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SPAD XIII in 1/72
LowFiveJoe_2
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Virginia, United States
Member Since: December 28, 2017
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Posted: Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 11:49 AM UTC
Hi All,

I'm slowly working my way through a stash I acquired from a friend. He had this Esci 1/72 SPAD XIII sitting around forever and asked if I wanted to give it shot. So I said, "why not?"





I tried to emulate some of the bigger examples on the site by adding a rudimentary cockpit... which is near impossible to photograph.


I also tried to compensate the tiny scale by using a bit of figure painting technique; highlights and shading with acrylics and oils.