iModeler Armor

All about AFV and other military model making.

How to: Easy chipping technique with Humbrol Maskol

This video shows how to use a sponge, an airbrush and Humbrol Maskol to simulate heavy chipping on armor models. (please disregard the music...)

How to emphasize detail with pin washes

Washes, an important part of the weathering process were arguably brought to the mainstream by wargamers. Here is a 7-minute video from Wargamers Consortium to show you how to make and apply panel line and detail pin washes.

Tiger in the Grass

This is the AFV Club/Skybow 1/48th scale Tiger I . I am not an armor expert so I cannot speak to the kits accuracy, but I do believe everyone will agree it looks like a Tiger I and will not be confused for any other tank. I would also like [...]

Japanese 4×4 Light Vehicle Type 95 Kurogane

Tamiya 1:48 Kurogane The model is a typical Tamiya, just to build. It is missing some details, but there are certainly photoets to detail with if you want.

Do you like Shermans?

I do. I used to hate them. I thought they were very ugly and brutish. I do love T-34s and thought they look very sleek and streamlined. Upon building my first sherman, I fell in love with them too and am in the process of building approx 16 diff[...]

How to paint figure faces easily with an airbrush – video tutorial

Tutorial on how to paint a face with an airbrush, using Warhammer figures as examples. Great effect in 2 minutes!