This is a bit lame, but I need to change the server of this site which is so slooow, and also to reactivate cdiorama.com





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The wing..

Back to my wing, here it is trying to put some lead foil onsome conveniently placed holesI deform and glue the lead foil (argh! it's impossible tofind anymore), use some more Squadron putty, Mr Surfacer 500..Here is oneof the rudders (I suppose it's the word?) with a bit of MS that i will apply on the underside of thething..Anyway here is my wing after I used that trumpeter rivet thing 

The G4M's wing

 Well, let's leave Yamamoto for the moment to try and work onhis surroundings.

Head + body

Fixing the head on the body, adding a collarAt this stage there is a lot of trimming, filling to do, but[i]not yet[/i]  because Yamamoto was strapped on his seat. So better design theseat first, and after I will have to find a way to deal with those straps.

Sculpting Yamamoto

Okay so I am going to sculpt Admiral Yamamoto in 1/35. Howdoes it sound? Pretty bad to be honest because if the figure I sculptDOESN'T LOOK LIKE Yamamoto, you can really laugh all the way out there. So well, better begin with the sculpting of dear Isoroku.because if I can't manage to get him right I will stop right there.. So first let's crawl internet in search for pictures.

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Products heads up

Most of the mail I get from this site is about techniques and materials, so I thought it could be nice if I would both show and explain the stuff I use

Various techniques for the Firebird diorama

I have less time now to do SBS in forums or my own site like I used to, but yet i thought I could share some of "my" techniques that i used for the Firebird diorama. product placement? for the most part, say this to my bloody wallet!!    

Pebeo's outliner (Cernes relief)

I was sent that Pebeo Cernes Relief product some time agio and liked it straight away. Its fine tip allows me to make joints between the stuff i embbed in water and the stuff itself like my graves here.

It dries just like regular glossy Acrylic gel that you can find in art shops or Valejo's Water Effect (which is exactly the same stuff)

Flex Pad on horse sculpting

The reason I use those flex-pad instead of other solutions is seen here: I have been owning the same since 4 years and even though mine are in bad shape they still work alright. I love the "blade tip" which allows to sand in the crevices

Metalic pigments from Uschi van der Rosten

That's a hobby sort of posting. I recently bought Uschi van der Rosten's metalic pigments and well, I used to know Alex before he was Uschi you see and this kind of posts can't do him wrong.

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