First weathered boxcar

Discussion in 'Weathering Forum' started by Cornreaper, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. Cornreaper

    Cornreaper Member

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    Well, here is my first weathering attempt. I took a cheap shiney Lifelike N-scale boxcar and did a wash of alchohol/India Ink, then went nuts with the chalk pastels. I didn't dulloat the final layer of chalk, i'll touch it up if necessary. Still have to do the trucks though.

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  2. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    Nice effect. I like the discoloration on the white lettering.
  3. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    I think you did a splendid job, you might want to rust the galvanized steel roofs around the seams though, like the prototype! Also might want to invest in a $3 N scale kadee roof walk (if they make them) and shave off all those unsightly round things holding the current one in place. :) Good work
  4. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Looking good
  5. Cornreaper

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    Thanks! I wasn't even going to use this on my layout, but now that it's weathered, I might just take your suggestions and toss it in the mix!
  6. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Cornreaper, WOW!!!:eek: Thats your first weathering job? DEFIANTLY put it on your layout!:thumb: . :D -Deano