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Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Painting World War II Germans

Painting World War II Germans

Here is my guide for Painting World War II Germans uniforms and vehicles using Vallejo acrylic colors and Humbrol enamels. I have also done a painting guide for World War II (WWII) Russians and British

Early War German Infantry 

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 1

German Infantry (5 and 6) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 27 Sea Grey (trousers)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)

German Infantry (5 and 6) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 979 German Camo. Dark Green (helmet, mess tin)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (jacket)
Vallejo 950 Black (webbing)
Vallejo 988 Khaki (bread bag)
Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 875 Beige Brown (gun stock, tool handles)
Vallejo 863 Gunmetal Grey (gun ect)
Vallejo 836 London Grey (trousers)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (trousers)

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 2

German Infantry (16) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)

German Infantry (16) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 979 German Camo. Dark Green (helmet, mess tin)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (jacket)
Vallejo 950 Black (webbing)
Vallejo 988 Khaki (bread bag)
Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 875 Beige Brown (gun stock, tool handles)
Vallejo 863 Gunmetal Grey (gun ect)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (trousers)

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 3

German Infantry (25) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)

German Infantry (26) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 979 German Camo. Dark Green (helmet, mess tin)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (jacket)
Vallejo 950 Black (webbing)
Vallejo 988 Khaki (bread bag)
Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 875 Beige Brown (gun stock, tool handles)
Vallejo 863 Gunmetal Grey (gun ect)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (trousers)

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 4

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 5

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 6

German SS Infantry (74) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (helmet)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (jacket)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (trousers)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)

German Infantry (76) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 979 German Camo. Dark Green (helmet, mess tin)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (jacket)
Vallejo 950 Black (webbing)
Vallejo 988 Khaki (bread bag)
Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 875 Beige Brown (gun stock, tool handles)
Vallejo 863 Gunmetal Grey (gun ect)
Vallejo 836 London Grey (trousers)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (trousers)

Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 7

German Cavalry (77) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 27 Sea Grey (trousers)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)

German Cavalry (77) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 979 German Camo. Dark Green (helmet, mess tin)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (jacket)
Vallejo 950 Black (webbing)
Vallejo 988 Khaki (bread bag)
Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 875 Beige Brown (gun stock, tool handles)
Vallejo 863 Gunmetal Grey (gun ect)
Vallejo 836 London Grey (trousers)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (trousers)


Early War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 8

Early War German Artillery And Vehicles

WWII Early War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 1

WWII Early War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 2

WWII Early War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 3

WWII Early War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 4

Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 67 Tank Grey (artillery and vehicles)
Humbrol No. 103 Cream (lightly dry brushed all of the above) 

Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 995 German Grey (artillery and vehicles)
Vallejo 862 Black Grey (artillery and vehicles)
Vallejo 918 Ivory (lightly dry brushed all of the above) 

Late War German Infantry

Late War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 1

Late War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 2

Late War German Panzer Grenadiers Pictures 1

Late War German Panzer Grenadiers Pictures 2

Late War German Panzer Grenadiers Pictures 3

Late War German Panzer Grenadiers Pictures 4

German Panzer Grenadiers (166) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (helmet)
Humbrol No. 32 Dark Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (jacket)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (trousers)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (helmet)
Humbrol No. 72 Khaki Drill (water bottle)
Humbrol No. 75 Bronze Green (gas mask)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing) 
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)
Humbrol No. 83 Ochre (camouflage)
Humbrol No. 160 German Camouflage Red Brown (camouflage)

German Panzer Grenadiers (166) Vallejo Colours

Late War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 3

Late War German Infantry Uniforms Pictures 4

German SS Grenadiers (186) Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 955 Flat Flesh (hands faces)
Vallejo 824 German Cam. Orange Ochre Light Olive (pea dot base colour)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (pouches gaiters and breadbag)
Vallejo 830 German Fieldgrey WWII (pea dot camouflage)
Vallejo 833 German Cam. Bright Green (pea dot camouflage)
Vallejo 822 German Cam. Black Brown (pea dot camouflage)
Vallejo 950 Black (boots, webbing)

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 1

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 2

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 3

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 4

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 5

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 6

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 7

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 8

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 9

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 11

Late War German Artillery And Vehicles Pictures 12

Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 83 Ochre (main colour) 
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (camouflage)
Humbrol No. 160 German Camouflage Red Brown (camouflage)
Humbrol No. 83 Ochre (lightly dry brushed all of the above) 

Vallejo Colours

Vallejo 882 Middlestone (main colour) 
Vallejo 872 Chocolate Brown (camouflage)
Vallejo 890 Reflective Green (camouflage)
Vallejo 882 Middlestone (lightly dry brushed all of the above) 

Vallejo 978 Dark Yellow (main colour) 
Vallejo 872 Chocolate Brown (camouflage)
Vallejo 890 Reflective Green (camouflage)
Vallejo 978 Dark Yellow (lightly dry brushed all of the above) 

German Fallschirmjäger (German Paratroopers)

Early War German Fallschirmjäger (German Paratroopers) Uniforms Pictures 1

German Fallschirmjäger (27) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 79 Blue Grey (helmet)
Humbrol No. 119 US Light Earth (main jacket colour)
Humbrol No. 86 Light Olive (camouflage)
Humbrol No. 186 Brown (camouflage)
Humbrol No. 79 Blue Grey (trousers)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)
Humbrol No. 160 German Camouflage Red Brown (weapons)
Humbrol No. 11 Silver (bayonets)

German Gebirgsjäger (German Mountain Troops)

Early War German Gebirgsjäger (German Mountain Troops) Uniforms Pictures 1

German Gebirgsjäger (14) Humbrol Colours

Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (hat)
Humbrol No. 78 Cockpit Green (jacket)
Humbrol No. 79 Blue Grey (trousers)
Humbrol No. 33 Black (webbing)
Humbrol No. 61 Flesh (hands faces)
Humbrol No. 160 German Camouflage Red Brown (weapons)
Humbrol No. 11 Silver (bayonets)

Sources

My World War II Book Library