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!


New Airfix Ju 87 B-1 1/72 scale Review

Airfix, the 1/72 "true scale" and the Ju87 Stuka: what a wonderful trio for the new Airfix release reviewed by the guys of Genessis Model.

Diorama World: Panzer III E N.Africa Diorama Build

This time we go to North Afrika, with Ivan The Terrible and his diorama depicting a Panzer III E on this terrain.

scale models, step motion, Airfix Gloster Gladiator Mk.I, 1/72

Another amazing step-motion build by Tom Grigat: in just 2 minutes you will see the wonderful Airfix kit coming alive piece by piece.

Diorama World: modelling Waterfalls

Would you like to add a waterfall to your diorama? Follow Kathy Millatt video tutorial step by step.

Advanced Tips: Painting the canopy using decals

An interesting technique to avoid masking the canopy and having it perfectly painted. I tried it and i was not so successful, but I am never good with decals...

Advanced Tips: altering structural dimensions of a model

It is not accurate, 3 mm too short! Well, if you truly need to alter the dimensions of an un-accurate kit, follow the Paul Budzik suggestions!

TBF 1 Avenger Torpedo Run Dio Build

2 parts video tutorial, to follow the full buid of this Avenger releasing the torpedo with all the splashes.

Diorama World: How to Create Blast Crater Terrain

When creating a diorama terrain, blast craters should not be so unusual. Here how to easily reproduce them.

How To assemble the Dragon Magic Track

Someone loves them, someone hate them... they are the Magic Tracks individual links common in the Dragon kits. Here how to assemble them.


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

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.

Making model gun carriages for old sailing ships

For the modelers loving to take care and scratchbuild each single detail, here a step by step procedure for making very small cannon carriages.