F4U-1 Birdcage

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  1. veverica

    veverica New Member

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    Hello,
    Its been a long time ... My last build, coming from the Tamiya box.
    VMF-222 bird, painted with the help of a color pic and some WWII color videos for the belly wich is rather battered.
    Acrylics, oils washes, and usual post shading job (never pre shading, for me). If you work with color pencil you can add some sharpness to the final look simulating small damages and scartches.
    Bye for now and thanks for looking (some step by step coloring process also available if you wish...) !
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    Nice job. Great weathering.
    Ed
     
  3. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

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    I agree. Impressive.
     
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    Looking nice.
     
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    Agree. Very nice work!
     
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    Great job!
     
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    What a beauty! Would love to see your step by step painting process.
     
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    Yes ,would love to see a sequence on this too. Great weathering and a very nicely done build!
     
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    very nice
     
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    That's beautiful!
     
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    Greta work mate! That's one hell of a weather beaten bird!
     
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    Very nice, love the weathering!
     
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    Oh that's what I like see! Give me the grime! Nice work!!
     
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    Sweet work!
     
  16. Matt308

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    Wow. That aft-starboard shot looks frickin real.
     
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    Simply outstanding. I think you captured "the belly of the beast" perfectly with your weathering. Cheers!
     
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    Me too, would be very interesting. Very impressive build and a superb finish.
     
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    Very nicely done. Obviously this extent of weathering is a layered method going from a factory to a theatre-ultimate appearance. What would you estimate your total hands-on time is on this particular model in the finish alone? Thanks for posting.
     
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    Nicely done ! Love it ! It's amazing some of the effects you can create with pencil crayons, pastels, felt pens etc. I used to take old models and experiment with different things, there is no rule book after all !
     
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