The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Film
The Aerodrome Forum
Sign the Guestbook
Help
Links to Other Sites
Medals and Decorations
The Aerodrome News
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History


Learn how to remove ads

The Aerodrome Forum

Learn how to remove ads

Go Back   The Aerodrome Forum > WWI Aviation > Art


Art Topics related to WWI aviation artists, art, aircraft profiles, 3D rendering, etc.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 18 January 2009, 08:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
Forum Ace
 
rexee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Seattle
Posts: 652
Images: 5
 

My Gallery
need help with a finish

Can you guys give me suggestions on how to simulate a finish on this to look like a wing section.

I have been experimenting with water based varathane and have a PC10
mixed [lamp black and ochre] with acrylic.Any help would be appreciated

Rex
Attached Images
File Type: jpg December2008 002.jpg (42.3 KB, 21 views)
File Type: jpg December2008 006.jpg (39.6 KB, 19 views)
rexee is online now  
Sponsored Links
Old 19 January 2009, 07:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
Forum Ace
 
Tim West's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: SEATTLE-USA
Images: 1
 

My Gallery
I like a more brownish PC10.
__________________

Tea Party Patriotism = Backward Easy Thinking
Tim West is offline  
Old 20 January 2009, 04:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
Forum Ace
 
rexee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Seattle
Posts: 652
Images: 5
 

My Gallery
Hey Tim
It seems that you just add more yellow ochre to make it "browner"
I agree the brownish recipe somehow looks better. I will for sure post the final product

Rex
rexee is online now  
Old 20 January 2009, 08:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
Forum Ace
 
RAF56_Ball's Avatar
Contributor
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Wausau, WI
Posts: 1,865
 
You could mix a color batch in butyrate, let it sit in the sun until it fades to the shade you want, then seal it with a clear coat. Or go ultimate and do it with nitrate dope, but watch for flamability.
__________________
Glenn 'Chip' Burt
Integrity-DOing the right thing, regardless of me.
Honor-SEEing the right thing in others, regarding them.

in Honor of Albert Ball. A valiant pilot, but a man of God first and last.
RAF56_Ball is offline  
Closed Thread

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright 1997 - 2013 The Aerodrome