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FlyXwire12 Dec 2018 8:35 a.m. PST

Guys, I've got my first Cruel Seas model completed (in fact my 1st ship model ever), but the old girl painted up pretty nicely -

I wanted to make any mistakes on a bigger, non-combat model first, but everything went pretty smoothly, now we'll see if she has smooth sailing in the games to come. (was tempted to paint fat crosshairs on the sides, but……) ;)

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2018 9:01 a.m. PST

Very nicely done!!!

Tony S12 Dec 2018 9:38 a.m. PST

First ship model? Never would have guessed that – it looks like you've been painting them for years. Love the weathering – was it airbrushed?

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2018 10:20 a.m. PST

Well Done!

Schogun12 Dec 2018 11:14 a.m. PST

Nice job!

FlyXwire12 Dec 2018 12:14 p.m. PST

Thank You Guys!

Tony, I've been painting armor and aircraft miniatures for 50+ years, and so have a bag of learned techniques. In the past half-dozen years I've been doing lots of weathering with pigments (you can even do camo patterns using pigments, which feather like air brushing).

tomrommel112 Dec 2018 11:47 p.m. PST

Very well done indeed!!!

JMcCarroll13 Dec 2018 2:20 p.m. PST

Perhaps put a flag on her saying…
" This is not the tanker your looking for "

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