Weathering a boxcar…


The current trainboard.com weathering challenge is a graffiti challenge, and I decided to weather a Southern Pacific Boxcar and attempt my hand at graffiti…I used cheap acrylics for the fade, roof and patch, an ultra fine Sharpie for the two tags (a Dead Kennedys logo and an Anarchy A)…and I am hoping for a custom decal to show up from tolerant Oregon…..

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While I am not making an exact copy of this I really want this large Biafra tag.  I shot the floor with Krylon camouflage ultra flat brown and the trucks with Velspar blindfold…

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The colors of acrylic paints used were a mix of brown and terracotta for the fade, terracotta for the patch and pavement for the roof….

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