Modeling ideas, tips and solutions to help you work out your modelling problems.
I've recently learned about using Marmite instead of salt as a masking medium for chipping, and I immediately fell in love with the idea. Before trying it out on my current project, I've found this very useful video tutorial from Tom Grigat. Fee[...]
Now on pre-order (save €4), Joaquin Garcia Gazquez's new book from Accion Press. The book is A4 format, 168 pages, in colour, new edition with English/Spanish text. The Modelling News: Preview: Joaquín García Gázquez's new book - “Vignettes. A [...]
All Unit Commanders (by Order): to be Issued to all Personnel on Transfer from Barracks/Discharge from Service 1. Speech: •Time should never begin with a zero or end in a hundred; it is not 0530 or 1400. It is 5:30am or 2 in the afternoon. •Wor[...]
This year I decided to start up a model club at my school. With the help of a local hobby shop and modeler who was selling off his collection of unbuilt kits, I was able to get enough stuff together to offer 20 students a chance to make a model.[...]
This time I’m not going to post pictures of one of my models. I wanted to create a little guide for all those whom want to challenge themselves in the creation of small bases or dioramas to set their own models, without wanting to engage in [...]
Soooo. I purchased a model of a Ford panel truck and I got a bit carried away. I was thinking of some of the ways they used to customize the vans back in the 1970s. Then I remembered I had this paper palm tree kit and the madness began. I painte[...]
Another little query. I have a tinlet of Humbrol acrylic grey primer to be airbrushed on to a model. Can it be thinned with any acrylic thinner or must it be Humbrol thinners Thanks Alvin
Hi Everyone! I had only little little time to build anything and this post isn't about finished plastic either. I'm an airbrush guy and fond of airbrushing in general and - as I suppose happens frequently such people - I had and I have several [...]
I have always been looking to get hobby and modeling supplies with out paying out the nose with internet prices being what they are so I thought I would share some of the things that I buy and use exclusively. You may recognize some of them and [...]
How do you sand down the small tiny parts that are impossible to hold between your fingers. That escapes me just as much as seeing said same parts.