Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire Mk IXc

By Peter Willstein

I tried quite a few new techniques on the Spitfire, most of which dealt with breaking new ground with weathering; which I have to admit, is something I normally hold way back on. Hopefully, I was able to keep the effect light, portraying the Spitfire as a well maintained combat aircraft. The Spitfire is mostly an OOB build with just a few resin upgrades to enhance the overall look. Added to the kit were:

I tip my hat to Tamiya for a fabulous kit. There is a build thread for this model in the LSP forums.

© Peter Willstein 2013

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This article was published on Saturday, April 20 2013; Last modified on Sunday, January 08 2017