1/48 scale Focke-Wulf 190 A-6

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  1. Clipperkite

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    Hi

    This is my recently completed Eduard's 190 A-6. It's my very first attempt with an airbrush (and my first post on this forum) so it was, as they say, a bit of a 'challenge'. My first two attempts at painting it were so bad that they had to be removed - mainly because I didn't understand that airbrushed paint will dry in the air if you hold the brush too far from the model!! We live and learn.

    The aircraft is intended to be a fairly representative bog-standard 190 as one might have seen on the Channel Front in 1943/44 (two contrasting tones of grey with light blue undersides).

    The kit is essentially as provided by Eduard, although I did replace the cannon with drill bits and the hoop aerial with a bit of aluminum wire (because I broke the plastic part). I appreciate that the cannon are a bit shiney. However, because I really like the contrast effect I decided to just gave them a very light wash of matt black.
     

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    Looking great. :D
     
  3. Wayne Little

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    Not a bad first effort!:D
     
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    I agree. Airbrushing takes lots of practice so just keep doing it!
     
  5. ylp020

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    It's great!~~especially the first one. like a 1940's old photo.
    BTW:brush some mark setter before you apply the decal will make the craft better
     
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  7. Airframes

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    I agree with all above, and welcome to the mad house!
     
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    Very nice first try and welcome to the family Clipper.
     
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    Good work on the Focke Wulf there mate. Welcome to the forum.
    You know, sometimes I'm getting the impression that I'm the only one on this forum who build models in 1/72 scale.
     
  10. ylp020

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    Hey mate ,you are not alone.8)
     
  11. Clipperkite

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    Thank you all for your kind words and welcome.

    Because you've been so nice I thought you may like to see tw more shots of my 190.
     

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    Great work mate! :thumbright:
     
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    Very nice mate especially like the "sepia" shot, and a warm welcome from the UK.

    Flexi
     
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