AK-404 Extreme Weathering Vehicles

AK Interactive just released a new book that will lead you in the world of weathering cars and trucks. From the company website

Whether they are found on the factory floor or the junkyard pile, cars and trucks reveal a wide variety of materials, shapes and colors which makes them the perfect candidate to apply all types of finishing products and weathering techniques. Led by some of the finest modelers in the world, this book demonstrates how to apply a large diversity of products and painting techniques to the creation of extremely weathered vehicles. From the painting of a small motor, to producing an entire scene that brings life and context to a vehicle, this book will show you how to get finest weathering effects on a model of a civilian vehicle.

With the collaboration of six known modelers:

DOOZY OKUGAWA: Weathered coffee break
MARC REUSSER: A California Work Truck
PER OLAV: Old, rusty & weary hulk
VIRGIL SUAREZ: A 1955 Chevrolet "Bel Air"
SCRATCHMOD: Rusted 1941 Chevy
CHUCK DOAN: Photo Gallery

A book bound in soft cover with 127 pages and over 450 photos.


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 just finished to tag all the videos in our archives, and the first results is here: a selection of tutorials about the weathering in scale models: all what you need to know to give to your models the perfect dirty or dusty or rusty look!