My armor builds
Posted 20 June 2012 - 01:28 PM
Lately I've been into big rig models, but my primary interest over the past 15 years or so has been armor and other military vehicles. Here are a few of my armor builds I've done over the past few years:
And a few more...
Posted 20 June 2012 - 01:49 PM
Of course they only looked that way once...
Posted 20 June 2012 - 03:01 PM
Yes they are "gate guard" clean, but hey who says they have to be dirty?
I love the PzIII on the flatcar.
Posted 20 June 2012 - 04:34 PM
Posted 21 June 2012 - 12:54 AM
The art of weathering is a difficult one to master... I usually weather the tracks slightly but leave the rest clean. My first attempt at weathering a full vehicle was the whitewahed Stug III at the bottom of my post. I used a whitewash method I saw in a magazine once - a coat of chalk powder mixed with water applied over the base coat. Then I used a stiff brush to wear off some of the whitewash (I probably took too much of it off though). I clearcoated to protect the whitewash then sprayed a light coat of brown on the lower hull to simulate mud. I was trying to depict a muddy vehicle in the spring where the winter whitewash was partly worn off.
The vehicles in my post from top to bottom are:
M4A3 E8 Sherman (Canadian Army, Korean war)
Sherman V Firefly (Canadian Army, WWII)
M923 and M35 trucks
Posted 21 June 2012 - 05:25 AM