More work on the seats last night as well as the port side of the cockpit. Will have to scratch build a couple of the levers due to the kit parts being deformed. Have created some wood panel decals and will draw up the instrument dials soon. The aftermarket parts arrived from BNA this morning.
Haven't touched this for over a week. My next decal project is underway, I've been updating products on my new Facebook page and I just haven't been in the mood to build after long hours at work. Last night I decided to crack on with the undercarriage and wingtips. The pieces fit really nicely.
I've always found the massive wheels on these bombers quite comical
Finally got some paint on her! The result of 45 minutes of spraying a base coat of German grey. Next I will apply Tamiya dark grey to add some variation. Although similar to the German grey, I'm hoping the subtle difference will be noticeable.
I might knock up the harnesses next to get them out of the way. That will take a solid few hours. Doing them at once should make it quicker than doing them here and there though.
No more progress made last night. I got distracted watching Will Pattison's youtube channel. Have been watching his channel for a couple of weeks now and recommend checking it out for easy to follow tips and techniques.
Really happy with the way these decals have turned out. Instead of airbrushing a grey lighter than the base colour over panels, I'm using AK's Dark Grey Fading oil paint to create variation as you can see in the pic. The leather cushion is Pebeo Van Dyck brown oil.
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Spent a couple of hours today painting up the control column
Very nice indeed, when I come to do mine I'll try mine over a white paint.
The little addons make the difference, watching this come together makes me want to build mine, but I must resist and finish some of what I have on the Rack of shame.
'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'
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