Friday, December 14, 2012

Weathering Projects - Conrail #7883

Originally Posted: Friday, 08 April 2011

One of the first locomotives I've extensively weathered is this Atlas Conrail GP38. I tried to follow the few prototype pictures of #7883 I could find in it's heyday. Note that the blue painters tape is still on the 'glass' ;-). I did this with my airbrush at 10-12 PSI with unthinned Medea paints. First with a light white fade coat, then soil, transparent smoke, and some rust. I will be finishing it up with a coat of dull coat (airbrushed) and probably some chalks.

As you can see, I'm still on the pink foam plains of my door!

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