Why sometimes the texture of our painted models seems rough? Paul Budzik explain it, suggesting how to avoit this problem.
Painting a model only with brushes and even worst oil paints? What heresy is it? Let's see...
the guy at QuickKits this time deal with a tank, as usual painting it just with his brushes and achieving a nice finish
The basecoat is the foundation of the further work with color modulation: here some useful tips
There are many kits of buildings around, like the MiniArt. But they need your personal touch to get alive...
A gallery of paints and weathering techniques, to help the beginners to know the many different methods around.
A great tutorial, with some useful tricks to enhance and paint exhaust pipes
Painting the figure's face isn't easy, and practice is the master tool to achieve the skill. But some great tips can help as well
Pre-shading is one the most common ways to improve the look of the model, adding more dept. Here a great tutorial from the guys at Testor
Using an Eduard BF 109 kit, here some very useful suggestion about how to paint the canopy.
There are lots of excellent bare metal options out there nowadays, but what about achieving tonal variance in the metallics that matches the worn patina seen on so many Cold War-era aircraft? Time for some experimentation!
There are lots of excellent bare metal options, but what about achieving tonal variance in the metallics that matches the worn patina seen on so many Cold War-era aircraft? Time for some experimentation!
Brett Green illustrates techniques for painting the cockpits of scale model aircraft.
Dedicated to the fan of Russian tanks, this video give plenty of inspirations about painting and weathering armors.
Step by steo, all you need to know to paint the perfect Panzer Grenadiers
There are lots of excellent bare metal options out there nowadays, but what about achieving tonal variance in the metallics that matches the worn patina seen on so many Cold War era aircraft?
Why to use the Black Basing method? Here the reasons... I add that i fall in love with it, and now i use it in all my modesl, BUT combined with the old preshading panel lines
Take your time and have a look at this detailed tutorial to paint perfect Afrika Korps guys in 1/35 scale
Not many tutorials around about painting guns... But this one about the 1/35 Trumpeter kit is a good one
This is a very well done about painting models with brushes, presenting the various types of brushes and how to use them
If caresully used brushes can give great results: a quick, cheap alternative to the airbrush. If you don't believe it, look how a panzer can become a great model
Nicely done tutorial, showing how to paint the cockpit and the engine of a Zero (to jump the intro go to 2:00)
Very well done and complete (but only 15 min.) tutorial about how to paint and weather a perfect winter wash camo
A very complete video tutorial giving all the info to correctly paint the basic uniform of WWII German infantry men
If you don't have an airbrush and want a smooth finish, a spray can is an effective solution. Here some tips to use it at best
A classic camo uniform and a detailed tutorial about how to paint it.
A very specific tutorial for a specific subject, but that can be easily applied to other models as well: Gray basing color, mottling technique, shadows & lights effects.
This is a subject very often debated, and this video very well recorded will answer to all your questions about "what air compressor should i buy?"
Here how to paint convincing wood or metal on plastic. The Author uses Vallejo products (excellent) but of course any other brands will work as well.
How to paint a 1/35 SS Pea Dot Panzer Uniform in just 15 minutes.