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.
AK Interactive Terrains are acrylic products designed for creating textures in dioramas. It is easy to achieve great results in both thin and thick layers. These products can be diluted with water or acrylic thinner to improve the flow. The recommended drying time is 24 hours.
Snow texture is designed for creating snow effects on any surface – terrain, vehicles or buildings.
Asphalt and Concrete textures have a grey shade similar to that of roads, asphalt covered surfaces, runways and concrete buildings.
Dry, Wet and Muddy ground textures are intended for recreating dry or wet soil and mud. In order to create track marks, press the wheels or tracks onto the surface before it dries.
Dark Earth is perfect for recreating rich dark shades of earth on diorama bases where a thick and dense texture is desired. Light Earth texture is designed for lighter shades of earth.
Beach Sand is a fine and flat texture for recreating beach areas such as the beaches of Normandy. Desert Sand is suitable for any type of desert scene, for example North Africa. It can be shaped when wet and is very useful for making dunes.
8011 AK Interactive Terrains - Snow, 250ml
8013 AK Interactive Terrains - Asphalt, 250ml
8014 AK Interactive Terrains - Concrete, 250ml
8015 AK Interactive Terrains - Dry Ground, 250ml
8016 AK Interactive Terrains - Wet Ground, 250ml
8017 AK Interactive Terrains - Muddy Ground, 250ml
8018 AK Interactive Terrains - Dark Earth, 250ml
8019 AK Interactive Terrains - Beach Sand, 250ml
8020 AK Interactive Terrains - Desert Sand, 250ml
8021 AK Interactive Terrains - Light Earth, 250ml
8022 AK Interactive Terrains - Sandy Desert, 250ml
8023 AK Interactive Terrains - Neutral Texture - Earth, 250ml
Vallejo Model Colour paints are suitable for all surfaces and adhere especially well to plastics and polyesters. These paints will allow you to easily cover even large surfaces without leaving brushstrokes. They are equally perfect for the smallest details of miniature artwork. All the colours dry to a matte and opaque finish except for the metallic and transparent colours.
Model Colour paints can be diluted with water and mixed with one another. They do not contain solvents or any ingredients harmful to health, and are not inflammable. Once the paint has dried, it is waterproof and permanent.
Includes: 1 x 17 ml bottle
VAL 70.802 Sunset Red
VAL 70.803 Brown Rose
VAL 70.804 Beige Red
VAL 70.805 German Orange
VAL 70.806 German Yellow
VAL 70.807 Oxford Blue
VAL 70.808 Blue Green
VAL 70.809 Royal Blue
VAL 70.810 Royal Purple
VAL 70.811 Blue Violet
VAL 70.812 Violet Red
VAL 70.814 Burnt Cadmium Red
VAL 70.815 Basic Skintone
VAL 70.816 Luftwaffe Uniform WWII
VAL 70.817 Scarlet
VAL 70.818 Red Leather
VAL 70.819 Iraqi Sand
VAL 70.820 Offwhite
VAL 70.821 German Cam Beige WWII
VAL 70.822 German Cam Black Brown
VAL 70.823 Luftwaffe Cam Green
VAL 70.824 German Cam. Orange Ochre
VAL 70.825 German Cam Pale Brown
VAL 70.826 German Cam Medium Brown
VAL 70.827 Lime Green
VAL 70.828 Woodgrain
VAL 70.829 Amarantha Red
VAL 70.830 German Fieldgrey WWII
VAL 70.833 German Cam. Bright Green
VAL 70.842 Gloss White
VAL 70.845 Sunny Skin Tone
VAL 70.847 Dark Sand
VAL 70.856 Ochre Brown
VAL 70.861 Gloss Black
VAL 70.862 Black Grey
VAL 70.894 Cam Olive Green
VAL 70.896 German Cam Extra Dark Green
VAL 70.917 Beige
VAL 70.920 German Uniform
VAL 70.921 English Uniform
VAL 70.922 US Uniform
VAL 70.923 Japanese Uniform WWII
VAL 70.924 Russian Uniform WWII
VAL 70.951 White
VAL 70.977 Desert Yellow
VAL 70.979 German Cam Dark Green
Master Box 1:35 Commonwealth AFV Crew - Plastic Figure Model Kit #3564
This kit represents four British Commonwealth soldiers, one of which is a figure of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the other three are British tank crew members. They are accompanied by two Bedouins as desert guides. A camel is also included.
Master Box 1:35 - LRDG in North Africa, WWII era - Plastic Figure Model Kit #3598
Originally called the Long Range Patrol (LRP), the unit was founded in Egypt in June 1940 by Major Ralph A. Bagnold, acting under the direction of General Archibald Wavell. Bagnold was assisted by Captain Patrick Clayton and Captain William Shaw. At first the majority of the men were from New Zealand, but they were soon joined by Southern Rhodesian and British volunteers, whereupon new sub-units were formed and the name was changed to the better-known Long Range Desert Group (LRDG). The LRDG never numbered more than 350 men, all of whom were volunteers.
The LRDG was formed specifically to carry out deep penetration, covert reconnaissance patrols and intelligence missions from behind Italian lines, although they sometimes engaged in combat operations. Because the LRDG were experts in desert navigation they were sometimes assigned to guide other units, including the Special Air Service and secret agents across the desert. During the Desert Campaign between December 1940 and April 1943, the vehicles of the LRDG operated constantly behind the Axis lines, missing a total of only 15 days during the entire period. Possibly their most notable offensive action was during Operation Caravan, an attack on the town of Barce and its associated airfield, on the night of 13 September 1942. However, their most vital role was the 'Road Watch', during which they clandestinely monitored traffic on the main road from Tripoli to Benghazi, transmitting the intelligence to British Army Headquarters.
With the surrender of the Axis forces in Tunisia in May 1943, the LRDG changed roles and moved operations to the eastern Mediterranean, carrying out missions in the Greek islands, Italy and the Balkans. After the end of the war in Europe, the leaders of the LRDG made a request to the War Office for the unit to be transferred to the Far East to conduct operations against the Japanese Empire. The request was declined and the LRDG was disbanded in August 1945.
This kit includes the figures of 5 LRDG soldiers, it does not include the vehicle, the pictured vehicle is a Tamiya 1/35 scale kit.