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fun help needed.....help me beat up a german plane model (he111) with factory fresh paint!

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    March 2007
fun help needed.....help me beat up a german plane model (he111) with factory fresh paint!
Posted by KAYSEE88 on Friday, August 7, 2020 5:31 AM

the model is a 1:32 scale He111 from Revell i bought from a guy looking to free up shelf space.

as I await your weathering ideas , i put that thing under the bed....LOL the fresh paint on it is just UNBEARABLE Sleep

oh, i need help especially with the glaring white parts of the decals of crosses, swatiskas and numbers.

Thanks to all in advance! Welcome Sign

 

 

 

  • Member since
    November 2009
  • From: Twin Cities of Minnesota
Posted by Don Stauffer on Friday, August 7, 2020 7:55 AM

The first thing I do for weathering is paint chalking. I mix up some white added to the topside color of the plane, unless it has a camouflage scheme.  In that case I just use white.  I dial the paint flow way back so I can build up a very light tint.  I use this on top of wing and tail surfaces.  Then I shade top of fuselage to match wings, carrying a lighter amount of fading on to the fuselage sides.  This make decal markings look faded too.

 

Don Stauffer in Minnesota

  • Member since
    February 2012
  • From: Olmsted Township, Ohio
Posted by lawdog114 on Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:36 PM

How about a picture? 

 "Can you fly this plane and land it?...Surely you can't be serious....I am serious, and don't call me Shirley"

 

 

 

 

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