and only a few CAV. It enhances the size and make the big stompy robots more impressive.

 

Nice looking paint job.

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I like it!  I am too intimidated to try camo yet, but maybe I'll do so for the Malvies.  And I am right there with you- I purchased extra tanks just for the scale it gives the CAVs.  It definitely makes them more impressive.

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I welcome any comments about how to do it better.

http://www.reapermini.com/TheCraft/29

 

It's not the be-all end-all of camo tutorials, but turns out some decent results.

 

Thanks. Just skimming that page, I already see one thing that would have helped this model. Starting light and painting dark on top. I used the gray liner (it is bones after all) to basecoat, but then I put the terran khaki on top and it worked, but I think it would have been better if I'd gone lighter first like you suggested.  

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