Active Auto Parts with decals

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spitfire, Sep 22, 2003.

  1. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Finally had a chance to pick up some automotive decals to put the finishing touches on this model. You can see Al the truck driver reaching into his pocket for a smoke. Wonder why he bothered to come outside for it - it's the 1950's and he could have had one in the store. Bet he's got a Zippo lighter too.

    cheers
    Val

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  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Very nice work! I still can't believe that the curtains are only printouts! The whole building is just great.

    I don't know what else to say... :cool:

    Andrew
  3. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

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    Again a very realistic scene, Val. Super modeling!

    I like the little everyday-stories behind your scenes - they make an already good model spring to life. :) :) :)

    Did you remodel that truck driver, Val? I never saw a figure in this stance before.

    Ron
  4. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Looks great. Just like the ones I remember back in my auto mechanic days. Love the detail.
  5. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Awesome!!!
  6. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    If he is smoking Woodbines I`ll join him, if not Malboro will do !!!
    very nice Val,,, I got to try and up beat my buildings.;)
  7. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Thanks a lot everyone. Chris, he's smoking Export A's of course! Do you still want to join him?


    No I didn't Ron. It's a Preiser model, that came in an unpainted set #590-16335 - Truckers and Cab Drivers. It's a great pose isn't it?

    cheers
    Val
  8. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Wow!
    Val, that is some fantastic modeling, & super-detailing!
    Great job!
    :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
  9. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Most excellent your highness!
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    VERY nicely done! The decals add alot and, with the figure and those cool curtains, make me look twice to be sure it not a prototype photo. Cool Val!
    Ralph
  11. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Great stuff Val, as usual. Where did you get that compressor?

    Don
  12. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

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    Great job Val. Wish I had the eyes and steady hands to do something like that.
  13. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Thanks a lot folks for all your encouraging comments.

    Don, the compressor came with a gas station detailing kit. Of course I've tossed the package and can't remember who made it. :( :(

    :D Val
  14. pomperaugrr

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    Val:
    Your work is very inspiring! Your attention to detail and setting a scene really breathes life into what could otherwise be static models! Thanks for sharing this process and the printed curtain idea! Outstanding work!!! :D

    Eric
  15. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Love the scene Val, the curtains really are very nice indeed for printouts. Maybe Al didn't want to smoke inside because of the new curtains, didn't want to soot them up :rolleyes::D

    Shamus
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  16. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Hey Val,
    That's :cool: just really :cool:
    Pete
  17. jawatkins

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    Looking good!
  18. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

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    WOW

    Val, you always impress me. Super job by a Super Lady. :eek: :eek: :eek:
  19. philip

    philip Guest

    Val: maybe he's smokin that wacky tobacky. Beautiful model and the details are jaw dropping!

    phil
  20. McFortner

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    Nah, Al is just on his way back to his truck and wanted to finish off the pack before his next delivery.... :)

    Michael