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Rouse713
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 12:28 PM UTC
Stefan shares his DML M1A1 Abrams DIO with us!




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Thanks!
Rouse713
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 01:00 PM UTC
I really like the dust effects with this Stefan. You seemed to blend dust and scratches really well. Normally dust effects just fade everything out, but I like the scribes you performed. Did you use pigments? I usually will do either chalk or drywall compound, but whatever you did is neat. Thanks for sharing.

Mark
majjanelson
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 02:55 PM UTC
Stephen,

I agree with Mark that your dust weathering looks very nice.

The only thing I would add is that the stowage should have varying amounts of dust on and in them, too. The dust got EVERYWHERE very quickly.

Well done, sir!
GregCloseCombat
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Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 06:53 PM UTC
Great Job Stefan!!!!! You are getting real good man. I like the figures and the dust on the tank, is it AK?
Dangeroo
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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 03:47 AM UTC
Mark, thanks for getting this one up. The figures look a bit pale in the pics if I may say so...

The dust was MiG pigments with water and once that was dry I brushed it over with a dry brush. Jeff, you're right, I actually had all the canvas stuff off when weathering, I should have added some dust there too.

Greg, this was made some time ago (2009ish) and sadly my own impression is that my skills have deteriorated since. Need more modeling time!!!

Cheers!
Stefan
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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 03:53 AM UTC
Nifty!
Sascha
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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 03:57 AM UTC
Hi Stefan, very nice work this dio. And the BEND'n BACKS is a wonderful Abrams, great work
pattesmaq
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Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012 - 05:53 AM UTC
hello
the abrams is very good
Dangeroo
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Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 07:36 PM UTC
Thanks for the kind words guys!