My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

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    My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:47 pm

    This was still in the days of dry brushing! No chips, no pigments etc...
















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    Re: My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

    Post  Ray on Sun Dec 20, 2009 8:13 pm

    Still looks extremely well planned and executed Noel. Cool

    Keep them coming. cheers

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    Re: My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:47 am

    Looks great in my humble opinion.

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    Dry brush....

    Post  Dottore on Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:39 pm

    Have to say I miss this technique...maybe we were too enthusiastic about it in the past but I believe a hint of Drybrush would do good nowadays!

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    Re: My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

    Post  Ray on Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:46 pm

    Dottore wrote:Have to say I miss this technique...maybe we were too enthusiastic about it in the past but I believe a hint of Drybrush would do good nowadays!

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    What???? Resorting to the old technique???? I am an AFV IGNORANT by all means, but to go back on an obsolete technique does not make sense IMHO Embarassed pale

    I stand up for correction my AFV Nut Brothers and ignore my post, since I'm at work and am killing the time infront of my netbook Cool

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    Post  alexbb on Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:18 pm

    still looks good


    as for drybrushing
    i beleive in a combination of techniques, great modellers still use selective drybrushing

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    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Thu Jan 28, 2010 8:22 pm

    AMAZING!!!! Full of stories everywhere!!!!

    PS...The "girl" is super!! lol!

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:28 am

    Trust you to go for the Girl Alex, you naughty person!!

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    Re: My BIGGEST Diorama - France 1940

    Post  iCocker on Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:46 am

    Ray wrote:
    Dottore wrote:Have to say I miss this technique...maybe we were too enthusiastic about it in the past but I believe a hint of Drybrush would do good nowadays!

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    What???? Resorting to the old technique???? I am an AFV IGNORANT by all means, but to go back on an obsolete technique does not make sense IMHO Embarassed pale

    I stand up for correction my AFV Nut Brothers and ignore my post, since I'm at work and am killing the time infront of my netbook Cool

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    Though drybrushing to 'highlight' detail is out of fashion by today standards, it is still of use to create aweathering effect of discoloured edges prior to chipping. But you have to be very cautious how to use it, you cannot go to 'white' immediately ala Verlinden, that surely is bad. It can still be used as a demarcation to create some interest especially in white or desert camo, using the opposite way of it's logic to reveal what is underneath the desrt or white camo.

    Still a good tool per se but you have to be very very cautious how to be used ... it is more a weathering tool then how it was used in the old days IMO! Gone are the days that you see something in the darkest spot, ie. a hidden wheel and have the nuts so highlighted as if having a spotlight on, just to show the detail ... it makes more sense to pay attention what the overhead lighting, effects the area then just rush to conventional drybrush ...

    Per se this is a kind of subject to be discussed in the Critic Corner ...

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    drybrushing

    Post  in nannu pec on Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:51 am

    Love that Diorama Noel...I agree with Alex.....though I 'm not into AFV I still use a combination of oils and drybrushing.....pastels one has to be careful on ship models...
    lovely diorama that's all I can say anmd well executed as usual...
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    Very nice job

    Post  Luke on Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:30 pm

    Very nice job on this one too Noel Very Happy Hope we will see something British or American like this one Smile

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