Bonafied Grande Nut
This is one of the few weathering jobs I've done that include the use of india ink. The truth shouldn't hurt, so fire away.
Kinda makes me wonder what it would look like if I did both. One thing's for sure, it would be a "dirty" hopper.I think it looks good. I like the "normal" weathering job a little better as coal dust tends to collect more along the rivet lines like the "normal" weathered hopper. But they both look good.
I should snap a pic of the drag of coal hoppers that runs to the local power plant pretty regularly...some of the ugliest things you could imagine I think they were originally black, then had a few panels painted out in blue, which is now faded almost to white, and have patches to the point where you wonder if they're worth fixing anymore . Gotta love 'em though...they get the job done...Kinda makes me wonder what it would look like if I did both. One thing's for sure, it would be a "dirty" hopper.
Well, as usual, there's a right way, wrong way and grande man's way.Is that a wash of india ink? Usually you see it settle near the seams, but it doesn't look like that what this does.
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