GE 70 Tonner (HO Scale) Oil Weathering – Body work (mostly) complete

The oil weathering of the body of #27 is mostly complete. Cleanup was the first step to sort out a few issues with the previous application, then edge and panel lightening, and a little more rust work. Work in progress So at the end of the weekend, with a little more work on in washes,... Continue Reading →

GE 70 Tonner (HO Scale) Oil Weathering ongoing

The oil weathering that started last weekend is now at a stage I'm happy to call almost complete. There is a little cleanup to do, and then weathering powders to finish off. Work in progress I'm going to do some more of that cleanup tonight, having given the oils some time to go off. Otherwise,... Continue Reading →

70 Tonner weathering continues

Yesterday's oil weathering dried under the heater vent overnight. So a little more work today. Work in progress More oil filters on the loco today, along with some oil paint chipping using torn-off bits of makeup sponge, in a manner similar to dry brushing (dry sponging anyone?). Colours used for those interested are: Emerald Green,... Continue Reading →

2021-03-19 – Weathering on a W8 Class Tram

It's not often that those of us looking to weather items of scale rolling stock have access to a vehicle with a pantograph. Luckily, every now and then I do have that access. I've added a new gallery of Melbourne's iconic W8 trams, this time focusing on tram #928. Taken on March 16, 2021 #928... Continue Reading →

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