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Scale Model Handbook - Figure Modelling 23
Model kit. Requires assembly and painting.
Figure Modelling 23
Welcome to the 23nd issue of “Figure Modelling” in Mr Black Publications Scale Model Handbook series. This is actually the 28th book we’ve published so far; with 23 of our titles covering figure modelling, two on modelling dioramas and a further three of our popular specials “Modelling the Second World War”.
Seven articles from seven well-known artists, two of them making their first appearance in our editions are featured in this issue, where you’ll find lots of tips and techniques about modelling miniature figures, busts, and vignettes from ancient times to the Second World War. Chosen subjects are covered in detail and illustrated with step-by-step photos and explanatory texts.
Man Jin Kim returns with the 10-page Step by Step & Box Art “Gassed” article. Here you will see in detail the painting of a WWI Diorama for Box Art using acrylics & enamels.
Christos Katselos, a regular contributor, comes back with an awesome 4-page article of the well know SS Officer Max Wünsche as he was at Kharkov Battle on 1943. So learn how to paint a full figure of a WWII personality in 1/16 Scale using acrylic paints.
Next is the 8-page article Viking Raid by Allan Yong, a well known artist but this is his first appearance in our editions! Read how to create an Eye-Catching Historical Vignette by improving commercial pieces with some scratch building techniques.
Selu Casanova comes back with the Ardennes Offensive, an impressive 12-page Step by Step article on creating an eye catching small diorama in winter terrain combining commercial kits, figures and materials.
Next one is Zacharias Andriopoulos 4-page article, a knight in the Holy Land, XII century. He explains how to paint a medieval Knight Templar using acrylics paints & Vallejo Metal Color.
Stelios Neofytidis, one of our regulars, paints a 75mm World War One British artilleryman using acrylics.
Last one is Theo Georgiadis (Phantom Duck) 3-page article of a Greek Freedom fighter 1821 on how to paint an interesting historical theme from the Greek Revolution using acrylic colours.
As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us.
Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and last, but not least our English text editor Ken Jones.
We hope you enjoy our latest edition!