Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

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Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 04 Dec 2017 14:14

looking for any information on the camouflage paint colors used on de Uboot bunker KEROMAN III.

I have ''I think '' al the books on the german Uboot bunkers out there but non of then Have a good/clear refence picture of the KEROMN III front part of the pens.
And the www shows mostly period pictures of the other bunkers K- I,K- II (with camo)

I have build a smal part op the bunker in 1/35 scale and i would like to paint it corectly,and yes the complete bunker was paintend thats for sure .

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Maarten

My scratched build Pen no 23.(not finished yet )
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 04 Dec 2017 17:08

Very nice texture :thumbsup:
However I would doubt if the same texture were used on all the surfaces.

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 04 Dec 2017 21:05

How so ? it's all wooden shutters / planks And i know its not 100% correct,
When it is s painted concrete color it will look better
(something like this)
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anyway thanks for looking.

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 05 Dec 2017 02:37

Very realistic weathring :milsmile:

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by T. A. Gardner » 07 Dec 2017 23:56

It's probably hard to say. Even left in "natural" concrete the color will vary with the mix of concrete and with time. As concrete ages, it changes color. It also depends on how it weathers in various locations.

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 08 Dec 2017 14:13

It definitely has painted camouflage

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The above pic is from 45/46 after the French navy took over the base
Looks like only the entrances ,roof FLAK towers where painted ,i got information from a French Bunker expert .... that the bunker was painted during construction.
thats why there no camo on the left side and MG bunker and that the most likely colors used where a yelow tan ,green and or black
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 08 Dec 2017 14:19

And all the other KEROMAN bunkers where also camouflaged with paint,
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And the scorff bunker also in Lorient
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 14 Dec 2017 12:22

Primed with dark grey, and Basic rust colors applied.
Letting it dry for a day then some washes.
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 03 Feb 2018 01:36

Nice! good work :thumbsup:

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 09 Feb 2018 15:51

Thanks Andrzej :thumbsup:
Started on the sunken typical European river barge,these are the basic shapes still needs detailing.
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And i began with the weathering with oils as you can see .
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 11 Feb 2018 14:50

More work done,
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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 15 Feb 2018 14:31

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Re: Camouflage pattern on the KEROMAN III

Post by piet71 » 18 Feb 2018 23:30

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