Sea Venom model in 1/32 scale by Meindert de Vreeze
... continueing building the 1/32
Sea Venom and Aquilon models.... (from page 4...)
The Revell decals are OK, but the white areas are not fully white. Aplly the decals over a good gloss surface! This was done with a coat of Johnson Kleer. I also always apply Kleer to the rear of each of the separated soaked decal. This will prevent "silvering", the tiny annoing air bubbles.
The armament was picked from the kit
with rockets; I had to fill some sinkmarks in them. The rockets look all
Here a view of the thin piece of card
to suggest the trailing edge flap that protrudes from the tailboom.
OK, almost done now with this model...
The canopy was fixed in position and
a screen wiper added....
The Sea Venom was decalled. After
cleaning up any residue from decal liquids, the model got a coat of Johnson
Future gloss with the airbrush. I also added a little black "smoke"
at the gunports and rear engine area with the airbrush. This improves realism.
Closer view of the opened up avionics
bay hatch. I think this is not hinged to the airframe. I simple hanged
it to a couple of ropes made from tape.
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