Monday, 9 September 2019

Cromwell Camo Netting



Here's the end result of the experiment with medical gauze, PVA and the excellent tutorial on The Tactical Painter blog. I think it's not too bad, if not as crisp as the original version, so I'm happy with the overall look. I added some finer pieces of gauze over the top of the blobs that I originally applied and this has worked well to give the scrim netting effect. I'm going to leave the rest of the tanks as they are, however, as I want to see what this one looks like when painted up and because they are destined for a winter whitewash paint job, which negates the use of camo netting to a certain degree. I'll definitely use this method again though. A big thanks to the Tactical Painter for the idea:

6 comments:

  1. Nicely done. I can also recommend wedding veil gauze for camo netting. It's available online.

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  2. Thanks. Have to wait to see what it looks like with some paint.

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  3. That looks great. Thanks for the link to the tutorial I'm glad you found it inspirational or useful. I wish I could take credit for the technique but I saw it used somewhere else many, many years ago but glad I remembered it.

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  4. It is very helpful and much appreciated...great job too.

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