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Painting and weathering the Whippet - Chapter 6 - Tracks

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Painting and weathering the Whippet - Chapter 6 - Tracks

Tracks play a very important role in each armored model. This importance is doubled if we’re painting a subject with exposed track runs such as this one. The good thing is the upcoming steps are very much the same as on any other tank   I started by airbrushing the track runs with dark grey acrylic paint that represents metal surface. Much of this won’t be visible, so a simple grey uniform coat will do the work just fine. WW1 tanks had their large flat track links polished to an extreme shine. I’ve read somewhere that the British placed camouflage...

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Painting and weathering the Whippet - Chapter 5 - Earth Tones

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Painting and weathering the Whippet - Chapter 5 - Earth Tones

Okay, so this might be one of the most involved steps on an armor subject. Of course, only if you decide to add complex weathering to your model. British WW1 tanks are specific when it comes to mud and dust as large sections of their sides are weathered like a running gear due to the tracks running along the entire side. This applies most extremely to British Mark tanks. There are, of coure, some exceptions in WW2 armor too – amphibious LVT’s, Churchill tanks (without fenders) to name a couple. I wanted to add moderate amounts of mud on the...

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Wilder Textured Snow!

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Wilder Textured Snow!

Wilder Textured Snow is a quick way to enhance the look of your winter replica. In this tutorial I will go through the steps to apply this effect. 

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