Painting a World War II Marine

The Pacific Theatre in World War II is a relatively neglected period in miniature wargaming. I think that it has a lot to do with the lack of sexy things like tanks and SS uniforms. But it shouldn't be that way. It has a lot of colorful troop types (think Ghurkas), and the matchless US Marine Corps.

Here's a page with advice on painting US Marines.

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Dark Ages Color Palette

The 100 Foot General has a very useful post on colors that should appear in the clothing of a Dark Ages army: Dark Ages Color Palette.

Painting Japanese World War II Soldiers

As I said in a recent post, I think that WWII in the Pacific Theatre is a deserving, if underappreciated, period. (I'm regretting selling my Japanese and Marines a few years back). Here's some advice on painting the Japanese.

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Thirty Years War Painting Guide

Vexillia has painting guides for the Thirty Years War in both pdf and epub formats.

How To Paint Mars Attacks Martians

With Mars Attacks now shipping, here's a nice tutorial on how to paint the Martian menace.