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Hello All,

There was thread or two discussing how to do brass with paint. Someone, I forget who, had used clear yellow over aluminum and it looked awesome. So I tried an experiment and mixed up some Aluminum paint with some clear yellow and this is what I got.

 

1 part Tamiya Flat Aluminum

1 part Tamiya Clear Yellow

a couple of drops of Clear Orange to taste.

 

I'm calling out the brand only because I have no idea how other shades will work and this sis all I had.

 

This is the fuel and oil tank on my Fokker DVII I just started.

 

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I suppose it could be a little darker but I made up a small bottle and will use it until I find a better one. I might try adding a little copper to see what happens.

 

Paul

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I mentioned it a while back Paul, it was done by our very own member Pfuf on a build I saw of his elsewhere. I reckon if you asked him, he would be able to give you the recipe.

 

This is his build on which I saw it:

 

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Hi I first use chrome alclad and then spray it with Tamiya clear Yellow I do mix some clear Red in it to get a bit warmer glow finish it with clear lacker very small parts I paint them using a brush.

Johan

 

 

Thank you Johan ... I've given you extra work, sorry, but I was so impressed with your method that I just had to point it out to others.

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Hi I first use chrome alclad and then spray it with Tamiya clear Yellow I do mix some clear Red in it to get a bit warmer glow finish it with clear lacker very small parts I paint them using a brush.

Johan

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x476/Pfuf_Stuff/Bristol%20F6b%20Wingnut%20Wings/DSC07037.jpg

 

Other than with Tamiya-paints there'll be no visible metallic particles, so it's a great technique!

I suppose one could use Alclad Pale Gold straight from the bottle too for brass?

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I used Tamiya X-31 "Titanium Gold"  for the WNW Albatros DV fuel tank.

 

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And Mr. Metal color No.:219 "brass" for the fuel tank's on the WNW Hansa Brandenburg W29

 

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I think,  -- in my eyes -- the Mr. Metal Color - "brass" is the perfect reproduction of the real "Brass".

 

 

 

 

Servus

Bertl

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Here the Brandenburg tank without the "outside messing around".

Only Mr. Metal color "brass" (except for the two straps of course) and a little weathering with Tamiya "Smoke", -- that's all.

 

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Servus

Bertl

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