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ModelJShip31 Aug 2018 1:18 a.m. PST

Hello, I show you some photos of my lastest work. It is about two French ships, a 64 guns and a 74 guns.
I hope you like it.

Best regards,





More photos here: link

plutarch 6431 Aug 2018 4:23 a.m. PST

It's always a pleasure to view your latest work Julian.

ModelJShip31 Aug 2018 4:54 a.m. PST

Thank you Lawrence!It is always a pleasure to show my work here.

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2018 5:52 a.m. PST

BLESS ME, but those are GORGEOUS !!

skipper John31 Aug 2018 5:59 a.m. PST

Amazing work!

ModelJShip01 Sep 2018 12:57 a.m. PST

Thank you mates!

BrianW02 Sep 2018 5:19 p.m. PST

What color do you use for your sails?

ModelJShip02 Sep 2018 11:09 p.m. PST

I use the Bonewhite as a base (GameColor 72.034)
For the ink washes I use Agrax Earthshade (Citadel)
I make the lights with the Bonewhite + white.
Finally I use an ocher, Tau Light Ocher (Citadel) + some of Charred Brown (Game color 72.045). I dilute it with water and a little alcohol and apply a wash for the entire sail. This step I do when I have the ship finish, including the rigging.

BrianW03 Sep 2018 10:00 a.m. PST

OK, thank you. I'm getting tired of mixing custom colors for sails every time I build a ship, and this will be a good basis to start from.

ModelJShip03 Sep 2018 10:12 a.m. PST

You can always use that color like a base and then do washing with other colors (gray, brown, reddish brown, ocher) to give different shades to the sails. ; )

BrianW03 Sep 2018 1:55 p.m. PST

I've never been good with washes, but I do have some sails and masts that I will be using for wreckage markers. I can test on those.

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