Profile Photo

  • 79 articles
  • 6,774 karma
  • 31 friends

F-20 Tigershark (Hasegawa 1/72)

F-20 was last and non-production modification of a famous F-5 fighter. It’s a 1/72 Hasegawa kit, mainly OOB build excluding custom gun barrels, gun sight and seat belts. Painting scheme is the “what if” based on a late darker colors of the prototypes.

I’m experimenting with black basing and marbling technique, and this is my second experiment. I really like it, but it needs practicing – shapes of the mottles, colors, density, etc. It’s a good alternative to pre-shading. You can see intermediate result on the last two photos.


9 additional images. Click to enlarge.

13 responses to F-20 Tigershark (Hasegawa 1/72)

  1. Another fine lookin’ build, Dmitry…..

  2. Nice work, looks great.

  3. Beautifully done, Dmitry.

  4. A great looking aircraft Dimitry!
    Nice build.

  5. Very nice! I have this kit also. I like what you achieved with the black-basing / marbling.

  6. I remember seeing Chuck Yeager fly this at Palmdale back in 1983, ery col airplane and you have caught it well.

  7. Very well-done. She’s a sexy airplane.

Leave a Reply