Put together some straight forward painting instructions for a mate I'm seducing in to the game. They are really straight forward...and not perfect! However, having watched dozens of how-to videos, I had to put together a simple guide to make it easier for myself to follow. The paints I'm using as a novice are in … Continue reading Making your car look like a heap: simple painting guide
So, still not getting the paint sorted. Although I am getting my arse into painting wheels and hubs. Splashed in a bit of matt varnish too. Tried to scratch build an oil spreader, but it can't really be seen too well in the pic. a little frustrated once I've sealed them that there are obvious … Continue reading The Tangerine Dream
First foray into using Halfords spray primer. I did notice the primer way heavier - so it may have obscured some details. I did some experimentation with texturing the plasticard... I'm not keen on buying parts as yet. To that end, I have tried to scratch build a oil slick maker on the van.
So, after not knowing what to do for a while, and an afternoon of flow - here it is.
The aim was to create a couple of strong yellow cars, but the yellow paint refused to go on smoothly. I have no idea what was going on. In the end I opted for rust effects to hide the issues. I gave them a wash using leftovers from the terrain project. I still haven't got … Continue reading The rust brigade
The rocks are done. They didn't come out as expected, unfortunately. The painting done with Moonlight white and Biscuit Crunch paint testers from Wilkinson's for £1.25. The former for dry brushing, the latter for the base coat. I go the hang of the dry brushing after a while, but I messed it up several times. … Continue reading The rocks are alive with the sound of silence
Added, or made, an archway - which is just big enough for a car to go through - and a ramp. Hopefully both are suitable for Gaslands and Legion.