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by AussiePete
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!
Replies: 18
Views: 15548

Excellent post on colouring people

Thanks, Gerry . . . this looks like an excellent reference! Much appreciate it!

BTW, guys . . . wishing you all the very best for 2008 . . . May we all model in peace, and to the best of our abilities!

Chrs!
Pete . . .
by AussiePete
Sat Dec 22, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Share the Legend for Your Layout
Replies: 81
Views: 30987

Lilyvale Mushroom Farm

Hi all, The Lilyvale Mushroom farm takes advantage of an old, disused single-line railway tunnel (standard gauge) on the original formation of the Illawarra line (Sydney to Wollongong and beyond, to the south). A number of these tunnels were abandoned when the line was realigned and duplicated in th...
by AussiePete
Sat Dec 22, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!
Replies: 18
Views: 15548

The eyes have it!

Thanks everyone for yr help here . . . But yoyu know what? I thought I was doing real well until my younger daughter, Amelia (aged 12) asked if she cd paint one of my 7mm figures (a Phoenix model) . . . She did a great job! So much so, I'm going to see what else she can paint. Chrs! Pete . . . :D[/i]
by AussiePete
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!
Replies: 18
Views: 15548

Thanks for the tips, guys!

Thanks for the tips guys . . . I'll try Steve's method . . . then Brian's . . . then report back on my (personal) findings!

Chrs!
Pete . . . :wink: :wink: :wink:
by AussiePete
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:12 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!
Replies: 18
Views: 15548

Have bookmarked this site

Thanks, John, I've book-marked this site! I had seen it before, but my ol' brain ain't what it used to be!!

Chrs!
Pete . . . :D
by AussiePete
Wed Dec 19, 2007 3:18 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!
Replies: 18
Views: 15548

Painting figures . . . once again for the dummies in class!

Sorry, guys, but I'm about to start painting several figures . . . and the life of me, I can't find several earlier reference articles (must be my aging, failing eyesight!!) I know Steve B. posted something quite a while back that made a lot of sense . . . If only I cd remember what he wrote! I know...
by AussiePete
Thu Dec 13, 2007 6:13 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pauls Card Challenge Layout
Replies: 193
Views: 105442

I must agree - quality effort!

I have to also chime in here . . . A superb effort in an amazingly small space! It's been wonderful watching this layout come to life!

Pete . . . :) :) :)
by AussiePete
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Chris' 2007 Submarine Pirate layout...Challenge.
Replies: 172
Views: 143993

Fantastic modelling

I just have to add my voice to the chorus of support for the sub! It's superb!!
by AussiePete
Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Seeking card roller in Australia for corrugated 'iron' sheet
Replies: 17
Views: 9203

Thanks again everyone for your suggestions!

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to my question concerning scale corrugated steel sheeting! However, thanks, specially to Franck for his pointer to the site showing a jig! Not sure why I never thought of this myself!! (doh!!) I'm now going to spend several evenings experimenting, and making su...
by AussiePete
Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:36 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Seeking card roller in Australia for corrugated 'iron' sheet
Replies: 17
Views: 9203

Thanks, everyone, for yr great replies! This is certainly a big help . . . :wink: While I have tried cutting the afore-mentioned art board, I wasn't too happy with my results. (I tended to 'flatten' the corros along the cut edge.) However, given that the corrugations on the material I can source is ...
by AussiePete
Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:30 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Seeking card roller in Australia for corrugated 'iron' sheet
Replies: 17
Views: 9203

Thanks Steve! I have found an Australian Internet supplier of these gadgets! :D Are the corrugations roughly to scale so far as you can tell?

Pete . . . :wink:
by AussiePete
Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Seeking card roller in Australia for corrugated 'iron' sheet
Replies: 17
Views: 9203

Seeking card roller in Australia for corrugated 'iron' sheet

Forgive me, fellow GnERs, if I'm going over old ground . . . but I am looking for a roller suitable to produce corrugated card (to produce corrugated iron sheeting) . . . I have tried corrugated sheets from a local arts supplier, but they have this annoying 'crease' through them, and just don't look...

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