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  1. So, I finally decided to try airbrushing for the first time, and this is my first attempt. I'm using an Iwata Studio Series compressor with a Harder & Steenbeck Ultra airbrush and Vallejo airbrush paints. As a newbie, I was rather dubious about airbrushing,.... but now after a few weeks later,... and I'm hooked. Pre-shading, blending and using blue-tac worms makes the models looks far more professional, even at my amateur level of skill. So all and all,... glad I made the jump. So here is a little diorama featuring Airfix's Battle of Britain - Ready for Battle Gift Set 1:48 The hurricane was a joy to build. I decided to go with a darker Battle of Britain themed camouflage on this. By the time I had oil washed and dusted the entire aircraft, the tones had gone quite dark. But that was intentional as I love the dirty look of the old warbirds, rather than the shiny aircraft you see at airshow's today. The Bedford wagon and most of the spare ground crew I have plans to use on other models, so I didn't use them on this. I think it would have been slightly too overcrowded anyway with all the additional parts. The only modification I did was to use real rubber pipe carefully threaded with stiff wire so I could make the hose sag realistically off the fuel truck and onto the aircraft wing. This worked so well I used the same technique to replace all the hose on the diorama,... included that on the fuel trucks unused refueling arms. The diorama base is scratch built using foramx and plaster and few items in my spares bin. The groundwork is model railway ballast glued with watered down PVA and MIG Realistic ground mat, heavily weathered with MIG pigments. Hope you like. All comments, gratefully received. Ed.
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