F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby donalyah00 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:10

Absolutely brilliant!! It can be easily mistaken for a 72nd scale one. Congratulations!

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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby F_IV » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:41

Beautiful workmanship. Great photography too!
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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby Mark_W » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:12

Looks great - congratulations on this!

Smoked canopy looks good - what's your preferred technique for this?

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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby smeg1959 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:19

That's one gorgeous F-16A. You would have cleaned up at our Aussie Model Expo last weekend with this little beauty. :mrgreen:
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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby marcopreto » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:58

Thank you for all your kind comments!!

The panel lines were marked with a very thin technical pencil (0.3mm) with a soft lead (in retrospect, I should have used a slightly harder graphite lead over the lower fuselage to make the lines slightly less contrasting). My next project will be a white and I'll use this approach again and I'll try to be a bit more subtle.

My preferred method to darken transparent parts is to use Tamiya acrylic clear paints (smoke and their clear range of colours/inks), but on this model the canopy was not darkened. I guess it looks that way due to the reflex of the black background.

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Re: F-16A Netz (Op. Opera)

Postby Tom's » Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:27

Very nice F-16 !
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