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The 7th issue of our aircraft magazine. This time Daniel Zamarbide and his cooperators show us all the tricks and possibilities of metallic colors through high quality articles, like the P-51 Mustang and the MIG 21, other not so well known as the F-101 Voodoo and the B-26 Marauder, and the known by few F-9-F Panther from Korea made by Daniel Zamarbide himself. Along with illustrations from Romain Hugault. The metallic colors will have no secret for you.
_ B-26C “Maraurder”. The flying barracuda.
_ Mig 21 MF. Magyar Silver Arrow.
_ P-51 D Mustang. The mighty Mustang.
_ F-9-F “Panther”. Blue Tail Fly.
_ F-101 C “Voodoo”. Voodoo one-o-wonder.
_ Techniques in detail painting and weathering metal auxiliary tanks.
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A limited edition and accurately printed book devoted to the original colors of vehicles used during WWII, authored by Jürgen Kiroff, Przemyslaw Skulski, Mike Starmer & Steven Zaloga, with the contribution of other recognized experts on the subject. A real travel through the research conducted in official, private and industry archives. This book reveals the development and use of colors on the German, Soviet, US and British army vehicles during WWII. 208 pages full of text, black & white and color archive photographs, profiles, color chips, photos of preserved vehicle parts and equipment, documents, general camouflage rules, etc. A must-have for modellers who want to know more about the real thing, and THE definitive guide on the WWII AFV colors.
Issue 08 of Tanker, the most specialized magazine focused in military vehicles, with the classic sections, techniques, interviews, tutorials and much more. In this issue we can see real beasts and many techniques and inspirational articles where to learn and enjoy with the best modellers around the world.
The Beast of the Trenches – Trainspotting – City of the Fallen – Fall Blau – M48A3 Patton. Vietnam Jungle Beast – Stuh 42G – Beginers Guide – School of Techniques – Gallery of Beasts – Questions for the Workbench -Next Issue
The new book, special for USN enthusiasts and for modellers in general, a deep view of the most emblemathic jets selected by Daniel zamarbide for this book with an imressive gallery of real jets by Ioannis Lekas. Yo can seen the most modern techniques to apply in your modern jets and a lot of ideas. In this book the modeler will see all effects of painting and improvements on different jets of the USN.
The most exhaustive guide for civil modellers even published, containing all the modern techniques that the modeler needs, raise your modelling to the very highest level. This title is suited for beginners and the advanced modeller alike. The book has 360 pages, more than 1900 colour photographs. FAQ´s books are not usual books of questions and answers, are much more, are guides where the modeller can follow step by step how to build, improve, paint a model and solve all problems during the process. The large focus here is on building, fnishes and weathering though it also features some really cool chapters on composition in dioramas and vignettes.
Building, Detailing & Painting small scale models
94 pages. Assembly, detailing and painting of 1:72 scale vehicles.
A little gem. This unique book will show the modeler the secrets and tricks of building, detailing and painting small scale vehicles. The usual quality of AK publications at the service of the smallest scale.
The level of detail of the works and the photos will make us doubt many times of the scale but all this is 1:72.
We will fully enter into the most complete modality of modeling knowing and discovering techniques, materials, tricks, and a lot of ideas and inspiration in an essential book for all modelers.
By Rubén González.
Aces High has become the best reference in scale aircraft modelling.
Our famous modeller Daniel Zamarbide is the man behind this wonderful publication. He constantly leads us into the world of aircraft modelling, not only to show the best techniques and step by step guides, but also historical facts. With each issue Aces High increases its sales and the number of people we attract.
Please take a brief look to what Aces High has to offer.
Photoetch have always been a difficult task for many modellers. It doesn’t matter which modelling branch you choose, possibly you want to boost your modelling to a next level of detailing. The talented artists from the AK Learning Series and the expert Adam Wilder drives you on a journey through the secrets and techniques used for working with photeoetched parts.
Don’t miss the oportunity to know how this pieces are made or how many uses can be given to this material. It will be much easier, after reading this book, to work with photoech and even do our frst steps in soldering.
English, Spanish. 88 pages
Tanker has become one of the best reference in military vehicles scale modelling. Our famous modeller Kristof is the man behind this publication. He constantly leads us into the world of modelling military vehicles, not only to show the best techniques and step by step guides, but also historical facts. With each issue Tanker increases the followers. This issue is focused in variants and rarities so we can see from a converted civil truck to rare versions and curiosities.
Please take a brief look to what Tanker has to offer.
English, Spanish, Hungarian. 88 pages.
Third installment of the Extreme Reality series.Realism is usually the goal that we, as modellers, always want to achieve. Techniques, innovation, history, and imagination to make a piece of art from plastic or resin. It be comes challenging as we have to bear in mind the many details we must add, but these small details are the key to give our model its realistic appearance. This books shows how this realism can be achieved in scale modelling. Follow these talented artists through a journey from a model to real life. Divided in step by step articles showing you well known techniques or specific techniques only used on a single model. Extreme Reality is a book of masterpieces and it is mean for all of us who enjoy and love this great hobby, helping you to build your models but also offering the possibility to tell a history.
High quality print catalogue showing all Abteilung goods, plus many related tutorials and models, figures, vignettes and dioramas painted with oils.
Limited edition, only 2000 copies.
Only 2000 copies of this 286 page book will be published worldwide making the Panther Book a “must have” for lovers of history. Authors Roddy Macdougall and Martin Block, with the assistance of Panzer Tracks team bring the most comprehensive study of the formidable Panther tank to date. More than ten years of preparation have gone into this book; There are interviews with some of the personnel involved in the development and manufacture of the Panther tank. This is the first book about the Panther tank that includes detailed explanations for each of the assembly plants including specifications, Zimmerit application methods and full colour illustrations of the camouflage painting patterns along with detailed perspective drawings of the specific features. There are numerous of photographs with a significant number of them published for the first time! This isn’t simply just another book, this is the standard by which all books about the Panther tank will be compared, don’t miss out – once they’re gone, they’re gone!
English / Spanish / German / French. 124 pages. Mastering Oils 1, Oil Painting Techniques on AFVs, is the first one of a master series dealing with all the techniques necessary to control oil painting. In this first one the master modeler Joaquín García Gázquez shows us how to use oils in the correct way; how to mix them, how to apply them, which tools are the best for handling them. All the possibilities regarding oils applied on armored fighting vehicles with step by step guides. A masterpiece which will be very useful for any modeler.
Follow along with Joaquín García Gázquez as he describes all the necessary techniques to master the kind of tools for applying, mixing, etc. Take your model to the next level and achieve extreme reality with this must-have guide to oil techniques.
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.
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
Abteilung502 introduce you the 3rd issue of Damaged, the magazine that has surprised many modellers, with a careful layout and great photos.
You can’t miss it!!. This is a multi-thematic modelling magazine, focus in techniques and weathered models.
This DVD narrates all the secrets and techniques to paint winter vehicles. Detailed explanations for all processes like the base color, fading, mud, dust, chipping and more. Many new techniques explained like the famous “hairspray” technique, streaking effects and mud. This DVD covers three different camo schemes: very faded winter camo over green, new winter camo over dark yellow and white snakes over dark yellow. Narrated in English with Spanish subtitles.
One take, one camera, one model, one modeler, ONE Hour! Finally a DVD that is different from the rest. Most DVD’s and video’s explain the various steps of weathering a model very well; however, what isn’t shown is how those steps flow from one to another. That’s what this DVD does. In one hour, we show you from start to finish the complete weathering process. The model, an Sd.kfz.222 by Hobby Boss. We have not cut nor edited anything; you get a front row seat while a master of weathering shows you how it’s done. This DVD demonstrates that the job of weathering a model doesn’t have to be slow and complicated. Included with the DVD are numerous color profiles for other variants on the Sd.kfz 222. Narration in English. Texts in Spanish and English. 70 minutes. PAL format.