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High quality magazine dedicated exclusively to the world of model airplanes. The focus is on the painting and weathering of model aircraft. Each issue will be structured around a new theme which will recur throughout that Issue. We have sought out some of the best modelers in the world to show us step-by-step how to make, paint, and weather model aircraft. This first issue is dedicated to the German Night Fighters along with extra pages and many surprises. This magazine forms the back bone of our new AIR Series. This magazine will be an instant collectable so make sure you get your copy today and perhaps even two copies, one to read and another to collect and keep in unread mint condition.
– Heinkel He 219 “UHU”
– Focke Wulf Fw-190A6/R11
– Heinkel He 177 A-5
– Messershchmitt Me. 262B-1a/U1
– Messershchmitt Bf 110 G-4
– Messershchmitt Bf 109 E-4
– Kfz 385 Tankwagen
The extremely talented artist that has taken part in this book show all aspects, tricks that they use and secrets involving painting flesh. Different types of flesh on which these artists apply their different styles and techniques. This book is profusely illustrated with step by step photos and descriptive text explaining in depth the secrets of flesh painting. Instructional drawings or color plates are also among the different things that you will find along its pages.
Available in English & Spanish language.
Our best title ever!!!
Finally available. This is a complete guide for building dioramas, vignettes and environments. This book gives away all the secrets of the master modeler Rubén González. You will find detailed information on how to make any kind of terrain, weather effects such as snow, rain, desert and anything you can think of. The most complete and ultimate guide to cover all those difficult tasks that often arise when trying to figure out how to build dioramas. For sure a must-have for the modeling world. A book for the modeling history.
The highly positive reception of the first issue of Damaged magazine gave us extra motivation to prepare an even better Issue, Number 2. In this new publication you will again find comprehensive articles dealing with a sheer variety of subjects from different modelling genres. The main goals of publishing this selection are to explain the techniques used by the best modellers from around the world, and show that modelling and weathering have many faces, some of which may be surprising for the reader.
English / Spanish
First issue of the AK-Interactive collection´s Learning Series.
This volume dedicated to paint different types of wood, planes, ships, tools, accessories, etc. The necessary techniques for all kind of modelers. Through its pages we will discover how to work with several products to get different types of finishes in wood. An essential tool for beginer and advanced modelers.
380 pages, more than 2.500 images.
This book is a compilation of aircraft scale modelling techniques, step by step guides with hundreds of colour pictures for WWI, WWII, cold war and modern aircraft, showing a wide range of painting and weathering techniques. All aspects of aircraft modelling are covered in a way that is both easy to understand and follow. From tools, and how to use various materials, to camouflage painting, markings, engines, pilots, etc. This is a must have for aircraft modelers. F.A.Q. is a compendium of the main techniques used in aircraft modelling, explained from a beginner level, through to the most complex of tasks. Created by world famous modeler, Daniel Zamarbide, and aided by the most prominent aircraft modelers in Europe. A perfect tool for aircraft modelling enthusiasts
Metallics have always been a difficult task for modelers. It doesn’t matter which modelling branch you choose, at some point you will find yourself in front of a metal piece/part which, of course, you want to finish as realistic as possible. There exist many ways to achieve a metal finish, from the use of enamels, towards waxes and bare metal sheets. Inside these two volumes dedicated to metallics, the talented artists from the AK Interactive Learning Series take you on a journey through the difficult tasks of mastering metallics. In this first volume we will show you how to understand metallic paints and how to apply them properly with the right products over vehicles. Also we cover techniques and share tips which come in handy when you are stuck. We will see examples applied on aircrafts, engines, Sci-fi vehicles, afv’s and details on all kinds of models.
We introduce you the 11th issue, the first number of the collection dedicated entirely to n aircraft. The mythical Fw-190. An indispensable issue for all lovers of aviation. For this special issue we have selected some articles of the highest quality of the best modelers in which they explain a lot of techniques on this iconic plane, with a careful layout and great photos. You can not miss it!!.
Damaged is the new magazine from Abteilung 502. This new Publication wants to show modellers how to weather any type of subject, under any circumstance with various effects. Fernando Vallejo, AK’s president, takes matters into his own hands and selects all the best modellers to show their best models, creations and special curiosities. Inside this magazine you can find various subjects like a truck, a ship to a tank, spaceship ship, trains….etc.
Damaged is the manual for weathered and worn models.
In this first issue you can see from the amazing snowspeeder fro Villegas, an incredible forklift by Rubén González and an awesome mad max car by Andrés Montiel… and many, many other surprises.
AK038 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!57,00€
First edition published by AK four years ago. We are very proud of our third edition! Considered as the modelling bible when it comes to military vehicles; the pages of FAQ contain the most up to date techniques needed to produce AFV works of art. FAQ is for all modelers alike; beginners through to seasoned masters. Contained between the covers are 320 pages, with more than 1500 high quality color photographs all printed on high quality stock.
Metallics have always been a difficult task for modelers. It doesn’t matter which modelling branch you choose, at some point you will find yourself in front of a metal piece/part which, of course, you want to finish as realistic as possible. There exist many ways to achieve a metal finish, from the use of enamels, towards waxes and bare metal sheets. Inside these two volumes dedicated to metallics, the talented artists from the AK Interactive Learning Series take you on a journey through the difficult tasks of mastering metallics. In this first second we will show you how to understand metallic paints and how to apply them properly with the right products over figures of all types. Also we cover techniques and share tips which come in handy when you are stuck. We will see examples applied on warhammer, historical or Sci-fi figures.
FAQ2 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!57,00€
The third edition of our best-seller, first published by AK four years ago, and available in a limited edition now. Considered as the modelling bible for military vehicles, containing all the modern techniques that you need, to raise your modelling to the very highest level. This title is suited for beginners and the advanced modeller alike.
The book has 320 pages, more than 1500 colour photographs.
EASTERN FRONT as the Germans called it or the GREAT MOTHERLAND WAR as the Russians knew it, the FRONT OF THE EAST was the biggest and main front of the Second World War in Europe where giants such as Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia faced each other. ACES HIGH dedicates its 10th issue to this Front with the most mythical and unique planes of both sides with an interesting variety of decorations and scales.
The third issue of Aces High Magazine takes you on a journey to the Far East. We give in depth coverage to models depicting Japanese aircraft used during World War Two, including the legendary Zero, in two of its best-known variants; a 1/32 A6M5 and 1/72 A6M2. These two key aircraft are complemented by the excellent renditions of another two famous fighters; the J2M3 Raiden and Ki-61 Hien, both in 1/32 scale; and a rarely seen 1/48 Ki-51 Sonia, in a very original camouflage scheme. The obvious subject for our figure painting article is a Kamikaze pilot. To end this issue, we include a 1/48 Type 95 Kurogane light utility vehicle.
_ A6M5. Tamiya 1/32
_ Mitsubishi Ki-51
_ Kawasaki Ki-61 “Hien”
_ Mitsubishi J2M Raiden
_ Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero. Tora ! Tora ! Tora !
_ Figure. The paint of the Kamikaze
_ Kurogane Type 95
AK274 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!9,95€
Tracks and Wheels is the third release from the already famous AK-Interactive Learning Series. The extremely talented artists within this book, take you on a journey through every aspect of painting and weathering tracks and wheels guiding you through their styles and approaches. Follow along as they teach you the methods and skills they’ve developed over time, by explaining the how and why of weathering and environmental effects. Also explained is the affect they have on our scale models and perhaps more importantly, the manipulation of the colors used, and the tricks to getting the most out of them in scale model painting.
If there is one modeler that has distinguished himself over the last decade due to his amazing dioramas is Aitor Azkue. This book shows off the very best of all of his work. With spectacular dioramas, more than 1800 images, step by step guides, and all of his tricks described in detail, there is no book quite like this. Inside the 292 pages of this book, there are 10 complete dioramas looked at in total detail. Azcue has given his own personal touch to all his art pieces and is a reference and inspirational modeler for many others. In this book explains step by step how he do his mega dioramas.
This DVD was produced with the ship modeler in mind. See how to weather ships in a realistic, simple, and effective way. This is a visual step-by-step showing the modeler how to create the weathered and worn look which is so common after ships have been in the water. This DVD covers different techniques and types of wear from a simple ship that has been out on the water for a few days to the more complex battle hardened veteran of the seas. Although this DVD is about ship weathering, the tips and techniques can be applied to many other subjects and scales.
Aces High is a specialized magazine for scale aircraft modelers. The magazine is divided into several articles, which guide the reader step by step through the processes of building amazing models. Within our articles, we illustrate the perfect techniques for painting and weathering etc. and include a little of the history that surrounds the theme. In commemoration of the centenary of the beginning of World War I, our second issue is dedicated to this bitter and bloody conflict, with the addition of five characteristic models of aircraft of that era, in both 1/32 and 1/48 scales, as well as figures and vehicles that are perfect companions to any aircraft diorama.
_ AMC DH.2 .
_ Sopwith Pup.
_ Fokker Dr I.
_ Hannover Cl II.
_ Nieuport 23.
_ A tense wait. Figures.
_ German fuel cart.
_ Mack AC truck.
AK4810-P0,00€ – 9,00€
We are sure that Tanker will herald a new global benchmark for scale modelling magazines. Each quarterly issue of Tanker has a dedicated theme; focusing on amazingly realistic paint schemes and finishes, and showing you how to accomplish them. We have the very best of modelers from around the world, showing you how to master the latest techniques; additionally, original techniques that have not only brought us to where we are today, but techniques that have stood the test of time are demonstrated.
_ Steel oxidation.
_ Rusty Warrior Löwe Super Heavy Tank.
_ Garden of Rust.
_ Burned Rust Effects IDF M-51 Sherman.
_ BRDM Left to Rust
_ Rats and Rusts.
_ Rust Reference.
_ M4A2 Monument of Rust.
_ Rusty Ironworks on Buildings.
_ Painting Dirty Rusty Spare Tracks.
_ Unearthed T34
_ Heavy Duty Rusty Container.
_ Lebanese Scrap Yard.
_ School Of Techniques.
_ Tips and Tricks.
_ Map of Products for Rust Techniques.
_ Gallery of Rust
_ Interview at the work bench: Ruben González
Second volumen of AK- Interactive Learning Series collection.
A deep look on these armored troops and its paint. In this book, we find a detailed guide on how to paint these uniforms, from the classic black uniform to camouflaged clothes and going through the painting of several heads. An extensive text explaining different techniques and styles to achieve good results on panzer crew colors during WW2. Includes, historical introduction, descriptive text of these units, a military ranks chart, as well face painting schemes and a photo gallery to use it as reference.