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Offline Pete Wenman

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Re: My first WW1 subject - Short 184
« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2017, 04:01:07 AM »

@Bob

Well with a WnW W.12 on order and the wireframe guide just completed I'm thinking my next challenge will be painting Naval Hex ! Once the kit arrives I'll be sure to look you up for some turnbuckle things.



@IanB - That's a good call as light on this one is my biggest concern. I could waffle on about cast shadow being darker than areas in the shade, that I was try to suggest the translucent nature of fabric wings as opposed to the solid wings of modern aircraft, or that I was allowing for reflected light off of the sea, but the reality is without a visual guide it's very subjective. Photos often make areas in shadow look darker than they are in reality and perhaps I over compensated for that here.

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Re: My first WW1 subject - Short 184
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2017, 10:06:40 PM »
Spent the last few hours knocking this up



This is a very early stages of the colour block in. The composition is not strong (there is no composition) but I'll work on the light and colours and see what it brings. I'm waiting on the Wingnut Wings kit of the W.12 and can see me working a major painting featuring it.
Oil on panel
12" x 6"

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