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Trek Window Detailing




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Douglas Cameron


I just finished my AMT 1701-C and the windows looked a little bland. Black and white, black and white. Then I worked out why.The ship has various watches so some crew will be working, others sleeping, some starting there day and others winding down after a hard day defending the Federation.

So I painted some windows with other colours in pale tones. Yellow, pink and blue, to reflect the lighting inside the cabin. Think- do you like bright lights after a day at work or do you wind down the dimmer switch? The windows are in blocks of three for each cabin, two for living area and one to the side for bed or washroom. After this, I went over each with a drop of gloss varnish. The results realy give life to the finished job. Its time consuming but worth it.

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