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1. Vallejo Conversions for Tamiya & Humbrol [ 90,916 ]
by: Martin Oliver
2. Wash Techniques [ 77,109 ]
by: Fred Boucher
3. Building Young Evergreens [ 59,705 ]
by: Al LaFleche
4. Rusting, Chipping and Weathering [ 45,840 ]
by: Todd Michalak
5. Bringing Out the Details [ 37,870 ]
by: Mike Taylor
6. Scratch Build Stone Walls [ 36,593 ]
by: Dave Creel
7. Airbrush 101 - Cleaning a Badger 150 [ 36,251 ]
by: Dave OMeara
8. How To Rust Modern Armour Plating [ 34,762 ]
by: Charles King
9. Easy Wood Grain Effects [ 32,642 ]
by: Rowan Baylis
10. Molding and Casting Simple Parts : The Simple Way [ 28,207 ]
by: Rei Villamil

Delbert shares his thoughts on this powerful decal setting solution: how to use it, precautions, and general advice! >> READ MORE

Todd Michalak walks us through the Rusting, Chipping and Weathering process in this excellent step-by-step article. Although the base model is not an AFV, the techniques shown can be used for a variety of subjects. Well worth a read...and a re-read! >> READ MORE

Todd Michalak demonstrates his extreme weathering techniques on a sunken Zero using a range of products from K4. >> READ MORE

Henk shares a method for packing built models to keep them safe during a move. >> READ MORE


Dave shares his techniques on how to build a stone wall for your next diorama. It's quick and easy, anyone can do it. >> READ MORE

Making realistic water is a very popular topic. Lots of people try many different ways of making it. Here is one way of making water with waves on the surface. >> READ MORE

Does the high price and complexity of resin casting keep you from making spare parts or custom parts? Here is a step by step process that shows you how to make parts quickly and easily for not a lot of money. >> READ MORE

Mike shares a technique that is universal to model building genres. Making Grab Handles can be done easily and add a great level of detail to a build. Mike shows us that it can be done inexpensivly with tools most all of us already have. >> READ MORE


Macro photography of scale models
by: Andras
Andras offers us a very thorough and useful primer on close-up digital photography - a must for all of us Kitmaker artistes!   >> READ MORE

Introduction to Real Colors by AK
by: AK Interactive
AK Interactive has released a completely new line of paints and these are some of the informative videos they have put out covering their origin and use.    >> READ MORE

Paint Arm
by: John S. Smith VIII
John Smith shares a nifty painting device with his Kitmaker family!   >> READ MORE

Testing Mission Models Paints
by: Will Pattison
A thorough breakdown of the new acrylic paint system from Mission Models, including tests with weathering products and decals.   >> READ MORE

Photographing Your Models
by: Bill Cross
Bill Cross shows a quick set-up to photograph your models and dios with a simple light box and lights plus a smart phone.   >> READ MORE

10 Years On - A Modellers Tale - Part 2
by: Alan McNeilly
Alan McNeilly brings us a selection of his builds during the last 5 years.   >> READ MORE

Tamigawa Winter Weathering Ice Bucket
by: Rowan Baylis
Rowan reviews a radical weathering set from Tamigawa for ice effects.   >> READ MORE

8 New Kits from Tamiya
by: Jim Starkweather
A quick overview of eight new release kits just out (or coming out) from Tamiya during the summer of 2014.   >> READ MORE

A Lanc and a Landy
by: Gary Bottoms
Gary shows us some of his most recent builds, mixed with some other news. For more of Gary's videos you can check out his channel on YouTube (MakingModelsAgain).   >> READ MORE

Cracking Many Boxes (Part 2)
by: Jim Starkweather
I conclude my little trip through memory lane, as I am unboxing many items I put away oh so very long ago (1989-1995).   >> READ MORE