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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.
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.
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.
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.
AK090 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!25,81$
Virgil Suarez (Doctor Cranky), proprietor and resident Mad Styrene Scientist of the World Famous Doctor Cranky’s Lab-RAT-ory, brings you the ultimate book of building and weathering hot rods!
This book has something for every lover of cars; beginners, intermediate, and advanced model car builders all learn how to make their models ZING, ZAP, and POP! All through the use of dramatic weathering techniques, flair and character. This book will help make turn your models into unique MASTERPIECES, and you will develop your own building style.
Doctor Cranky shows you:
_ How to get your models rusty, crusty, and dusty.
_ Basic, intermediate and advanced airbrushing tips and techniques.
_ How to create custom graphics and special FX.
_ Scratch building and kit bashing techniques
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about creating unique car models that will have people saying WOW.
Plus an exclusive gallery of Doctor Cranky’s creations, profiles of some of Doctor Cranky’s favorite fellow builders, and much, much more!
(120 pages, over 200 photos) AK-Interactive
This DVD covers the Modern German BTR Boxer with hundreds of photographs of the impressive BOXER, the newest transport vehicle in the German army. The BOXER has also participated in Afghanistan with a desert camouflage. This DVD in PAL format contains hundreds of photos of all its details such as the suspension, interior, armor, crew and troops and has the A1 Afghanistan version as well as the A0. This DVD also contains software to see the photographs in transparent mode or in gallery mode. Also, all the photographs are high definition with watermarks so you can print them using your own printer and can make enlargements of the details that are of the most interest to you when you are building your model. The content of this DVD is the equivalent of 4 books of 76 pages, but at a much lower price. If what you are looking for is the best photographic references at an affordable price, this is the option for you. This all new series is the most innovative & thorough reference available for modelers & historians.
M-ATV, a new vehicle in the American armed forces that has at this time of writing been reproduced in plastic by some brands. This DVD in PAL format and contains hundreds of photos of all its details like the suspension, interior, amour and also has the Afghanistan version. This DVD also contains software to see the photographs in transparent mode or in gallery mode. Also all the photographs are high definition with watermarks so you can printer and can make enlargements of the details that are of the most interest to you when you are building your model. The content of this DVD is the equivalent of 4 books of 76 pages, but at a much lower price. If what you are looking for is the best photographic references at an affordable price, this is the option for you. This all new series is the most innovative & thorough reference available for modelers & historians.
AK097 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!16,34$
A new series of books with photographic reports on different vehicles. This book contains numerous photographs of the new and spectacular M-ATV, one of the new vehicles in the American armed forces. This compilation of photos will show the the most important part and unknow parts of this vehicle. This book, with more than 70 pages and over 120 photographs, offers all of the principle views of this vehicle such as the chassis and suspension, the interior and all types of numerous details to help you detail your model. A must have reference for modelers & historians.
Modelling Full Ahead is a new series of books for naval modelers. The aim is to concentrate on a specific ship class in depth. From pictures showing all the angles of the ship, to the model kits you can use and, of course, a detailed step by step on how to transform your model ship in an outstanding artwork. For this first issue Fran Romero, well known naval modelling master, with the collaboration of the italian modeler Luciano Rizzato, will guide us through the difficult, but exciting, way of modelling a Knox/Baleares Class frigate. Follow Fran and Luciano in their journey around the Knox/Baleares Class, from standard kits to 4 outstanding models, with different levels of weathering, and learn in an easy and practical way their master modelling techniques. A book from modelers for modelers, a ‘must’ have to improve your naval modelling skills.
Tanker Techniques Magazine has quickly become the best go-to reference on the market; taking a step beyond all other modeling publications. Known for its quality and content Tanker magazine satisfies the appetite of even the most demanding modelers. Each issue of Tanker Magazine is dedicated to a particular theme; allowing you to build a library of the most current and up to date weathering techniques. This is a technical guide that cannot be missed; no library should be without it. This is the luxury rack specifically for the first year of Tanker Magazine issue one through four.
On-line sales only.
Language available: Spanish .
Idioma disponible: Español.
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.
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.
AK270 AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL!!25,28$
This deluxe 100 page color guide includes Soviet WWII color profiles and a section with real photographs. This is a must have reference for the WWII Soviet Armor enthusiast. Modelers will find the inspiration for making original Soviet vehicles, based in original photos some of them never seen before. Also includes a brief study of colors of Soviet Army in WWII.
This book shows the original German camouflage of vehicles used by the Deutsche Afrika Korps, with color variants throughout the war. We look at German Army vehicle colours for the African campaign, including the European Dark Gray (RAL 7021) in which they arrived to Libya. This continues through to the initial camouflage colours, Yellow-Brown RAL 8000 with Green-Gray spots RAL 7008 (in 1941), and the Yellow-Brown RAL 8020 and Sand Gray RAL 7027, used from1942. We also include a selection of Italian vehicles, often forgotten, which fought alongside the Germans against the Allies from 1941 to1943. This is supplemented by the addition of allied vehicles serving with the Axis troops, with some curious American halftracks with distinctive German markings. Over 170 profiles cover schemes from the most common camouflage to the most originals and unusuals vehicles used by the DAK and Regio Esercito, including major artillery pieces used in Africa, highlighting above all the powerful 88 mm Flak 18/36/37. Through the 108 pages of thisbook, the modeler will find inspiration for next African modelling projects.