Cromwell and Centaur.....CROMWELL FINISHED....

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:04 am

    Great work mate ... my only suggestion is the clatter on the back is a no go to me, they look too 'resin', the sit especially for the canvas items is without any gravity, apart that Brits' Cromwells were rarely seen clattered in Normandy, apart will give you a respite not to spend some zealion hours painting the small things and concentrate on the tank mate, sometimes minimalism can work better ... apart you omitted the most essential item for the Brits at war the teapot!

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    Stowage....

    Post  Dottore on Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:40 am


    Stowage is temporary....what I usually do is make some magic sculp putty tarps and rags to complement the resin items and make more of an improvised unit...but that will come later...
    Like your idea of the teapot...anyone around can spare one?? Basketball

    I will also be including a lovely RB model metal bucket...if i manage to fit the handle LOL

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    Post  Dottore on Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:56 am

    I'm thinking two storage boxes open are a bit too much...was thinking of keeping one open and the other with a rag hanging out rather than open too...what do you think? 2 boxes open looks like a car boot sale maybe...

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    Post  William on Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:41 am

    Good job Doc, come on Euro is around the door Smile Smile

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    Post  Dottore on Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:56 am

    you mean... Razz

    Will be a very VERY close shave...if I manage...

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    Post  William on Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:15 pm

    Dottore wrote:you mean... Razz

    Will be a very VERY close shave...if I manage...

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    That's not the spirit Evil or Very Mad , come on stop whining and get spraying Smile Smile

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    Post  alexbb on Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:39 pm

    Dottore wrote:I'm thinking two storage boxes open are a bit too much...was thinking of keeping one open and the other with a rag hanging out rather than open too...what do you think? 2 boxes open looks like a car boot sale maybe...

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    excellent idea

    to tell you the truth this bolt of genius surprised me (NOW YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO BE IRKED ABOUT)
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    Post  iCocker on Tue Jul 27, 2010 4:23 pm

    Matthew as I already hinted when you made a minimalist tank it was noticed at your first Euro entry and WEGirona! So why not reflect on the past mate ... surely you'll hit the metal again!!!!

    Ejja start colouring!!!!!! Do not waste another 2 weeks contemplating what primer to use ... etc etc start moving mate, there is no much time for experiments ...

    Tancred should start a countdown now as now we are nearing the panic stage ...

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    Primer layed down!

    Post  Dottore on Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:21 pm

    Tamiya Fine spray primer....any im perfections in the finish were corrected and now for some preshading in black...





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    Post  alexbb on Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:51 pm

    so youre going for the pre shading tech.?

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:00 pm

    coming great... cheers

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:34 pm

    Looking nice already. Keep us updated.

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    Post  iCocker on Sun Aug 01, 2010 7:10 pm

    Come on Dot, first stage is ready put some green on ...

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    Post  Dottore on Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:13 am

    I'm going to highlight and low light the tank...to help me with this i'll preshade with black before the green is laid on...then layer subsequently with paler green to accentuate more the difference between low and high lights....thats the idea at least....

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    Post  Ray on Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:23 am

    Dottore wrote:I'm going to highlight and low light the tank...to help me with this i'll preshade with black before the green is laid on...then layer subsequently with paler green to accentuate more the difference between low and high lights....thats the idea at least....

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    Sounds very good to me Twisted Evil

    Now move your sweet ass and do it lol!

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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:31 am

    Nice work but some colour would be even nicer. Go for it and post those pics. Really nice, fine and neat work.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:25 pm

    Nice job el dottore......luv to see it all ready....
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    Post  Tancred on Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:20 pm


    Good work up till now Dott, curious to see how you will do the paint.

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    Post  iCocker on Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:31 pm

    Ray said it all, enough words just action now ... splash some green mate, you'll see it's much nicer then OD!

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    Post  alexbb on Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:30 pm


    MATT IVE ALRADY inf. YOU ABOUT THIS
    try to take some hints as regards to painting and weathering from migs new bt-7 if you want i can e-mail the pics.

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    Post  Dottore on Wed Aug 04, 2010 4:08 pm

    Using Tamiya XF1 Black and lacquer thinner....











    Next up....GREEN!!!!

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 04, 2010 5:47 pm

    Come on start some green, IMO the lower part can benefit with an all black overspray as well, will help you add some dark shadows automatically ...

    I like that the top turret area preshade is lighter ... did you dilute more or have you tried a different colour ...

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    Post  slingshot392 on Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:19 pm

    Wow, you are doing some absolutely fantastic work on this tank, I am really studying your pictures for when I get to my Lee.

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    Post  Dottore on Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:48 pm

    @ Ivan...same colour just lighter passes on the turret...

    Next up green (dark) basecoat leaving a hint of black showing and then the paler green highlights....

    Time is pressing hard now....

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    Post  Ray on Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:50 pm

    Looking good Doc Roe.....keep it wet Twisted Evil

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