Modeling by Johannes Gerl

iModeler Awards – October

by Johannes Gerl on November 8, 2017 in News -- 16 Comments

It is the first time I am doing the traditional iModeler Awards article and actually, as far as I know, it is the first time that anyone else than Martin does it. I am excited. Let me give you some […]

Year of the Cat: Ducati 916 1/12 Tamiya, Part1

by Johannes Gerl on October 15, 2017 in Automotive -- 8 Comments

The release of the 916 was a big bang. At the beginning of the 90ies motorbike design was little innovative and gridlocked to a small number of design patterns. After the 916 all was different and over the following years […]

New Collection of iModeler Apparel

by Johannes Gerl on October 11, 2017 in News -- 18 Comments

After the release of the basic shirt line some weeks ago, we’re proud to present our first collection of iModeler apparel. Never before was it cooler to show that you like modeling and the more I think about it, clothes […]

Model Photography – My Surprising Insight

by Johannes Gerl on October 5, 2017 in How-to -- 29 Comments

When I first took the pictures of this Corsair, I was about to leave for the Mosonmagyarovar model show to have her participating in the championship. I got her finished in the very last minute and before I left, I […]

Su-22 Reference Material

Dear iModelers, as recently mentioned in the iModeler newsletter, two new releases of the Sukhoi Su-17/22 rock the boat in 2017. One from Kittyhawk, as usually highly disputed, and one from Hobbyboss. Building this bird, the modeller has a huge […]

Workshop, one more

Though there is an extremely promising article from Christian to read, I’m first following in George’s footsteps and here comes my workshop. It’s much smaller (things are always bigger in America). I do all the painting on the work desk, […]

AMK 1/48th MIG-31, Part 2

by Johannes Gerl on March 31, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Starting from Decaling and Weathering This build was a premiere for me in two respects. I used Mr. Paint products for the first time extensively and the stenciling was done with a novel kind of decals from the Czech […]

AMK 1/48th MIG-31, Part 1

by Johannes Gerl on March 29, 2017 in Aviation -- 19 Comments

Inspired by Boris’ magnificent two-parted building report of Airfix’ P-40 here on iModeler some weeks ago, I’m following in his footsteps and give the same concept a try with my recent MIG-31 project. Please see part one here, part two […]

Nürnberg Spielwarenmesse, My Personal Highlights

by Johannes Gerl on February 6, 2017 in Show Reports -- 16 Comments

– Tamiya is back in 1:6 motorbikes and brings a 1:48 Kawasaki Hien in 32nd detailing. – A new (to my ears) manufacturer from Ukraine named ICM shows a very impressive Mig-25 – Ebro’s 1:20 Lotus 49.

Live from Telford: Highlights of the Contest

by Johannes Gerl on November 13, 2016 in Show Reports -- 7 Comments

This is my final article form Telford 2016: my personal highlights of the competition.