Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Artwork by Freeflow 1/12 scale '64 Impala

Posted by Jevries on Sunday, June 17, 2012,

On my last trip to Indonesia I left one of my 1/12 scale 1964 Impala models with Fahmi Freeflow in Bandung.
You wouldn't say but Freeflow never worked on a scale model before. He's known in Asia for his outstanding
 paintjobs and pinstriping on cars, motorcycles and helmets. Check out his work: 


I used Hasegawa Mirror Finish foil for the chrome trimm. It's a micro thin plastic type of foil stretchable and it 
sticks very well. It's a bit harder to work wit...

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Lincoln Mark V resin model

Posted by Jevries on Thursday, June 14, 2012,

Working on the Lincoln Mark V resin model. Using a composite gypsum model creating this silicone mold slush
casting a resin copy.


It was difficult to create a hollow resin copy. Took 8 times pouring resin covering all sides with a nice even coat.

Cut the bumper, grill, rear and front light to create seperate silicone molds.

The surface of the model was affected by the silicone on the gypsum mold a lot of sanding was needed to remove the
orange peel like surface. A phot etch saw blade works perfec...

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