Thank you ALL for the kind comments! very much appreciated!
I thank Evan for the opportunity to let me get creative on his model, i really wanted to show off Evans detail work and how beat up and desperate the rebellion was in needing resources for fighting the Empire.
I really liked this and almost didnt want to send it back! lol!
I too forgot to do the droid but then again in episode 4 Luke was asked if he wanted a new r2 unit because artoo was beat up, so maybe this guy got one?
All of the weathering was done by hand, i used pastels and oil paints, the only airbrusshing was the main colors, and they were the Floquil paints, reefer white, caboose red, tuscan, sp armor, concrete, grime, grimey black.
The pastel powders contain nothing to cause a reaction with the sealer, but the Tamiya weathering masters set contain an oil or wax to make it stick to the applied area like eye make up does, and seemed to make it seperate into slotches, and had to be reapplied several times to make it stick.
Evan had given me some suggestions as to witch direction he wanted me to go to with the painting and i decided to go with several from other ships, and im glad that it was noticed.
I did borrow from red 2, 3, 4, 5, 12.
The mismatched stripes on the starboard upper wing was an idea that i thought would be neat and didnt think anyone would notice hehe, i was wrong!
I am really glad yall liked it and especially Evan, and if asked to do another the answer is heck yeah i would!