Hopefully the focus is much clearer on these pictures of the 1/300 Heroics and Ross miniatures of the 1944 Panzer Division "Panzer IV battalion" (see below):
The adjustable Halogen light, friend to all miniature painters on lonely dark nights, shines brightly down on them :)
Now for a bit of a closer look. Note, I tried to get a fair amount of detail into the camouflage of the vehicles, but the thought of trying to decal or paint markings on something that small froze my blood (and I know some people are capable of that sort of thing)!
The march of the Pz IV's continued (see below):
What next? Well, I do have a battalion+ of GHQ Panzer IV H's next up on the painting tray, we'll just have to see how easy they are to paint, but just looking at the GHQ level of fine detail is quite unsettling, but in a nice way.
Footnote on painting technique:
I experimented with trying to get a three-tone, late-war German style camouflage scheme by only just painting "two of the colours" (yellow and green), inking in the third as a brown shadow without explicitly trying to paint it. The theory being that 1/300 is just too small to get too busy with too many different colours to paint and blend. It is hoped that the "minds eye" may well do the trick for us with the suggestion of the third colour. It's still a tad patchy rather than stripey but good enough for my first effort :)