| Weldon McDowell, Jr. Bedford, Texas
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|1.) All parts were carefully removed from the trees and fitted together
before gluing. I used styrene glue on both pieces that needed to be
joined. Upon assembling I squished the glue out and let it dry …using
it as a filler …then files were used to remove the excess leaving an
2.) The figure was then primed with a white enamel primer. Next a light
| 3.) The inner mouth was painted with a dark red and the teeth were
painted ivory …then a little white was applied over some of that.
4.) The suit was painted next with a red acrylic paint.
|5.) The skateboard was painted ivory …then an oil based walnut stain was
brushed on to simulate wood grain. The trucks were painted chrome
silver and the wheels were brushed with a rose acrylic paint to
simulate the old composite clay wheels.
6.) The cape was brushed with a dark blue acrylic paint and the “S.F.”
|7.) The “R.F.” hat was painted the classic black with white letters.
8.) I added a filler cap, ruby-red fuel line, and an Accel yellow plug wire
| 9.) The eyes were painted white and a red wash applied for the bloodshot
10.) Finger and toe nails were painted a lighter grey and a thin ivory line
was applied to the nail free edge.
| 11.) Everything was then covered with the oil base stain and wiped off to
bring up the low area details …and a matte enamel varnish was used to
seal and protect the acrylic paint.
Great kit …and I think my favorite one of them all.
(Ed "Big Daddy"
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