Jackson Uniform Update

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by jmarksbery, Nov 30, 2002.

  1. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    OK, I think I am done with this project, at least for now, so I am sending a few pics to get the crittics agoing. ;) Remember this started out as the DPM Mattress Factory. So lets go-- :D

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  2. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Dock Area


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  3. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Freight Doors


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  4. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member


    I started the end wall as plain styrene and painted a cream stucco color and didn't like it so I went to the puter and made the end walls with signs, what do you think?

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  5. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Other end

    I call this the faded lady, can you see her?

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  6. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Well I like it! The end wall looks great and the uniforms over the freight doors is a nice touch!
  7. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member


    A salesman showing some of the ladies some new material, poly something or other, think it will sell?

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  8. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

    Top notch JM,
    What a transformation!! Great weathering and that end wall, well that is superb!!
    Virtually no glossy figures in the scene either, and oil stains between the rails ... Great! Keep the scraggy moggy ayay from those (Gauge?) boxes :D .

    I love it ..... and by the way, that new pollywhatever stuff ... It'll never catch on!!:D :D :D

  9. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    What a spectacular piece of work!
    What a fantastic level of detail!!
    :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:
  10. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Love the "lady" end wall. How did you make that happen? Great piece of work?:) :)
  11. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    End Walls

    To answer about the end walls. I wanted in the beginning to have stucco walls on the end painted a tan color like one I saw somewhere. The wall didn't look right to me and I didn't want to tear them out, (Val gave me a great tip when I saw her great pictures, but it was tooooo late, ;) ) So, I cliped a portion of the bricks on the computer, I usually scan the building pieces in to do my rearrangement, etc., and then I did the signs for the one end wall on a seperate layer and faded them down, the same as the faded lady end, and printed it out on the computer. I cut them out and gluded with Elmers white glue to cover the ends. The color in real life is about dead on but the camera give them a little redish tint. But this will be a against the back drop building and will blend nicely. Thanks for all the compliments, but my wife said my hat size is getting bigger-----:D
  12. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Re: End Walls

    And rightly so.:) Excellent work.
  13. Drew Toner

    Drew Toner Member


    And that is N scale?

    Very nice!! Don't know if the chubby little cop would be able to catch anybody though, seems to be more of the 'door man' type to me:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

  14. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    I missed this thread until now. What a great looking building! It has a lot of character! Neat work, especially the weathering and details.
  15. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    I love those weathered signs!!!! They really look faded. So Jim, tell us, what's your technique?

    :D Val

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