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Here are some Hungarians I painted this way.
Highlighting is the next stage.
Highlighting also helps define the shape of the miniature and bring out the detail. Shadows and highlights emphasise the detail of the model, because the surfaces are so small on 15mm miniatures simply painting each area one shade can obscure the detail of a finely crafted model, its there but no one can see it.
Paint a lighter shade of the same colour on the raised surfaces and edges.
These Australians were also painted by this method.
Colours used for the British Infantryman:
Base: Ral Partha Flesh Highlight: Citadel/GW Elf flesh
Jacket and Trousers
Base: Vallejo English Uniform Highlight: 50% Vallejo English Uniform 50% Vallejo Khaki
Webbing (Belts, Pack etc)
Base: Vallejo Khaki Highlight: 50% Vallejo Khaki 50% Vallejo Pale Sand
Base: Vallejo Russian Uniform Highlight: 50% Vallejo Russian Uniform 50% Khaki
Bren Stock Wood
Base: Vallejo Beige Highlight: Vallejo Light Brown
Base: Vallejo Green Grey Highlight: 50% Vallejo Green Grey 50% Light Grey