Painting Figures - OO scale

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Re: Painting Figures - OO scale

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Post by RogerB » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:15 pm

Got a few more done. Policeman, Porter and the two PW Gang chaps. As you can see the Hardy's/ModelU figures on the left are much more realistic in pose and slightly smaller. Not really happy with the buttons on the PC's tunic and the Porter's waistcoat. Might paint over them and try a pin instead of a cocktail stick.

I have tried Matt varnish [Ochre Jacket Man] and a Model Wash [PW chap to his right].

The journey continues.

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:27 pm

The gentleman at the back left, of the right hand group, looks like he is about to bust some dance moves.

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Post by RogerB » Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:05 pm

Ha-ha. I think he's a driver leaning on the window frame and tinkering with something technical inside the cab. R-
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Post by RogerB » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:02 pm

Here they are in situ. A bit of Tacky Wax to clear up and apologies for the hastily arranged [and slightly wobbly] scenery. R-

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Post by Mr Bones » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:53 pm

Look really good.
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Post by JohnSmithUK » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:31 pm

Looks impressive.

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Post by RogerB » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:52 pm

Forgot these two chaps beavering away. R-

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Post by Steve M » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:38 pm

Looking very good Roger - especially the policeman and porter.
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Post by RogerB » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:32 pm

Thanks Steve - they are great models and easier to paint than I thought. I need really to improve my range of colours by mixing up some of the standard ones I have used here. R-
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