AGREE TO PAINT A MODEL LAYERS OF PAINT thick or thin?
When you go to paint a model should give the thinnest layers
potential can reach between 3 and 6 hands as you paint with
brush or airbrush paint must be diluted according to each case and leave the
Drying time specified by the paint used, this does not
we will cover any fine detail but the opposite was noticed better.
I use as embankment?
To the ramparts of the track can use various types of
items such as pen rubber, cork, wood or cardboard
of which the best is the cork due to semi rigidity has
allows us to tailor it to the surface, as well as a cushion
The thicknesses in the most common scales "HO" and "N" is usually 3 to 5
mm and the paste is shaped with vinyl glue or contact cement.
CAN I CHANGE THE COLOR OF THE WOOD?
To change the color of the wood can be used acrylic paints well
diluted in plenty of water, almost like his we used it to clean the
brush to achieve the desired shade, then the wood is painted
natural to absorb the dye as many hands as density
desired color, a more hands more color.
MAERIALES THAT I USE TO ASSEMBLE A MODEL?
There is virtually no limit as the most common things you can
have in your home can serve a model, wooden planks
metal or plastic used to make floors, sides or roofs of houses
cars and so on. giving them the right way to each party, some containers
can serve as tanks or bins according to size or shape and
depending on the scale.
The disposable razor maqunillas you can serve as beams,
columns etc.. According to the scale used.
So with everything we are and a little imagination or inventiveness
You can get a model from scratch.
HOW IS THE COLOR OF WAY?
For the color of track you can buy the next fact or else it can get
with a mixture of red oxide, umber earth and a touch of yellow by varying the proportions
depending on the type of road and pathways of deposit can be used blue oil or ash according
case within the above combination or after applied either by brush or airbrush.
For acrylic paints is recommended since it is easier to work and cleaning.
HOW TO CLEAN THE WAY?
To keep the roads clean and make good contact with the wheels
You can use the calls that come limpiavias cars fitted with a
wiper on the bottom that is cleaned as it circulates
laying, you can buy or you can modify a common car
adding the wiper.
As to whether there is any liquid cleaner you can use that are sold
Electronic or simply commercially isopropyl alcohol
sale in pharmacies.
It is advisable NOT USE ABRASIVE OR STEEL CHIP since the first
If the path leading rallaría getting dirty faster and faster and the
second case dust or metal shavings left in the laying
end up ruining the locomotive engines or causing
BALLAST FOR HELPFUL HINT!
When you buy stone or ballast which is useful is to wash with a little
detergent and water as this improves the adhesion by the adhesive
to flow more easily, after washing you can rinse with a cloth for straining the
which do not pass the stones but if the dust that often bring, then this can be
spread on a newspaper and then left to dry for use.
PASTE AS BALLAST
After placing the fill and the line should take a small amount of stone and
then distributes it with a flat brush, preferably no more than
two inches in width making sure that the ties become visible
and stone between them on the outside of the stone must come
an inch or so, then with a mixture of equal parts
vinyl glue and water to be sprayed throughout the area until it is soaked
and then allowed to settle, once absorbed the glue dried and given a
second pass if necessary and let dry.
CAN I USE TO DEPOSIT THE DRIVING RECORD AS LAND O?
One thing that is very useful and easy to apply podérsele addition to the color you want
adding to the tail is fine sand that is often used for fine or plaster finishes,
with the possibility of buried classical pathway of those places which are marked furrows
the lashes with a bogie while wet and then dry that can be corrected with a
cutter or a piece of sheet closed until you have free movement.
CAN I USE TO TUBULAR PIPES OR STRUCTURES?
One thing that is very useful and usually tends to pull the skeletons are where
Plastic kits are mounted on aircraft etc houses. sections in which we have
straight, elbows and tees, plus we can find in various sizes and colors should not
want to paint, or pine straw round, with which we
do all kinds of buildings in factories, refineries, warehouses, etc.
HOW ARE THE RIVERS AND LAKES?
To make rivers and lakes can be used starting with the easiest glass infatuation
or dented that the smoother the paint with the color blue you want, if we
to a fund that can be distinguishable paint rather than placed under the
same sheet of foil or acetate in the appropriate color, and background are painted and decorated
the desired shape of the coast as well taking care not to see the edges of the glass.
The other way is to use transparent synthetic resin of two compounds, Read carefully
product instructions to know the proportions of the compounds and times
hardening once mixed are poured into the cavity of the river or lake prior
background decor, as it begins to take consistency should be modeling
surface ripples or waves to desired depending on the case and the foam
be painted the crests of the same to dry brush.
HOW DO THE OLD WOOD OR WEATHER?
The shabby way to natural wood (eg, rods pine) and give the gray and
ate time and the sun is a mixture of red wine vinegar and a little
common kitchen virulana shredded once let the mixture macerate prepared
24 to 48 Hs and then dip the strips of wood to be attacked by
solution, depending on the desired decay is the time to leave the person
immersion, then remove and let dry. It is best to cut the wood before the
courts are not white, well leave the solution in an open or ventilated as
has a very strong odor.
WHY ARE USUALLY SKIP THE PAINT ON PLASTIC?
Usually the kits that usually come to build an oil impregnated
stripping which causes poor adhesion of the paint, therefore it is
advisable to wash the parts before painting with water and soap and a soft brush
remove this film and then rinse thoroughly and let it dry before painting, it is advisable to do the same
when using styrene or other similar material.
HOW ARE THE MOUNTAINS?
On one hand you can use styrofoam boxes such as televisions, etc.. which should cut
irregular pieces and then go accommodated according to the required shape, then
cover it with strips of wet paper (daily) alternating a layer of glue
and a white paper with three or four layers reaches, once dry it
splashes of color as earth or stone and you add the texture (grass)
trees you want and so on.
The other way is to build a structure of woven wire (net type)
which is supported by wooden blocks of varying heights to achieve
desired slope, once you have the way you cover it with a
gypsum plaster with a little white glue making sure that the mixture is neither
very liquid or very hard because in case you slip out and in another case
would not get well within the wire, once dry proceed as before
painting, textures, trees and so on. completion of plaster to smooth the
can do with a wet brush in the case of land and land slopes
or grass in the case of stones give way when you start with a spatula
You can also combine both techniques to get different results.
How to imitate PAVEMENT?
To persons parking streets or you can use two methods one is
Use sandpaper finer grain and black color, being able
cutting it with scissors to adapt to the measure, otherwise it is
with a thin layer of plaster or placed on the surface fillings being able
impairments imitate them (potholes) and then giving them the desired color
black or gray either Sement, joints or cracks are simulated with a disorder
color black eggshell applied a fine brush where necessary.
How to make your billboards?
To make the advertisements we see in the street or on routes
we can use common items such as boxes of products (tea, medicines, cafes, etc.).
or labels (drinks, cans, etc.). of which we will use the part you need
size and crop them securely mounted to a wall or a ribbon pine frame
as the case.
CARPETS AS I DO?
To mimic the carpets in the rooms or buildings bearings
carpeting or inside the passenger cars can be used
paper that comes with plush as the one used for gift boxes or line,
plus they come in various colors.
Imitate JUNCOS AS IN THE WATER?
To make the reeds are in lakes or rivers can use
the bristles of a brush or swab old, are the natural bristle
competition while the smooth plastic and can be hondulados
some fringed with the tip is get them in various colors
which will be according to their use in brown or green in addition to power cut
the length you need.
How are the steps?
To make a staircase of a theater, church or park comes piling
styrene plates or wood thickness based on the scale required and each
smaller than the other until the desired height can be stacked as
Straight staircases, corner or three fronts.