Following on from the Pink Terror (see previous post) I decided to backwash the Maus with a watered Anita's Acrylic Black Metalic wash:
As usual the dirty effect was intended to be slightly "over the top" to be calmed by steady wet brush of Tamiya Sand Yellow (the more traditional German colour) that followed:
Leaving a rather stark looking chap, more yellow than pink now though. I think I will experiment with the Flames of War painting guide advice on painting German tank tracks next. It is all to do with there red anti-rust primer showing through. I have the required Vallejo paints, I just have to attempt their recipe.