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!

VIDEOS

How To:Make your own panel line scriber video-tutorial


If you don't have a scriber at hand, you can make your own very easily and with a great look! Let's see how.

Advanced Tips - Weathering using aquarelle crayons


This is a very interesting and forgivness technique to create chippings; i also tested it to make some other weathering effects like worn paint and i found it very interesting.

Diorama World: making your own Flowering Static Grass Tufts


You can buy them... or you can DIY, as showed in this professionaly filmed tutorial. The guy uses a static grass applicator, but you can do the same job with the tweezer.

Advanced Tips - Creating Cast Texture in Styrene Surfaces


This is a subject often debated by the armor's modellers: the Master Paul Budzik show us a quick technique to create a very convincing cast texture on our tank kits.

Diorama World: when things go wrong with the Resin


Even to the most experiences modellers sometimes something can go wrong: Ivan the Terrible tells us his "disaster" experience with the resin in his diorama Spear Fishing

Roden RAF SE5a 1/32 full build in Step Motion


Professionaly recorded step motion video, that in just 4.30 minutes shows us all the step, rigging included, of this great build.

Advanced Tips - How to paint and create stencils RAF roundels


Decals are great but... painting your own marks is another story. Watch this great tutorial to learn how to paint RAF roundels using stencils.

Advanced Tips - Winter Camouflage Metallic Effects

This video by Ming Jimenez focus on a very specific aspect of weathering, and so can be very useful to improve our armor models in Winter camo.

Aztek made easy for Star Trek starships video-tutorial


Aztek is like the Holy Grail for any Star Trek modeller, but with time and patience you can achieve wonderful results, as demonstrated in this video.

REVIEWS/ARTICLES

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...

 

Extreme Weathering-Building and Painting


If you like the weathering, you will find very useful this new book dedicated to an in depth presentation of all the weathering techniques.