After reflecting on Brett’s excellent example of the “Swallow” -262, I thought I’d dust off the kit I did some time back and show you what was my very first attempt at using an airbrush. However, due to my lack of ambition, I rarely using my old Pasche VL any more (at least I ‘think’ that’s what it is) – all that cleaning, fiddling with the settings, cleaning, changing colors, cleaning, disassembling, cleaning, reassembling, cleaning, mixing colors…did I mention cleaning? Except for schemes such as the one shown, I’ve managed to find alternative [read: easier] ways to achieve the desired results. Even mottling. AND, I have this habit of rushing and wanting to see the end product completed. Which is a bad habit, usually.
5 additional images. Click to enlarge.