For this express project, I adopted a six-step painting process that took less than five hours in total. Of all the ways to paint a model, the most effective and precise means is the airbrush. Gunther: Hi, and WELCOME BACK into the (armor) hobby! German Tanks include 2 x Panthers, Tiger, 2 x Panzer IV, 1 x Panzer III N and Luchs. There are many options available for painting any model. It’s the master’s tool — you can vary the pressure, adjust the spray pattern, mix your own colors, and build a finish in fine, thin layers, preserving surface detail, blending edges, and achieving other effects that look more to … Tip: This is a great way to paint model cars or tanks. Completed 2 Panther tanks. If you’re building a model car, plane, ship or train, here are a few key steps to take to nail that paint job: Attach the section of your model kit you intend to paint to a wire coat hanger. As the rubber flexes, some of this paint may flake off but even so the rubber rim is … IV Ausf. Here is a tutorial for painting German tanks in the later years of the war with brushes. I use Vallejo paints and Flames of War has some really good painting guides on their websites. It is the many coats of colour that breath life into a model… Hope its helpful. This is not a good way to produce base coats if you need to paint over more than half of the base coat. Thin the paint to a consistency of milk and you're ready to shoot. Now that I have gotten that off my chest, here is the question. The paint should be as thin as milk, so if you get a color that is thicker, just add a little more thinner. Looking at this unpainted Scorpioin light tank it is difficult to believe that at one time the painting of models was far from universal. Thanks in advance for any help! I saw another thread about which paint to use when hand painting, but was unsure if this would work for model tanks and how to do a camoflage paint job by hand. Remember, modelling is suppose to be FUN. Work in a well-ventilated area, preferably outside. The DeAgostini ModelSpace 1:1 scale Millennium Falcon model . No point in painting rubber rims when making a model of this tank. How can you paint German camo on tanks WITHOUT an airbrush. Painting All these tanks are 28mm. ... 2 thin coats of Vallejo Model colour Middlestone where applied with a brush. Ditto on the ventilation! How To Paint And Weather Model Tank Tracks Hey Everyone, Here is my simply technique to weather your tracks in any scale RC or static. Steps to Paint Model Kits. I'm 1 year younger, dropped out when about 18, came back 2 1/2 years ago! Often AFV’s are painted in the field or in bad conditions and the rubber rims may well be painted the same colour as the hubs. This does NOT work with Testors Acryl! Basically for German tanks I use Middlestone (882) as a dunkelgelb base (can also use Dark Yellow 978, they are very similar. Items like these often require only 1-2 color to make them pop. 2. 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