Water Effects for Diorama: the great collection

There are tons and tons of video-tutorials about scale models, dispersed on the Net. But only a few are truly worth to watch. We select the best and only the best video-tutorials: building, detailing, painting, weathering, dioramas and more.

We kept tagging our collection of video tutorials, and following the request of many of you, here it is a selection of tutorials about the Water Effects in scale models: all what you need to know to bring to life and make murmur the water in your dio!


Amazing Models - Full working loco all carved in wood

For the corner Amazing Models, today we chose the full working locomotive at the Warther Museum Dover, OH, completely carved in wood. Quick video professionaly recorded.

Diorama World - How to Model Oil Slicks

The trick to any oil slick is to capture that iridescent shine and that is much harder than it might appear both because of the scale and products available.  Let's see Kathy Millat method.

Ammo by Mig Jimenez Aircraft Panel Line Wash - Review

Bob from Genessis Models did a in depth review of the enamel based washes for aircraft panel lines released by Ammo by Mig Jimenez.

Painting road wheels with Quick Wheel from Rossagraph

Painting the road wheels of the tanks is a pain, we all know it. But with this tool, things can go much faster...

RPTOOLZ Handle Maker - Review and HowTo

On the tanks model, handles made with metal look much more realistic (and they are less fragile). This tool can greatly help you in making your own handles.

Diorama World - Ardennes 44 - "Let it Snow"

A detailed video about how to add convincing snow to your diorama.

Citadel Paint Range Review by Genessis Models

Citadel Liberator Gold and Retributor Armour are 2 range of paints from Citadel. How they works? Bob from Genessis Models reviews them for us.

Painting and Weathering techniques for Japanese aircraft

This is a series of the great video-tutorial focusing in all the aspects of painting and weathering WWII Japanese aircrafts.

AK Interactive 1/48 Spitfire and Bf109 Review

Is AK Interactive moving from the paints to the kit? They just released a Spit and a BF 109 in 1/48, but did they come up with those all by themselves?

Advanced Tips - Flashing Police Lights How To

For sure a flashing light will make special our police-car models: Luke Towan shows how to add it with this video step by step.

Waffenträger 8.8cm PaK 43 Turm auf Protze Kanone 44

Final Reveal of the Waffenträger 8.8cm PaK 43 Turm auf Protze Kanone 44 1/35 scale by Trumpeter.

Advanced Tips - Painting Leather on Figures Uniforms

Quiet often we have to paint uniforms made with leather. But how to paint in a relistic way the leather?


Douglad TBD1 Devastator - Airfix 1-72

Full build step by step, showing also the Black Basing technique combined with the post shading.

KV-8S flamethrower Eastern Express 1:35 and Diorama

Model by Luca Cinacchio

Antonov An-2V Colt on Float - Trumpeter 1:72

Model by Luca Cinacchio

ICM P-51 B 1/48 with small display base

Model by Luca Cinacchio

Blohm & Voss BV141, Hobbyboss 1/48

Model by Luca Cinacchio

P-47 Gabby Gabreski, Academy 1/48

Model by Ray Massie


Wire Diameters in Gauges, Inches, Millimiter conversion Table

Working with some wires and getting mad converting Gauges (the measurement unit used for the diameters of wires) in Inches or Millimiters?  This conversion table is what you need.

Special Winter Camo from Panzer Aces 51

A wonderful monographic new number from Panzer Aces, fully dedicated to the Winter Washes. Read the full review with plenty of images.

Painting Guide for modern US Troops Iraq 2007

The illustration on the Alpine Miniature box can be very helpful to properly paint a miniature of 3rd Strikier Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Iraq 2007.

BT902 UMM - Rivet Master - Beading Tool

If you want the best rivets around, this is the tool to go with. Read the full review.

Airplanes in Scale II - The Greatest Guide-Jets

For all the jet's fans, the most complete guide about building, painting and weathering, with detailed step by step explanation

USN Stencil Application

Wanna make your own mask for the USN WWII marks? Here a easy application: type your text, choose the size, and print it...


WOOD and more

Amazing Models - Full working loco all carved in wood

For the corner Amazing Models, today we chose the full working locomotive at the Warther Museum Dover, OH, completely carved in wood. Quick video professionaly recorded.

The beauty of Henry VIII's Mary Rose warship is back !

The 16th-Century Mary Rose warship is on display at a museum in Portsmouth, England, after 34 years of restoration.

Attaching shrouds to model ships Video-Tutorial

J Brent presents us a very interesting method of rigging shrouds along with their deadeyes and chain plates.

How to make a Wood Strip Cutter with little money

To cut balsa wood strips the Wood Strip Cutter is the perfect tool, and this video show us how to build an effective one in a few steps with very little money.

Cleaning Scratches and Smudges of a Ship Hull

In this video Leon will show us how to properly clean smudges or scratches from the smooth surface of a Ship's Hull.

Amati Model Spanish Coca unboxing review

Unboxing review of the Amati Model kit of a carrack, or Spanish coca, is a type of ship built in the XV century and it was widely used as merchant ship. This is a perfect kit for the beginners.