The eighth handbook of the figure modeling series by MrBlack Publications
brings modelers the painting techniques of well-known artists with their colour recipes on award winning pieces. The new book keeps the high publishing quality and rich content of the series.
A4 format in 21x28 cm
Matt laminated cover
Strongly recommended by Pegaso Models
175 colors photos of award winning models for SBS and painted final
The book includes six chapters. Four chapters explain different painting methods, techniques with enamel, acrylic and oil paints, give information on combining colors and tell artists’ color recipes as one chapters is about painting large scale-300 mm and another is about creating a WW1 scene.
Painting Different Textures and Metals : Ernesto Reyes Stalhuth paints Pegaso Models 90-049 Viking Chief. He brings us perfect step-by-step article on painting the face, clothing, leather and shield. The article has 30 photos for painting steps with explanatory texts and 4 photos of the finished product in 12 pages.
Painting & Displaying a 75 mm Figure in a Realistic Setting : Manolis Mitsotakis tells his painting technique with all his color charts for his award winning model Scale 75 SCR-005 Praetorian Guard with Reality in Scale 35155 base. The article is in 8 pages with 24 coloured photos of the scene.
Painting a Colorful Uniform of the Napoleonic Wars : Grigoris Marmatakis paints his award winning model Pegaso Models 90-055 Mamluke Officer 1805. He shares his recipes with 3 photos of the finished model.
Painting a Large Scale Bust : Ernesto Reyes Stalhuth shares another step-by-step with painters for Pegaso Models 200-003 SS-standartenführer,1944. The article has 13 photos for painting steps and 5 for the painted bust.
How to Paint Realistic Textures on Large Scale Figures : Absolutely a top-quality step-by-step by Mike Butler. He explains how he painted Khaki Army 300 mm 28th Maori Battalion c.1941-1943. 28 photos for painting steps and 6 photos for finished figure in 10 pages.
Painting WW1 figures and Trench Section : Alex Varela-Iguazzi brings a very a good step-by-step article for Tommy’s War Miniatures 54 mm figures TW54013-TW54014 and TW54D01 Trench section. 58 photos in numeric sequence and 4 photos for finished scene.
Book can be directly ordered from MrBlack Publications and also available on the following online stores ;
Historex Agents - UK
Bookworld Wholesale Ltd – UK
El Greco Miniatures – UK
Tuttostoria - Italy
Pegaso Models –Italy
Berliner Zinnfiguren – Germany
Colorado miniatures – USA
Michigan Toy Soldier Co – USA
Helpful and easy to understand articles, lots of color photos for painting steps and final touchs. Photos in numerical sequence makes it easier. Photo quality is very good.
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