I didn't do the initial build and paint with the gripping hands, so I quickly followed through the very same procedure I used for the paint effects on the gripping hands. I was pleased the techniques continued to work rather than being a lucky fluke the first time around.Continue Reading ››
The next stage in the process is to add chipping and rust effects.
For all the pieces, the procedure is pretty similar. First stage is to ensure you've got a good gloss coat in place, for which I used Future Finish. Continue Reading ››
Once the black and white underpainting was dry, the next stage was to mix up some blue paints for the main body colours.
For the pale blue I started with a little Tamiya jar about half-full of thinner, and then added drops of cool-grey and blue from … Continue Reading ››
The article here: http://dqscaleworks.blogspot.com.es/2013/05/the-black-technique-tiger-i-148-by-jose.html
shows the book techniques clearly, and in some ways in more detail than the published book “Painting Guide for AFV” by José Luis Lopez Ruiz.
Here's the weathering so far!
The first step for all the pieces after the basic airbrush shading was completed was … Continue Reading ››
Time for a change! I picked this Muv-Luv kit up in an HLJ sale a couple of months back, and I wanted to experiment with some paint techniques and I thought this kit would make for an interesting base for them.
The box isn't that big, but … Continue Reading ››