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Weathering something new.
« on: January 19, 2017, 01:40:31 PM »
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DKS Crawler!
Factory Fresh for a load,
Wash casting shadows

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Backstory:

The Paint

Decanted CAT paint
A better yellow color
Sprayed from an airbrush.

The Chair

Flat Black paint too stark
"Rubber Black" looked much better
Still may be too dark.

The Wash
Howzit it lookin', dawgg?

I used distilled water and oils on the left D2, and mineral spirits and the same oil on the right.
Looking at the photo up close, looks like I need some more wash on the one on the right. The mineral spirits seemed to flow better.
I will also need to add some more black in the engine.
How does this look overall?
« Last Edit: January 19, 2017, 02:00:53 PM by chicken45 »
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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2017, 01:43:02 PM »
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I forgot how nice those are.

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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2017, 01:45:57 PM »
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The engine is lost on the left one

The right one has more detail on the engine

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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 01:49:31 PM »
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The engine is lost on the left one

The right one has more detail on the engine

Yeah, it's just a matter of cleaning more of the wash off. But remember each side is different.
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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2017, 02:38:53 PM »
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Agreed

As you say

It's the wash
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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2017, 04:01:28 PM »
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Aye its the wash but i like both as shadows would definitley cast in those areas.  Sometimes I like to just touch the wet tip of the brush onto the LOWEST surface and let capillary action take over, wicking up into the nooks and cavities all by itself, instead of washing over the whole thing and wiping off the excess.

I am also surprised that you cannot see through the sides (prolly too difficult to cast) as there would be air right behind the radiator and up to the front of the engine block.


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Re: Weathering something new.
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2017, 04:16:49 PM »
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Sometimes I like to just touch the wet tip of the brush onto the LOWEST surface and let capillary action take over, wicking up into the nooks and cavities all by itself, instead of washing over the whole thing and wiping off the excess.



This ^^^ I think that method is much better for shadows.  The way you've done it with a wash just makes it look black, IMO.
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