44814Re: Weathering wood box car
- Jun 2 1:21 PMLionel,
Out of curiosity -- what wash ratio do you use for your paints? And do you use alcohol or
water to dilute?
MILW, UP, and CP in Z.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Lionel Gazeau" <zeelionel@...> wrote:
> Apply a VERY thin wash of grimy black, this will bring out the details
> and each board will be visible. I use acrylics. this might be all you
> If you want you can first take a boxcar red or a paint that is close
> to the original color and add a little bit of white or yellow to make
> it look like faded paint, dry brush the car with that, especially the
> bottom portion, then a thin wash of grimy black.
> Apply rust to the metal parts including the trucks but not the
> journals or wheels which would be oily greasy black.
> You'll find several examples of car weathering in my website including
> some nicely done cars by Robert Ray. I am also planning articles for
> Ztrack on just this subject.
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