The Random Ramblings Of A Wargamer And Painter (OHQ Painting Service) Of Associated Miniatures





Thursday, 30 January 2014

"Bertie"

Introducing "Bertie" my MkIV from the Great War Miniatures range. Painted with a base coat of Vallejo English Uniform then over sprayed with Vallejo Panzer Aces British Tanker, washed with Citadel Agrax Earthshade then after a matt varnish a Mig filter was applied before dry brushing. The tracks were painted with a mix of Vallejo black brown and German grey, then dry brushed with German grey with silver grey added. The exhaust was first painted with black brown with a little bicarbonate of soda mixed in to give it a rough texture it was then dry brushed with rust brown mix, finally Bertie was dry brushed with Citadel Graveyard Earth which I use for my bases.





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5 comments:

  1. Looking great! I look forward to thrashing the Hun with this soonish!

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  2. Really excellent, Phil! I love the bicarbonate of soda trick - I shall be stealing that trick very shortly!

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  3. That is a impressive looking beast. Will have to remember that bicarbonate idea, very useful.

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  4. Yes an old technique from Francois Verlinden, forget these old methods with all the commercial weathering stuff available these days, a lot cheaper too :-)
    Another I remember is using Holts car filler for mud.
    Thanks again for the comments and encouragement

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