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Author Topic: Decal Weathering  (Read 90 times)

Online whb64

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Decal Weathering
« on: September 24, 2017, 02:04:20 pm »
What's the best/easiest way to distress and weather decals?  Specifically for a Viper or X-Wing that typically looks like it took a beating.

I've done general weathering with paint for props, but never distressed decals before.

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Re: Decal Weathering
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2017, 09:08:28 pm »
I was wondering the same thing,  Im going to experiment with wash tomorrow.

Lets see what happens

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Re: Decal Weathering
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2017, 07:32:51 am »
I found a video and figured it out :)

Nick it looks like the easiest way is to just use the back side of an Exacto knife and pick away at the decal to give it the chipped look.  Just be careful not to go through the whole decal, just pick away the color.  If you just want it to look faded then use a wash.

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Re: Decal Weathering
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2017, 04:36:31 pm »
thanks for the tip,  put up some pics on how it looks

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Re: Decal Weathering
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2017, 09:31:58 pm »
Coming up real soon with my Viper and X-Wing builds.

 




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