Painting Guide For US Infantry

Painting Guide For US Infantry

Here is our step by step painting guide for US Infantry miniatures from World War 2 using Vallejo Paints.

US Infantry Example of Our Painting Service For WWII Miniatures

US Infantryman 

  • Paint trousers with Vallejo English Uniform
  • Fill deep cracks in trousers with Vallejo Burnt Umber
  • Highlight trousers with Vallejo US Field Drab
  • Paint jacket & gaiters with Vallejo Khaki
  • Paint shirt with Vallejo Burnt Umber
  • Paint backpack & webbing & pouches with Vallejo Iraqi Sand
  • Wash jacket, backpack, webbing, pouches and gaiters with Army Painter Strong Tone
  • Highlight jacket with Vallejo Khaki
  • Highlight pouches and backpack with Vallejo Iraqi Sand
  • Paint gun body and spade handle with Foundry Spearshaft
  • Highlight gun metal parts with Foundry Spearshaft shade
  • Highlight spade with Foundry Spearshaft highlight
  • Paint boots, holsters and knife handles with Vallejo Parasite Brown
  • Paint knife sheath and gaiters laces with German Camp Beige
  • Wash boots, holsters and knife handles with Army Painter Soft Tone
  • Wash boots, holsters and knife handles with Citadel Reikland Fleshshade
  • Paint fixed bayonet, gun metal parts, water bottle cap, buttons and binoculars in Vallejo Gunmetal
  • Highlight gunmetal with Vallejo Light Grey dry brush
  • Paint Boot soles in Vallejo German Grey
  • Paint faces with Foundry Flesh triad (shade, regular and highlight)
  • Light application of Citadel Fleshshade on lips & mouth
  • Paint hair Vallejo Chocolate Brown
  • Highlight hair with Vallejo Beige Brown
  • Paint helmet in Vallejo US Dark Green
  • Paint front helmet strap & backpack ties in Vallejo Red Leather
  • Paint rear helmet strap in Vallejo Iraqi Sand
  • Wash helmet in Citadel Camoshade
  • Highlight helmet in Vallejo US Dark Green
  • Dry brush helmet webbing with Vallejo Dark Sand
  • Highlight buttons, belt buckle, water bottle, gun butts with Foundry Metal Shade
  • Highlight gun bands, knife guard, belt buckle, helmet buckles & anklet straps with Foundry Spearpoint
  • Paint helmet logo outline Vallejo Black
  • Paint helment logo
  • Paint cigars with Vallejo Cork Brown with a dab or red on the end
  • Wash gun, helmet straps, knife handles, boots, spade handle in Citadel Earthshade

Bazooka and Ammo

  • Paint Ammo Boxes & Bazooka with Vallejo Brown Violet
  • Wash Boxes & Bazooka with Citadel Camoshade
  • Highlight Ammo Boxes & Bazooka with Vallejo Brown Violet
  • Edge Ammo Boxes & Bazooka with Vallejo Stone Grey

US Infantry Example of Our Painting Service For WWII Miniatures

Other examples can be seen here.

Miniatures from Warlord Games.