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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

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1/35 Italeri Tiger(P) Elefant: WIP#1 - Build & paint

I'm back with another build..
After almost a month of hiatus (busy with work, life etc), i'm back with my next build.

This build will be placed under: 1/35 Italeri Tiger(P) Elefant
and also will be in my site: when its done :o)

This time a build to *hopefully* support my local Group Build called "Animal GB". Basically to build anything with an animal name in it... so i guess Tiger & Elefant should be an animal name. So i choose this instead.

Originally this is for Age of Innocence GB (kit with mold dated back in the 80's) but i could make it in time (hence the hiatus), so animal GB it is then.

Thanks Google..
the instruction is very spartan but as for OOB build i just use some guessing on the placement of the parts. A few issue here and there but it build up to be (from my eyes) an Elefant tank :)

Again i skipped the surfacer treatment and went straight to painting the base color over the dark-green plastics. I used the mixture of Sandy yellow + dark yellow and the result is as follows:

i intentionally using a light passes of the mixture to at least have the patchy look on the tank surface.

Next the green camo.
I use Nato green and before that i draw the camo pattern on the tank with a pencil, if you look closely you might still see the marking on there as it not properly covered by the green camo.

 With this pattern as a guide, i freehand airbrush the camo using a rounding movement of the airbrush, making a tiny circle for the pattern to build up the camo (hopefully you guys know what i meant).

Result below.

That's it for now...
NEXT: continue with paint, clear coat, decal, wash?

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