Pong's custom aircraft profiles

Discussion in 'Aircraft Pictures' started by Pong, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Pong

    Pong Active Member

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    Well this is my first attempt at making an aircraft profile in Photoshop.

    F4U-1A of VF-17.

    [​IMG]

    Only one for now, but there will be more later!

    -Pong
     
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    nice, exactly how the Corsair thats local to me looks except ours has a small pic of an angry donald duck on it!!! and doesn't have the carrier arrest hook still very nice bring on some more!!
     
  3. Airframes

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    First attempt? B****y good! Well done.
     
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    Dam nice for your first attempt!
     
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    1st attempt? I'll give you a 9. Nice work. It will be nice to see how you improve with some more practice and time.
     
  6. Pong

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    Thanks for the positive comments. I'm currently making a P-51B (Malcolm hood) with the colors of the 357th FG. Still, I'm trying out some weathering but no success so far.
     
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    Hi, Pong. I haven't much experience with Photoshop, but I use Corel Photopaint 9 for my profiles., which is slightly similar. For weathering, depending on the desired result, I use the 'coloured pencil' and the fine airbrush, using lighter shades of the base colour etc. Fine 'paint chips' etc can be done with the fine HB pencil. Give it a try and see what you think.
    Terry.
     
  8. Wurger

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    Looking nice Pong.Well done. :D
     
  9. Erich

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    Pong

    why don't you try your siggy instead - Whisners crate of the 352nd fg ?
     
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    Great idea, Erich. The combination of blue and 'NMF' is a good contrast, and helps build the experience of 'light and shade', and, of course, reflections.
     
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    Very nice! I'm going to try and start doing profiles in Illustrator/Photoshop, and hopefully I can do as good as that!
     
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    Fantastic effort for a first attempt!!!
    Well done indeed!
     
  13. wh1skea

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    A good place for starters is simmers paintshop. They have plenty of tutorials and advice. They've really helped me with my profiles.
     
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    Nice work Pong!:D
     
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    [​IMG] Latest profile...F4F-4 of the Cactus Air Force.

    -Pong
     
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