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martin goddard

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Today mould
« on: September 13, 2020, 01:37:34 PM »
Mould today is a bits and pieces one.
A re-press of the Normandy furniture so that Mike can re-make the production mould (2003).
Pack of highlander muskets.
Components for PZ III e upgrade.

Pictures soon too.


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Re: Today mould
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2020, 01:41:49 PM »
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Re: Today mould
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2020, 02:03:05 PM »
Mould today is a bits and pieces one.
A re-press of the Normandy furniture so that Mike can re-make the production mould (2003).
Pack of highlander muskets.
Components for PZ III e upgrade.

Pictures soon too.


martin :)

Whoop whoop! Thank you very much

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2020, 02:04:12 PM »
Just realised that I now have to paint tartan.

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2020, 10:34:31 PM »
Excellent news Martin.

Cheers,

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2020, 02:17:27 PM »
Painting Tartan is more a patience things rather than anything else, and thinned out colours, is the best tip I got told.
Martin Re doing Pz111 E ?
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Re: Today mould
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2020, 02:22:34 PM »
Can’t you buy tartan paint?
I am sure I have seen them in Scotland.
 Just don’t shake the tin.

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2020, 12:31:34 PM »
And rather nice the new Highlanders with muskets are too





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Re: Today mould
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2020, 12:44:00 PM »
Can’t you buy tartan paint?
I am sure I have seen them in Scotland.
 Just don’t shake the tin.

Stewart
I remember it used come in tubes like artist paint but comes out strippy like toothpaste. ;D

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2020, 01:31:13 PM »
What a great idea showing the castings with a light wash, Radar  :D

That really brings out the detail. Very nice sculpts indeed!

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2020, 01:36:15 PM »
You find Tartan Paint usually the shelf above “a long weight”
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Re: Today mould
« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2020, 02:47:00 PM »
Thanks Colonel.

Something I do with all new (to me) figures. Helps me see all the detail that I've got to paint. You must have had one of those 'what on earth is that?' moments when painting. A quick wash of one of each pose, and a half decent photo that you can zoom into, really helps.

Only really needed for new figures, once you have painted a couple up you don't need the reference pictures anymore. Plus if you do it without cleaning the figures up you can better predict where any imperfections might be. Makes prepping a smidge quicker.

Of course those with perfect eye sight don't need to do this.

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2020, 02:48:48 PM »
You find Tartan Paint usually the shelf above “a long weight”
Miles

Sorry, far too old to be a gullible apprentice. Glad you didn't suggest going to the stores for a pack of sky hooks - as sky hooks do exist, obscure bit of rock climbing equipment

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2020, 02:50:21 PM »
I fear that this thread may have got diverted somewhat, but for those interested in tartan paint, YouTube comes to the rescue:

https://youtu.be/z1RMVG5Tk6E

The technique will obviously need a little adjustment for smaller brushes, and one presumably needs to thin the paint a little too.

Simon

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Re: Today mould
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2020, 06:34:10 PM »
Thanks Colonel.

Something I do with all new (to me) figures. Helps me see all the detail that I've got to paint. You must have had one of those 'what on earth is that?' moments when painting. A quick wash of one of each pose, and a half decent photo that you can zoom into, really helps.

Only really needed for new figures, once you have painted a couple up you don't need the reference pictures anymore. Plus if you do it without cleaning the figures up you can better predict where any imperfections might be. Makes prepping a smidge quicker.

Of course those with perfect eye sight don't need to do this.

I know exactly what you mean Radar. My first figures in a range are always even slower than usual as I feel my way around the sculpt and work out what is what.

I also usually have a few false starts on what set of colours to use on a new force. I generally start with the casualties,  as there's less to paint and I can live with some being a little different from their uninjured brethren.

Simon