Saturday, May 12, 2012

1st Tau Tank is finished!


Wow, I guess I am slowly getting back in the game! I was actually looking forward throwing this tank on the blog . I like the turquoise/orange/beige color scheme and it will give me options for the troops as well. Here she is, not perfect, but as good as I want it to be right now:

I painted all the weapon tips and laser heads beige.
And yes, finally I added some decals! I did use Testors Matt Varnish to cover the whole thing and make the decals look more realistic. Oh, when I put on the decals, I used MicroSol setting solution to make the decals lay flat on round spots. Great stuff!

Hope you enjoyed this one. I am going to put up a little video soon of a trick i accidentally found in Photoshop to give you a quick preview of different colorschemes. Nifty!

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6 comments:

  1. Looks great! The main colours go well together but still somehow contrast really well because of the places you have used them...

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  2. I love it! Are the troops going to be in this scheme as well, or could you reverse the dominant and highlight colors for them?

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  3. Looks really cool!
    The weathering works really well with the scheme that you have chosen.

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