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How to shadow a submarine?
Member Since: February 18, 2005
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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005 - 07:11 AM UTC
Ahoy 'subdrivers'!

This is going to be my entry for the Dive Dive Dive campaign. It's a bit all-over-grey at the moment, so I was wondering the following:

- what's the best way to 'shadow' or outline the details on a submarine?

- Do you drybrush subs???

The model is 100 times smaller than my normal 1:35 models...

It's so small!!!

I'm not used weathering and detailing this level...

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Kansas, United States
Member Since: November 18, 2003
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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005 - 03:30 PM UTC
The way I'm shadowing and weathering mine may not be the best way...but it's the only way I can do it without really messing them up. I'll use artist chalks for the shadowing and weathering and then drybrush it. I suspect that there's an easier way to doing it.

My 2 cents worth.

Take care


By the way...that's a pretty spiffy banner! I like it!
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Victoria, Australia
Member Since: November 08, 2002
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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005 - 11:03 PM UTC
I drybrushed my 1/700 ones, but only lightly, i use a fairly thin wash and work it into all of the vents along side, panel lines, etc...
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Lisboa, Portugal
Member Since: February 28, 2002
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Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2005 - 11:12 PM UTC
Hi Paul!

Your HNML Tonjin turn out good!
You can give it a wash of blach all over to bring out the details and make some subtle drybrush with the grey after - this way it will improve the looks without making it to heavy!!