Give Your Model Wear and Tear
You can really make your static models shine by adding a little dirt, scratches and abuse.
Weathering is the term of choice in all instances where the purpose of your effort is making the model look like it has been used.
It takes on many forms and there are a variety of elements involved, depending on what you are trying to accomplish. I am still learning and willing to pass on all I have learned over theyears.
Here is a follow up (posted 1/30/12) delving into the creation of more realistic vintage car models.
Making Models Rusty for Realistic Look
Simply ask your question(s) below and give me some ideaof what it is you home to accomplish on what type of model,structure or vehicle.
Got a Weathering Question
Give Me A Shot At It
Give me an idea of what you are trying to do, the type of model you are working on and a rough idea of the scene in which it will be staged.
A picture always helps.
Questions From Other Visitors
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Stand Your Ground Not rated yet
I plan on making a diorama or my LVT-4 Water Buffalo and it just got its treads blown off by artillary and its stuck on a beach head and I want to know …
Weathering RailRoad equipment Not rated yet
Hi Scale Modelers
Question: Im weathering some well detailed HO scale railroad models, these are factory painted and lettered and as nice as they are …
Lusitania wreck colour Not rated yet
I am making a sunken version of the Lusitania and want to know what its colour would be as she sits on the sea floor today. And would there be any …
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