Tag Archive: Hobby Boss 1/35 German VK 1602 Leopard


 

 

 

Hobby Boss 1/35 VK1602 Leopard

Wash and Chipping

After the modulation process, I went and assembled the wheel and tracks. I sprayed the tracks with Testors Model Master Fieldgrau (RAL 6006) Did a wash with Mig Dark Wash (P220),then a wash with MIG Brown Wash (P221). I then lightly drybrushed with Testors Model Master Steel Enamel (1780). I did this after installing the links and doing a dry fit with the wheels. I rarely do this, I usally install it all at once,then start on the painting process. I did not really care for installing the painted tracks over the painted lower hull and wheel assembly,it was a real pain, I’m going back to the old install all and paint method. After finally finishing that ,I sprayed theTestors Glosscote Lacquer over the whole kit. When dried I did a wash using the MIG Brown,Dark Wash, and MIG Standard Rust (P411) and MIG Oil and Stain (P410) Wash. After allowing drying time I sprayed the Glosscote,let dry and proceded with the chipping. I used the Model Master Fieldgrau. I found out that when I apply a gloss clearcoat and the start the chipping , it works so much easier. The painting goes so smooth on a gloss surface,and if I am not happy with a certain area,I just use a brush thinned with Mineral Spirits. I let dry overnight and today I just finished spraying Testors Lacquer Dullcote.

 

18

 

 

19

 

 

20

21

21 22

Hobby Boss 1/35 VK1602 Leopard

Color Modulation

Here I started painting the Leopard. I used as a primer, Vallejo Black Primer. These can be seen in the previous series of photos.

Next I applied Testors Model Master Enamel RLM 23 Red Paint for the inside of the hull. For the inside of the turret I sprayed Testors Flat White Enamel. My next step was painting the hull ,wheels and turret with Vallejo Model Air Acrylic Dunkelgelb RAL 7028.
After that I started the modulation process. What I did was use the same Dunkelegelb mixed with a little Tamiya Flat White Acrylic Paint to hit some of the areas to be highlighted. I then finished off with adding some more white,adding even more highlight.

I believe I achieved what I was shooting for,a modulation paint job for the Dunkelgelb, that I can say I am pleased with.

10 

 

12

 

 

13

 

 

16

 

 

17

Black Primered

8

9

1

 

 

2

 

 

3

 

4

 

 

5

 

6

 

 

7

Hobby Boss 1/35 VK1602 Leopard

Mike’s Next Project.

Cover Art

Plastic Models... By CharleyGnarly

Just a regular Joe, sharing tips and such for other regular Joes and Janes.

amateur airplanes

Let's build.

fossiljellyfish

Random thoughts of a random fellow

Adopt a Model

eyvallah beğenene, beğenmeyenin canı cehenneme

ExcentRich Armour

The mini site about miniature armour!

ThisbeRich

Amateur Miniature Models!

MSC Review Connect

Reviews for the Modelling Community

Justice for Germans

Exploring the little known, but true history of National Socialism, Hitler and WWII, what was really behind it, and seeking truth, justice and honour for the German people