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Obviously the paper didn't dry in time. Awesome - that means the vessel will linger around even longer.

 

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Anyway - time to let it rust.

 

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Not like that, but a bit more subtile. I did it like this:

 

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Next will be a some pigments and then we can go over to the big picture. Awesome!

 

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6 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

The weathering is awesome!
Very realistic.

 

On 8/31/2019 at 2:19 PM, Citrine said:

It looks awesome!  Love your "water" base too. :wub:

 

Actually I was asked to reduce it again - the memories of my "customer" were: "It wasn't that dirty. We always took good care of her."

 

Okay. No problem. Scale it down again.

 

Next will be water.

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And another update.

 

After the vessel itself is close to be finished, it's time for me to get the helicopters done.

 

The Revell kit has got two Mk 88 Sea Lynx - or what you could image to be ... flying boxes. Lol.

 

Anyway - after some minor modifications, the helicopters were ready to be painted.

 

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So I did some work on the windows and all the other stuff:

 

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Next were the decals and some other small works:

 

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That needs to dry now. As soon as it's finished, we'll do some minor weathering and call it done. The upper helicopter will receive some modifications to its rotor. But I don't know if that will work.

 

We will see.

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And another update. As you can see above, I cut off the rotor blades of one of the helicopters. I had a real good idea, and I wanted to do that. Hardly did I know that this would cost me five days, a couple of nerves, a lot of already applied color and half a tube of modelling glue. But: Hell, yeah. That has to be painted, weathered, and then we are ready to get the rest of the frigate done.

 

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7 minutes ago, SGHawkins09 said:

Looking good. The water base looks really nice.

 

As long as it doesn't fall apart afterwards, I am happy as well.

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