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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2490 on: May 05, 2019, 03:52:56 am »
The White Tailed Eggle looks a total HOOT!  :thumbsup:


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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2491 on: May 05, 2019, 05:10:42 am »

Still loving the White-tailed Eagle & its chick. :wub:

As am I  :thumbsup:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2492 on: May 06, 2019, 03:03:54 am »
Finished the Big Eagle.  I'll set up Dadswell Bridge and take beauty pics when i've also finished the little one.
White Tailed Eagle 06-05-19 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2493 on: May 06, 2019, 03:10:07 am »
Oh yes, that looks SO right!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2494 on: May 06, 2019, 03:12:48 am »
Oh yes, that looks SO right!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Absolutely! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :party: :party: :party: :party:
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2495 on: May 06, 2019, 04:12:46 am »
Fred

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2496 on: May 06, 2019, 05:59:30 am »
Oh yes, that looks SO right!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

It does indeed. Particularly impressed with the white tail, it can be a difficult colour to get right, or at least I find it can be  :-\
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2497 on: May 07, 2019, 12:07:28 am »
Don't suppose you've got a decal for the nose art, Fred? ;) ;D
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2498 on: May 07, 2019, 03:21:55 am »
Don't suppose you've got a decal for the nose art, Fred? ;) ;D

Unfortunately not.  I can find suitable images on line but I can't print them except onto white* and then trimming right up to the edge is too fiddley in 1/72.

Oh yes, that looks SO right!  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

It does indeed. Particularly impressed with the white tail, it can be a difficult colour to get right, or at least I find it can be  :-\
Grey primer over the whole model then flat white enamel as an undercoat over the tail.  Both aerosol.
Then two or three coats of brush painted Vallejo white acrylic and acrylic gloss clear from an aerosol.
Then decals and finally acrylic satin clear from an aerosol.



* OK.  Yes I could print them onto clear but they would be too translucent.  I would really need an ALPS printer.

« Last Edit: May 07, 2019, 03:25:14 am by zenrat »
Fred

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My name is Commander William Riker.  Take me to your women.

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2499 on: May 07, 2019, 05:59:14 am »


It does indeed. Particularly impressed with the white tail, it can be a difficult colour to get right, or at least I find it can be  :-\
Grey primer over the whole model then flat white enamel as an undercoat over the tail.  Both aerosol.
Then two or three coats of brush painted Vallejo white acrylic and acrylic gloss clear from an aerosol.
Then decals and finally acrylic satin clear from an aerosol.



Cheers mate  :thumbsup:

Coincidentally I bought a bottle of Vallejo white at the MK show
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2500 on: May 07, 2019, 10:23:02 am »
Eagle is very good!!!   You know I love a good Eagle!
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2501 on: May 07, 2019, 12:07:03 pm »
Don't suppose you've got a decal for the nose art, Fred? ;) ;D

Unfortunately not.  I can find suitable images on line but I can't print them except onto white* and then trimming right up to the edge is too fiddley in 1/72.


How about printing onto white decal paper with the background paint colour as a surround to the artwork? I've tried that a few times and while matching the colour can be a RIGHT PITA it does look good when you manage it.
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2502 on: May 08, 2019, 04:59:35 am »
Might be easier to print on white, leave a white border and carefully touch it in with paint.

A full (7 hour!) day of work today so minimal modelling other than sit at the dining table watching re-runs of Frasier and Big Bang Theory while painting the Royce.
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My name is Commander William Riker.  Take me to your women.

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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2503 on: May 08, 2019, 05:50:16 am »

A full (7 hour!) day of work today


I've vague memories of what that (and 8/9/10/11/12 hour days) were like  :angel: Mind you since I've been retired my days have always been busy, the difference is that it's "my" busy rather than someone else's  ;D
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Re: Zenrat's Flying Circus
« Reply #2504 on: May 08, 2019, 07:07:56 am »

 Mind you since I've been retired my days have always been busy, the difference is that it's "my" busy rather than someone else's  ;D


Absolutely, way to go!  :thumbsup:
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