Spitfire Mk IX

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  1. veverica

    veverica New Member

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    Hello folks
    Merry Christmas first !!
    This one is the last finished, from ICM box, 1/48.
    Pretty nice model, lot of details, but poor quality white plastic and a minor problem around the nose cowling (to narrow)that you can easily correct (see the last pic and note the added plastic sheet between the fuselage joining lines).
    Otherwise this machine belongued to the No 341 Squadron. Pilot. C. R. Mouchotte. KIA the 27/08/1943.
    Thanks for looking...
    AE.
    PS: Pics are illustrating the process from the end to the beginning.
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    Very nice.
    Ed
     
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    Wow!!:shock: Stupendous work Veverica!!!!!!!!:notworthy: :thumbright: The weathering and oiling is superb! You have done a magnificent job.:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Marvelous work Sir. She came out excellent.
    I say, are you from around these parts? I ask because of your user name which I find interesting. Is there a story behind that? ("Veverica" means squirrel in Serbian.)
     
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    Excellent work!
     
  6. veverica

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    Yes sir...
    You're right. I'm a 50% from the dark side.8)
    My mother is native from Belgrade...
    Ziveli !
     
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    Nice work !
     
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    Outstanding! You must have had fun adding all those rivets.
     
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    That is one fine looking Spitty mate.
     
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    Excellent model and well presented
     
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    Fantastic finish - something you can be very proud of - well done.

    Now to find out your secrets. When you preshade do you use a soft pencil and a straight edge, they seem to be shown in the image.

    Flexi
     
  13. veverica

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    Hello !
    I never preshade in fact, cause my weathering process is to " heavy" and it would be worthless.
    But I do post shade. In this case with a soft pencil. Everything can be done depending on the subject and the kind of weathering you want to reach...
    AE
     
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    Very impressive.
     
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    Beautiful work!
     
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    Looks pretty damn good to me....!
     
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    Top notch!! really impressive!
     
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    Beautiful, veverica...simply beautiful.
     
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    Wonderful work! Love the weathering!
     
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    That is a marvelous Spitfire. Great work, well done.
     
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