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Arteis0213 Sep 2021 2:18 a.m. PST

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This photo isn't a western movie still, but a shot of my latest project: building Renedra's 1/56 scale plastic kitset of a ramshackle house.

My aim in painting (er, un-painting) this model was to make it look un-painted and un-loved!

There are more pics and a link to how I did the 'un-painting' on my blog here: link

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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 3:54 a.m. PST

Well done.

Personal logo Cardinal Ximenez Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse13 Sep 2021 4:52 a.m. PST

Nice work and thank you. I didn't even know that kit existed.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 5:05 a.m. PST

Great job on a great looking kit.

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 6:39 a.m. PST

Very nice!

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 7:38 a.m. PST

Looks great!

Titchmonster13 Sep 2021 8:21 a.m. PST

Sweet!

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 9:44 a.m. PST

It's where Trash lived before there were trailers.

Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 10:03 a.m. PST

Very good work! I live out in the Wild West, and see places in pretty much this condition (and sometimes worse) when I drive out in the country.

My own experiments with recreating the fading, flaking cheap white paint of the original buildings have not turned out very well.

And yes, hereabouts buildings like this might be useful for even modern scenarios.

Grelber

Griefbringer13 Sep 2021 10:09 a.m. PST

Are you also going to get the ramshackle barn from Renedra to go with this?

cj177613 Sep 2021 10:42 a.m. PST

You're going to lower the property values in the neighborhood.
Nice work

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 11:06 a.m. PST

The only thing you need is a couple of chickens on the roof.

Griefbringer13 Sep 2021 11:26 a.m. PST

The only thing you need is a couple of chickens on the roof.

Warlord Games produces a set of plastic farmyard animals that contains several chickens, as well as geese, ducks, goats, pigs, sheep, cats, dogs, cows and donkeys.

Disco Joe13 Sep 2021 5:19 p.m. PST

Looks really good.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP13 Sep 2021 6:05 p.m. PST

There was a local SAAB dealership out in the boonies that would have chickens squatting on the roofs. Naming no names.
It took a long time for them to lose their dealership.

Stacky17 Sep 2021 3:59 p.m. PST

Great work, Roly. It reminds me of some of the old houses in Westport where we would conduct drug search warrants and good old fashion domestic disputes. Hadn't seen a coat of paint for 80 years and thankfully a few of them have been condemned after the recent flooding there.

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