I've been banging on of late about ARMY PAINTER Shade. All the pictures I've shown you are of 15mm / 18mm figures. I thought I'de show you the effect you get from applying the shade to 28mm figes, including the Games workshop GIANT!
Below: A MINDEN MINIATURES mounted French Officer treated with the Strong Shade
BELOW: ESSEX MINIATURES Roman General
BELOW: A very nice (and expensive) Foundry Miniatures Romano British Standard Bearer.
BELOW: Black Tree Design (left) and OLD GLORY (Right) Early German and Celt.