Back to the late war Easy Eight.
When we last left our intrepid tank crew, the final touches of the Shaded Basecoat phase were being added. As usual, the idea behind this is to set up subsequent glazing, shading and tinting.
To do the glazing phase, the usual suspects made their appearance.
Lots of washes from Secret Weapon, augmented by a few Vallejo glazes.
You can see the various glazes set up on the palette, ready for action.
Just as I did with the Shaded Basecoat, I want to be very aware of color temperature... that is, vary the greens from warmer to cooler. That's why there are so many glaze color options out here.
This view shows the difference some of the warmer glazes on the wheel assemblies. The cooler glaze colors will be placed on upward facing surfaces.
The turret is another key area for that warm/cool balance. The vertical walls will have more warmth to them... but the opposite on the top.
You can see the basic glazes starting to take shape.
Also, keep in mind that you can do a number of glazes in one area to make it darker if needed. It's far better to do this gradual approach, as you get some nice smooth shading that way!
Once the primary glazes and shading are complete, I get to do the next fun part. That will involve mixing the glaze colors with the regular paints and working in the middle tones.
Once I am done with that, I will do the weathering effects. I have added a few cursory paint chips for now. Much more to come, so stay tuned!