RAN A-4G+ Skyhawk 2002

RAN A-4G+ Skyhawk 2002

Saturday, January 29, 2011

3 more Starfighters.

Added 3 more Starfighter profiles to the Misc profile section.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

More MiG-21's!

I've added another 19 MiG-21 profiles. Lots of interesting schemes to check out!

More Starfighters!

3 more Starfighters added to the Miscellaneous profiles section.

Masking with Vegemite!

A situation arose where I needed to mask areas of the forearm to spray dark grey. I thought about using Tamiya tape, but because of the complexity of the area I thought Vegemite may work as a more flexible masking agent in such an area.

 To do this I added a little water to make the Vegemite a little more fluid than it normally is, then painted it on by brush. Any areas that I accidentally touched with the Vegemite that I didn't want to be masked I removed with a wet brush. The whole process was remarkably easy to control. I have used Vegemite on many occasions before with good results.

With all the necessary areas masked I applied Blu-Tack to cover the rest of the shape.

 I then sprayed the dark grey Vallejo paint.

 Then removed the Blu-Tack.

Tomorrow I will wash off the Vegemite with warm water using a soft brush. Stay tuned!

Monday, January 24, 2011

White Glint continues........

I had to put the White Glint aside for a while so I could work on an aircraft illustration job that came along, and with that completed and out of the way I can now go back to the White Glint model.

Haven't done too much new, just added some decals, both kit and those I deemed appropriate from the spares box.

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Added an RAAF Starfighter profile to the "What if?" Misc profiles section.