PaperModelers.com

Go Back   PaperModelers.com > Card Models > Model Builds > Vintage Models

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-03-2021, 08:20 AM
rockpaperscissor's Avatar
rockpaperscissor rockpaperscissor is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: The thriving metropolis of Wappingers Falls, NY, USA
Posts: 4,239
Total Downloaded: 112.70 MB
Vintage SCW duo

Here are a couple of vintage models of military machines from the Spanish Civil War. The armored car is representative of the homemade armored vehicles used by both sides in the conflict. The yellow and red flag identifies this one as being used by the Nationalists. The original model was very blue, so I toned the coloring down a bit. The only other modification was to replace the 2D open hood vent and vision port with 3D versions. I also layered a few parts for a better look. I considered adding affiliations or slogans like "Viva Franco" but decided to maintain the vintage look and left it bare.

The Polkarpov I-15 Chato (snubnose in English) was originally all grey with Nationalist markings. Besides being kind of boring, I decided to recolor it as a Republican aircraft so both sides in the conflict would be represented. This is the plane piloted by Capt. Ivan Yeremenko, the commander of the 1st Squadron of Chatos. This vintage kit is meant to be built with a flat upper wing, but I decided to represent the I-15s distinctive gull wing. Doing this shortened the wingspan a bit, but this model is in no way accurate anyway, so I didn't see this as a problem. The publisher misinterpreted the gun sight as a machine gun, but I left it as is.

The quick photos were taken in my new (to me) home. The late day sun caused a bit of glare. I'll do better next time.
Attached Thumbnails
Vintage SCW duo-vintage_duo.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-vintageaca.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-vintageacb.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-vintageacc.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-vintageacd.jpg  

Vintage SCW duo-vintageace.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-chataa.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-chatab.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-chatac.jpg   Vintage SCW duo-chatad.jpg  

Vintage SCW duo-chatae.jpg  
__________________
Regards, Don
I don't always build models, but when I do... I prefer paper. Keep your scissors sharp, my friends.
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #2  
Old 03-03-2021, 08:58 AM
Don Boose's Avatar
Don Boose Don Boose is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Posts: 18,472
Total Downloaded: 195.83 MB
Very nice work on both!

Don too
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-03-2021, 10:19 AM
PacificWind's Avatar
PacificWind PacificWind is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Olsztyn(Allenstein), Poland
Posts: 1,692
Total Downloaded: 314.96 MB
I agree with DB, very nice work on both!
Those vintage models may not be accurate representations of the real machines but for sure there's something captivating about them.
__________________
Kacper
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-03-2021, 03:07 PM
Philip's Avatar
Philip Philip is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Croydon, UK
Posts: 1,532
Total Downloaded: 93.11 MB
Beautiful...
__________________
Give me a pigfoot and a bottle of beer.
On Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/153077...57692694097642
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-04-2021, 12:36 PM
Thumb Dog Thumb Dog is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 401
Total Downloaded: 446.63 MB
Hi All,

And hi, rockpaperscissor. Nice, clean builds on both models. Toning down the blue on the armored car makes for a more convincing model, and the colorful repaint on the sesquiplane really outshines the original, bland scheme. Simple but effective gull wing technique, too. Well done.

Score and fold,

Thumb Dog
Reply With Quote
Login to remove ads
  #6  
Old 03-04-2021, 01:32 PM
KCStephens's Avatar
KCStephens KCStephens is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,192
Total Downloaded: 474.4 KB
Crisp and clean as always!
Well done sir.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-04-2021, 02:05 PM
rockpaperscissor's Avatar
rockpaperscissor rockpaperscissor is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: The thriving metropolis of Wappingers Falls, NY, USA
Posts: 4,239
Total Downloaded: 112.70 MB
Thanks for your kind comments, fellas. I've had very little time for paper modeling for about a year now. It took me almost 6 months to finish these simple little models. Hopefully things will be more calm this year.
__________________
Regards, Don
I don't always build models, but when I do... I prefer paper. Keep your scissors sharp, my friends.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-07-2021, 05:33 AM
Vinalssergio155's Avatar
Vinalssergio155 Vinalssergio155 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: Ezeiza.Argentina
Posts: 3,248
Total Downloaded: 293.73 MB
Extraordinary work as always Don, I love the cleanliness you achieve. The Spanish civil war had many interesting themes.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 9.09%
Parts of this site powered by vBulletin Mods & Addons from DragonByte Technologies Ltd. (Details)
Copyright © 2007-2020, Paper Modelers.com