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Ruined buildings and city scenes.
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 07:01 PM UTC
Nice work Marcos , your figure work is outstanding .
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:41 PM UTC
I am working now on the BRDM-2. I don't think I will go heavy on the interior detail because you can barely see the inside. Although I must say the Trumpeter model comes with a very complete interior. And I think I will do some add on armour as you see it ln a lot of Syrian armored vehicles. Just haven't decided what.
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Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2018 - 09:20 AM UTC
Hi David. It is not as complicated as it might seem. First look up a bunch of photo references. Search for "keffiyeh" in google pictures. Use a white base for the "keffiyeh" then playing with the folds on the figure do a pattern of dots (I usually go red or black). Always looking at your references. Avoid randomizing the dots because that will look unrealistic. And basically that is it. Good luck.
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Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2018 - 06:32 AM UTC
How did you manage to paint the scarves that are around the necks of some of the soldiers, I would love to know how you did this
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Posted: Thursday, February 08, 2018 - 02:04 AM UTC
Last figure:






The happy bunch on the shelf waiting for progress on the dio:

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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 11:32 PM UTC
Thank you Nacho. Cheers!
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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 09:58 PM UTC
Love your figures, Marcos!!
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Posted: Sunday, February 04, 2018 - 11:13 AM UTC


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Posted: Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 11:45 AM UTC

Did a filter with oils on all three figures:




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Posted: Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 08:13 AM UTC
Working on some more figures:





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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 08:58 PM UTC
Thank you Tim and Charles. I will finish all the figures first then deal with tbe BRDM-2. I am still looking for reference pictures on the BRDM.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 08:10 PM UTC
Damn fine paint job.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 07:32 PM UTC
Wow. Great work on the UAZ. That kit had some major issues, IIRC when I built one.
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Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 05:17 AM UTC
First 2 figures finnished. With my desk lamp they look a bit too shinny, but here is the pic:

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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:45 PM UTC
You are welcome Nacho. Here are some pictures with natural light of the finnished figure. Well, just have to add the AK74.




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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:28 PM UTC
Wow, Marcos. Thank you very much for this tutorial. Now I'm working on a Woodland jacket and I'll use your ideas.

Thanks again for sharing your superb work.
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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 07:08 AM UTC
Added a little wash with black oil very thinned.



Painted the gloves black then dry brushed them with black and a bit of white:



Body almost finnished:

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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 03:58 AM UTC
Added some "spots" of oil paint. White, ocher, and yellow, to start the filter:


After blending, still wet:

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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:17 AM UTC
Here I have done the green pattern and I am starting with the black:



Finnished with the black:



And this is where I am at at the moment. I think next I will give a couple of filters with oils to see if I can get a more "worn look" on the camo.
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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 11:06 AM UTC
Next we start with the brown. I used Vallejo flat brown. Refer a lot to your picture references for the pattern. Just remember seam lines. The pattern is printed on the cloth and not on the finnished uniform, so make sure your pattern changes as you go over seam lines.



Also be careful when painting small areas like ammo pouches and so on to avoid doing a "miniature version" of the pattern. Again, keep checking your picture references.
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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:56 AM UTC
Next, on the uniform and the webbing I applied a base color, going with the lighter color of the camo. I used vallejo dark sand with a touch of yellow green.



To this base I applied a wash of Vallejo sepia wash:



Then drybrushing with the base color with a touch of white:



This will give a basic effect of lights and shadows.
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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:29 AM UTC
As promised I will do a little tutorial on the syrian camo with my next figure. So I will pick up where I left it:

I had previously painted the face, so I started with the T-shirt. First a base of Vallejo Military green. Then a wash with Citadel's Thraka green wash. And finally dry brushing with the base color (military green) and a touch of white. I covered the face and arms to work more easily the dry brush.
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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 01:36 PM UTC

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I just saw your last dio'Re-enforcement' Charles. Very nice!



Thanks buddy. It has since been re-named to 'Defiance'.
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Posted: Monday, December 25, 2017 - 09:15 PM UTC
I just saw your last dio'Re-enforcement' Charles. Very nice!
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Posted: Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 01:02 AM UTC

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Thank you Charles. All the figures are Paracel exept for one black army models figure (the finnished one).



I bought some of their figures for my last diorama. They make very good figures.