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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun May 09, 2010 5:57 pm

    Since my neck-shoulder pain, a month and a half ago, put me out-of-action, I have been slowly doing this project.

    It will be a diorama and I'm hoping to purchase 2 of those lovely Alpine figures and I'm going to try to make this a winner diorama. TO BE CLEAR: by Winner I mean one of my best ones not a gold winner at Euro or HIS!! Surprised

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    Nice interior detail
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    Assembly underway
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    Painting
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    Pre Shading
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    Base colour again to soften the contrast
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    As it stands now. I played around with a few more tones
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    Post  Ray on Mon May 10, 2010 8:40 am

    NOEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEL Shocked YOUR PICS VANISHED What a Face
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    Post  Guest on Mon May 10, 2010 11:14 am

    I agree with ray, I saw the pics yesterday but today they escaped What a Face
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Mon May 10, 2010 9:58 pm

    I exceeded the bandwidth of PHOTOBUCKET.


    Now I subscribed to PRO!! Very Happy

    About Euro3 a month Evil or Very Mad

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    Post  Luke on Mon May 10, 2010 10:43 pm

    Very nice work Noel Very Happy
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    Post  Ray on Tue May 11, 2010 12:31 am

    Noel Petroni wrote:I exceeded the bandwidth of PHOTOBUCKET.


    Now I subscribed to PRO!! Very Happy

    About Euro3 a month Evil or Very Mad

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    Noel you don't have to as you can upload on the forum direct from your PC. Also when I go to work (this is between us) I just edit my post on our forum, highlight the whole text + obviously the pics themselves, copy and paste the whole on ANY/ALL the other foras and voila.........MAGIC Twisted Evil

    And don't forget that I am a PC IGNORANT lol!
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Tue May 11, 2010 5:43 am

    Well, I had known that but you are breaking the law.

    At some point in time Microsoft will get to know that you are not hosted on a photo server and you are going to be in trouble man!

    Uploading directly from your PC not only violates the law of "Photo sharing" but increases the risk of virus.
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sat May 15, 2010 8:02 pm

    Light chippings are being added first

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    Post  bcauchi on Sun May 16, 2010 8:27 pm

    Amazing work Noel, do you put in all the scratches with the brush or do you use a sponge where you want the large number of small scratches?
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    Post  William on Sun May 16, 2010 8:39 pm

    As always weathering makes a huge difference Smile
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    Post  Tancred on Mon May 17, 2010 10:09 pm

    Prosit Noel, looking real good!
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    Post  Ray on Wed May 19, 2010 6:28 am

    Great weathering effect Noel, and I have the same question as Brian please Twisted Evil
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    Post  bcauchi on Thu May 20, 2010 9:32 pm

    I can never manage to get such good looking chips with the brush. i need to study your work.
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    Post  Dottore on Thu May 20, 2010 9:39 pm

    try making multiple small dots...where the small dots merge you get larger chips...practice on scrap obviously...

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    Post  bcauchi on Thu May 20, 2010 9:40 pm

    Will do, thanks for the tip.
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sat May 29, 2010 10:24 pm

    The scratches are made with a fine pointed brush. I just lightly touch the surface of the model to make them. Many of them are individually shaped because at the first stroke all you get is a straight line.

    In some areas I used the sponge..... very delicately and with care

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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun May 30, 2010 12:58 pm

    Today I started dusting the Bison. I want a somewhat heavy dusted vehicle so most of the panzer grey paint will not show!!!!

    This is how it started looking with a fine spray mist of a dust colour and an oil wash
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    I started adding the pigments in layers........ but I'm dreading this step!
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    I also started layering the rut colours for the exhaust
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    Post  bcauchi on Sun May 30, 2010 1:22 pm

    Great Work Noel, love the way this is turning out.
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    Post  jojjemannen on Mon May 31, 2010 10:01 am

    Great work there Noel! Keep it up!
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    Post  iCocker on Mon May 31, 2010 11:58 am

    Noel

    Very interesting progress but may I suggest to retouch the front chassis especially the rain marks, they look too artificial, very precise and monotone. Working with other colours or better still working with oils then creating dusting with MIG pigments might add a better texture and control ... by the way I love the panzergrey tone.

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    Post  Noel Petroni on Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:28 am

    After a big mess with the weathering, I had to clean it up and start again!!

    Hope it's good!

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    Post  jojjemannen on Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:16 pm

    Noel,

    How did you clean up the weathering?

    I seems to like both versions!

    Great work non the less, keep it up Noel!

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Jun 08, 2010 8:59 am

    Much better Noel ... very realistic effects!

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    Post  Ray on Tue Jun 08, 2010 9:46 pm

    Like Tiny, I like both versions of weathering.....great as ever Twisted Evil
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:55 am

    Thanks guys!

    I would like an honest opinion as to how it looks cos I had a hard time weathering it.

    I want a dusty effect. Like a tank that has been rumbling through dry dusty roads for days.

    This picture, for example, shows the grey colour has faded and changed completely except for the top edge where the crew hold and rub off the dust.
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