Encyclopedia of Armour Modelling Techniques Vol.5 – Final Touches by Mig Jimenez
Encyclopedia of Armour Modelling Techniques Vol.5 sees Mig Jimenéz revealing the secrets of armour modelling finishing touches.
Mig Jiménez, creator of FAQ 1, FAQ 2 and many best-selling modelling books with a team of the best AFV modellers from across the globe under his direction. With 160 pages and more than 800 large photos, Volume 5 explains the techniques used to finish all the complementary details and final touches that will bring the model to life.
The author examines how to tackle the painting and weathering process of tracks, car and truck wheels, exhaust pipes, tools, tow cables, personal weapons and machine guns, antennas, as well as clear elements for periscopes and sights. The modeller also learns how to paint and weather all kinds of wooden items such as ammunition and supplies boxes; pieces of gear made of metal like water, fuel and oil cans, fabric elements such as canvas, flags, and mantlet covers. Finally, he covers natural elements like rocks, earth, fallen leaves, small branches, and grass. Also, there is a gallery with pictures of the primary models used in the encyclopedia and a chart with the most important techniques used for each example for quick reference.
The techniques are shown in informative text and numerous pictures illustrating the process in great detail. This encyclopedia is a must-have reference for the workbench of any AFV modeller.
Author: Mig Jimenez
Photos: 800+ colour photos
Physical: Softcover, 300x210mm, portrait