Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Pre-Dreadnought Painting Progress

Esmeralda

The 1/2400th scale Chilean pre-dreadnought models are moving forward on the painting table, slowly but surely, with the bases blocked in and the decks painted with a basecoat of Vallejo Tan Yellow. I am quite pleased with the new base colour, which has an undercoat of Vallejo Prussian Blue and a topcoat of Foundry Union Blue Light, as it seems to match my sea cloth quite well. I'll finish the bases later with a light dry brush, together with some wakes and bow waves, but for the moment I'm onto blocking in the topsides next, using my day off from work to crack on!

2 comments:

  1. I must admit the pre-dreadnought era has always fascinated me, a beautiful model as well.

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  2. Yep, it's a fascinating era and the ships are very varied

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