Airbrushing for Scale Modelers

Aaron Skinner
Item #12485

Learn Airbrushing from a Pro!

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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.
•    600+ step-by-step photos.
•    Practical techniques every scale modeler should know.

Author: Aaron Skinner
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 128
Color photos: 336
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
1    Choosing an airbrush    
2    Basic principles    
3    Mastering the tool    
4    Masking    
5    Maintenance and troubleshooting    


1    Armor painting basics    
2    Camouflaging a prewar Buffalo    
3    Post-shading for a dramatic finish    
4    Pre-shading    
5    Painting small-scale ships    
6    Ferrari automobile gloss paint    
7    Stuka aircraft masking    
8    Spitfire aircraft masking    
9    Dauntless aircraft putty masking    
10    T-90 tank putty masking    
11    Z26 destroyer dazzle camouflage    
12    F-4 Phantom masking camouflage    
13    Marder modern armor    
14    Messerschmitt    
15    Frankenstein monster and bride freehand figure painting
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