While awaiting the imminent delivery of my 15mm Steel Fist English Civil War figures, I've been pondering how I want to paint them up.
Contrast Paints on 15mm
Bases, Not Faces
They won't win competitions, but when they are massed on the stand and on the table in units they'll look fantastic. On smaller scales the emphasis moves away from faces, buttons and details. Instead, the stand is looked at as a whole. Taking extra time with basing should yield big dividends.