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    Post  AdriaN on Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:25 pm

    Very well detailed, accurate model but.. hopeless paint colour instructions- very off. Im basing all my paint colouring according to my sources.
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    Hopelessly coloured seatbelts! Laughing
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    Da best seat in the house
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    Get the idea...
    This is before drybrushing so dont get a shock!
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    The wonders of drybrushing! :O
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    Indicators ALL FREEHAND! no masking tape! Wink alot of touching up
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    and drybrushed..
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    Post  Ray on Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:55 am

    Looks very good Adrian cheers however you should pay a visit to club and show us this awesome cockpit "in the flesh" Twisted Evil

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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:57 am

    Ray wrote:Looks very good Adrian cheers however you should pay a visit to club and show us this awesome cockpit "in the flesh" Twisted Evil

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    Yes ive been wanting to visit the club for a while! but with college & deadlines in the way i cant :/ ill bring it next time i come Wink
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    Post  skyhigh on Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:30 pm

    wow Adrian beautiful ..dry brushing excellent cheers well done..
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    Post  Guest on Sun Oct 18, 2009 4:12 am

    It is looking fantastic!!
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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:20 pm

    Awesome work Adrian, you should take this one step further and carefully apply a wash to these details. you will have even nicer results.
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    Post  AdriaN on Sun Oct 25, 2009 2:14 pm

    Yes washes will come much later on.
    I just dont know if i should panel wash round the raised details or wash all the clean grey paint...?
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    Post  Joseph on Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:03 am

    Well done, nice drybrushing, as Brain said a wash will highlight more the detail. Personally I think that at this stage, for the clean grey parts apply a very thinned wash like a filter and then panel wash the raised detail for more depth. The usual procedure that I follow is first I apply a wash between the raised details then dry brushing followed by a very thinned wash.

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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:26 am

    Unless you want to change the grey completely don;t apply a general wash but just a panel wash. If you want to give the pit a more used and weathered look, check out some actual photos to see how the paint is affected and what colour changes occur. If you need a general wash like a filter, speaking for myself, i would use the airbrush and obtain the results i need with maybe varying shades, applied very thinly as filters to areas you need as required, for example, where the pilot touches most frequently or rests his hands. You need to really check out some good references here before you decide.
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    Post  AdriaN on Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:38 am

    Yes i have a few good references. i have found that there is alot of yellow due to the grey paint being scratched off, revealing the yellow primer. especially on the bottom near the rudder pedals. but not too sure how to do it :/ drybrushing it would look good on edges but not on a flat surface.. shall i try knocking a fine brush with yellow to get those scratched marks? Suspect
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:54 pm

    Hi Adrian, when you atart your next project, consult from the beginning. What you are talking about are paint chippings revealing the undercoat. You should have sprayed the yellow (probably some sort of zinc chromate primer0 before the grey, so that you could scratch off the grey slowly to revela the yellow or use any other technique like putting salt grains, liquid mask or the famous harspray method. Now since you have already sprayed the grey, the only thing you can do with will give you just a good a result is to paint in these chips by hand using a very fine brush. It is excellent that you have good reference becasue you can copy the shapes of the paint chipping and get them to look really authentic. Ghal darb'ohra man!! go on you can still do it.
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    Post  AdriaN on Tue Oct 27, 2009 10:11 pm

    These are good examples of what i mean

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:11 am

    Those are great references and you can see where there is the chipping on the cockpit sill, on the joystick and the instrument panel coaming. Also, some areas have undercoat and the yellow shows through, whilst in other cases either another colour shows like on the cockpit sill or else the aluminium itself like the instrument panel coaming. it think that given the stage you have arrived at, you can still go an excellent weathing job. I can;t picture the size of this model becasue i think it is pretty large so consult with the afv guys for the correct application of chipping to get a nice effect, you need to go into detail, considering the size.
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    Post  AdriaN on Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:40 pm

    I hope to come to the club tomorrow, i will be bringing the cockpit 'in the flesh', will there be someone there to show me how to do these chipped paint effects on flat surfaces?? :/ i tried and it didnt work.. Evil or Very Mad
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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:03 pm

    Something worth sharing!

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    Post  Ray on Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:00 pm

    Adrian SHOW us the/your cockpit not diagrams Twisted Evil Laughing

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    Post  AdriaN on Tue Feb 09, 2010 12:17 am

    I, let alone you, forgot about this build! Shocked
    Now that Panther is completed i have continued work on it. Im decalling with Alex's impressive setting solution. I will update soon. there is alot to update...

    I hope to finish this for the expo Rolling Eyes Cool
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Feb 09, 2010 7:18 am

    Good, take some pics so that we can see what you're doing. It was already very promising.
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    Post  AdriaN on Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:04 pm

    FINALLY! took some pics. I had a hard time taking some of them because the colours change when u take the photo and when thers too much sunlight, so dont be fooled by what u see Evil or Very Mad



    Decals on with Alex's solution Smile
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    Red buttons touched up
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    Added a wash and some 'streaking'
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    Seat stand came out very nice. i painted the ejector handles free handF-104G Cockpit, 1:12 Italeri IMG_5995

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    HUD
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    The green was done with a silver base and green glass paint over it
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    Looks abit Xmasy dont it? tongue
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    Seat, back seat, seat backing and dash board
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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:23 pm

    Hey hey hey looking good ....nice painting Adrian... cheers
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    Post  AdriaN on Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:29 pm

    At the moment im a halt because of the confusing/very wrong seatbelts Evil or Very Mad scratch
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    Post  Ray on Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:05 am

    Looking very very promising Adrian Twisted Evil

    Keep it up Laughing

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    Post  AdriaN on Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:31 am

    I hope to finish this for HIS Mad Rolling Eyes Neutral
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    Post  Ray on Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:09 am

    AdriaN wrote:I hope to finish this for HIS Mad Rolling Eyes Neutral

    Jaqbillek lol!

    Joking ta pale

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:08 am

    Brilliant work Adrian, very nice paitning and detail. Your patience is bearing fruit. Try to go a bit slower on the drybrush, less heavy.

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