1/48 Tamiya Il-2 "Shturmovik"

Gallery Article by Martin Kurz on Aug 22 2019



This is the wonderful kit of the "Shturmovik" from Tamiya more or less out of the box. 

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The seatbelts and the instrument panel are from Eduard. Since the kit's decals are a little on the thick side I used aftermarket decals. The paints are from Tamiya and Gunze. The weathering was done with various washes (MIG, AK) and filters and the emphasis of diverse panels with oils (Rembrandt, Abt. 502 and Sennelier). For the accentuation of the panel lines I used MIG dark track wash. All varnishes (also the in-between ones) are from Golden Acrylics.

Please excuse the dust all over the plane. It takes just minutes to accumulate if you share your home with a wife (quilter) and a dog.

Martin Kurz

Photos and text by Martin Kurz