Revell 1:241 Millennium Falcon Part 2

Last night I finished off the falcon model. I hand painted the canopy and am happy with how it turn out. There were decals provided but I was not having much success applying them and the colour would have been a bit off.

There were 3 clear parts to apply and these were glued in place after the main ship hull got a coat of varnish. These consist of the main cockpit and the upper and lower circular gun ports.

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I painted the canopy lines with a cocktail stick instead of a paint brush. This gave a consistent thin line and made things much easier.

The cocktail stick was also useful for scraping away any paint that made it onto the window panels.

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Lastly before glueing the model together the blue propulsion was added to the back of the ship. I am pleased with how this model turned out, its not very often that I paint a model completely by hand (aside from primer and varnish).

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