Steve Barber Models has started taking pre-orders for their new guide on how to paint figures set during the American Civil War. If your painting could use a leg-up (like mine certainly could), this is the ultimate guide in blues and greys (as well as all the other appropriate colors). You can even order a copy signed by the author.
From the announcement:
PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! All orders received through www.stevebarbermodels.com before the books is officially released will receive a copy signed by the author. Estimated release date 26th November 2018! Painting Miniatures for the American Civil War. By Steve Barber. This comprehensive guide on how to paint Wargames Miniatures for the American Civil War also contains sections on painting and modelling buildings as well as how to convert your own figures. The book is packed with lavish colour photographs including scenes of wargames from Steve's own collection. There are numerous step by step tutorials on painting miniatures for ACW wargames. The book mainly features tutorials and techniques showing 28mm miniatures though there is a step by step tutorial on 10mm miniatures included. For anyone wanting to start painting for the first time, these pages contain a wealth of information that will help you get started. The book covers: miniature preparation; layer painting; painting with washes; basing; horses and artillery and buildings and scenery. Each chapter is full of detailed step-by-step tutorials on how to paint wargames miniatures for the American Civil War.