Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Dave » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:46 am

Tom@Crewe wrote:I will go back to paints, washes and weathering powders.

There are a lot of people who do just that and produce amazing results.

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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby End2end » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:05 am

I will eventually be buying an airbrush kit but I also want to use china clay weathering powders on my china clay wagons.
How do the powders stay where you put them? And am I restricted to using the peco china clay powder or are there other manufacturers they make either a superior product or the same at a cheaper price?
Including delivery the peco stuff is nearing £8 a pot. :shock:
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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby TimberSurf » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:01 pm

I will be writing up a Lumsdonia Tip about this soon, pastel charcoal, ground down can be used for weathering, multiple colours in one pack, only slightly dearer than one commercial pot!
It can be permanently secured with air brushed matt varnish, or I believe (like making trees) cheap hairspray can be used as a fixer (and can be washed off if you change your mind)
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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Tom@Crewe » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:16 pm

I bought some weathering powders this morning and have had a tinker with them, I like the results especially as these are first attempt's.
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Never enough time...........

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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Ironduke » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:22 am

Looks great, Tom. That second photo is generally yellower than the first though. Different times of day perhaps.

I've used Tamiya powders. They come with a little brush like you'd find in a makeup compact. They work very well.
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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Tom@Crewe » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:29 am

The yellowness is my Daylight bulb blew and I only had standard replacement. Hope to get new one later.
Never enough time...........

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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Ironduke » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:37 am

Ah! Loft dweller?
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Re: Weathering/Airbrush/Bachmann/Air Supply Question

Postby Tom@Crewe » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:18 am

West facing spare room with trees outside, but may as well be loft for amount of outside light most of the time.
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