Tuesday, May 28, 2013
I learned a ton on this kit...my first attempt at vehicle weathering....the thing I really enjoyed was watching each layer of work bring life to a yellow hunk of plastic....It is a true pleasure to create...it does not have to be a master piece each time out...it should just be fun...I think I swore at myself the least of any kit I have built...so I must be doing something right...or at least starting to
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Today is his birthday...So Happy Birthday Liam...keep the creativity coming...
Started with some suspension parts...thought I could paint them and assemble...it worked ok...because I did some test fitting...and the big mistake here was not using the proper glue when it came time to put it together
|rear end and cross memeber|
|front end attached and sprayed|
|Test fit engine, and mounted it|
|frame and under frame|
Car builders are pretty darn awesome modelers, I salute them...they make it look so easy...but it is a learned skill, much like Gundams, tanks, planes...what have you....I am not a Gundam expert by any stretch...but I can see the value in crossing over the modeling world to learn and build up skills...I still have my Sword to start...and in a future post...I will post up pics of the back log...and future projects..