AltcarBob
station buffer1.jpg  station2.jpg


Made a start to my station buildings. So far its only taken about 3 packets of craft knife blades.
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Bunkerbarge
Good start, looks nice and neat.
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AltcarBob
I am experimenting with printed windows. Not sure so far IMG_20191029_124030054~2.jpg  
I forgot you're supposed to let them dry for a few hours after they have come out of the inkjet printer. Hence the fingerprint at the bottom centre.
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Bunkerbarge
Don't be put off by the picture, the camera is very cruel when it is zoomed in that much.  You have to see it from the perspective of a normal position and therefore distance from the model when you are operating the layout.  If you still feel that you can notice it I'm sure a gentle rub with a little pigment will suitable blend it all in.  I wouldn't use a wash as you might find the inks will run and the paper will warp.

When it is all done a coat of matt clear varnish will help protect the windows from absorbing moisture and warping with changes in humidity.  One suggestion would be Testor's Dullkote but there are others.  Keep the coat light to again avoid any warping.
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Jaz Avalley JazAvalley
I also think this is a good way to do the low relief, photographed down the track the angle of the low relief is so much better than along (edited to say ACROSS the track WHERE OFTEN THE LOW RELIEF lack of depth is more noticeable), I agree with the dull coat finish, humbrol or testors (excuse typos on iPad, working on the back scenes first,will make life much easier going forward, behind the building you can probably get away with a basic blue grey sky

Jaz Avalley

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