Friday 15 July 2011

ISU 152

Plastic kit, actually painted as Cold War, but no discernable difference. Sorry cant recall make, but lovely AB crewmen.

as always click on for full fat pictures

"why do i get the 12.7mm all the time!"


Paul´s Bods said...

Incredible..that´s 1/72nd scale??!! Excellent!!

Dan said...

Great weathering, and those decals look brilliant.

Doug said...

Too much tonal contrast, sorry - you made it look like a toy. Much too light a colour, and too much shading. Nice work of art, but nothing like the real thing.

Troop of Shewe said...

Doug, interesting comments, if painted as the real thing in 1/72 it would be bland and one dimmentional,just look at the real things when on display and running around at Bovington and the Saumur. Interestingly, if i painted plain "Russian" green ( and we wont go down that particular rabbit hole) without any fading and just the dust ( as scale scratches would not be visible either) it would receive the same comment. Like most AFV modelling, it is an Art and it is interpreted, i cant say i've seen anything in the last couple of years throughout the 1/35 modelling scene that accurately reflects a "real" finish. Fortunately, its not what the majority of the "public" want. I appreciate there is a small call for "realistic" finishes but even then its not an exact science due to the scaling effects with colours etc. Appreciate your comment, room for us all here.

Troop of Shewe said...

ps apologies for the spelling!!!!!!

Gabriel Landowski said...

I think the figures have some shine to them but the vehicle effects are spot on - nice work from a 1/72 guy.

greatwhitezulu said...

As the proud owner, I can say that Neil has done a fantastic job. The photos really don't do it justice. It is a fantastic piece of work.

The model is from a Ukrainian company that has since gone out of business.


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