Fantastic stuff yet again! I've forgotten is your work purely for the diorama or do you wargame the models as well? Christopher
Thanks Christopher - I'm not a 'gamer. I paint for the pleasure of it (and to sell occasionally)but not many make it to the diorama stage! The Falke (above)is destined for a dio but at about a foot long and nine inches wide any additional figures or equipment added to the scene could make it prohibitively large (at the moment the biggest base would have to be smaller than 15x10 inches - the size of a shelf in an Ikea 'Ivar' display cabinet and that's filled with 28mm figures and vehicles). 1/20 Ma.K (and maybe some of the new 1/35 soon) is the only other scale I'm working in at the present time. I've always had a soft spot for these but finish very few!
I see your modeller then. Really, really nice work you do! On your recommendation I checked out Ma.K and very cool stuff indeed with a super interesting background!Christopher
dwartist - did you paint your chips on, or actually chip paint away to reveal what's beneath? It looks superb!Cheers,-Robb
Thanks, Robb. The answer is both - hairspray technique (know it?) to scrub of surface paint (mostly on the ID bands)and painted chips with a small piece of sponge and then a fine brush.