Re: [HOn3] modeling canvas?
- Jon Wimmer wrote:
>Does anyone know of a material that can be used to represent canvas,I have used the lining material used inside dress coats and jackets -
>as in a tent, or a cover on a flatcar? I'm looking for something
>that would hopefully show the folds and material sag between
then painted it with Floquil. Don't know what its called at the yardage
shop. Works pretty well and looks realistic covering flat car loads.
One of the best ways to do this is to spread a thin coat of liquid latex
(like for making rock molds) onto wax paper. After it dries, cut it into
the size you need and give it a light coat of acrylic paint. This will
droop the best of anything I have ever used.
If you tape thread down before you spread the latex, it can even be used to
tie the "canvas" down. Carefully.
Check out my web page at www.darrylhuffman.50megs.com/photo5.html for photos
of models of old buildings placed in a realistic setting.