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Posted by Paul On May - 18 - 2009

I have just started using these Tamiya weathering sets. They work nicely and come in a variety of colors and shades. At the top of the pic are a pencil lead that are good to give a metallic shine and also 3 kinds of chalk sticks that work well when scraped into a powder and applied with a brush dipped in water or Future floor polish. At the top are several tubes of oil paints that are great for weathering.








Here is a pic of some of the oils that I use for weathering – I just dilute them with thinner and apply with a brush:








1/12/2014 A few days ago I got a set of washes from Flory Models in the UK, I'm anxious to try them out.  You can find out more at their websight:

Here is a picture of the washes:




There are many methods to apply weathering and different stuff to use – all of the modeling forums discuss weathering and new ideas on how to do it.