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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Sun 25 Sep - 19:04

That looks great Curt.... another Steampunk theme!!!

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Sun 25 Sep - 19:23

Watch bits brilliant.
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Sun 25 Sep - 21:37

Thanks Ace, and Al.

A little chassi/shell mate just to see.


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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 0:45


Tried the lace transfers for the first time. They have some great potential.

Thanks for checking in on the progress.


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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 10:58

That lace looks cool Curt.

What is the hulking great thing in the background?

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 16:27

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 20:37

Thanks Al, Buck.

Al, that's the back of my spray booth, one of the fans.

Here's a glimps of the what the finished pattern will be.


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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 21:05

Wow, or WOW! some body work, didn't know there were lace transfers. I'm guessing the women's craze for "notebooking" foto books offers a wealth of possibilities for modelers too!
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Mon 26 Sep - 23:21

Thanks H, it is actually used on nails.

3hrs in total to apply all the latex.



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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Tue 27 Sep - 0:22

Just at the Airport Curt, heading for Canada with a big sanding stick.
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Tue 27 Sep - 1:12



Black Tamiya Acrylic, sealed with 3prt poly. Next will be Spaz Stix Chrome. Then a pearlescent fade of three to four colours topped with a holographic clear.


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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Tue 27 Sep - 2:44

Curt: All I can say is WILD!!! You come up with the most unusual and unique paint jobs.

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Tue 27 Sep - 10:24

I want to know what you are taking............ 'cos I want some!!!

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Tue 27 Sep - 23:58

John, thanks man, I do think outside the box don't I.
Al, thanks buddy, you really don't want what I am on, it's not for the in experienced

So the first colour layed down is Pearl yellow over Spazt Sitx chrome, which turned it a very cool shade of green. It's Model Masters enamel, thinned with acetone. I'll have wait until tomorrow night to put down the other two colours, Pearl Translucent Blue, and Kandy Krimson. No idea how this is going to look when I am done, might end up being a complete gong show.





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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Wed 28 Sep - 12:13

More creative painting Curt, Its brilliant to watch. 
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Wed 28 Sep - 16:42

Your paint work should be in a museum. Incredibly creative!
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Wed 28 Sep - 19:36

Wow, thanks for the compliments guys.

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Wed 28 Sep - 23:35

First time I have EVER seen techniques like this. You are another of our artists!
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Thu 29 Sep - 0:07

Thanks for the very kind words H.

The main colour aspect of this concoction is complete. Now it's a waiting game until the paint is thouroghly gassed out and dry. Then we see what lies beneath.


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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Thu 29 Sep - 1:22

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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Thu 29 Sep - 2:53


Dude, that is so utterly cool! I had been wondering where you'd go after that wonderful curbside experiment - this is just amazing.
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Thu 29 Sep - 23:59

Thanks kindly  Kats, I took time off to enjoy my life long passion, riding my bike. Pics from last season, too busy riding this year for pics, lol.



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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Fri 30 Sep - 12:49

The complexity and variety in paint technique reminds me of the 1970s vans. You've got painting down cold!
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PostSubject: Re: AMT '57 Chrysler 300c: Redo/Tweak   Fri 30 Sep - 19:01

Looking great, love what you're doing to it.
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