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Painting modern Russian camouflage?
Hisham
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 02:19 AM UTC
Can anyone point me to any article on painting modern Russian camouflage uniforms (Like the ones worn by those "polite green men").. maybe a clear pic of what the camouflage looks like and what colors to use?

Thanks in advance
Hisham
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 06:17 AM UTC
Hi Hisham. I do not know if this is what you meant? I found this info on the web and eBay...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Modern-Russian-Army-Spetsnaz-Camo-Uniform-Digit-Sniper-New-/251769324883?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a9e9f0553




Hope this helps
Hisham
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 06:32 AM UTC
Yes, Stuart, that's the uniform I had in mind.. just couldn't find a pic large and clear enough to see all the details in it. Now to figure out which colors to use

Thanks again
Hisham
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 04:30 PM UTC
Hi Hisham- when I painted a few of the modern Russian figures recently I went with an all over dark green (Russian 4BO Base Green from AK- when Vallejo made their paints) followed by flicking paint onto the figure with a small brush and a piece of plastic. I went with a lighter, slightly olive coloured green (Mig Ammo Light Green Khaki) followed by a wood brown (Andrea Wood) and then black-grey (Vallejo Black Grey).
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Posted: Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 05:41 PM UTC
Hi Hisham,
This camo pattern is called EMR -Edinaya maskirovochnaya rascvetka Google searchs for this word and Tsifra,cifra or russian digital flora camo will bring you many photos.
keep safe
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 08:31 AM UTC
Thanks, guys... Here is a blown up pic of it, and it looks like you could go with light green base with dark green over it plus brown dots.. or dark green base with light green over it.. I suppose both would give the same appearance

Karl.. when you say flicking, do you mean holding the brush to the plastic piece, then snapping it so it sprays paint onto the figure?



I'm waiting for some paints in the mail.. I'll try it when I get them.

Hisham
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 09:47 AM UTC

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Thanks, guys... Here is a blown up pic of it, and it looks like you
Hisham



Hisham...we never say "blown up" only enlarged pic. LOL! Good luck with the painting as I look forward to your photos. You have seen the Tahk examples right? link below (be sure to see the ones in the first posting from Tahk)...

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=198715#1925367
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 10:12 AM UTC
I don't know where I got that "blown up" from! Well, I didn't get any sleep last night.. that must have had something to do with it

Thanks for that link.. I had forgotten about that thread.

Hisham

I just noticed the last one in the "Green men" has a solid color green uniform, is that right, or are my eyes playing tricks on me? Plain green would be so much easier to paint
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 03:28 PM UTC
For more solid colors, I have seen the "GORKA-3" canvas mountain suit...




and the excellent EVOLUTION figure EM35104...
(I am trying this one now myself)
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Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 - 04:53 PM UTC

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Karl.. when you say flicking, do you mean holding the brush to the plastic piece, then snapping it so it sprays paint onto the figure?



Hisham



Yeap- thats what I mean. Originally I planned to try and paint it with a fine brush as I have done US ACU pattern that way but I didn't really like the way it turned out. The digital pixels in the Russian uniform are also quite small when you see them up close- and thats what brought me to the idea of flicking the paint onto the figure to create very small dots. I will post a picture or two of my finished figures when I have the time.

As some have pointed out here they were not all in strictly identical uniforms. Some were wearing variations including chest rigs in the older Flora pattern.
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Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 10:15 PM UTC
Hi Hisham- I said I had some pictures of the Blackdog Russian figures I did in digital camo.











Hope this helps a bit my friend !
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Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 11:06 PM UTC
Nice work Karl! I have not seen all the Black Dog offerings.
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 04:00 AM UTC
Looks nice. Could you tell how did you paint them? Many thanks in advance!
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 04:29 AM UTC
Karl,those look great,do share your procedure.
Karl187
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 04:05 PM UTC
Hi all- I did do an SBS for the technique so I could post that if its all right with Hisham? (This is his thread after all.)
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 05:38 PM UTC

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Hi all- I did do an SBS for the technique so I could post that if its all right with Hisham? (This is his thread after all.)



Hoping Hisham will not mind you sharing at least a link to the SBS stuff as I am interested in how this was done. Looking good!
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 05:48 PM UTC

Hi friends,

Very interesting, but I see a girl only...





Cheers
amoz02t
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 05:56 PM UTC
Yes she does draw the eye. And I am sure the young soldier's hand gesture is a tactical sign to advance on the target as well?! LOL Cheers
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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2015 - 06:06 PM UTC

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Yes she does draw the eye. And I am sure the young soldier's hand gesture is a tactical sign to advance on the target as well?! LOL Cheers



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Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 08:01 PM UTC
so how about the SBS?
Karl187
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Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015 - 04:00 PM UTC

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so how about the SBS?



It'll be up soon !
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Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 02:27 PM UTC
thnx, can't wait!
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Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 06:41 PM UTC
Is the painting SBS already up somewhere?
Hisham
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Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 09:29 PM UTC
I'm sorry I never saw the other comments, guys.. didn't mean not to reply

Karl.. by all means, go ahead and post your SBS.. the whole point of these posts is to share and learn, right?

Hisham
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Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 04:03 AM UTC
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