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PM njt236
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njt236
12th Jun 2017 10:08:49

What is a good Vallejo shade for WWI French Horizon Blue please???

Nigel


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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colour french
rsjahn
13th Jun 2017 08:09:37

I have used 70.901 pastel blue. Its a bit on the grey side, and I find it more 'trenchy' then a bright light-blue

 


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French WWI
njt236
13th Jun 2017 01:50:52

I'll look through my trays of paints. I may have that one anyway, thanks

 

PS

Have looked through my paints and Pastel Blue is about the only Vallejo blue I haven't got


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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Horizon Blue
njt236
13th Jun 2017 06:59:43

I was looking through my paints and thought Vallejo 943 Grey Blue might be a good shade. Have since found these from AK Interactive from Spain but Scalemodels,co,uk have them in stock

I'll try the Light Grey and Greyish Blue I think

They also do WWI British and German


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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Horizon blue
njt236
13th Jun 2017 08:36:28

OOPS. Just realised. I have an order in for Early War British and German but I don't have any French. What a mistaka to maka as Captain Bertorelli would say even though he was Italian and it being the wrong war.. 


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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Horizon Blue
njt236
15th Jun 2017 06:02:01

Today I recieved my order of AK WWI British, German and French uniform paints. They are exactly what I was looking for.


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

PM rsjahn
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paints
rsjahn
16th Jun 2017 05:34:11

Maybe you can show us some of the figures, when you have done some painting? I am very interested how they look when used on 6mm figs. Its always different...


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horizon blue
njt236
16th Jun 2017 08:37:04

Will post some photos. Waiting for my order of British and German to arrive. Have yet to order the French


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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horizon blue
njt236
22nd Jun 2017 03:35:06

French ordered. Just a matter of waiting for both orders now. 


Through the travail of the ages Midst the pomp and toil of war Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass and darkly The age long strife I see Where I fought in many guises, Many names but always me.
So forever in the future Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a fighter But to die again once more.         

                G S Patton

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waiting..
rsjahn
23rd Jun 2017 03:04:38

Yes, waiting, I hate it ;-)


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