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« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2009, 11:01:13 PM »


... You might want to make some horses in the unit slightly darker or lighter (or both) to break the 'model soldier impression' from a group of almost identical models? ...

Well, as the color for that "bay horse" is a 50/50 mix of two colors, it might well happened before I even know it! Laugh
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« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2009, 10:50:12 PM »

Useful. I will post in the 'How to...' section and make it stick.
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« Reply #17 on: June 21, 2010, 02:34:12 AM »

best reference i have found for painitng miniature horses is in the foundry painting book

http://www.wargamesfoundry.com/books/paintbook.asp

it has a list of horse colours along with the foundry paint colours to get the same llok, and a section of techniques too.

i paint in foundry colours, so it works well for me - but there are plenty of online colour conversion lists and programs such as this one.

http://colors.silicon-dragons.com/
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