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Painting windows to look like clear glass

Old 04-12-2011, 04:06 PM
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Default Painting windows to look like clear glass

I am working a smaller 1/16 B-17 and would like to just paint the glazing, turrets and nose bowl to look like clear glass. The model is a bit small to try and detail interior areas, and the space in some cases is needed for onboard equipment.
Any techniques that look convincing?
Old 04-12-2011, 05:59 PM
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Default RE: Painting windows to look like clear glass

You might try the same technique that people use on dummy pilot goggles, that is, make a shallow depression, paint with some dark color like flat black, and then pour in a small amount of epoxy.
Old 04-18-2011, 11:56 AM
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Default RE: Painting windows to look like clear glass

Here is a way to do it.....
http://www.raysmodels.ca/Technical%2...%20article.doc
Old 04-18-2011, 02:17 PM
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Default RE: Painting windows to look like clear glass

can you find some pictures taken of a fullscale b17, and print them to size so you can cut the windows from the picture,and paste them in the right place, so it LOOKS like there is an interior?

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