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    Airbrushing and Finishing Scale Models (Osprey Modelling Masterclass) (Paperback) By (author) Brett Green, By (author) Robert Oehler

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    DescriptionA convincing paint finish is essential for any model, be it military or civilian, aircraft, vehicles, figures or even background items such as terrain or buildings - and good airbrushing and finishing techniques can be the key to creating a superior model. Over the last few years there have been huge strides made in the development of airbrushes, paints and thinners, and consequently, this new book will provide up-to-date practical information and illustrated techniques to take full advantage of these new technologies. Brett Green details the prerequisites of airbrushing, including the different types of spray equipment and air sources available, offering advice on appropriate thinners, paint ratios and air pressures to ensure the most appropriate paint coverage across a range of different airbrushing applications. He then examines various airbrushing techniques across a wide range of models. Ten step-by-step, illustrated case studies ranging from heavily weathered military aircraft to pristine, high gloss motor vehicles, science fiction models, fantasy figures, groundwork and buildings will complete this in-depth guide to getting the best results on your models.


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    Title
    Airbrushing and Finishing Scale Models
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brett Green, By (author) Robert Oehler
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 784 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846031991
    ISBN 10: 1846031990
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    LC classification: U
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    Abridged Dewey: 745
    BIC subject category V2: WDH
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97603630
    BISAC V2.8: CRA020000
    DC22: 745.5928
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14390
    DC22: 751.494
    B&T Approval Code: A03402408
    Thema V1.0: WDH
    Illustrations note
    300 COL
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    23 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Brett Green is the editor of HyperScale (www.HyperScale.com), an online model magazine established in 1998, and a highly respected aviation modeler. He has published two books on the colors and markings of Luftwaffe aircraft: Augsburg's Last Eagles, on the late-war Messerschmitt Bf 109, and Stormbird Colors on the Me 262. For Osprey Publishing he has written Modeling 2: Modeling the Messerschmitt Bf 110 and Modeling 11: Modeling the P-47 Thunderbolt, and has co-written World War 2 US Army Fighter Modeling in the Masterclass series.
    Review quote
    "Although this book is aimed at plastic models, the tips and techniques that it contains can be adapted to RC projects... Ten step-by-step, illustrated case studies, ranging from heavily weathered military aircraft to pristine, high-gloss motor vehicles, science-fiction models, fantasy figures, groundwork, and buildings, complete this in-depth guide to getting the best results on your models." -"Model Aviation" (January 2009) "I can visualize a modeler at the work bench, this book protected in a plastic baggie sitting next to the model as the reader works to practice the skills discussed in the book, and using the images as the "passing standard" for their work. The book is very well written, with excellent images to illustrate the text. The publication addresses not only the basic skills and techniques that a beginner must learn but also provides a tutorial for the more advanced techniques that a more experienced modeler wishes to tackle. The book is much more than a simple "ho