This book is dedicated to the German camouflage patterns used on vehicles of the Deutsche Afrika Korps throughout WWII. It shows all colour variants encountered during the African campaign, with the examples of the European Dark Gray (RAL 7021) (used in Libya), Yellow-Brown RAL 8000 with Green-Gray spots RAL 7008 (used in 1941), and the new Yellow-Brown RAL 8020 and Sand Gray RAL 7027 (used from 1942). In the book you will also find a selection of Italian vehicles which fought alongside the Germans against the Allies from 1941 to 1943. This is supplemented by the addition of allied units captured by the Axis troops including American half tracks with distinctive German marks.
The book contains over 170 camo schemes used by the D.A.K and the Royal Italian Army, from the most common patterns to the most unusual ones. An inspirational guide to your next African modelling project.
The book has 108 pages.
This is a complete guide for building dioramas, vignettes and environments. Written by master modeller Rubén González, it includes detailed information on how to make all kinds of terrain, weather effects such as snow, rain, desert and much more. It is a complete guide to achieving all the more difficult parts of building dioramas to a very high standard.
The book has 560 pages.
Ak Interactive FAQ Dioramas 1.3 Extension: Storytelling, Composition And Planning Guide Book 8150
This annex 1.3 complements the Dioramas FAQ series and explores every aspect of diorama design and planning. What makes a good story and how can you get it across with models? Where can you find a good idea and how can you develop that idea into a successful project? How can you compose a diorama so that it tells its story best and looks good at the same time? How can you use colours, figures, accessories, scenery and bases effectively in your composition? How do you turn a historical photograph into a three dimensional scene? How do you plan a box diorama? This seemingly theoretical subject is treated in the most practical way, making it accessible and useful for every modeller.
All topics are clearly explained with concrete examples, drawings, photographs and step-by-step guides.
528 illustrations contain over 300 AFV, aircraft, ship, car, SF and figure models and dioramas by Marijn Van Gils, one of the world’s best modellers.
This book is 240 pages.
This book combines two of the AK Interactive best-sellers, Extreme Weathered Vehicles (AK-307) and Extreme Reality (AK-404). Extreme Weathered Vehicles includes detailed information on how to weather various kinds of vehicles. Extreme Reality is a step-by-step guide on how to achieve breathtaking realism in your models. AK Interactive Extreme-2 includes both publications.
This AK Interactive book is dedicated to AFV painting - its applications, differences, tricks and much more, all explained with various examples and accompanied by detailed step by step guides. The book is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced modellers.
The book has 320 pages, and includes more than 1500 colour photographs. Limited edition.
This guide includes original colour variants and camouflage patterns encountered on combat vehicles of the German Army from late 1944 to the end of the war. It contains over 180 colour renderings showing the most common camouflage schemes as well as rare patterns. You will find the famous camo schemes of the Panther, Panzer IV, Tiger I and much more. A special section of the book helps to interpret black and white photos. A perfect addition to AK 554 German Late War Colours set.
The book has 72 pages.
This book from the AK Interactive Learning Series covers various styles and aspects of painting and weathering tracks and wheels. Talented artists share their experience and methods they have developed through years of modelling. The guide gives detailed instructions on getting the best results when painting tracks and wheels, supplemented by multiple photographs.
The book has 83 pages.
This painting guide includes step by step instructions for painting Panzer crew uniforms, supplemented by high quality photographs. In addition to details on painting German uniforms using different techniques and styles, the book also tells about painting faces, including creating shadows and highlights, and making a beard. Historical information, description of Panzer units, military ranks chart, face painting schemes, and a photo gallery to use as a reference - all in one book.
This book is a comprehensive guide dedicated to Soviet colour profiles used between 1936 and 1945. It includes a section with real photos valuable for anyone interested in WWII Soviet armour.
The book has 103 pages with more than 180 colour profiles of Soviet vehicles from 1936 to 1945.
This book is dedicated to the works of Aitor Azkue, an outstanding modeller of the last decade. It includes over 1800 photos of his best dioramas with step by step guides from the base to the finishing touches. In the book you will find plenty of tips on all aspects of diorama making, from creating the ground and terrains to painting buildings, vehicles and figures.
The book has 292 pages and includes detailed pictures and comments on 10 dioramas.
This book takes the reader through the fast evolution of armoured warfare during the First World War. A great source of inspiration for WWI dioramas and vignettes.
This painting guide by excellent Korean figure painter and artist Man Jin Kim includes tips on painting German uniform of WWII era using acrylic paints. Inside the modeller will find 300 photos, 280 of which show the sequence of painting. The author reveals how to paint both Field Grey and black and white uniforms as well as leather items, camouflage accessories and scenery. The handbook covers all aspects of figure painting, from painting tools and acrylic colours to assembly and face painting. The gallery in the end of the book illustrates the master's work in great detail. Most of his models were used by well-known modelling companies as ‘box artworks’.
The book has 84 pages.
In this book Joaquín García Gázquez, a renowned Spanish modeller, gives detailed instructions for painting figures of the Second World War. The guide includes information on the necessary tools, brushes, paints, and more. Each step is illustrated with photos. Suitable for everyone - from beginners to expert modellers.
Jose Luis Lopez Ruiz is one of the most famous and respected modellers in the world who spent the last years developing and improving his own technique described in this book - the black and white technique. Following the best selling Paint Guide for Figures of WWII, this new book explains, through detailed step by step photos, how to achieve contrasts on your models and give your vehicles the most realistic look.
The author gives advice on the use of varnishes, washes, primers and other products; describes the black and white technique along with different types of weathering. Several examples of AFVs, from WWII to modern era, are illustrated with many photos. A gallery of finished scale models completes this highly recommended book for modellers.
This reliable travel companion, perfect for writing and planning your dioramas, collecting your thoughts and making notes, has a card cover with rounded corners and 64 blank pages. Perfect as a gift for any military history enthusiast or modeller.
The design is an authentic replica of the cover of a British official notebook made for government issue. This is laser engraved onto the very well known Moleskine Cahier notebook.
Size: 9cm x 14cm
64 Pages (Plain)
Please allow a week for delivery of this item.
Vallejo - Airbrush and Weathering Techniques, VAL75002
This book by weathering expert Rob Ferreira is a step-by-step guide on how to use Vallejo acrylic airbrush paints for both painting and weathering armour models. The aim of the book is to share the author's long-term experience in using Vallejo acrylics and auxiliary products with all modellers, from beginners to advanced users who just gave up solvent-based paints. Various tips, tricks and techniques covered in the guide are explained with lots of photos. Tips on using decals are also included.
The book has 204 pages.
- Airbrushes and Airbrushing Model Air Colours
- Acrylic Surface Primers
- Airbrushing Model Air Techniques
- Basic Weathering Techniques
- Advanced Weathering Techniques
- Decals and Varnishes
- Diorama - Vignette Bases and Stone Textures
- Creating Wet and Water Effects
- FAQ with Tips and Tricks
- Colour Charts