One of model railroading's best-known scenery modelers offers new techniques for adding realism to a layout of any size or scale.
Featuring today's newest products and equipment, this third edition of one of Kalmbach's top-sellers will attract modelers with contemporary images of diesel locomotives and urban settings, plus updates to Daves trademark scenery 'recipes.' Hundreds of photographs bring the techniques to life and make it easy for modelers to get started quickly. ' Includes new chapters on Western scenery and desert modeling, and city scenery and urban settings ' Ideal for beginning, intermediate, and advanced modelers planning a layout.
Contents:Introduction;1. Planning your scenery;2. Building scenic forms;3. Basic colors, textures, and adhesives;4. Rocks and rubble;5. Finishing: texture;6. Trees and foliage;7. Modeling water;8. Backdrops and background scenery;9. Foreground scenery;10. Modeling the changing seasons;11. Ballasting track;12. Rejuvenating old scenery;List of products, manufacturers, and suppliers;Index.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 144 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 300 Color photographs, 150 B&W photographs, 20 illustrations.