Pigments and Chalk Pastels Technique. We’ll cover a lot of subjects in our upcoming blogs so stay tuned folks. Don’t clog the springs or pivot points on the knuckle. You can see the colors on modelingcolors.com for examples if you don’t have the set. Floquil has a color called “Rust” and is best used in tiny amounts and not slopped all over the model with abandon. Detailing the horizontal frame indentation where water collects. Dab on Paynes Grey Tint 840.8 and follow up with a slightly darker Neutral Grey 820.5. You will also be able to tint the contrast between colors and get perfect transitions. Krylon’s Flat spray would have been a better choice for those without an airbrush. Thorsten Ströver’s article in the April 2017 issue of German magazine Eisenbahn Kurier features PanPastel for weathering. Soft Cover. I hope to meet and talk to you at Train Fest in Milwaukee Wisconsin in November, where I will be demonstrating on the PanPastel booth. Red Iron Oxide Shade 380.3 was added to represent Rust. This stripped off some of the Dullcoat and gave a mottled and faded look to the paint. Model Master® paint goes on easily and dries without hiding detail and I have read that some of the modelers now use Craft Paint. Our topic of discussion today is rust. Paint the trucks and wheel-sets with a modeler’s acrylic flat paint after washing or wiping down with Isopropyl Alcohol. Paint the back of the wheels and axles too. Weathering can take many forms including rust, grime, patched paint, faded letters to name just a few. My first attempt at rust and weathering - I call her the "rust bucket". The baby boomer covered hopper edition. Weathering can be intimidating, but it is not impossible. Creating vertical streaks with Microbrush®. PanPastel® and is so forgiving and cooperative to new and advanced modelers. Prime the model and paint the bare metal layer. They should always be applied to a glossy finish and flatted later. I feel like the art restoration people. _ Map of Products for Rust Techniques. January 6, 2017. Remember rust can spread to other things, trucks, tractors, track, structures and of course bridges to name a few. For the larger areas we’ll use the following Sofft® Tools – Wedge Sponge Bar, and Mini Applicator – and a really small brush from Microbrush® that I bought at my local hobby shop. You have to really push the color into the corrugated grooves. User account menu. Even if you don’t speak German, the images speak for themselves and showcase the realistic weathering effects that Thorsten was able to successfully achieve. Our models can show many stages of rust and that depends on how old you need to make the model look. Here’s some other other tips for using model railroad paint, and model paint weathering techniques. After cleaning with the color addition and correction of Paynes Grey Tint 840.8 Weathering with hair spray (and salt, which produces a similar effect) is about layers. Raw Umber 780.5 can be added for more rust tones. I feel like the art restoration people. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. For more information on Rob Manley visit: introduction-rob-manley. My secret mix is a real dark brown made with Black and Roof Brown or a suitable Dark Brown. Working PanPastel® into recesses with oil painters brush. Some of the paint was enhanced with more PanPastel® Paynes Grey Tint 840.8 (a close enough match). The front and back “porch” area gets really rusty, Start with Raw Umber Extra Dark 780.1. Speaking of convenience, I was in fact weathering with my PanPastel® on the dining room table. The baby boomer covered hopper edition. There is some decal blush visible because the decals were applied directly to flat paint. Hard at work on the dining room table, scrubbing with 90% Isopropyl alcohol and paper towel. I thought it would be appropriate to borrow an album title from Neil Young. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Weathered with Sofft Sponge Bar and random colors from the PanPastel Rust & Earth set. The running boards (walkways) are first treated with a wash of Flat Black Acrylic paint and wiped down before drying. Wishlist. Other images for inspiration can be found in “ACF Centerflow Covered hopper” or Freightcars.blogspot.com depending on the car you are modeling. This underframe still has the Workable Fixative and didn’t let the PanPastel® grab like it should have. Then add wipes of Paynes Grey Tint 840.8 to the raised grid to bring out the detail. The rust patches look lighter at the edge Burnt Sienna 740.5 a little darker more inward Red Iron Oxide 380.3 and much darker Burnt Sienna Shade 740.3 for the streaks. Now that you mention it, those autos need a little weathering. It’s a great technique for weathering model railroad paint which, the more you practice, the better you’ll become using it.. And it makes your rolling stock look like they’ve spent a lot of hard years of service on your pike. He is a model railroader and a fine musician. Menu. Music means a lot to me and I have very intense feelings about it. After the clear flat has cured, we can move on to the third weathering technique. Even if you don’t speak German, the images speak for themselves and showcase the realistic weathering effects that Thorsten was able to successfully achieve. Check your reference photos. The finished project blog cars in their environment. PanPastel will work with lots of other water-based mediums. Scrub your base color and dab other shades for interest. Cleaning with Alcohol and a cotton swab. It was also more convenient than loading up a bunch of CDs. We use the Microbrush® here. Thorsten Ströver’s article in the April 2017 issue of German magazine Eisenbahn Kurier features PanPastel for weathering. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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