Modeling ideas, tips and solutions to help you work out your modelling problems.
My last post concerned my first oil and enamel washes as i am wanting to have a crack at different techniques and effects, this one concerns chipping, something that i think looks great but have been too scared to attempt. Well, time to get on t[...]
I purchased a 20 year old Hasegawa P-51 kit at a hobby show and discovered the decals had been probably stored in a humid environment. The decals were firmly affixed to the backing paper. Needing to use at least a few of the decals, and with n[...]
One area that many modelers either love or loath is getting some sort of used (and sometimes abused) look on their models. AFV modellers have been at the spearhead of weathering products and techniques for quite some time, at least that’s my opi[...]
Hi all !! maybe it is difficult to guess what´s going on in this article... but just a tool that can help us in our daily routine when we are making our kits. It is just a sanding tool that I made by myself and is lightweight and can give you a[...]
Some time ago there was an article on iModeler regarding use of a cutter (or cutting plotter) for our hobby. At that moment, I was thinking about this for a while, especially because of my previous experience – I saw cutters in the late 90's whe[...]
High gloss is the basis for airliner models. The secret lies in lacquering, grinding and polishing the surface. Suitable abrasive materials, polish and polishing wipes are needed. The result is a high gloss of the model.
A technique using a child´s white glue for hard edge masking. The glue was applied using its own bottle fine tip.
If you are a regular guest on iModeler you'd already know that improvements to our platform happen frequently, and for the most part without ado. But once in a while we're launching a major upgrade that aims at bringing the experience of your iM[...]
Just in case you'd like to extend your skills into car modeling, Plasmo has got you covered. This construction video of the 1/24 scale Aoshima Lamborghini Aventador provides a nice visual introduction to car modeling techniques - with excellent [...]
We learned to like and enjoy Plasmo's model construction videos on Youtube, and this one, featuring 1/48 Trumpeter DC-3 in Alaska Airlines livery is no exception. However, I found this video special because it provides a more or less complete g[...]