Painting the tracks on UM’s Hetzer the Doug Chaltry way, part 2

August 1, 2010

To continue the Doug Chaltry technique, a heavy wash of something to simulate rust needs to be applied.

I do this using Flesh Wash, which sadly is now RIP as a product. I’m going to write about making my own substitute in the future.

So here it is, being applied:

and this is what it looks like when it’s dry: .

For shading and shadowing, a thinned black wash is required. I use a mix of 50% Black Ink-50% water, liberally applied. The wash should be ‘milky’ as you brush it on. Here it is during brushing on: .

After drying, the results of these two washes should look something like this: .

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