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Offline JudgeDredd

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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2015, 11:56:49 AM »
ok - I'm done...the finished article.

First time EVER doing weathering on any scale - so I'm actually rather happy with the results. I could compare to other people's and think it's crap - but I like the final cut. It looks like a used tank now


Before...


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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2015, 03:33:50 PM »
That chessboard actually makes a nice display base for the model.
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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2015, 03:35:48 PM »
^Agreed
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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2015, 03:09:54 PM »
The weathering really brought it to life.   O0

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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #19 on: February 28, 2015, 07:28:26 PM »
Nice.  O0

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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #20 on: March 01, 2015, 01:14:13 AM »
+1 i like the weathering O0

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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #21 on: March 01, 2015, 01:32:59 AM »
Thanks everyone. I was totally amazed at how easy it was to get that very reasonable result. The florry model wash was literally brushed on and wiped off albeit with some idea of what I was looking for
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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #22 on: March 05, 2015, 06:49:08 AM »
Very nice JD!
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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #23 on: March 05, 2015, 07:28:48 AM »
thats looks pretty good JD.   O0
I have an idea for you but if you try it you wont be able to play around with and touch your model again.
a filter of ground up pastels over the wash.
basically you get a pastel thats the same or close to the main tan color and grind it down on some sand paper.
then you take a smallish brush and rub the powder over the raised surfaces that youve weathered.  the nice thing about
this method is that if you dont like it you can wash it off.
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Re: My Challenger II is almost complete - but what should I do now?
« Reply #24 on: March 07, 2015, 10:35:37 AM »
Thanks GDS

I'm not sure I want to tamper with it now. It's been sitting there for so long, holding up my other model making activities that I kind of just want to move on.

I might do though. I wouldn't be able to wash anything off though...not until I had "cleared" it which I haven't done as yet.

But - I might do   O0
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