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armored76

What materials for seascapes?

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armored76    17

Hey,

 

After laying my hands on a 1/350 water line model I started wondering what products there could be for seascape modelling? A short google and youtube search brought up MIG, AK and Vallejo products but barely any comparison. Other than the price, is any of these better/worse than the others?

 

Also, if you might care to share your approach to modelling waves and water that would be very useful to a beginner like me, for sure.

 

Many thanks!

Cristian

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Paul E    1,166

In my Work in Progress for my models of HMS Somerset and the Revel Type143 Fast Attack Craft I show my technique for modelling the ship underway at sea, one with a waterline hull and one with a full hull:

 

http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234979406-hms-somerset-f82/&page=5

 

http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235018823-revell-type-143-albatross-class-fast-attack-craft/&page=3

 

I use textured paper as a base and then texture paste to form the wake pattern.

 

There are other methods which you will find on the hints and tips part of the forum.

 

I hope this helps.

Paul

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