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#1
Time to get started on body weathering before i put the legs on.
Here is my reference Photos and my Desert Powders.
ill be applying the powders first for the desert colours, and then following with a dark metallic powder for blast scoring and surfaces scratches.
i might also highlight certain corners with a silver pen to simulate paint being removed.

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#2
Exciting. I love a well weathered R2.
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#3
first 2 waves of weathering, more to come!
first wave was desert powders.
second was some dark dirt/carbon markings 
pictures always seem to look so different then the actual thing but i think it captures the general colours.
i found the desert looks more washed out in the pictures where in real life its much more pronounced.

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#4
Doing it all with light, downward brush strokes?
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(07-31-2018, 02:35 PM)LarryJ Wrote: Doing it all with light, downward brush strokes?

for the sand colour im using a powder and a wide brush to pat on, and then brush into the plastic. 
for the darker parts, im using a short thin brush, adding paint, then dabbing on a towel, and then pressing into the panel then finally smearing with a finger for the smoothed effect.
im thinking of adding a more uniformal sand colour and spread it more across the bottom of the body
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#6
Looking good. I am about to do weathering as well. Where did you get your reference photos?


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(08-01-2018, 02:51 AM)Eebel Wrote: Looking good.  I am about to do weathering as well.  Where did you get your reference photos?


Eebel

i cant remember now, i think i just google image searched weathering r2d2 and printed some off
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#8
Tamiya has some good weathering powders which include silver so you can make some good work.

this is my Wall-e I weathered with them
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#9
thats really good, because of the paint on my R2 the powders didnt stick as well as they did with my unpainted piece of scrap pla, but i was still happy with the result.
i suspect the surface was alot smoother and less ability for the powder to grub/rub into
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#10
done more work today SmileSmile 

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