Parts One and Two of "Painting Small Scale Armor" focused on
particular techniques for masking and weathering your military
In this instalment, Chris Wauchop shows us how good a model can look
after a freehand paint job using the Testor Aztek A470 airbrush.
Chris built the excellent new Revell 1/72 scale Panzer III Ausf. M almost
straight from the box. He had a photo-etched fret for another Panzer
III kit in the same scale, but virtually none of the parts fitted!
About the only concession to the small scale is the thickness of the
support brackets for the additional turret armor.
Construction was generally trouble free, but getting the link and
length tracks to conform closely to the drive sprockets was a
Following the application of the three camouflage colors, Chris
sprayed a darker, post shading coat into the shadowy crevices of the
model, in addition to subtle highlighting of various panels.
A little scale mud and highlighting the worn track shoes with a 2B
pencil completed the weathering of this great little model.