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Some modeling techniques
« on: December 15, 2010, 05:52:22 PM »
I created this topic because I am young,modellers beginner. There is much that I don't know,has yet to learn,so I wanted to consult on some techniques with you,an experienced modellers. :-flo
For now I have this question,and later they will be more... :-ok

In what way can highlight panels,that they would be "more visible" after painting.... :-think
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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2010, 06:12:42 PM »
It is late and dark now, I will make quick guide tomorrow at day light, better for photographing ;)

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2010, 06:39:23 PM »
Ohooohoooo...
Muchas gracias amigo! :)) :)) :-flo

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2010, 09:47:43 AM »
So here you are simply way to get panels highlighted. You need completely painted kit and if need with coat of protective varnish. Sample image show wing of the Bf108 Taifun. Next you need pencil, HB is generally good, for stronger shading B is better. Sand small amount of graphite on sanding paper. Take this powder with brush and make paint like strokes over the panel lines. You see result very quickly. To make lighter highlights you need white pencil and go over the specific area like the fabric lines.

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2010, 10:19:52 AM »
Thanks a lot man. I will try this on Hornet.
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Now,i must re-scribed panels. These days,i don't have much time,but next step is re-scribering.

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2010, 11:10:42 AM »
One question.
First go paint,than one or two coats of varnish,and then this technique of highlited panels.
Do you go after the highlited of the panel one more coat of varnish or not?
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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2010, 11:13:17 AM »
I have did this one completed kit, no additional varnish over

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2010, 11:43:09 PM »
You can also try something different.Take a simple black ink that is water based,mix one or two drops in a cup of watter + add 2 drops of liquid soap.You need to gloss the surface of the kit before this step.I ussually coat it with 4-5 gloss coats( I always use pronto/future)and than just drop a little in the panel lines.The in should flow very easily in the lines.After this dries out just wipe the exces with a toilet paper with a little moisture in it.

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2010, 09:03:05 AM »
Is it a technique called wash If it,i have heard of it.
Thank you! :-flo

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2010, 05:34:13 PM »
Personnally, I'm using a wash for the inter panels, with oil paints: a mix of black and brown diluted with turpentine or "f" benzine (for smokers... - I'm not smoker I must say). And for the lights, I use an extremely diluted white (airbrush applied), or a lighter color than the original that sometimes I apply with a paintbrush, like a drybrush...

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2011, 11:41:29 AM »
One of the approach to apply small decals on surface. Put the kit on something, like the glass in this way and this will show you all side of the kit. Hold the decals with reverse action tweezers and slide it on surface with brush.

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2011, 12:06:09 PM »
So i work. :-ok

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2011, 01:29:28 PM »
Fine!

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2011, 09:15:50 PM »
Weathering...!?How it works? :-think
How do i know what color to use,if i use tamiya weathering set?

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Re: Some modeling techniques
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2011, 09:24:34 PM »
Try to get archive images and if possible color images of the time.