I have decided to use my next build as a learning experiment. As I build this I will be posting pic's with an explanation of how I do the procedures in the process. My hopes is to help others new and old to the hobby learn something they did not already know. All of the techniques here I have learned from a lot of the builders here on this forum and YouTube. My main goal is to learn myself as well. I hope to show how I do something and hope that if any of you following this build know or have a different way with an easier or better outcome then please share. Good or bad criticism is always welcome. The only way for me or others is to be told how to do something better. So with that said. We will start off with the kit.
AMT '58 Chevrolet Impala Sport Coupe 1/25th scale.
I will be using acrylic paints for the entire build.
Body will be Patina Bronze.
Interior will be tan, raw and burnt sienna.
Chassis will be black and gray.
All washed and aftermarket parts are ready.
Photo etch, wired distributor and custom hubcaps from another kit.
I begin with the body.
I use a black sharpie to mark everything to be cleaned and removed.
I will be removing all emblems,
and sand all parts with 400-1500 grit sand paper until all are smooth and black sharpie no longer shows.
I also remove door locks as well as they will be replaced with locks from the PE set.
Time for me to get to work. I will post more as I get work done. Thanks for tuning in.