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  • The Schmeek posted an update in the group Group logo of Intermediate Modeler – Modeling Competition 2017Intermediate Modeler – Modeling Competition 2017 3 years, 1 month ago

    Some more work recently. I’m about quarter the way through with the Carbon Fibre decals from Studio27 and doing some work on the steering wheel. The effect is to get a nice suede look which the drivers back then used for steering grip. Brake ducting finish and added with the engine.
    • Sweet! how did you create the suede texture? Putty?

    • I have a couple of varying cans off undercoat. Thin, Thick etc. The steering wheel I used the thick PPG auto undercoat I just spray a little bit so it dribbles over the nozzle, dry and then go at it full spray. The effect splatters the undercoat thickly. I dip it in a fine grain sand, dry and then TS-29

    • Thanks for sharing! I learnt something new today!

    • Another way to do suede is to buy flocking powder from ebay or art supplies, apply glue to where you want it, pour powder on the model over a sheet of paper to catch powder for reuse. With practice, you can flock the entire interior of a model car, bus, truck, train, etc.