Jan 29, 2013

Painted Zvezda T-34 (+ more of the PzIV)


Finished the Zvezda Art of Tactic T-34 during the weekend and thought I'd include the Panzer IV too as the latest photos weren't the brightest. 


An easy way to paint it again, black undercoat, sea green with a bit of yellow added then two brighter green drybrushes and one drybrush with gunmetal around the edges, still not entirely content with the green. A clever 'Za Stalina!' lettering is added to the turret.


These models are easy to paint and assemble. Also cheap.


I really thought the T-34 was bigger than the Panzer, well I was wrong. With the 34/85 version's turret it definitely looks bigger.


Really glad with these, might buy the big PSC boxes for Germans and Russians (once there some more AFVs too) and look for a set of rules, but oh again too many projects and too less money/time.




The whole Zvezda collection together minus the horrific KV-1 (the one the Revell green paint ruined if you remember). Thinking of it, I may strip that one and repaint it. 

10 comments:

  1. Very nice looking tanks!
    Phil.

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  2. nice work. great looking tanks. such a same modern warfare has got rid of the medium and heavy tanks as they were so cool.

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    1. Thanks, well modern tanks are multi-purpose (think of the Merkava, it can carry a whole platoon of soldiers) so there is no need for distinction.

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  3. Congratulation very great paint
    Cheers

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  4. You are getting the art of making AFV models look well used and abused rust and crusty. Nice work, Sir!

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