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Wildheart



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PostSubject: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sat 24 Jul 2010, 08:58

Here are the first two "pacients" I had to repaint!I will let them rest a bit before raising the curtains!

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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sat 24 Jul 2010, 09:38

Congratulation Wildheart :)
The capybara is very nice model, even when the legs a little long.
What you can do from this model with new paint, for example you see [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.].
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sat 24 Jul 2010, 09:52

Looking forward to seeing your repaint job WH Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sat 24 Jul 2010, 19:29

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Ralf,your capybara is twice as good as mine!I considered it all the time as ''the most professional way to repaint a bad made in China figurine''.

Here is the photo which guided me:
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Grey Go-away bird
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I guess the photo is a bit blurry and dark.Sorry!It's almost midnight here!I will do another one after I come back from the trip to the mountains!

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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sun 25 Jul 2010, 00:37

They look way better than the originals. Good job.
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Sun 25 Jul 2010, 06:33

Lovely repaints WH, they are really good! Congratulations cheers
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 26 Jul 2010, 07:20

Very good repaints. Very Happy

Wh, you are right, Ralf is a great painter ! But it doesn't mean you can't repaint if you can't reach Ralf's level...

Your's are far better than the original and it is the most important I guess Wink
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 26 Jul 2010, 14:16

Thanks for the nice reviews!I have wi-fi at the hotel!I will tell you the whole story soon!
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 26 Jul 2010, 18:03

For the start very well done, WH. :) I can only subscribe to the view to Amy, Harriet and Christophe. It's definitely an improvement on the original models. :) The capybara has come fresh from the water, as is the glossy color ok, but otherwise I recommend matte color almost always.

What is "wi-fi"??? Sorry, my English is very modest! Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 26 Jul 2010, 18:58

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For the start very well done, WH. :) I can only subscribe to the view to Amy, Harriet and Christophe. It's definitely an improvement on the original models. :) The capybara has come fresh from the water, as is the glossy color ok, but otherwise I recommend matte color almost always.

What is "wi-fi"??? Sorry, my English is very modest! Embarassed
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Hi Ralf,

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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 26 Jul 2010, 19:14

Ah, thank you Torben, now I understand it! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Tue 27 Jul 2010, 12:10

I completely cheked the paint barrels before buying them!I took:
-red-brown glossy paint
-dark brown matte paint

I used both for the capybara,but it turned out way too glossy!

The belly and the toes,the flatest areas,are still yellowy.Can you give me a tip on how to better apply paint there?

Also I need help with the feathers(grey tones) of the bird.Because most of the time my grey mix(black and beige) was over,I had to create a new stack, so the bird has many areas differently coloured.I have to buy a pure grey colour,but I can't create the plumage effect!

PS everyone:I have finished my newest creation-the yellow-spotted salamander.
I will post photos when I get home.
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Tue 27 Jul 2010, 13:06

I've only customised model horses, a few Schleich but mostly Breyer horses, and to get the shading correct, I have to do many thin layers of paint.

I water the paint down until it is the consistency of milk. This makes it easier to apply and the layers also dry quicker. Also makes it easier to blend and to do mapping on a Piebald.

Shading can be a pain, especially on a bay horse, but the results at the end are worth it :)

To do small areas, such as horse eyes, I use a brush which I have altered. I take a small brush and cut away at it until there is one single bristle left. I only do this on a cheap paint brush or it would be a total waste of a brush and money.

I really like your Capybara cheers
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Thu 29 Jul 2010, 14:02

Great first attempt WH!
They look much better then the originals now, you just need some practice, and the results will show in time!

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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Thu 29 Jul 2010, 15:53

My salamander is almost complete! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 13 Sep 2010, 15:18

My second try on the capybara:
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PS:Thank you so much Rio,I have finaly found out how to reduce the size of the photos. Very Happy
No more long page scrolling!
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 13 Sep 2010, 15:31

I found out that Revell paint contains a lot of email,which makes figurines glossy!
The capybara is the last one to be painted with those colours.From now on-only Louvre acrylics!

PS:The salamander was finished before the capybara's second look.
Still Revell paint on it.(no more,I promise Razz Wink)

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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 13 Sep 2010, 18:25

Your salamander looks great!! sunny
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Wildheart



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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Mon 13 Sep 2010, 18:31

Thanks Harriet!I hate the fact that some details are obscured by the bright sunlight.


PS:You didn't like Shobybara?
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It's not ugly! Razz Realy isn't!
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Wed 15 Sep 2010, 00:48

I like the repaint of the capybara. I like that color better. The salamander looks great too. Such a sad little puppy.
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PostSubject: Re: My living-room has become a work-shop!   Wed 15 Sep 2010, 11:32

Thanks Amy! Razz
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