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Filters: A subtle addition

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By Aaron Skinner
Published: April 26, 2012
The effect of filters is subtle, but, used as part of a layered finish, they can set a model apart. Filters are very thing paint applied over large areas like panels and hatches. Rather than settling into recesses, the thin color tints the underlying finish. Filters blend previous paint and weathering, softening contrasts and tying the finish together.
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