Subject: F-14B Tomcat Diorama, VF-103 “Jolly Rogers”

Kit: Trumpeter
Scale: 1/32nd
Decals: Kit Decals
Builder: Christopher Bowling


Paints used: Testor’s Model Master enamels

Weathering techniques used: A pin wash of artist oils thinned with mineral spirits and crush pastel chalk applied with a brush

The model was sealed with Testors Dullcoat to protect the pastel chalks.

Additions/modifications: Added additional straps to the ejection seat parachutes, REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT tags from Eduard, and heat seeker covers for the Sidewinder missiles from Aero hobbies. The base was custom built.

All photographs are copyrighted by Christopher Bowling.