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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/17/2017 :  8:16:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've undercoated the front walls, so while waiting on those to cure, I've made a start on the side wall. Again had to splice up 2 walls for what I want.







Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/23/2017 :  02:51:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The walls are painted, but not the storefront as yet. Soon. The side walls painted. Just a med brown this time, which is change from my usual red.
Still tossing up whether I'll keep the chimneys or not.




Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

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MarkF
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Posted - 02/23/2017 :  09:35:54 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, I'm enjoying your build. I am finally getting back to building some structures for my layout and always enjoyed kitbashing structures, so I'll be watching and stealing some of your ideas. I love your idea of using a paver to files down the joints! A clever idea. I just need to find a paver!

I'll be following along.


Mark

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 02/23/2017 :  10:04:08 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Umm, nice.


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 02/23/2017 :  8:29:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Your making very nice progress Rob'. I like the brown paint on the bricks. Looks good'..


Ted

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George D
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Posted - 02/24/2017 :  08:46:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm just getting caught up with your thread, Rob. I'm also fascinated with your concrete slab finishing method.

George



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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/26/2017 :  02:03:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mark, Frank, Ted & George.
Glad to see the filing paver is still getting some comments. It's probably crude, but works for me.


Regards Rob

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/26/2017 :  02:08:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have finally got the front walls painted. Those windows and bricks take some time.

Undercoated in white


Finished




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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 02/26/2017 :  08:43:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have always liked your colors Rob, very muted/toned down like real life.

Mike

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 02/26/2017 :  2:55:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent coloring as stated by members, Rob'.
It does look absolutely authentic and true to life'. Nice job'..



Ted

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/03/2017 :  02:27:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike & Ted. Yes I try to keep my colours muted for realism. I only use Tamiya paints, which have a huge range, that is mainly used for military modelling, so those colours are always toned down.
While shop fronts can sometimes be bright, bricks etc are generally earthy in colour. Even red ones. I also try to keep the overall building fairly neutral. Have studied the work of George Sellios for a lot of inspiration.


Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

Edited by - robert goslin on 03/03/2017 02:28:49 AM

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/03/2017 :  02:35:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Haven't had a lot of time during the working week, so not much to report, but have managed to get all the glazing on, and the window shades. As this will be an office block, I'm using my home printed venetian blinds, done using MS Excel.






Regards Rob

Despite the cost of living, it's still popular.

Edited by - robert goslin on 03/03/2017 02:35:49 AM

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robert goslin
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Posted - 03/08/2017 :  12:59:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have finally got all the walls together, so it actually looks like a building.





The rear wall which wont be seen, is a mirror image photocopy of the side wall.



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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 03/08/2017 :  08:51:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


Mike

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Bill Gill
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Posted - 03/08/2017 :  08:57:17 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob, Clever solution for the wall that won't show. Out of curiosity, how closely does the photocopied wall match the colors of the other walls.

If I may, one small thing seems a little off: three photos up, the large space between the windows on the 4th & 5th floors. That gap looks out of place to me on a front wall of a building like that. While it is possible to cut matching windows from other walls, that's a lot of work. What if, instead, you filled the space with a large sign advertising the business there? It could be a framed sign mounted on the wall rather than trying to look like a sign painted on the bricks. That way the viewer can believe that there may be two windows that were bricked in at some date, or at a minimum, were not needed and were covered by the sign. Just a suggestion.



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