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Method to color modulate a NATO scheme
slayer
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California, United States
Joined: October 01, 2011
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Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 08:08 AM UTC
Hey guys,

Curious, is there a method to color modulate the NATO color scheme? I seen the single scheme color method but was just wondering if the same can be done with NATO colors.

Thanks
cabasner
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Posted: Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 02:56 PM UTC
Hi Joe,

The simple answer is yes. I have not personally done it, but I have read articles and seen examples where multi colored camo schemes have been modulated. You need to perform the same shading actions as you would with a single color vehicle, just do it with each camo color. I know I've seen an article on this, maybe in Finescale Modeler, but probably in another publication. I'll look to see if I can find it for you, but just know that it can be done. As I recall, though, the technique, on multiple colors, can get very time consuming!!
slayer
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Posted: Monday, April 20, 2020 - 08:20 AM UTC
Curt,

Thanks for the response. I will look on Fine Scale Modeler. Appreciate the help. Im still ways away from painting. Just look for research matieril before it comes time to paint. Dont want to ruin it. Just like measure twice cut once. Thanks again.