Hawker Hurricane MK2. Hobby Boss 1:72 scale. 1st weathering build.

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by [SC] Arachnicus, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. [SC] Arachnicus

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    439
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Civil Servant
    Location:
    West Chester OH
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0
    Well, this is my first build where I attempted some weathering techniques. A dry pastel powder application for the gun burns and exhaust. The a pastel wash for the look of weathering for the plane. Once again the mast is a bit bent, some fogging, and the landing gear isn't perfect. But for my first attempt at weathering, I am happy. h1.jpg h2.jpg h3.jpg h4.jpg h5.jpg h6.jpg h7.jpg h8.jpg h9.jpg h10.jpg h12.jpg h13.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 1
  2. A4K

    A4K Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2007
    Messages:
    12,387
    Likes Received:
    147
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    The back of beyond
    Ratings:
    +177 / 0 / -1
    Not bad at all mate, good on ya!
     
  3. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    53,735
    Likes Received:
    3,454
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
    Ratings:
    +4,857 / 2 / -1
    I agree with Evan. Looking good.
     
  4. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2006
    Messages:
    53,915
    Likes Received:
    1,052
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Adelaide Sth. Aust.
    Ratings:
    +1,276 / 4 / -5
    Done ok there Tom..:thumbright:
     
  5. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    44,589
    Likes Received:
    719
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +857 / 0 / -0
    Nice work!
     
  6. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2008
    Messages:
    50,250
    Likes Received:
    1,831
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Cheshire, UK
    Ratings:
    +2,514 / 0 / -3
    Not bad at all Tom, well done.
    Looks like Hobby Boss have possibly provided some strange roundels for a 3 Squadron aircraft of the period though (not your fault), as they would have changed to the later style by then.
     
  7. Matt308

    Matt308 Glock Perfection
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2005
    Messages:
    19,604
    Likes Received:
    56
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Occupation:
    Engineer
    Location:
    Washington State
    Ratings:
    +72 / 0 / -0
    Well done for a first attempt. I'm with you in that I too am just learning the weathering technique.
     
  8. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2008
    Messages:
    27,434
    Likes Received:
    1,571
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Calgary
    Ratings:
    +2,170 / 3 / -2
    Nicely done.
     
  9. [SC] Arachnicus

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    439
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Civil Servant
    Location:
    West Chester OH
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0
    As long as you spray a gloss coat on the model, you are good to use pastel and screw up as much as you like...lol


    Tom
     
  10. LA2019

    LA2019 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2009
    Messages:
    243
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0
    Looks good!

    I like Hobbyboss models. They have descent detail and go together quickly. And they're cheap too!
     
  11. Lucky13

    Lucky13 Forum Mascot

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Messages:
    37,452
    Likes Received:
    1,380
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Nightshift picker
    Location:
    A Swede living in Glasgow, Scotland
    Home Page:
    Ratings:
    +1,799 / 7 / -2
    Looking good mate!
     
  12. [SC] Arachnicus

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    439
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Civil Servant
    Location:
    West Chester OH
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0
    I like Hobby Boss because the plastic is thick and solid, the pieces fit together nice and tight, and they are of high quality for the price.

    The only big con of Hobby Boss is their lack of detail in their cockpits.

    My preferred part of the build is painting so the easy build I kind of like.

    I'm working on a Hobby Boss FW 190 and should have it wrapped up in a couple days.
     
  13. dirkpitt289

    dirkpitt289 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2009
    Messages:
    2,249
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Computer Guy
    Location:
    South Plainfield New Jersey
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    That's a fine looking Hurricane, Well done
     
  14. otftch

    otftch Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2006
    Messages:
    1,384
    Likes Received:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Occupation:
    retired
    Location:
    Franklinton,NC
    Ratings:
    +19 / 0 / -0
    Looks great !
    Ed
     
  15. Vengeance

    Vengeance Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2012
    Messages:
    87
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Occupation:
    Musician/Student
    Location:
    Melbourne
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0
    I'd be happy with a result like that!!
     
  16. Andy70

    Andy70 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2011
    Messages:
    445
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Education Administration
    Location:
    Texas
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0
    Well done!
     
  17. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    Ratings:
    +254 / 0 / -0
    Yep agree with all.... well done.
    Am just waiting for a Mk.1 kit now and will be building it and posting in Start to Finish.
     
  18. [SC] Arachnicus

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    439
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Occupation:
    Civil Servant
    Location:
    West Chester OH
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0 / -0
    Added a custom base for the plane.


    Hurribase.jpg
     
  19. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2006
    Messages:
    53,915
    Likes Received:
    1,052
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Adelaide Sth. Aust.
    Ratings:
    +1,276 / 4 / -5
  20. meatloaf109

    meatloaf109 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2012
    Messages:
    6,704
    Likes Received:
    257
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Occupation:
    student
    Location:
    north carolina
    Ratings:
    +300 / 0 / -0
    Good looking base!
    And the plane, too!
     
Loading...

Share This Page