Mr. Ted Schulz (USA) has very kindly supplied his painting guide to be shared with fellow enthusiasts. Many thanks for sharing this work with us which must have taken many hours to put together. Any comments can be addressed to Mr. Schulz at
"I've been painting 1/72 figures for over 30 years. Attached are the colors I use. I thought this might be useful for novices. These are the colors (mostly Testors) which I've found most closely match the pictures (boxes, Osprey books, etc.). For one shade colors, here are the Testors numbers; black (1149 or 1749), white (1168 or 1768), gold (1144 or 1744), silver (1146), steel (1180 or 1780), brass (1182 or 1782), flesh (flat-various available shades or mixtures). All "XF-" colors are Pactra."
The Korean war and WW II painting guide is supplied by Mr. Lee Russell. He has also been painting HO Scale figures for many years, and specializes in 20th Century uniforms, weapons and equipment. Comments on the WW II section should be addressed to Mr. Russell at
Napoleonic French and Allies.
Napoleonic British and Allies, Prussian, Russian and Austrians.
Romans and Carthagians
Imperial Romans and Enemies
Greeks, Persians and Macedonians
WW II Allies
WW II Axis
American Civil War
American War of Independence and 7 Years War
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