Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

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Christoffer Ahlfors
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Christoffer Ahlfors » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:07 pm

So, the old tracks were simply - worn out? :shock:
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:49 pm

Christoffer Ahlfors wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:07 pm
So, the old tracks were simply - worn out? :shock:
Guess so? But as far as I know the chevrons wear off pretty fast...
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:24 am

Next step: mud!

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Again, I used the toothbrush to smoothen it's effect

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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:20 am

Nearing the end of it all... Working on some more details...

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Let's experiment some more! :mrgreen:

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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:46 am

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The effect dries less shiny of course, and I will use the tootbrush to smoothen it a little too.

You like it? Or is it overdone?
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:57 am

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Peddinghaus decals added
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Marco Peter » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:32 am

Did some experiments with oil... Never really worked with it, didn't even know what I wanted to achieve myself! :lol:

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Hmmm... yes the surfaces have a 'richer' spectrum of colors but it doesn't really 'add' a lot (so far).
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Re: Visual makeover for 'Gunther'

Post by Robert E Morey » Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:30 pm

Love the boot prints. Great idea!
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