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Verlinden 120mm F-14 Pilot

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  • Member since
    May, 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Verlinden 120mm F-14 Pilot
Posted by DRUMS01 on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 12:32 AM

Something I have recently completed. This is a resin kit from Verlinden. I built him straight from the box with the exception of the helmet decals and the patches on the flight suit. The display base was purchased from a local craft store. He was painted with Model Master, Tamiya, and oil paints. The base was painted in enamels and stain; with the standing portion painted with black crackle paint then covered in a pastel black dirt wash.

Comments welcome....

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  • From: Hamptonville, NC
Posted by TarheelRick on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 7:44 AM

Excellent paint work.  Really impressed with the shading you did to get the wrinkles in his flight suit to stand out.  Also pretty nice display case.

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    May, 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 3:26 PM


The suit shading was accomplished by mixing several darkening shades of the base paint and applying them using a force shade/sun effect. Last I added very light dry brush applications of the lightest mixes. I did the same for the face and hands mixing lighter shades into the oils. 

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  • From: jacksonville fla
Posted by oldnslow on Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:46 AM

Beautiful job , very realistic . Now , when do you start on the 1/16 scale Tomcat ? Stick out tongue

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Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:51 AM
very nice. i like the paint too.

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