Completed » INT-4 Interceptor » 1/6 Scale Minirig

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Every once in a while, one embarks on an epic project. Most of the time these tend to fall to the wayside, but occasionally one of them gets finished. This is one such project! Years ago, Jason Eaton challenged me to work on an up-scaled version of one of the…

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Completed » Snowspeeder Quartet

I’ve had these 1/48 scale Fine Molds Snowspeeders almost done for a while now, but just needed to paint the pilot figures. I started painting them last week since I needed to paint a couple 1/72 Rebel pilots as well and finished them a few days ago. These were painted…

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Completed » Millennium Falcon [Fine Molds 1/72 Scale]

You’ve watched the build up, so now I present the completed images. Hope you guys enjoyed the process. The kit seems very intimidating at first, but aside from the lighting it’s very simple to put together… it’s just big. Hopefully I’ve managed to demystify some of the techniques I use…

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In Progress » Millenium Falcon [1/72 Fine Molds Kit] » Discoloration Tutorial Pt 6

And here’s the last part of the Falcon painting and weathering tutorial. I hope you guys have enjoyed it. This last step is the application of pigments to enhance the engine grime and add blaster marks. Here’s an animation showing the pics from start to finish. This shows the gradual…

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In Progress » Millenium Falcon [1/72 Fine Molds Kit] » Discoloration Tutorial Pt 5

Been a few days since the last update, but the individual panel discoloration takes a bit of time, both in application and in drying. However the results are fabulous. Here’s the model with the panels completed. Once they had dried it was time to apply the streaking. Here’s the tutorial…

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In Progress » Millenium Falcon [1/72 Fine Molds Kit] » Discoloration Tutorial Pt 4

I needed to let the kit rest another day since it’s been really humid and dank here. That tends to make oil paint take longer to dry and I don’t have a large enough “hot-box” for this kit. (wood crate with a lightbulb for heat… speeds drying time) This next…

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