Gen's BOS skins

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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Blue2 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:18 am

I agree with Macca - I favor the 1st color scheme, but I think they both look great.

On the pimp job, 2 other ideas I thought of before reading Macca's are:
- tri-color flash somewhere on the vertical tail (either just the very top portion, or just the rudder), or some other sort of Irish symbol on the vertical stab & rudder perhaps.
- Irish-green stripe around leading edge of the engine nacelles, maybe

Would probably have to see what any of the above look like to see if they're any good or too much. I'll leave that to your artistic eye though. I'm sure whatever you come up with will be super as usual - and I definitely want one of the finished products!

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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Heloego » Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:32 am

All are excellent Gen!
Maciej and Larry's suggestions are good ones and I agree, except for tri-color prop blades (a bit ostentatious IMHO).
I lean toward the top of the Vertical Stabilizer and the Prop Spinners only (less is best, y'know :) )

And, of course, we'll need Winter skins, too. :D

Also, and, of course, our #s and nose art included.

And, also, and, of course, ...

Better stop while I'm ahead. :lol:
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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Genosse » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:13 pm

A brief insight into my WIP efforts ...

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Any good? The winter skins has been noted ... :)
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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Ardmore » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:16 pm

Much better Frank, I like those cowls.



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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Heloego » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:18 am

Nice, Frank!

This may seem to be "nit picking", but the vertical warning stripes under each side of the cockpit should be red or yellow since they are after all warning stripes intended for ground crew to avoid the prop arc while an engine is running.
As a compromise, our beloved orange from the colors would work nicely. :)
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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Genosse » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:22 pm

:FI:Heloego wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:18 am
Nice, Frank!

This may seem to be "nit picking", but the vertical warning stripes under each side of the cockpit should be red or yellow since they are after all warning stripes intended for ground crew to avoid the prop arc while an engine is running.
As a compromise, our beloved orange from the colors would work nicely. :)
Compromise taken, Dan! :D

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Optional/possible winter version ...

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Any more ideas for improvements or changes on this A-20 skin, folks? :-k
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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Macca » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:11 pm

A lovely set, Frank.i wish I had the skills you have:)

I think that it would really be lovely if it could have additionally some tricolor on vertical steering surface.
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Re: Gen's BOS skins

Post by :FI:Heloego » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:25 am

Seriously looks great Frank!
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