All these tanks are 28mm. This is not a good way to produce base coats if you need to paint over more than half of the base coat. Remember, modelling is suppose to be FUN. Steps to Paint Model Kits. How To Paint And Weather Model Tank Tracks Hey Everyone, Here is my simply technique to weather your tracks in any scale RC or static. The DeAgostini ModelSpace 1:1 scale Millennium Falcon model . There are many options available for painting any model. Items like these often require only 1-2 color to make them pop. I saw another thread about which paint to use when hand painting, but was unsure if this would work for model tanks and how to do a camoflage paint job by hand. Basically for German tanks I use Middlestone (882) as a dunkelgelb base (can also use Dark Yellow 978, they are very similar. 3. Ditto on the ventilation! How can you paint German camo on tanks WITHOUT an airbrush. The paint should be as thin as milk, so if you get a color that is thicker, just add a little more thinner. Thin the paint to a consistency of milk and you're ready to shoot. Often AFV’s are painted in the field or in bad conditions and the rubber rims may well be painted the same colour as the hubs. Hope its helpful. As the rubber flexes, some of this paint may flake off but even so the rubber rim is … Now that I have gotten that off my chest, here is the question. 2. This does NOT work with Testors Acryl! Painting Thanks in advance for any help! For this express project, I adopted a six-step painting process that took less than five hours in total. German Tanks include 2 x Panthers, Tiger, 2 x Panzer IV, 1 x Panzer III N and Luchs. This was an abbreviated version of the way that I paint 1/35 scale armor models, but the basic elements are the same. No point in painting rubber rims when making a model of this tank. I'm 1 year younger, dropped out when about 18, came back 2 1/2 years ago! IV Ausf. I use Vallejo paints and Flames of War has some really good painting guides on their websites. Enamels: I mix 2/3 Testors Model Master Enamels with 1/3 Testors Model Master Thinner. Here is a tutorial for painting German tanks in the later years of the war with brushes. Number one, they are a pain to clean, a pain to prepare (paint), they are messy, and pretty much ruins the fun of model building for me due to the frustration. Of all the ways to paint a model, the most effective and precise means is the airbrush. If you’re building a model car, plane, ship or train, here are a few key steps to take to nail that paint job: Attach the section of your model kit you intend to paint to a wire coat hanger. 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