Modeling Aircraft is a new book from Aaron Skinner and his team of experts at FineScale Modeler. Receive the most up-to-date information about scale aircraft modeling that's difficult to get anywhere else. Tackle 15 projects that focus on the World War I era of aircraft through the present. Each detailed photo-driven, how-to project is accompanied with supporting captions to ensure your success.
Andy Singleton has been modeling and painting most of his life and has been a professional commission figure painter for some years now. Here he shares his experience and tips of the trade with those collecting Early Imperial Romans.
The book describes painting models of armored weapons, showing various simple painting and weathering techniques that allow the reader to create a spectacular model. A guide for both beginners and advanced modelers.
At first glance, Smith's work appeared to be wonderful photographs from a bygone era. The awe slips in as it becomes clear that he not only created the photographs - without using Photoshop - but also built everything in each scene, except the cars, which are die cast models, at 1/24th scale.
When, in the early 1930s, the Americans began modernizing their navy, they considered the replacement of old destroyers from the Great War as one of the most urgent tasks. However, the new projects, disappointed and dissatisfied the sailors. Some of these vessels were heavily overloaded (e.g. Sims class and early Benson ships), as a result some of the weaponry had to be removed.
The "Smelyi" type destroyer, Project 30 bis (Skoryi class, according to NATO classification), was the first destroyer designed and built after World War two with new shipbuilding technologies available in the USSR. World War Two demonstrated that all early-built Soviet destroyers had serious flaws. Poor seaworthiness, hull fragility, lack of displacement reserves for modernization.
This book is compilations of the 4-view color profile, scale plans and photo details of the single variant of the PZL Karaś II.
Scale plans in 1/72 and 1/48 scales plus drawings from wartime technical manuals. Also photos of the details in B&W and color.
The Art and Making of Fantasy Miniatures is a showcase of some of the best talent in the industry.
Painting and Lining Model Locomotives and Coaches provides a guide for both beginners and the more experienced to transform your model from its bare structure to a realistic finish.