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Essential Skills for Scale Modelers

Aaron Skinner
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Build, paint, weather, and display all types of models.
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Description
Beginning scale modelers need a basic set of skills that they can build on as they continue through the hobby. Essential Skills for Scale Modelers, written by FineScale Modeler’s Aaron Skinner, lays the foundation needed to build, paint, weather, and display all types of models. This technique-driven how-to book contains a variety of projects that allow modelers to put their new found skills to use.
Author: Aaron Skinner
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 96
Color photos: 250
Author Bio
Aaron Skinner built his first model, some kind of racecar in white plastic, when he was 5, and has had at least one model under construction ever since. His modeling interests include armor aircraft, airliners, and science fiction spacecraft. He studied journalism and history at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and worked as a photographer at newspapers in Texas and Arkansas before going to work in 2006 at FineScale Modeler as an associate editor.
Table of Contents
Introduction

Starting with the Basics
Learning about Tools
Brushing up on Airbrushing
Modeling Aircraft
Getting a Jump-start on Automobiles
Launching Your First Ship
Tackling Weathering
Improving an Older Kit
Building Big Figures
Displaying Your Model

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