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billclo09 Aug 2018 9:09 a.m. PST

These are the first 3 ships I have painted for Dropfleet Commander… UCM cruisers.

See here:

stumer09 Aug 2018 12:44 p.m. PST

How did you get that green area so bright, is it lit or just very bright/metallic paint?

Private Matter09 Aug 2018 1:13 p.m. PST

Very nice

billclo09 Aug 2018 1:55 p.m. PST

The green areas on the burnthrough laser sides are Createx airbrush paint – Pearl Lime, one coat over the base coat. I also considered a turquiose color, which I used for the engine grills on the UCM frigates.

The base paint is a metallic black. Recipe is 3 drops Reaper Pure Black, 2 drops Reaper Polished Silver. Highlighting is 3 drops Pure Black, 3 drops Polished Silver, 1 drop Reaper Pure White.

Morpheus197509 Aug 2018 1:57 p.m. PST

Nice job on the carrier decks

Oberlindes Sol LIC09 Aug 2018 5:44 p.m. PST

Good work -- they came out really well

billclo09 Aug 2018 7:26 p.m. PST

Thanks guys. I should have the 4 frigates done tomorrow and I can then get some pictures up.

Whew, all that detail was a lot to paint; I simply didn't want to spend the time to highlight/shade everthing there. They still turned out fine, I think.

billclo11 Aug 2018 6:13 a.m. PST

Alright, finished the frigates, and so here are some frigate pictures along with group shots of the whole starter fleet…

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