Monday, April 9, 2018

Star Wars AT-AT

Star Wars AT-AT - From BanDai

April 2018

Painted head with Alclad Magnesium and neck with Steel

Building legs

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

A-7A Corsair II

1:48 A-7A Corsair II 

Returning to it from last year's ABC class

Feb 2018

Filling seams with Tamiya White Putty
Adding first color: Tan

Adding second color: light green
Light green on the top, using poster putty for curve lines
Light green: done

Adding third color: dark green

Dark green: done

March 2018

Adding fourth color: Black

Masking canopies with thin strips of Tamiya masking tape
Canopies ready

Masking bay doors to paint edges in red
After painting edges in red
Added decals after 2 coats of future
Also started to add a black wash on bay doors

Starting to add landing gear
Adding bombs now

Added canopies
Right side
Left side from below 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Volkswagen New Beetle

New Beetle

Revell 1:24

November 2017

Adding Vallejo primer

December 2017

Painting chassis, body and interior

January 2018

Adding decals to the interior

Painting glass' and body's black accents
Black accents: done

February 2018

After several clear coats and Tamiya polishing compound... Front

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

Aoshima  1:25

March 2017

A visible ejection mark at the roof

Some molding lines that don't belong in the fender: sanding them off.

Sanding imperfections after 1st coat of primer. Filled them with green Tamiya putty.
1st coat of green

August 2017


Painting the silver and black accents

 September 2017

Adding lights after several coats of Future

Ready to join the chassis to the body

Finished model front

Finished model back

Sunday, March 6, 2016

P-47 Thunderbolt - Aztec Eagles

P-47 Thunderbolt - Aztec Eagles
Eduard 1:48

March 2016

1:48 P-47 Profi-Pack from Eduard

Target paint schema: EscuadrĂ³n 201- Mexican expeditionary force

Test-fitting resin cockpit
Priming resin parts with Vallejo Gray primer

Feb 2017

After painting with cockpit green and adding photo-etched parts
Cutting the cannons

Cannons ready

Working on wing roots

March 2017

Disaster! Trying to remove some filler from the wing roots, I used too much lacquer thinner and 'erased'
a lot of detail in the wing root and the fuselage. I had to salvage the cockpit and request another P-47 kit on Amazon...

The Academy P-47 kit (this is the base kit used in Eduard's Jugs over Germany P-47)

Engine preparation. Before adding the ignition ring (photo-etch)