Noticed this one at Broughdale’s last year. I had previously built the Mk1 male, and this is the same kit with an extra sprue for the four machine guns used by this model.
Instructions and painting guide.
Build up is very simple.
First a coat of Vallejo Primer, in this case in Earth Green.
The entire tank is then given a coat of Tamiya XF57 Buff thinned with UMP Thinner.
The two camouflage colors were then airbrushed on freehand.
First camouflage coat is XF68 Nato Brown, mixed with just a touch of XF59 Desert Yellow to lighten it up, I forgot to get a picture of this step.
The second coat is XF51 Khaki drab.
Created a base out of air dry clay for it. One thing I should have done was seal the wood before putting the clay on. The clay lifted and crack in one corner. I was able to fix that.
Posts for barb wire was done using toothpicks. The barbed wire is 2 strands of beading wire twisted together in a drill and then wound around a tool handle. I may do a separate video/post on this process.
The base was painted a base coat of craft paint and then various weathering materials were applied to it and the tank.
Not a bad result and more lessons learned.