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German infantry in Wachtmantel & Tiger 1

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Andy Argent14/02/2012 21:36:03
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Hi guys here are some figures i am adding to an already made small diorama of a Tiger 1 in Winter on the eastern front

I have added liquid glue to the fur areas of the coats and then when it has softened the plastic i have teased it up with a sharp pointed tool to represent fur with a more realistic appearance




After priming the figure i have started with a base coat for the coat in a mix of sand yellow and buff.



 
 

Edited By Andy Argent on 14/02/2012 21:37:57

gothicgeek14/02/2012 21:38:07
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Very nice!
 
I shall be following
 

SteveM14/02/2012 21:41:08
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I'll pull up a Chair for this one Andy
Cheers
Steve
Danny.dj.14/02/2012 21:42:54
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Now this is a blog for me Andy!really nice figures and great tip with the liquid glue!
I will following this if thats ok?
 
Danny.
Andy Argent14/02/2012 21:47:54
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This was followed by a mix of the base colour and medium brown mixed 50 50 with water and painted in as a wash for the shadow areas. The paints used by the way are Valejo acryliks.

 

 
After drying this i painted in the highlights to the suede type coat. For this i added some white to the base coat.

When dry again i added filter coats of the base colour in weak washes. This step you dry between coats and add until you are happy with the look. I stopped when i asked my wife what she thought the coat was supposed to be made out of and she replied suede, Good enough.

 

 
Andy Argent14/02/2012 21:49:51
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Thanks guys ,glad to have you along.
Noel Baker14/02/2012 22:06:07
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Hi Andy these def hit the spot mate cheers Noel.
Tony Dill 214/02/2012 22:11:33
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Hi Andy,
 
this looks very good so I'll be here.
 
Cheers
Tony
Johnny Gers14/02/2012 22:19:03
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Another Guy coming along.


Johnny
Andy Argent14/02/2012 22:20:17
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Thanks Noel and Tony , glad to have you tag along.
Next step on this is i mixed up some white with a little of the base colour to a light creamy white. This was for the fur parts and the wide stitching. Diluted 70 paint and 30 water i painted all these area,s. By using the base colour in each step you have unity with the paint.




Edited By Andy Argent on 14/02/2012 22:21:24

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