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Late War Painting and Hobby Resources

Building a new army can be a exciting and fulfilling project, however it can be a little daunting to find all the most useful resources to help you get started.

On this page you will find a collection of links to the most useful articles throughout the Flames Of War website (and more) to help you make the most of this experience.

There are many great tutorials on how to paint Flames Of War miniatures, here you can find links to our favourite content. Use these to draw painting colour, technique tips and inspiration from. Just remember there is no right way to paint, there is just your way.
How To Paint German Tiger Tanks
(Pete The Wargamer)
How To Paint German Grenadiers 
(Pete The Wargamer)
How To Paint German Grenadiers How To Paint German StuG Assault Guns
How To Paint German Tiger Tanks How To Paint German Tigers
(with OnTableTop)
Puttying Flames of War Bases Made Easy
(with our brown bases make this much easier now.)

The Big Four Of Late War

The Big Four Of Late War
Collectively the Big Four Of Late War, studio stalwarts Casey, Chris, Victor and Wayne and embarking on the Late War Journey to build new armies alongside Flames Of War players around the world.

This will be like no “Tale of Four Gamers” series of articles that you might have seen in the past. Instead it will be an epic journey (one with Tanks instead of Ringwraiths) that will take part over four years…

Follow their progress over on the dedicated Big Four website.
The Big Four Of Late War website...

And see whats happening behind the scenes over on their Instagram page.
Big Four Of Late War Instagram...

A Tale of Two Tigers
Join Blake on his Journey to model the (Tiger 8.8cm) from the first part cut off the plastic and right up to the last few brushstrokes and the fine detail modeling.

A Tale Of Two Tigers: Part One...
A Tale Of Two Tigers: Part Two...
A Tale Of Two Tigers: Part Three...
A Tale Of Two Tigers: Part Four...
A Tale Of Two Tigers: Part Five...

A Tale of Two Tigers

Panzer IV H Colour Schemes

Panzer IV Colour Schemes
Looking for inspiration on how to paint your Panzer IV tanks? Blake has put together this great guide full of example schemes and where they were found.

Panzer IV Colour Schemes...

Blending In:
Using Foliage To Camouflage Your Tanks
As Monty Python told us, camouflage is the art of how not to be seen. One of the simplest ways to achieve this, when driving around in a natural environment, is to take some of that environment with you.

Blending In: Using Foliage To Camouflage Your Tanks...

Blending In

Decal Basics Techniques: Zimmerit
Working With Thermo Plastic

Working With Thermoplastic
Since Thermoplastic is a relatively new technology, and as working with it is slightly different to any of our other plastic figures, it’s worth taking you through a few primers on how Thermoplastic behaves and how you can get the most out of our new figures.

Working with Thermo Plastic...

Working with Plastic, Metal and Resin Miniatures
The Flames Of War range of miniatures are predominantly produced in Plastic, but there are some models made out of metal and/or resin. Each of these different mediums provide different benefits, however there are some things you need to know when working with them.

Plastic, Metal and Resin Miniatures...
Flexible Plastic Miniatures...

Plastic Figures

Tanks Vehicles
Tiger 8.8cm (GEAB18.) Sd Kfz 251 Halftrack (GEAB18)
Panzer IV (GEAB18) Sd Kfz 251 Halftrack (Flame) (GBX156)
StuG (7.5cm) (GEAB18) Puma Scout Troop (GBX172)
 Panther (GBX161) Sd Kfz 10/4 Light AA Platoon (GBX147)
Jagdpanzer IV (GBX159)
Möbelwagen AA Platoon  (GBX174)
 Brummbär Assault Tank (GBX164) Sd Kfz 250 Transport  (GBX129)
Hetzer/ Marder (GBX163) Sd Kfz Scout Troop  (GBX176)
Panzer IV/70 (GBX160) Sd Kfz 7/1 Quad AA (GBX159)
   Sd Kfz 221/222 (GBX157)
  Sd Kfz 231 (GBX154)
  Ju 87 Stuka (GBX173)
Infantry Guns and Artillery
Panzergrenadier Platoon (GEAB18) 8.8cm AA Gun (GEAB18)
Panzergrenadier Platoon (GBX170)  15cm Nebelwerfer (GEAB18)
Grenadier Platoon (GBX169)   Grille (GE151)
Armoured Panzergrenadier HQ (GBX168)
8cm Mortar (GE785)
sMG34 Machine-gun Platoon (GE784) 8.8cm Gun (GBX175)
Fallschirmjäger Rifle Platoon/ Company (GE768/ GBX136) 5cm Gun (GBX144)

Fallschirmjäger Mortar Platoon (GE769)

10.5cm Howitzer (GBX145)
 Fallschirmjäger sMG42 Machine-gun Platoon (GE770) 7.5cm Gun (GBX139/ GBX148)
 Armoured SS Panzergrenadier HQ (GBX138) Hummel (GBX158)
SS Panzergrenadier Platoon (GBX141) Wespe (GBX158)
 sMG42 SS Machine-gun Platoon (GE797) 8cm SS Mortar (GE798)
Escort Platoon (GE788) 12cm SS Mortar (GE799)
  Panzerwerfer 42 Battery (GBX165)

Last Updated On Wednesday, June 9, 2021