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MZsolt 01-16-2017 03:57 AM

Well, not much to see... Practically no time for modelling in the last month. Small PE upgrades. A lot more to come.
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...4F6914C446.jpg
... and a before-after shot:
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...3851E1731B.jpg
cheers,
Zsolt

MZsolt 03-24-2017 03:04 AM

Started camo...
 
The camo green is sprayed on. I used Gunze H405 and just had some nostalgic feeling about Gunze paints. So smooth and nice finish, no problem with clogging (Vallejo, Mig does clog at least for me) and best choice for fine lines (I think I'll paint my 1/72 Tiger I with this, too. Once I get to assemble that little cat). Not 100% satisfied with the pattern but will correct it with the brown - it was a hard decision what camo to paint. Finally I just thought that as no specific unit or no specific vehicle is modelled, why not try some imaginary camo pattern? I hope will turn out nicely. With these two colors on I just wonder how well this pattern breaks the silhouette of the Jagdpanzer IV. http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...D5776B05B9.jpg

amba 03-24-2017 08:21 AM

Very well done!

-Ambjoern

MZsolt 03-27-2017 04:37 AM

Thanks, Ambjoern! :)

Weekend progress:
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...DE2D8DCCED.jpg

No real painting happened. But started to clear up some figures and played with possible ammo patterns...
cheers,
Zsolt

MZsolt 04-11-2017 04:04 AM

Weathering...
 
Started weathering. Various products. Random method. Dusty look. :)
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...9BD27D99B0.jpg

MZsolt 04-21-2017 07:37 AM

Finished...
 
The upper plate is not glued yet - I plan to include figures there so the periscope tube ending is not glued on. Also noticed that I forgot to paint the steel return rollers to some shiny metal finis. The tracks are quite OK but more dust and weathering will be applied later on the lower parts. As soon as I decide about the diorama settings these final-final steps will be made.
Overall I am pleased. I finished in time. The result is pleasing if I look at it. Subtle weathering - I don't want to hide any nice details. The Friul was a waste of money and time. It is beautiful but it is not visible because of the Schürzen. One of them is intentionally missing to show up at least a section of the track... This was a fast and pleasing build and made me motivated about modelling again.
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...IV/jpzIV_4.jpg
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...IV/jpzIV_3.jpg
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...V/jpzIV_13.jpg
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...V/jpzIV_12.jpg
http://i411.photobucket.com/albums/p...V/jpzIV_10.jpg

Fledermaus 04-22-2017 07:56 PM

Excellent work, love the camo job.. Glad you are motivated
To keep working :thumb:

MZsolt 04-25-2017 02:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fledermaus (Post 107667)
Excellent work, love the camo job.. Glad you are motivated
To keep working :thumb:

Many thanks :)
cheers,
Zsolt

MZsolt 07-03-2017 04:38 AM

Photobucket...
 
... and bang, Photobucket thinks I'm able and willing to pay USD400 per year for their 3rd party hosting service. No. Not.
Regarding my pictures I am looking for the solution...

amba 07-04-2017 01:36 PM

Hi Zsolt,

many members here have the same problem:(

Check out what Mike Walsh did:

http://www.planetarmor.com/forums/sh...709#post107709

Cheers
Ambjoern


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