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    Post  Maxi_Model on Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:00 pm

    Hi, this is my first thread about my weathering. I don't know if I posted this topic in teh appropiate section, if not I apologise.

    I've been trying to replicate rust and aging techniques for years, and so far i'm still perfecting it, this I done all by trying and trying allover without any foreign help (maybe that's why it took me so long Razz ) anyway, as for rust I'm getting close to real, but for paint aging and streaks I'm still far from the perfect thing.

    My first attempts were done on these rolling stock model.
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    as for aging it leaves a bit to desire though
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    lately I tried the rusting technique again, and this is the result
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    I still need more practice, but maybe you can help me out in improving. I still have to age the paint and fix some details on this, so I will be posting a couple more photos to show you my end result so you can tell me where can I improve.

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    Post  iCocker on Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:10 pm

    Very realistic, I love the drop tanks a lot, what techniques are you using, hairspray or salt tech?

    I highly recommend AK, Tensocram [lifecolour] and MIG material, have you seen also that AK are producing a new magazine dedicated to weathering gonna be a hit me think!

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    Post  Maxi_Model on Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:35 pm

    hi iCocker, tnx for your comment.

    Actually I'm not using any of those techniques, I'm only using acrylic paint and dabbing with round flat stencil brushes. I found out that like this the paint also builds up in thin layers and if seen closeup, it also shows the texture of rust not only the colour.

    Texture of rust seen in closeup
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    Brusjes I use for rusting
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    I found out about hairspray and salt techniques only a week ago. I will also try these new techniques I found, but the one I use actually gives a good result as well Smile

    I noticed that the hairspray technique has a very good paint peeling effect.

    Are the AK products found locally? if yes, where from?

    Thanks again
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    Post  iCocker on Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:45 pm

    Clever technique to create build-up, but sometimes rust needs to be made on smooth surface aswell, hence were these products I mentioned and hairspray/salt technique works clever, unfortunetly items are still unavailable locally, the best option is reliable ebay or directly from suppliers...

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    Post  Ray on Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:02 pm

    Looks good Twisted Evil
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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:59 pm

    I think that your rust is fantastic, totally realistic and i love it. I also believe that all rusted metal has a texture. unless it is a rust stain, just a streak of rust coming from a rusted point, all rust has a texture. Well done, what totally brilliant effects.
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    Post  Maxi_Model on Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:17 pm

    Thanks for your comment Smile
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    Post  Maxi_Model on Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:02 pm

    Hi, I'm back with more results after spending time practicing Smile

    here is a trial I made where I tried 4 different techniques

    1. embossing a flat surface (not much visible in these photos)
    2. rust painting
    3. hairspray paint peeling
    4. making of welding seams

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    any comments would be appriciated Smile

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    Post  Robert on Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:16 pm

    i like what you doing very nice and i think a touch of mig pigments will give that littile bit more ...VERY VERY NIVE> I LIKE
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    Post  Maxi_Model on Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:30 pm

    Thanks Robert,

    As a matter of fact this is an experiment and so I'm adding stuff little by little to see how it shows, so there are still some layers to go on this. Will show more more progress as I go along

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