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Revell '66 Impala Lowrider

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  • Member since
    November, 2004
  • From: UK
Posted by PatrickW on Wednesday, October 02, 2019 2:24 PM

Paintwork looks fantastic, photobucket spoils it with the fuzzy images though.

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Posted by thiago lowlife on Sunday, September 01, 2019 9:49 AM

Thank you very much my friends


The Duke: Sorry for the delay. I was a while without accessing the forum.


The bubbles are very simple to make. I made the mask around and threw water with a simple spray. With the airbrush, very low pressure and very dusty, apply the white or other light color on one side. On the opposite side, I apply black to give light and shade.

Then just let it dry and apply varnish on top.


The stripes I made with Aizu brand tape, 0.4 and 0.7 mm


Thank you

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    March, 2019
Posted by TheDuke on Tuesday, April 09, 2019 3:57 AM

Awesome paint work. How did you achieve the 3D paint circles and the epic colour stripes?

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    October, 2008
Posted by oldcarguy on Monday, March 25, 2019 5:06 PM

Oho ! 

 Fer real ? a Low Rider i can really appreciate . I find the electronics and hydraulics fascinating . Good job all the way around ! OCG

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    February, 2015
  • From: Canada
Posted by Belugawrx on Monday, March 18, 2019 5:54 PM

Thiago that paint work is outstanding !

Glad to see you spent time in the engine bay too..Great all around build


Bruce Coy

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    September, 2010
Posted by thiago lowlife on Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:41 PM

Thank you friends. I'm glad you liked it. No, I will do a "How to" lowrider.

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    January, 2008
  • From: Plano (Dallas), Texas
Posted by mmthrax on Monday, February 04, 2019 10:33 AM



Yeah. What he said.

This is exceptional work.  Very impressive.  WOW!!



Just keep picking away at it...

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    October, 2017
  • From: New Prague MN
Posted by 60Buick on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 3:04 PM


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    February, 2007
  • From: Staines-upon-Thames, UK
Posted by GeeTee66 on Saturday, January 26, 2019 4:41 AM

Beautiful work! I'm getting to grips with my airbrush and I love Lowrider paint jobs. This is superb. I can appreciate the time spent masking and layering up the paint.

The water drops are excellent and the pattern symmetry is bang-on.

engine is 1st class, too.

If it ain't fun, don't do it.
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    November, 2018
  • From: Italy
Posted by PAOLO on Wednesday, January 02, 2019 8:00 AM
Fantastic job!!!

regards, Paolo

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Posted by hotdog1 on Monday, December 31, 2018 12:42 AM

Sweet...Great skills and Details

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    December, 2003
  • From: Redding, CA
Posted by horsepower on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 6:57 AM
As a retired custom painter I can really appreciate the work you've done, especially your water drops. They aren't easy to get looking that real/perfect in full size,much less 1/25th scale. Maybe some day you can do a "how to" article.
There is more to the state north of San Francisco other than trees.
  • Member since
    December, 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Thursday, August 09, 2018 8:06 AM

WOW! That paint is just stunning. You have some serious painting skills. Overall great build with some very nice detailing. Outstanding!

Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
       - Antoine de Saint-Exepury


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    September, 2010
Posted by thiago lowlife on Friday, July 27, 2018 4:44 PM

Thank you guys

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Posted by Dale Gribble on Friday, July 27, 2018 1:57 AM

those are some very nice builds I was looking through your pics .. 

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build it, dont let it sit on the shelf.....rareity is for sissies ! 

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    January, 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:36 PM

Wow.  Not my style, but I do appreciate your imagination and superb painting skills.  The engine detailing is incredible.  Great model.  Cheers


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Posted by thiago lowlife on Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:06 AM
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Posted by thiago lowlife on Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:05 AM
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Posted by thiago lowlife on Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:03 AM
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Revell '66 Impala Lowrider
Posted by thiago lowlife on Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:02 AM

Hello my friends! This is my last completed model.


The entire bodywork is painting itself. I have not used any decal


Pegasus wheels and photoetched model car garage




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