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zorrolobo
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 03:58 AM GMT+7
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: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 03:10 AM GMT+7
Damn fine paint job.
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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 02:32 AM GMT+7
Wow. Great work on the UAZ. That kit had some major issues, IIRC when I built one.
zorrolobo
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Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 12:17 PM GMT+7
First 2 figures finnished. With my desk lamp they look a bit too shinny, but here is the pic:

zorrolobo
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Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 05:45 AM GMT+7
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: Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 05:28 AM GMT+7
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 - 02:08 PM GMT+7
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:

zorrolobo
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Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:58 AM GMT+7
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 - 06:17 PM GMT+7
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 - 06:06 PM GMT+7
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 - 05:56 PM GMT+7
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 - 05:29 PM GMT+7
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.
ti
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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 08:36 PM GMT+7

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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'.
zorrolobo
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Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 04:15 AM GMT+7
I just saw your last dio'Re-enforcement' Charles. Very nice!
ti
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Posted: Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 08:02 AM GMT+7

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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.
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Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 - 08:11 AM GMT+7
Thank you Charles. All the figures are Paracel exept for one black army models figure (the finnished one).
ti
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Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 - 08:05 AM GMT+7
Beautiful figures. Who makes them?
zorrolobo
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Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 - 05:35 AM GMT+7
Thank you Nacho and Jack. And Merry Christmas to you all.
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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:24 AM GMT+7
That is an inspiring piece of work. Your figures look great! Merry Christmas!
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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 08:40 AM GMT+7

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Thank you Nacho. Going away for the holydays , but in january I will do the tutorial with the next figure.



Great, my friend!! I'm going away too, so I won't be modelling until the next year!

Happy holidays and Merry Christmas to all of you!

Best wishes.
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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 04:37 AM GMT+7
Thank you Nacho. Going away for the holydays , but in january I will do the tutorial with the next figure.
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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 12:26 AM GMT+7
Woooow, Marcos!

This last figure is completely amazing!!! I love the pants camo and the glasses effect thru the glass

You MUST make a tutorial about painting this camo scheme!!
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Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 06:56 PM GMT+7
zorrolobo
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Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 03:24 PM GMT+7
Back to the figures:


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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 05:40 AM GMT+7
Some better pics of the UAZ: