Wood is a common element of many dioramas, but often we build it using plastic. Our friend Kathy shows ushow to turn the plastic into wood in a convincing way.
Old biplanes (and not just them) have most of the times wooden propellers, and this video shows how to reproduce their Laminated Wood effect.
A great tutorial to master how to paint a crate with subtle and effective wood effects.
Often we deal with styrene surfaces that should be wood but that are just flat. Adding a wood thexture, not only with the further oil painting, but scribing it as well, can make the difference.
When wood comes in play on our models, to look real it needs to be weathered...
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!