Category: Construction

Detailing the Shoreline

This week I detailed the shoreline. First up was adding the high tide “stain” which was done by carefully masking things off with damp paper towels and lightly airbrushing on Model Master “sand”. Next up I used the same dampened paper towel technique to add static grass at the top of the embankment and between…

Rukert Terminals

Using this interesting prototype structure on 54th Street in Brooklyn for inspiration, a lot of photoshop work, and a logo I found on the web I was able to cobble together a freelance “Rukert Terminals” structure for the layout.

National Cold Storage – Final

The National Cold Storage structure is now complete and on the layout. That wraps up the big projects that I’ll focus on this year as I move towards detailing and tuning what I’ve done thus far.

National Cold Storage 10/13/19

Next up are the distinctive cigar band banners. The artwork was created in MS Word using a dark gray background (as opposed to black). I set my HP printer on “Other Glossy Inkjet Papers” and ran MicroMark white decal paper through. I did this mid-week and allowed it to dry until the weekend. A few…

National Cold Storage Oct. 5

Painting the structure gives a better sense for what it will look like. First, the roof was painted, weathered, and masked off. Next up was a base coat of Rustoleum Light Gray primer. Finally, I dusted on a very pale gray. Next on the list is creating the artwork for the distinctive cigar band banner…