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"Classic" Tau Desert Color Scheme - How do you achieve it?
Old 07 Jun 2009, 00:47   #1 (permalink)
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Default "Classic" Tau Desert Color Scheme - How do you achieve it?

Hello Tau players,

I've been considering starting a Tau army down the line. I do very much like the high-tech feel as well as the standard desert color scheme.

I've been pondering on how to achieve a "Desert Storm" type look and I know a lot of players use Vomit Brown for their classic tau scheme, but it does appear a bit too yellowish.

Does anyone use a different shade or perhaps a mix of paints to achieve a nice desert camouflage finish? How does the Tausept Ochre look? I've seen a scheme using Tamiya's Desert Sand, which looked very good.

Any advice/comments/even pics would very much be appreciated!
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I've seen Tamiya's Dark Yellow put to good use on Elysian valkyries/sentinels, it even comes in a spray to make basecoating vehicles easier. It looks like nice desert camo.

Tausept Ochre definitely isn't as yellowish as Vomit Brown, you might try that, too.

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