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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #30 on: March 25, 2020, 01:28:34 am »
Superb! And the 'water' looks extremely convincing.

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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2020, 02:00:25 am »
Good job Dizz.

I can't comment on the technical aspects but I have built 1/700 ships years ago and I know how fiddley they are.  This looks very good.
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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2020, 02:02:02 am »
Thank you. The water effect comes from the reflection of a white vertical background, and the paper's structure with major "waves" and very small fibre "bumps". This really looks like still open water.
Maybe, with a reflecting background that features blue sky and/or some clouds, this could probably look even more convincing! At least it's something to remember, if I ever build a ship again...

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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2020, 03:17:31 am »
LOL, your comments are welcome - but this goes beyond my ambition. As mantioned before, ships and their systems are not my home turf, I am just happy that the whole thing is finished now and does not look THAT bad at all. ;-)

However, many thanks for the feedback - highly appreciated (from everyone  :cheers:).

You're welcome - I wasn't trying to shoot you down, just add some information and suggestions.

Overall, the model does indeed look very nice and convincing: you have a good eye for proportion and form. :thumbsup:
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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #34 on: March 25, 2020, 04:06:34 am »
Thank you!

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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #35 on: March 25, 2020, 05:03:17 am »
The more I look at the beauty pics the more I like them.

It's VERY difficult to 'see' the scale of the model, so much so that it could well be a 5 ft long RC model boat floating on a lake!  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #36 on: March 25, 2020, 05:58:55 am »
Yes, the black, shiny surface yields a surreal atmosphere - the model looks quite "iconic" and abstract. Really a weird effect!

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Re: DONE @p.2 +++ 1:700 HMS Cerberus (C22) during the Falklands War, 1982
« Reply #37 on: March 25, 2020, 08:38:44 am »
She does look good  :thumbsup: and the back story is just spot on for those of us of a certain age, no matter in what role you were working with HMG  :-\
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