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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #240 on: February 20, 2021, 03:14:58 PM »
John,

I agree, it is all well done. Looks great.

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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #241 on: February 20, 2021, 07:10:04 PM »
Looking top notch, John.

Cheers, Mark.


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Thank you for the kind words, I got over my little snag with the window castings today so I should have some more progress pictures tomorrow.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #242 on: February 20, 2021, 07:11:19 PM »
John,

I agree, it is all well done. Looks great.

Tom  ;D


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Thank you for the encouraging words. The main building is getting close - next up some roof details.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #243 on: February 21, 2021, 09:11:13 PM »
Here are a couple progress photographs from the end of the day, today.  I started assembling the auxiliary buildings.


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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #244 on: February 21, 2021, 09:12:01 PM »
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #245 on: February 21, 2021, 11:42:10 PM »
hey John:

Wowwie!!!! just gorgeous. The roof came out very nicely.

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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #246 on: February 22, 2021, 08:33:19 AM »
hey John:

Wowwie!!!! just gorgeous. The roof came out very nicely.

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Thank you, my friend. I think there will be some more tile roof buildings show up on the S&S RR.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #247 on: February 22, 2021, 09:30:06 AM »
John,


As I have come to expect, simply beautiful modeling of a large and complex structure.  I was wondering if you have given any thought to subtly coloring some of the shingles on the mansard roof?  They look too uniform to me, especially compared to the beautiful shades of the shingles on the main roof.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #248 on: February 22, 2021, 10:33:05 AM »
And now a contrary opinion.   I think the slate colors on the mansard are just fine.  I have seen those color patterns on many prototype buildings. 


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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #249 on: February 22, 2021, 10:37:29 AM »
John,


As I have come to expect, simply beautiful modeling of a large and complex structure.  I was wondering if you have given any thought to subtly coloring some of the shingles on the mansard roof?  They look too uniform to me, especially compared to the beautiful shades of the shingles on the main roof.


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Thank you for the kind words.  I did make a sample with some of the brown color random in the areas that are not dark on the mansard roof. I didn't like it, so I decided to keep the original pattern from Bob's prototype. I think the only way I could pull it off is to remove the shingles and start over with the same pattern on the mansard roof as on the main roof.




After further review - I may try a sample with both a brown and medium gray breakup to the lighter parts of the mansard roof.  Stay tuned.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #250 on: February 22, 2021, 10:42:11 AM »
And now a contrary opinion.   I think the slate colors on the mansard are just fine.  I have seen those color patterns on many prototype buildings. 


dave


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You got this post in while I as typing my response to Jerry. I'm going to do a test on sample block but for now it's only a test.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #251 on: February 22, 2021, 05:44:13 PM »
Impressive roof, John. Really makes that building go *pop*.

I'm in the camp of liking the mansard roof. I think it offsets the main roof quite nicely. If anything, maybe just some additional light weathering?

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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #252 on: February 22, 2021, 08:00:55 PM »
John, try stippling pigments/chalks with a stiff brush on the slates.  Even a bit of green or blue... 

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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #253 on: February 22, 2021, 08:37:12 PM »
Impressive roof, John. Really makes that building go *pop*.

I'm in the camp of liking the mansard roof. I think it offsets the main roof quite nicely. If anything, maybe just some additional light weathering?

Great work.


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Thank you for the encouraging words. I'm leaning toward keeping the pattern on the mansard roof and adding some weathering like I always do.  I added the ridge caps and will start the process by adding all the details to the roof.  Then we will see how far I decide to go with weathering. It's a recently repurposed and refreshed building so the weathering is going to be light.
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Re: SRMW TUCKER & COOK MILL - 2021 Build Challenge
« Reply #254 on: February 22, 2021, 09:03:11 PM »
Here are a couple pictures with the ridge caps. They really look light in the pictures - much more than they do to my eyes on the workbench. I think that is where I will start with the chalks.











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