Did you paint subtle deck lines or is the camera playing some tricks?
Yeah. I tried a new deck scheme after reading about painting wood decks on larger scale models. So I used the more natural "deck tan" that is really very grayish instead of the "stained and varnished" look. Then did some very light streaks with a darker tone to try to simulate planking. (And some subtle lighter toned streaks too.) With my shaky hands I can't do fine lines like Shinnentai, but I was hoping to get it close enough to give the impression of planking. I think it turned out "okay." I still need to refine it a bit.
Thanks for noticing!
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