In Progress » Fine Molds Y-Wing (Green Two) » Oil Discoloration

Next up is the application of oil paint to bring the model to life and give it a worn grimy appearance. For this I used oils from Mip Productions awesome 502 Abteilung line. The colors can be seen in the image below. Basically you take some odorless turpenoid on a…

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In Progress » Fine Molds Y-Wing (Green Two) » Chips and Filters

Since the last update I’ve added more paint details and a few filters to the Y-Wing. First-off I hand-painted more “white” chips onto the green and blue areas. I focused these around the edges of panels to better define them. I sponged on some liquid mask around the engine domes…

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In Progress » Fine Molds Y-Wing (Green Two) » Scheme

Last night I started painting the Y-wing. First I sprayed it all with a thin coat of off-white Tamiya Acrylics. After curing for an hour or so I started masking for the markings. For the straight and curved lines I used 1mm strips of Tamiya Tape. That gave a nice…

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In Progress » Shadow of the Minotaur » Grass is Always Greener

Still adding grass as you can see. Been a little busy with a garage sale last weekend  (thank goodness THAT’s over!!!!) so this has been slow going. You can see that I’m adding clumps of the Jute grass and teasing it around while the glue is still wet so that…

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In Progress » Shadow of the Minotaur » Attack My Pretty!

At this point the beastie is just about finished. A few touch-ups here and there and he’s complete. I still however need to make the Druid “pilot” and finish the base grass. First things first though… Moss! Before applying the moss I first mixed up some of Mig Productions new…

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In Progress » Shadow of the Minotaur » Groundwork and Moss Test

Since the last update I’ve finished the painting for the golem and added his bronze accessories.  I also made and painted some more megalithic rocks for the base as well as constructing the base and basic groundwork. I’m really quite pleased with how my rocks have turned out. I’ve always…

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