Stoessi’s Heroes – Painting splinter camo in 2 easy steps

Let’s take a look at painting the splinter camo pattern on this M31 Zeltbahn that Otto is wearing. 
I must say upfront that I would not want to paint a whole outfit in a camo pattern. With my way of painting, this would be waaaaay to time consuming and I’m not sure I’d be able to stay motivated. 
Anyway, here it goes: Start the splinter camo with a green-brown base (I used Model Color 879). At this stage, I also painted the highlights and shadows. I used an off-white (like Game Color Bonewhite) to mix my highlights and a dark-brown to mix my shadows. 
When I was done with that step, it looked something like this: 

In the second step just paint the camo pattern on. 

Done! 🙂
Well, I guess it would be nice to have a bit more detail on step 2, but I have to admit that I simply forgot to take further pictures. 
For the next camo paintjob, I will have my camera ready and I promise to take enough pics so I can explain the painting process. And I think that many pictures are needed as it becomes chaotic and messy sometimes. 
So, what camo pattern would you like to see explained?
Here are the ones that I have already tried out myself besides the splinter camo example above:

 Pea dot – Erbsenmuster (spring/summer)

Palm tree camo – Palmenmuster (autumn) 

3 Replies to “Stoessi’s Heroes – Painting splinter camo in 2 easy steps”

  1. Excellent!

    That Pea Dot is beautiful – I would love to see that explained in detail 🙂

  2. Outstanding work. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. These are all beautiful paint jobs! I'd like to see a tutorial on any of them (or all of them preferably!)

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