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.
By Jack Mugan
Sometime last year at a model show I managed to pick up a new 48th scale kit from a model company called KINETIC. The vendor had a nice build up of the model on display and he assured me it was built right out of the box. I [...]
The Need for Speed
By Jack Mugan
Have you ever been browsing through one of you reference books and suddenly see a photo of an aircraft in markings you somehow missed before? That is what happened to me while reading my Squadron in action [...]
Such a small kit part - such a long video...
This is the Revell (Hasegawa) Gates Learjet in 1/48 scale.
Despite its age the kit is really nice, well ok you’ll have to live with the raised panel lines. This is my only airliner/bizjet so far and I built is just because I like the [...]
Hi, Hope you enjoy my progress pics. Not far to go now and I will be finished. Have been working on this for the past few months, on and off when I get the time. I will post more pics when finished.
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 [...]
I wanted to do a Hellcat in these markings ever since I saw the photo in a Hellcat reference, the Model Graphics book on the Hellcat. When I found out that Superscale put decals out for one of these VF-84 aircraft, I went ahead with it.
Yes another Lindberg, a kit that took a bit of work, as it's got the boosters moulded to the external tank, but a bit of sawing, filling, refining and scratch-building and she came close enough for me.
I know the digital image is wrong the [...]
I submit for your consideration my Trumpeter (mostly) 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief.
"Alice's Joy" was Col. Jack Broughton's ride when he was the Vice Wingie at the 355 TFW at Tahkli, Thailand circa 1967. Having read all of [...]