I chose to base coat the crew with a dark brown color while they were still on the sprue. I did this more for the need to keep track of the parts, pieces and bitz than anything. These Warlord kits have a lot of them and I really don't want to lose any of them, especially now that the Spawn of Neverness is crawling all over the house these days.
|Brown basecoats applied!|
|Brown ink wash applied.|
|...Looks like a massacre doesn't it?|
Anyway, I then clipped off the bitz I will need to begin the main hull assembly.
I painted the track assembly black, but I did this liberally as I don't mind if a bit a green shows though as I want this thing to look like it's been in the field for awhile.
Now, for the assembly:
Next I put together the main hull. The model itself is really easy to assemble by-the-way.
While test fitting the model I felt some validation by deciding to paint this as I assemble it. Trying to paint these guys after assembly would have been tough!
|Masking tape applied.|
|Additional spray added.|
The added spray worked out well. After it dried I added the back piece onto the model. And now it is beginning to appear more and more like an actual vehicle.
As you can also see in the above pic, painting on the crew is coming along as well. I will have them fully painted prior to fitting them into the Bren Carrier.
With the appropriate amount of determination, this model will be finished soon!