Continuing our dynamic book series about painting and weathering Mechas, In combat 2 is finally available.Ammo of Mig Jiménez follows the path opened with the first book of the series (In combat), where some of the best modelers of the subject taught us their incredible painting techniques and weathering methods.This time we have gone a step forward to show how to paint our Mechas according to the operational environment, be it fresh from the factory or war-beaten veterans in jungles or deserts... Even a spectacular Sazabi in a metallic Candy color finish! In addition to all this, we´ll also show several examples of scenic bases in order to provide our models with a proper setting.An essential book for all the Mecha lovers out there who want an ultra-realistic finish for their models.Throughout 120 pages, the authors describe in simple and clear manner, with numerous full-color pictures showing how to achieve the best results with minimum effort.Authors: Daniel Morcillo, Lee Jaeong, Oishi, Sori Kim, Shin Wong Dook, Luca Zampriolo, José Luis López Ruiz y Sergio Fenoy.
Book, soft cover, 64 pages in full color.
SOLUTION BOOK is a simple and easy to follow guide which allows any modeller to obtain effects and finishes similar to the examples shown. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner that has just recently started to paint your kits, or a more advanced and experienced modeller. With this guide you can achieve amazing effects with very little effort by following a few simple steps. The new design style of SOLUTION BOOK allows you to follow each step in a simple and intuitive manner without text by using a simple icon code to guide you through each stage of the process. By following the steps in this guide, you will learn how to obtain exceptional results with very little effort.
Soft cover, 88 pages with high-quality full colour illustrationsThe Battle of Stalingrad certainly was one of the best known and most dramatic of World War II. The historic clash marked a turning point in the conflict. In this book, we will show you the camouflage schemes used on a large number of soft skin and armoured vehicles that took part in this battle to include both German and Soviet examples including the Pz. III, Sd.Kfz. 222, Sd.Kfz. 223, Sd.Kfz. 251, StuG. III, Pz. IV, Marder II, Opel Blitz, Pz.Sfl. IV, T-34, KV-1, KV-1S, GAZ AA, T-26, GAZ-64, and more.
An essential book for all World War II enthusiasts.
Book, soft cover, 42 pages in full color.This book is Multilingual: English, Spanish, French & German.SOLUTION BOX is a basic and simple guide to follow, allowing any modeler to create effects and finishes similar to those of the examples shown. It does not matter if you are a beginner who has just started building models, or a more advanced and experienced modeler.With this guide, you can achieve amazing effects with very little effort by following a few simple steps. The new design style of the SOLUTION BOOK will allow you to follow each step in a simple and intuitive way without texts by using a simple set of icons that will provide you with precise instructions at a glance for every step. Following this guide, you will be able to paint any IDF vehicle.Although we have chosen a Merkava Mk. 2B from TAKOM as the example to show all the required steps, you must keep in mind that the same processes can be applied in the same manner and in the same order for any IDF vehicle, no matter if it is a truck, jeep, armoured vehicle, or an artillery piece. Now simply choose your favourite model and start painting it right now!
Book, soft cover, 72 pages in full color.The How to Paint Imperial Galactic Fighters Solution Book, that is released in four languages (Englsh, Spanish, French & German), is available individually from now.SOLUTION BOOK is a simple and basic guide intended to help any modeller to easily achieve similar results to those shown in every example. It doesn´t matter a modeller is a novice or a more seasoned and experienced modeller.Although we have chosen a Tie Advanced X1 as an example for this step-by-step guide, the same processes can be applied in exactly the same sequence and methods to any other Galactic Empire’s fighter, be it a Tie Fighter, Tie Interceptor, Tie Bomber, Tie Striker,Tie Defender, or even a Lambda-class shuttle. Now you just must grab your favourite model and start painting without further delay!
The third issue of the Weathering Aircraft, your favorite modeling magazine focused on painting and weathering techniques, is here. For this edition, our brilliant collaborators had thrown themselves into the fray, working on different engines and showing how to weather them step by step: oil and grease stains, rust and dirt marks and even how to paint a derelict engine. From the first steps assembling the replicas of these engineering marvels to the most exhaustive detail work. In these pages you´ll find from the engines that propelled the first flying machines to the most modern jets, through the all-time WWII classics; all you need to create a truly masterpiece out of your scale aircraft engine.
Photographic compilation about the King Tigertank. 56 pages. 32 color profiles included.Great photopraphic compilation where it’s shown, in an easy and depth way, the most im-portant and unkown details about this tank.The definitive modeler’s guide to the King Tiger, this highly detailed photographic compilation is a must have for modelers and historians. This es-sential guide for the King Tiger covers previouslyunknown details and critical details of this iconicvehicle.Inner parts, engine compartment and hidden de-tails pictures.Featuring fully detailed photo reference guide forboth internal and external details including inte-rior details, engine compartment, and often over-looked external details features critical to both theKing Tiger and scale modelers.Fun and easily referenced sourcebook where you can analyze the interior and exterior detailsof this legendary tank, through in-depth photo-graphs and detailed explanations. Also includedfor modelers is a guide to camouflage schemes with full color and detailed profiles.-56 pages, with more than 130 high quality pho-tographs including rarely seen details. -32 fully detailed color profiles with camouflage and markings.-Information provided for each King Tiger variant,both Porsche and Henschel turret.
Book, soft cover, 70 pages in full color.SOLUTION BOOK is a simple and basic guide intended to help any modeler to easily achieve similar results to those shown in every example.With this guide, you can paint any late war German fighter. Although we have chosen a Fw 190 D-9 as an example for this step-by-step guide, the same processes can be applied using exactly the same sequence and methods to any other Luftwaffe fighter dated to the end of the conflict. Simply grab your favorite model and start painting without further delay!All the products shown are easy to use and the most adequate to recreate the effects shown. By maintaining the order of application and drying times stipulated, you will be rewarded with great results. Now buckle up and enjoy the experience of being guided by the hand of a master modeler
This issue describes in-depth the techniques to create mud effects in all forms and environments .As always these techniques will be demonstrated by some of the most talented modellers from around the World.Explanations will cover a diverse range of modelling subjects, from figures to rally cars and of course a selection of military vehicles and science fiction subjects.Also a new section will cover paint on small scale vehicles for wargames.Finally a new and pretty character will escort us through the features, we are sure you will not want to miss.The Weathering Magazine is the perfect painting reference source to collect and create the most comprehensive guide worthy of adding to any modelling reference library.
The second issue of The Weathering Aircraft is already in stock! In the first issue, we explained everything about panel lines, now we´re going to focus on chipping. Mastering these techniques is imperative to creating good chipping effects in our models, making them more realistic, closely resembling chipping on real vehicles. We´ll show in detail several different ways to recreate paint chips: using especially designed chipping products, liquid masking, or salt grains, among other methods. We are also going to see how and in which situations to use the various types of paints and tools to get different chip sizes and shapes. Once again some of the best aircraft modelers in the World have collaborated in this new issue, placing special emphasis on showcasing wonderful models as well as accompanying them with a clear and easy to understand text and high-quality photos. In conclusion: a whole package to learn everything you´ll ever need about chipping your model aircraft.
Soft cover, 68 pagesThe latest issue of your favourite magazine concentrates on an important aspect of any build: accessories. The details and optional accessories that bring realism into your modelling projects, add narrative, or complete a diorama. These accessories present interesting painting and weathering opportunities. For example, few WWII German projects are complete without “German Jerry Cans,” stowage and sandbags are a popular subject with armour modellers, tank ammunition and ammo crates including the different metallic areas and textured woods.
Mig Jimenez, explains the processes behind painting and weathering a large fabric gun mantlet: adding interest and texture to the material.
Each technique and effect explained in this latest issue can be applied to a range of subjects: whether a beginner or experienced modeller this issue will leave you inspired for your next project!genre and level of modeller.
The Weathering Magazine is the only magazine devoted entirely to the painting and weathering techniques of scale models and figures. In this issue we examine how to paint all kinds of metals including a golden C3PO, aluminium aircraft, jet exhausts, rusty metal plates, and much more. We will also find how to use different types of paints and techniques such as lacquers, acrylics, and enamels to obtain realistic metallic surfaces. Although our focus will be HEAY METAL, this world class compilation of modelers offers a wide range of techniques and tips for all manner of techniques. As always, this magazine explains with detailed “step by step” articles, how to perform every technique as illustrated through high quality photos and concise descriptions by some of the finest modelers in the world. Printed on high quality glossy paper, TWM is a collectible resource packed with useful techniques and inspiration for all genres and skill levels.
The Weathering Magazine is the only magazine devoted entirely to the painting and weathering techniques of scale models and figures. In this issue, we will focus on all basic techniques, tools, and materials used for modeling. We present you with a selection of articles focused on all the essential information every modeler should know and review. Although this edition is about basics, more experienced hobbyists will find answers to numerous questions, tips, and advice on how to make modeling more fun while improving our skills. We begin with the simplest assembly and decaling techniques, through articles describing the use of an airbrush, choosing the right brushes for specific tasks, determining the correct order of application, use of the primers, varnishes, metallics, and ending with more complex descriptions of painting and finishing methods.And of course, much more… As always, this magazine explains with detailed “step by step” articles, how to perform every technique as illustrated through high quality photos and concise descriptions by some of the finest modelers in the world. Printed on high quality glossy paper, this useful issue of TWM is a collectible resource packed with useful techniques and inspiration. As always, AMMO delivers detailed “step by step” articles, how to perform every technique as illustrated through high quality photos and concise descriptions. TWM is the finest collectible resource available, packed with inspiration and techniques from the world’s best modelers.
Magazine, soft cover, 72 full color pages.The 17th issue of The Weathering Aircraft is available now! We often find decals that are either difficult to use, out of scale, or the required are not available for the intended subject. In this issue, you will learn how to overcome these all too common issues and how to create masks used for painting authentic markings instead of using decals. Mastery of specific techniques is essential to apply realistic markings, numerals, and stencils that are perfectly integrated into the finish of any subject. Some of the worlds most talented modellers have contributed to show you all aspects of masks and decals and the different ways to both make and use them. You will learn how to tackle difficult decals and how to solve common problems including the dreaded silvering effect, glossy surfaces, and water-slide markings that do not conform to raised and recessed details. This issue of TWA will also show you some tricks and tips including specific products and varnishes that must be used before and after applying markings to avoid unpleasant surprises and ruined finishes. As you have come to expect from TWA, teaching tools and inspiration have been gathered from some of best modellers around in an effort to show teach you how to create exquisitely built and painted models. Easily learn to reproduce the effects shown and expand your painting and weathering abilities with this collection of simple and easy to use step-by-step articles, each accompanied by precise instructions and high-quality photographs. This is an extremely comprehensive and unique issue, providing you the reader with the invaluable opportunity to learn how to properly use decals and masks on a professional level. The application of markings is critical to realistic finishes, this issue will ensure that you have the skills to bring a whole new level of realism to your next project.
Throughout 160 pages and more than 800 photos, Volume 5 explains step by step and in detail, the techniques used to finish all types of complementary details and add the critical final touches that will bring the model to life.Volume No. 5 features in-depth explanations about how to tackle the painting and weathering process of tracks, car and truck wheels, exhaust pipes, tools, tow cables, personal weapons and machine guns, antennas, as well as clear parts for periscopes and sights. The modeler will also learn how to paint and weather all kinds of wooden items such as ammunition and supplies boxes; pieces of gear made of metal like water, fuel and oil cans, fabric elements such as canvas, flags, and mantlet covers. Finally, we will thoroughly cover natural elements like rocks, earth, fallen leaves, small branches, and grass. In addition, there is a gallery with pictures of the main models used in the encyclopedia and a chart with the most important techniques used for each example for quick reference.
SHERMAN, the American Miracle. In this new AMMO publication, you will find all the necessary information required to paint and weather all your modeling projects involving this famous American-built tank. More than 180 color profiles grouped by war theaters will inspire you to build subjects with the most original and appealing versions and camouflage schemes. This book shows that against conventional wisdom, not all Sherman tanks were painted green. From color schemes that take us to the dusty and scorching sand of the North African desert, through the European battlefields, and ending with vehicles used in the Pacific Theater of Operations, this publication shows many original and rarely seen examples of WWII camouflage schemes.There is an introductory chapter included that analyzes the different versions of the Sherman in an easy and comprehensive manner. Also included is a section that outlines the different colors used to paint each example used by a diverse range of armies throughout the course of the war. Whether you are passionate about this famed tank or are interested in Allied vehicles in general, you cannot miss this book.
Language: GERMANThe definitive Encyclopedia of Armour Modeling Techniques by Mig Jiménez, creator of the FAQ 1 and 2, and the bestselling instructional books in the history of modeling, brings you the comprehensive Volume 3. Created by Mig Jiménez and a selection of the best tank modelers around the world under his direction.Through the 150 pages and more than 700 high quality and large full color photos of this third volume, modelers can learn everything they will need for painting the different types of camouflage. From the easiest processes for the beginner to the advanced techniques for the more experienced modeler.Volume No. 3 features in-depth explanations about how to tackle the entire painting process of the several camouflage types –be it a multi-color or desert scheme, a whitewash or a vehicle left in red oxide primer– as well as the techniques needed to represent the chipping effects usually seen in military vehicles. The modeler will also learn how to apply effects to alter the tone of the camouflage colors with washes, filters and oil paints. Finally, we will go over the advanced painting techniques more used today in the modeling scene: Black & White style, modulation, zenithal light, illumination by panels and spot light.The processes outlined in this encyclopedia are composed of highly informative text and volumes of photos explaining every step in great detail. This encyclopedia is thus the ultimate modeler's guide, an essential tool for the table and workbench of all model fans of armored vehicles. This is the third of five volumes that constitute the Encyclopedia, each covering armor vehicle modeling in extensive detail.
Magazine, soft cover, 64 full clor pages.The fifteenth issue of The Weathering Aircraft is available now! This time we are focusing on those stains created by traces of oil, dirt, and the combination of both. Mastery of several techniques will be essential to accurately replicating the ways that these elements common to all aircraft tend to accumulate, streak, and discolour the surfaces of each in unique ways as seen in references.This issue guides you through various methods used to apply dirt and fluid staining using specific effects, versatile Oilbrusher applications, and pencils among other techniques and materials utilized to produce stunning results. Of course the reader is shown how and when to use the most effective methods and materials in order to achieve staining of different sizes, various fluids, soils, discolouration, and layered effects based on the specific weathering effects accurate for each subject. In this issue we have gathered teaching tools and inspiration from some of best modellers around.Our contributors will teach you how to handle a wide range of products to create the most realistic and eye-catching finishes with ease. The step by step processes used to achieve the most realistic result are each described through clear and easy to understand text and illustrated with high-quality photographs. All in all, this is an extremely comprehensive issue that provides you with the opportunity to learn everything you need to know about this type of effects and how to recreate them on your aircraft models. Index: A-7H CORSAIR II / Ángel Expósito P-47D “HAD IT” THUNDERBOLT / Ricardo Batista A-10 THUNDERBOLT II / Julio Fuente Díaz MiG-29 SMT / Oto Drobik COLONIAL VIPER II / Yang Yu Pei BRISTOL BEAUFIGHTER TF.MK X / Jamie Haggo
A book entirely devoted to the Sd.kfz.171 Panther tank.Fun and easily referenced sourcebook where you can visually analyze and distinguish the main versions of the Panther, from the initial models to the final production variants. The brief introduction includes some historical notes about the design and development process of the vehicle. All of this with high-quality photographs that clearly show details not seen before in any other publication dedicated to the Panther tank.Complete colour guide with information about both the interior and exterior colours used on the Panther.29 fully detailed colour profiles with camouflage and markings for all the Panther versions.62 pages, with more than 154 high-quality photographs including rarely seen details.
The only magazine in the world devoted exclusively to the weathering effects and paint in general forall kinds of modeling. This issue is dedicated to destroyed, abandoned, and sunken vehicles. The bestmodellers in the world will offer a repertoire of exceptional examples and they explain with detailedstep by step process, all the newest tricks and techniques to get your models represent similar conditions. From a totally abandoned “Walker” futuristic robot, a wooden sunk boat, a Tiran 5 absolutelyburned or a jet fighter abandoned in the open. But you can also discover how to burn impacts andeffects on a King Tiger or a weather a train wagon full of graffiti.TWM is a collectible magazine, 64 pages, printed on high quality glossy paper and full of useful itemsfor any field of model. Available in 7 different languages, this is the most international magazine inthe world.
Book, soft cover, 62 pages in full color.This book is Multilingual: English, Spanish & French.SOLUTION BOOK is a simple and basic guide intended to help any modeler to easily achieve similar results to those shown in every example. It doesn´t matter if you are a novice or a more seasoned and experienced modeler, by following the steps in this guide you will be able to obtain amazing results with very little effort. These steps have been tested on numerous models to great effect. In addition to this, the SOLUTION BOOK´s new design will allow you to follow each step in a very easy and intuitive manner without text by using a simple icon-based code that clearly shows what is to be done at each step. For example, a small clock indicates the required drying time. In this way, every modeler will easily comprehend the different processes used to create a nice scale representation of the most popular subjects in our hobby.If you are an experienced modeler, this book will best serve you as a guide to the products required for your model as well as a quick reference of the correct order to follow during the painting and weathering process without having to question what the appropriate colours are for each effect or the best medium for each technique is.Although this guide is intended as a standard solution for the most common problems, you can always improvise and change the order of steps or colours used, as well as add emphasis to any effect to better suit your intended goal. Here you are presented with a convenient base to begin working from and achieve quality results in very little time. We also intend for this title to serve as a springboard for you to improve along with over time to reach the next level, as well as discover and implement new tricks along the way.US military vehicles are one of the more interesting and attractive WWII subjects for lots of modelers. American armor and soft-skinned vehicles offer almost infinite possibilities with a range of models, versions, and settings from all over the world to be depicted in scale. Europe was arguably the most extensive theater of the war, it was here that a huge range of all types of equipment were put into service including artillery pieces, trucks, halftracks, tanks, and auxiliary vehicles such as bulldozers and cranes. With this guide, you can paint any olive drab-colored vehicle that operated in Europe. Although we have chosen an M4 Sherman tank as an example for this step-by-step guide, the same processes can be applied in exactly the same sequence and methods to any other US vehicle including trucks, jeeps, halftracks, or a tank or self-propelled gun. Now you just have to grab your favorite model and start painting without further delay!Keep in mind that all US vehicles in Europe were exposed to the same weather conditions, although some to a greater extent than others. You simply have to adjust the intensity of the weathering effects (mud, dust, dirt, oil and grease, chipping, etc.) to your subject and setting and then simply follow this easy to use guide. All the products shown are rather basic and the most adequate to recreate the effects shown. If you maintain the order of application and drying times stipulated, you will be rewarded with great results. Now buckle up and enjoy the experience of being guided by the hand of a master modeler!
The 0 volume of the Encyclopedia of Figures is an easy to follow manual introducing you to the most basic and important aspects of figure painting. This volume featuring a complete walk through all aspects of finishing a miniature figure. Beginning with the initial assembly through to the painting and application of final details, the most important techniques are explained in this comprehensive guide. The miniature example used in this book belongs to the Legends of the Jade Sea series, from the prestigious brand Bigchild. A fantasy-themed figure with a realistic execution regarding shapes, proportions, and the representation of various detail types and materials to include leather, metals, hair, and ornaments whose painting techniques can be readily used on both fantasy and historical models.This introductory volume can be considered the essence of the entire Encyclopedia of Figure Modelling Techniques, offering a brief presentation of the contents that will be developed in-depth in the following volumes. The contents of each volume provide inspiration and knowledge to any miniaturist seeking to learn and enjoy painting miniature figures.
The Weathering Magazine is the only magazine devoted entirely to the painting and weathering techniques of scale models and figures. In this issue we will focus on showing the techniques and specific approaches to the implementation of the model as close as possible to an equivalent in the real thing. We will show a selection of a different models based on the actual photos where the modeler has simply tried to capture what he saw.And of course, much more… As always, this magazine explains with detailed “step by step” articles, how to perform every technique as illustrated through high quality photos and concise descriptions by some of the finest modelers in the world. Printed on high quality glossy paper, TWM is a collectible resource packed with useful techniques and inspiration.