AMMO by Mig- British Army in Africa Figures Set
This set includes the four colors needed for painting uniforms used by the renowned British 8th Army. The set includes different shades to represent the characteristic colors in use during the North African campaign during World War II. In addition, it can be used to paint troops from other Commonwealth countries operating in this theatre of war. These colors have been selected through rigorous research to ensure accuracy when creating highlights, adding volume, and defining details.
The set includes 4- 17mL dropper bottles of the following colors:
- AMMO.F-517 FIGURES PAINTS Pale Gold Yellow
- AMMO.F-545 FIGURES PAINTS British Brown
- AMMO.F-554 FIGURES PAINTS Khaki Green (labeled on the backing card as Pacific Green)
- AMMO.F-562 FIGURES PAINTS Light Ochre
All colors in the range can be mixed with each other and with the other acrylic colors in the AMMO line of acrylics. They blend well for shading and dry brushing and are suitable for both brush and airbrush application. They dissolve and clean up in water nicely and contain non-harmful ingredients. Their opacity varies-- in the case of the Master Box figure I used to test, it took a couple coats to brush paint on the shorts and shirt.
Figure primed with AMMO One Shot Gray Primer
More work to do on the skin tones and equipment- but this is two coats of the uniform colors
I love that AMMO continues putting out these relevant series of uniform color sets. I think overall I would have better luck with the opacity if I had used the airbrush instead of hand brushing, but as mentioned earlier- using and cleaning up the paints was trouble-free. The price is pretty economical for four bottles of paint and would cover a good number of figures thanks to using smaller quantities with the dropper bottle.
Highly Recommended for anyone looking to paint up some Desert Rats in North Africa.
Thanks goes out to AMMO by Mig Jimenez for this review sample.
Reviewed by Michael Reeves
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