My version of a four color camouflage scheme. There were over three thousand FTs built during the war with wildly varying paint schemes. It appears that the ones captured by the Germans were quickly painted gray with large cross insignias. The French being the French, went way out of the box experimenting with camo ideas. This type was thought to be a sort of disrupter scheme to confuse an observer about exactly what, or perhaps where, it was that he was seeing. Most of the trench and no-man’s-land areas were often muddy so it wasn’t unusual to see these tanks slathered with the stuff. I plan to avoid that and modestly dirty it up and apply a “dot filter” cover to subdue the paint and suggest weathering effects.

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