In this book, popular author Aaron Skinner provides a comprehensive guide to airbrushing. Inside this indispensable tool, scale modelers will find:
Advice for modeling armor, aircraft, automobiles, figures, ships, and more.Hundreds of step-by-step photographs.Practical techniques every scale modeler should know.
Contents:Choosing an airbrush, pp. 5-10;Understanding the basics, pp. 11-16;Mastering the tool, pp. 17-23;Masking, pp. 24-28;Maintenance and troubleshooting, pp. 29-34;Armor painting basics, pp. 35-42;Airbrushing single-color aircraft, pp. 43-50;Post-shading for a dramatic result, pp. 51-54;Pre-shading monochromatic finishes, pp. 55-58;Masking straight lines with tape, pp. 59-63;Painting small scale ships, pp. 64-68;Achieving perfect gloss for cars, pp. 69-76;Cutting tape masks, pp. 77-82;Create soft edges with raised masks, pp. 83-88;Silly Putty produces sharp camo, pp. 89-95;Poster putty leaves soft edges, pp. 96-104;Freehandling camouflage on armor, pp. 105-111;Mottling a Luftwaffe fighter, pp. 112-117;Airbrushing big-scale figures, pp. 118-127.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 128 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 336 Color photographs.