How To Paint

Now hear this. Looking at the bottom of the Hellcat, you notice one thing. That’s alotta white. White paint is supposed to be yet another bug-bear for brushpainters, and is supposed to send me crying for my airbrush. Not so fast. In this photo, which I’ll reproduce here in addition to the wonderful Cinerama version …

Continue reading Hellcat Part 3

One of the things on my “to do” list for this blog is posting scans of old, old articles from my collection of old, oldĀ magazines. Some of them go back to the 1920’s, but today I’m reaching back to just the day before yesterday–1969. The magazine was entitled Air Space Model and it was just …

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Several methods are going to be described here, and in doing so I’ll introduce several concepts that may be new to you. I’d like to point out that most, if not all, of my methods were invented independently by me. I’m not claiming that I’m the first one to do these things– I’m sure that’s …

Continue reading Fine Lines: P-47N Part 10

I made a video today of me brushing Vallejo Metal Color onto the P-47. Unfortunately, the thing is taking forever to upload to Youtube, so it will be awhile before we can all enjoy my antics. In the meantime, I’ve taken a few still photos of this model with three coats of Metal Color on …

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