4079[FS32NGModelrail] Re: Diorama photolink - painting method
- Mar 17 9:11 AMThat's a method I must try Arnoud. The results are excellent! I've
always tried to use stained/weathered real wood in the larger scale of
1:24 but your method is so obviously the way to go in 1:35. Thanks for
the very full explanation.
>>> a67b@... 16/03/05 19:09:07 >>>Hi Peter,
The method i used on the wood is:
First shape and mechanicly weather the balsa- or other modelling
wood. Sand it down really well with very fine paper.
Then paint it white with thinned (milky) acrylic paint. Let it dry.
Maybe if it isn't totally white do it again. First gently sand away
any upstanding woodfibres or splinters. They tend to get up when the
wood gets wet.
Then wash with different shades of brown and black oilpaint.
The oils must be heavily thinned with a good thinner.
Start with light (yellow)browns for new wood, light brown, darker
brown and in the end eventually wash with black for weathered wood.
Wipe away excess thinned paint with a cloth.
You have to experiment with colours, thinning etc..
Then highlight the planks and beams or sleepers.
Very lightly sand again with very fine paper, just enough to make the
white undercoat visable at (the) edges. Be carefull: if the original
wood comes through the effect is ruined.
Plastic wood imitation can be painted in the same way.
Thanks and regards,
Sand itand Paint--- In FS32NGModelrail@yahoogroups.com, "Peter
Ehrlin" <ehrpet@s...> wrote:
> Hi Arnoud!
> Thanks for sharing your photos. Great weathering techniques. I
> especially like the wood planking parts. Have to try and copy that.
> Keep on posting!
> Peter Ehrlin
> --- In FS32NGModelrail@yahoogroups.com, "Arnoud Bongaards"
> <a67b@y...> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Here a link to some first modelling/paintwork for a little 1:35
> > buildingsite diorama. It will contain a Dutch steam-driven
> > device and a ng. track to convey building materials to thesome
> > buildingsite.
> > To get the feeling of things some basic modelling and some
> > was undertaken....
> > Next thing to do is built some track and rolling stock and the
> > ramming device wich is shown roughly built and not painted in
> > photo's. The steamengine for the ram will be the greatestfind
> > Most parts are Tamiya, Verlinden or home-made.
> > After the diorama is finished (when will this be...?) it will
> aYahoo! Groups SponsorADVERTISEMENT
> > place in the expo of the Decauville Spoorweg Museum.
> > Still a lot of work to do!
> > http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/a67b/album?.dir=/86d4&.src=ph
> > Greetings from Holland,
> > Arnoud Bongaards - Amsterdam,
> > http://www.decauville.nl
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