Modeling ideas, tips and solutions to help you work out your modelling problems.
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[...]
Any returning visitor to iModeler could not fail to notice how rapidly this site is growing these days. With 200+ headline articles per month being a happy new norm, our front page is being entirely redrawn every day, constantly bringing new int[...]
I discovered this modeler by chance looking at some magazines in a bookstore in Nagoya. Really impressive weathering job!! Shuichi Hayashi's Youtube channel can be found here:
This step by step build was written for chapter Seven of my first book 'Modelling Railway Scenery Volume 1'. Some of the text refers to other pages in the book and should be ignored. There are also references to the photographs in the book - Fi[...]
Recently we have updated iModeler's capability to incorporate content from other sites, including videos from Youtube, Vimeo and a plethora of other services. Briefly speaking, any video found on Youtube can be easily relayed on iModeler or in[...]