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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2022, 06:35:24 PM »
I tried to apply the Color Modulation process, (lighter area painted with a lighter color layer, darker area painted wirh a darker color layer).
I lighted the base color (Olive drab) with a small amount of yellow and I darkened with a little amount of dark gray ...


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The first step after airbrush "modulation" is to add pin washes ...


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... to be continued ..

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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #26 on: July 29, 2022, 06:36:35 PM »
This is a nice looking tank! What paint are you using?

Hi Frank,
I 'm using Gunze H502 and Tamiya XF-62 Olive Drab.

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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #27 on: August 03, 2022, 02:46:14 AM »
I applied Blue oil in shadow areas and yellow in light areas, then I melt the colors with a brush moisten in thinner


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #28 on: August 03, 2022, 10:40:01 AM »
 :D :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #29 on: August 07, 2022, 05:26:30 AM »
I'm proceeding with the weathering applying oil paints, rain marks effects and pigments ... the model begins to acquire a dusty and worn look ...


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2022, 08:12:06 PM »
 :smiley: :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2022, 10:56:43 PM »
Tracks assembled ...


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and installed ...


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #32 on: August 09, 2022, 11:27:40 PM »
Wow! The tracks and the weathering are fantastic!

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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #33 on: August 10, 2022, 04:08:00 AM »
Wow! The tracks and the weathering are fantastic!

Couldn't agree more! The weathering looks thorough but subtle. Very nice  :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2022, 02:12:09 PM »
Meanwhile I started to work to the winter scenery ...


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2022, 09:29:33 PM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2022, 11:43:53 PM »
Marvellous work!  :-*
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #37 on: August 14, 2022, 03:07:32 AM »
Yes, an excellent base  :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #38 on: August 15, 2022, 04:36:09 PM »
Tank almost completed and weathered ...


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Crew ready to be paint ...


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Any tips to improve the model is welcome  ;)

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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #39 on: August 17, 2022, 02:30:38 PM »
Tank integrated in the scenery and ready for the crew ...


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #40 on: August 17, 2022, 10:35:42 PM »
Looking very good, Rod! :smiley:
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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #41 on: August 18, 2022, 12:04:25 AM »
It looks fantastic. Where did you get the crew from?


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Re: Sherman M4A3E8 - 4th Armored division - Bastogne 1945 - RFM 1:35
« Reply #43 on: August 18, 2022, 01:45:26 AM »
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