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Rio Grande Models Ltd.: Link Belt Unloader Completed

Posted on Sep 17, 2011 by in Techniques, Updates | 1 comment

After watching the almost completed model stare at me for quite a while I finally dedided to complete the model.  For this model I used commercial weathering poweders in various shades from red to orange, yellow and black.  These are slightly different than using chalk as the harder you scrub them the more vividly they apear on the model.  The major reason for them being so much stronger than chalk is that they are made from ground artists pigment.


I went heavy on the weathering because I figured that equipment like this  would see a lot of use.


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  1. Very nice modeling… love the rusting techniques… I can’t wait to see your first module complete with these structures installed…