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  • Scale Model Handbook: Painting Bust from Diverse Periods of History Using Different Mediums, Theme Collection Vol.9

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    MRB SMH-TC09

    24,95

    THEME COLLECTION VOLUME 9

    Painting Busts From Diverse Periods Of History Using Different Mediums…

    Brand New Content – Eight Articles Published For The First Time!

    Preface
    This is the ninth title in our ongoing “Theme Collections” series, but it’s a title with a difference in that it features all new articles, published for the first time and all dedicated to painting busts. In this latest edition we’ve gathered together eight busts as subjects from various periods of history – Ancient and Medieval Times, The French Revolution and World War Two and all are painted by talented Master Artists.

    The first article is a Medieval Crossbowman by Sergey Popovichenko who explains in detail how to begin working with miniature busts. Sergey offers 57 photos to cover the necessary information that modellers of all skill levels can follow to produce a successful result. He also shows how to accomplish the best possible end result following his step-by-step painting sequences of mixed media techniques with acrylics and oils.

    The second feature is by well-known master artist James Rice and dedicated to a bust of the French Revolution period where he explains how to adopt the Verdaccio undercoat technique specifically to busts. There are 39 photos illustrating this feature, which are more than enough and where everyone can follow James’ step-by-step painting techniques using acrylics and oils.

    Louis D’ Orio a master of oil painting miniatures returns with a dual bust painting feature from Ancient times using his method of oil painting techniques. A detailed text accompanies the excellent quality photos of Dienekes and Hydarnes.

    Joachim Peiper, a German SS officer from WW2 is next, painted by the well-known master artist Christos Katselos. Christos gives some in-depth information for eyes and face painting with more than 20 step-by-step photos. All areas of the bust have detailed paint mixes and details on how to apply them.

    Ernesto Reyes Stalhuth, another of our regular contributors, offers two WW2 subjects; RAF Bomber Command aircrew and a German Fallschirmjäger Feldgendarmerie with his master class method of painting. He explains everything in his detailed text and all the painting mixes are included so readers can easily paint their own versions.

    The seventh article is a Soviet RKKA Scout painted by Toshihiro Sano using Tamiya Enamels. This four-page article is an excellent reference for painting the Soviet Leaf Pattern camouflage.

    Well-known master artist Eduardo Fernandez Rodriguez contributes an eight-page article on painting a Soviet Partisan bust. He explains how to paint flesh, leather, fur skin, wood, metals and much more with acrylics.

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are also due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Alessandro Balbo, Rolando Lezzi, Yannis Papadopoulos and finally to Ken Jones our English Text Editor.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras
    Editor/Publisher

    Contents:

    4 Medieval Crossbowman
    How to Paint the Face, Leather, Fabric Textures and Various Accessories of a Crossbowman ‘Half Figure’ Using Combined Techniques with Acrylics & Oils – Jinkoo Park Collectibles La Historia – Historical Busts (А-005) – 200mm (1/9)

    18 French Revolutionary “Bustorama”
    Creating a Scenic Base for a Stormtrooper Miniatures’ French Revolutionary Bust Painted Step-by-Step with Artist’s Acrylics and Oil Colours – Stormtrooper Miniatures (STB601) – 300mm (1/6)
    32 Dienekes and Hydarnes at Thermopylae, 480 BC
    Painting two Ancient Theme Busts Using Oil Colours – Alexandros Models (AG/113) – 200mm (1/9)

    44 Joachim Peiper
    Life Miniatures’ Bust of the WWII German SS Officer Painted With Acrylics – Life Miniatures (LM-B002) – 180mm (1/10)

    56 RAF Bomber Command WWII
    Painting Flesh and Different Textures on a Large Scale Bust -Young Miniatures (YM1850) – 180mm (1/10)

    62 German Fallschirmjäger, Eastern Front 1943
    A Large Scale Bust in Winter Uniform Painted in Acrylics – Young Miniatures (YM1874) – 180mm (1/10)

    68 Soviet RKKA Scout
    Painting a Leaf Pattern on a Soviet RKKA Scout Big Scale Bust Using Tamiya Enamels – Jinkoo Park Collectibles (A&A-002) – 180mm (1/10)

    72 WWII Soviet Partisan
    How to Paint Different Textures on Clothing, Metals and Military Equipment on a Large Scale Bust – Unit One -150mm (1/12)

    CONTRIBUTORS
    LOUIS D’ORIO • CHRISTOS KATSELOS • SERGEY POPOVICHENKO • JAMES RICE • EDUARDO FERNANDEZ RODRIGUEZ • TOSHIHIRO SANO • ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH

    Back Cover

    Traditional busts (we now call V busts) first appeared in kit form on the commercial model market around 40 years ago. We can say that Verlinden and Young Miniatures were the easiest to find in shops and shows back then, but very soon a lot of other companies added this category to their ranges. At first these miniature busts, were not so popular as most modellers preferred full body scale figures. Gradually, however, the sculpting and casting quality improved and busts attracted more fans, and nowadays the genre has numerous followers all over the world.

    Miniature busts and half-figures produced in various scales allowed sculptors, and subsequently figure painters, to concentrate on detailing the face, transferring facial expressions and character, and adding personality. The larger scales, usually 1:9 or 1:10, also allowed for some impressive and exquisite detailing on the figure and accessories… For example, an ornate helmet could be given far more detailing and the benefits of added fittings that would not be possible on smaller scale miniatures.

    Making your bust painting a success story will make any other miniature figure painting easier. Study the work of some of the best master artists in the world herein, where with the help of 170 photos you’ll improve your next painted work and progress to achieve the highest standards possible.

     

    84 Pages
    Matt Laminated Cover
    Binding
    Suggested Retail price 24.95 Euros
    ISSN 2653-8636

  • Scale Model Handbook: How To Guides Vol.1 Techniques for Modelling Female Miniatures

    MRB SMH-HTG01

    24,95

    The Publisher’s Introduction To “How To Guides” Volume 1

     

    At Mr Black Publications we’ve recently completed the first in a new series of “How to Guides” resulting in this first volume… It’s the 41st Scale Model Handbook we’ve published to date.

    We’re very excited about this new series of books, which will cover the many techniques need to make better models! We’ll cover a lot of the popular subjects in this great hobby of scale modelling, and this first volume by Christos Katselos shows how to paint female miniature figures and busts, revealing all his secrets on how he paints female miniature figures. There are 11 chapters in this book where you’ll find all the necessary information for the preparation, assembly and painting of female figures, using the latest techniques and tools. The book offers nine themes; five in great detail with a lot of step-by-step pictures over eight pages, plus the introduction, preparation and assembly, aimed specifically at newcomers.

    All of the painting was done using acrylic paints from the well-known Spanish company, Vallejo Acrylics. Christos used about 65 different colours – 54 “Model Color”, seven “Panzer Aces”, one “Model Air”, three “Game Color” and one “Metal Color” to add a variety of colours for painting and to lessen any repetition.

    The first 52 pages are devoted to a lot of step-by-step projects with around 195 illustrations enabling the reader to easily understand and follow the sequences. The remainder of the book has another four articles with more photos of finished models with the necessary descriptive texts.

    A big thank you must go to Christos Katselos, a great artist, for giving us the opportunity to publish his work and share his secrets. Special thanks are also due, in no particular order, to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Sang-Eon Lee, Yannis Papadopoulos and last, but not least, our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

     

    We hope you enjoy our latest edition!
    Stelios Demiras
    Editor /Publisher

    4 Chapter I – Introduction

    7 Chapter II – Preparing and Assembling a Resin Miniature
    Bad Blood 2 Fictional Universe 75mm – 75mm (1/24)

    12 Chapter III – Painting
    Bad Blood 2 Fictional Universe 75mm (1/24)

    20 Chapter IV – Stand Alone – Fictional Universe – Painting a Female Fantasy Figure Using Vallejo Acrylics – 150mm (1/12)

    32 Chapter V – Voodoo Lady
    How to Paint a Dark Female Skin Tone,
    Some Difficult Cloth Patterns and Accessories with Vallejo Acrylics – 130mm (1/14)

    42 Chapter VI – Surrounded!
    Painting a “Fictional Universe” Bust… Female and Puppy in a Full Action Pose – 180mm (1/10)

    52 Chapter VII – Painting Eyes
    Painting the Eyes of Life Miniatures’
    Princess Grace of Monaco Bust in 10 Easy Steps Using a Limited Colour Palette – 180mm (1/10)

    54 Chapter VIII – “Arrow Girl” Zeppelin Defence Commander Yumiko
    Painting an Asian Female Fantasy Figure – 120mm (1/16)

    58 Chapter IX – “Die Fledermaus” Lt Kati Otersdorf
    Painting a Fantasy Female Aviator with Acrylics – 120mm (1/16)

    62 Chapter X – “Subway Wind” – A Wonderful World Series Figure
    Painting a Well-Known Female Personality Using Acrylics – 54mm (1/32)

    64 Chapter XI – ‘Bye Bye Baby’ – Marilyn Monroe’s USO tour of Korea in 1954
    Panting a Large-Scale Female Bust with Fair Complexion – 180mm (1/10)

     

    A4 FORMAT
    68 PAGES
    BINDING
    MATT LAMINATED COVER
    Suggested Retail Price 24.95 Euros

  • Scale Model Handbook: WWII German Military Forces in Scale 3, Theme Collection Vol.8

    MRB SMH-TC08

    24,95

    WWII German Military Forces in Scale 3, Theme Collection Vol.8

    This is the eighth “Theme Collections” title in our new and ongoing series that draws upon previously published articles from our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition we’ve gathered eleven themes on World War Two German Military Forces, which has a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    Our books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations on 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside, all perfect bound with a special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras
    Editor/Publisher

    Contents

    4 “STALINGRAD”, A Fight to the Last – How to Build a Super Diorama using Scratch Building and Conversion Techniques – 50mm (1/35)
    16 Heinz Guderian the ‘Panzer Leader’ – How to Paint a Large Scale Bust of a Well Known WWII Personality (Step by Step) – 200mm (1/9)
    26 Luftwaffe Ace Werner Mölders – Painting Leather Garments and the Luftwaffe Blue Uniform (Step by Step & Box Art) – 120mm (1/16)
    34 German 6th Army, Stalingrad 1942 – Painting a Large-Scale Bust of an Early WWII German Soldier in Acrylics – 180mm (1/10)
    38 Ardennes Offensive – Creating an Eye-Catching Small Diorama in Winter Terrain Combining Commercial Kits, Figures and Materials (Step by Step) – 50mm (1/35)
    50 Untersturmführer Reifkogel, Kharkov 1943 – How to Paint a Large Scale Figure Using Enamel Paints (Step by Step) – 120mm (1/16)
    60 German Waffen SS with Panzerschreck – Painting an Oak Leaf Camouflage Pattern on a Large Scale Bust – 180mm (1/10)
    66 Waffen SS Grenadier – Painting a Waffen SS Grenadier in winter uniform and placing him on a commercial resin base – 50mm (1/35)
    70 Max Wünsche, Kharkov 1943 – Painting a 1/16 Scale Full Figure of a WWII Personality with Acrylic Paints – 120mm (1/16)
    74 In Defence of the Reich – Creating An Impressive WWII German Kampfgruppe Vignette Using Commercial Figures and Accessories – 50mm (1/35)
    78 SS Gebirgsjäger WWII – Painting Realistic Textured Surfaces on a Large Scale Bust with Acrylics – 180mm (1/10)

    CONTRIBUTORS
    SELU CASANOVA • DAN CAPUANO • CHRISTOS KATSELOS • STELIOS NEOFYTIDIS • TOSHIHIRO SANO • ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH

  • Scale Model Handbook: Fantasy World in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.7

    MRB SMH-TC07

    24,95

    Fantasy World in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.7

     

    A4 Format
    84 pages
    Matt Laminated cover
    Strong Binding (glue)
    ISSN 2653-8636

     

    The Fantasy World can fascinate people from their childhood and onwards to adulthood, as the mystery and other dimensions take their minds into a totally fantastic universe where everything is possible.

    Within this ‘Theme Collection Book’ you’ll find 12 articles by 11 well-known artists who reveal their secrets for painting, sculpting and scenic creations, six of which were originally made for Box Art Painting. All mediums are used here… Acrylics, enamels and oils, so whatever paint you prefer, you’ll find interesting ways and varied approaches to using it and you’ll learn a lot of new things, tips and techniques along the way.

    Even though our main series focuses on Historical Subjects, this is our first book dedicated to Fantasy Themes. We are sure that this book will be a useful reference for all modelers.

    This is the seventh “Theme Collections” title in our new series that draws upon previously published articles in our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition we’ve gathered together 12 themes on Fantasy World, which we hope to have a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    Our books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside all perfect bound with a special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras
    Editor/Publisher

     

    CONTENTS:

    4 The Last Resistance Fighter – Combining Acrylics & Oils on a Large Scale Bust in a Scenic Setting – Taurus Miniatures (TAU-200-02) – 200mm (1/9)

     

    14 The Siege Giant – How to Paint a Large Scale Fantasy Model Using Fascinating Painting Techniques – Galapagos Miniatures (GP-B005) – 90mm (1/20)

     

    20 Jules Vern – The Concept & Construction of a Scratch-built Project – 65mm (1/28)

     

    29 Creating Bases & Scenic Settings – All Scales

     

    40 Sgt Connor, Serpentian Heavy Infantry – How to Paint Metals without Metallic Colours – Andrea Miniatures (DN-01) – 54mm (1/32)

     

    46 Dwarf Veteran – Painting Realistic Facial Features…with a Full Beard! – Raccoon Miniatures (RM-WF-01) – 200mm (1/9)

     

    50 Night’s Watch – Painting with Acrylic & Enamel Colours – Nuts Planet (NP-B001) – 180mm (1/10)

     

    56 Brünnhilde, Die Walküre – Painting a Female Figure – Alexandros Models (DAM/9) – 75mm (1/24)

     

    62 Kyle, Heir to the Blue Sun – Sculpting & Painting a Large Scale Bust – Galapagos Miniatures (GP-B003) – 180mm (1/10)

     

    68 Fujita’s Dinner – How to Create a Realistic 54mm Vignette with Scratch-built Figures – Scratch-built Figures & Setting – 54mm (1/32)

     

    74 From Hell: “Jack the Ripper” – Painting a Figure using “An Oriented Source of Light” – Scale 75 (SCN-003) – 75mm (1/24)

     

    81 The Old Dragon – Painting a Large Scale Fantasy Bust Using Acrylics and Printers’ Inks – MJ Miniatures (09-003) – 200mm (1/9)

     

    CONTRIBUTORS:

    ZACHARIAS ANDRIOPOULOS • ANTONIO FDEZ (“PIQUI”) • Javier González (Arsies) • MYEONG-HA HWANG •

    JU-WON JUNG • MICHAEL KONTRAROS • KAZUFUMI TOMORI • SANG-EON LEE • SERGEY POPOVICHENKO • ALEX VARELA (IGUAZZU) • JASON ZHOU

     

  • Scale Model Handbook: WWII Allied Military Forces in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.6

    MRB SMH-TC06

    24,95

    WWII Allied Military Forces in Scale
    Theme Collection Vol.6

    This is the sixth “Theme Collections” title in our new series that draws upon previously published articles in our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition we’ve gathered together 18 themes on World War Two Allied Military Forces, which has a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    Our books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside all perfect bound with a special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras
    Editor/Publisher

    4 US M3 Stuart “Honey” – A Desert Armor Diorama – 50mm (1/35)

    16 Young Desert Warrior – Painting a Bust of a New Zealand Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) Trooper 1940-43 – 180mm (1/10)

    18 General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery – Sculpting a 120mm Figure for Commercial Casting (Step by Step & Sculpting) – 120mm (1/16)

    24 Bar Gunner US, 29th Infantry Division – Painting an American WWII Soldier for Box Art (Box Art) – 120mm (1/16)

    30 28th Maori Battalion c.1941-1943 – How to Paint Realistic Textures on Large Scale Figures – 300mm (1/6)

    40 “The Cannon” – Recreating a Scene from a Historical Picture, 50mm (1/35)

    46 Soviet Naval Infantry WWII, “The Black Devil” – How to Paint a Large Scale Bust of WWII Era in Acrylics & Oils – 180mm (1/10)

    48 British 8th Army in North Africa 1941-1943 – Building & Painting a WWII Vignette Using Commercial Figures – 50mm (1/35)

    52 “Snow” and “Kiwi”, A New Zealand Battle of Britain Duo – “Painting Two Coats” – Painting the RAF Blue-Grey Uniform & a Dog’s Coat with Acrylics & Oils -180mm (1/10)

    58 WWII Soviet Female Tanker – Painting a Fair Complexion on a Large Scale Bust – 180mm (1/10)

    60 WWII US Infantry Officer, Ardennes 1944 – Painting a US Army Uniform for a Winter Scenario – 50mm (1/35)

    62 “Hell on Wheels”, 2nd US Armored Division WWII – Painting a Large Scale Bust of an American Tanker Portrayed by Brad Pitt – 180mm (1/10)

    64 US Paratrooper 101st Airborne, Normandy 1944 – Painting a 120mm Figure with Acrylic and Oils (Box Art) – 120mm (1/16)

    68 War Daddy – WWII US Tank Commander – Painting a US Tank Commander Based on a Movie Character with Acrylics – 120mm (1/16)

    70 WWII British S.A.S. Trooper – Painting Uniforms and Camouflage Clothing (Box Art) – 120mm (1/16)

    76 Australian “Digger”, Kokoda Trail c.1942 – How to Paint Realistic Textures & Body Hair – 180mm (1/10)

    78 US Paratrooper 82nd Airborne, Normandy 1944 – Painting a Large Scale Bust with Acrylics & Oils – 180mm (1/10)

    80 Russian Cossack WWII – Painting a Large-Scale Bust of a Colourful World War Two Russian Cossack in Acrylics – 180mm (1/10)

  • Scale Model Handbook: The Great War in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.4

    MRB SMH-TC04

    24,95

    THE GREAT WAR IN SCALE

    THEME COLLECTION VOL.4

    This is the fourth “Theme Collections” title in our new series that draws upon previously published articles in our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition we’ve gathered together thirteen themes on World War One, also known as The Great War, which has a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    Our books are produced using a high quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside all perfect bound with a special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras

    Editor/Publisher

     

    4   British Infantry Soldier, Somme 1916

    Painting a WWI Large Scale Bust with Acrylics & Oils – 180mm (1/10)

    12  Back to the Front

    How to Build a WWI German Trench 1917 in 1/16 Scale) – 120mm (1/16)

    20  Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen “The Red Baron”

    Painting a Large Scale Bust of the Famous German WWI   Flying Ace Using Tamiya Enamels

    28  ANZACs on Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli Campaign, August 1915

    Remembering a Historical Moment in Miniature (Box Art) – 54mm (1/32)

    36  German Stormtrooper 1918

    Painting a 90mm Full Figure of a WWI

    German Stormtrooper with Acrylic Paints – 90mm (1/20)

    42   Royal Flying Corps Ace WWI

    Face Painting Tutorial) – 54mm (1/32)

    44  The “Periscope Rifle”
    Building and Painting a 1/35 scale Vignette of

    a WWI Three-Figure Sniper Team at Gallipoli – 50mm (1/35)

    51  Gallipoli 1915

    Painting an Australian Infantry Figure with Acrylic – 54mm (1/32)

    54  Stormtrooper, Battle of the Somme 1916

    Painting a Large Scale bust of a Young

    German Soldier of the First World War

    Using Vallejo and Jo Sonja’s Acrylics – 180mm (1/10)

    58 Gassed!

    Painting a WWI Diorama for Box Art

    Using Acrylics & Enamels (Box Art & Step by Step) – 54mm(1/32)

    68  WWI Trench Section, Ploegsteert Wood 1915

    Painting WWI Figures and Trench Section- 54mm (1/32)

    77  German Stormtrooper WWI

    Painting Realistic Textured Surfaces

    on a Large Scale Bust Using Acrylics – 180mm (1/10)

    80  Private London Scottish at Messines 1914

    Painting a 54mm Scottish Soldier – 54mm (1/32)

     

    CONTRIBUTORS

    MIKE “THE KIWI” BUTLER – DAVID HERNANZ CALDEVILLA – JAVIER GONZALEZ “ARSIES”

    CHRISTOS KATSELOS – MAN JIN KIM – STELIOS NEOFYTIDIS – SERGEY POPOVICHENKO

    TOSHIHIRO SANO­­ – ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH – Mr Black Studio -ALEX VARELA (IGUAZZU)

    STEVE “THE FUSILIER” WARRILOW – DAVE YOUNGQUIST

  • Scale Model Handbook: WWII German Military Forces in Scale 2, Theme Collection Vol.5

    MRB SMH-TC05

    24,95
    WWII German Military Forces in Scale 2
    Theme Collection Vol.5This is the fifth “Theme Collections” title in our new series that draws upon previously published articles in our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition we’ve gathered together ten themes on World War Two German Military Forces, which has a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.Our books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside all perfect bound with a special glue!As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!Stelios Demiras
    Editor/PublisherContents

    4 Die Ostfront 1945 – Building a 1/16 Scale Vignette (Scratch-built) – 120mm (1/16)
    24 Wehrmachtschütze im Feldanzug, 1939 – How to Paint a Field Grey Uniform – 90mm (1/20)
    34 Michael Wittmann, Tiger Ace in Normandy – Painting a Large Scale Character Bust from Military History (Step by Step & Box Art) – 200mm (1/9)
    44 SS Squad Leader, Russia 1941 – How to Paint 1/9 Scale Figures (Step by Step & Box Art) – 200mm (1/9)
    52 Waffen SS Panzer Crewman (Head) – How to Paint a Large Scale Face Using Artists’ Oil Colours – 180mm (1/10)
    54 Otto Carius – Painting a Large Scale Character Bust with Acrylics & Oils (Step by Step & Box Art) – 180mm (1/10)
    60 Waffen SS AFV Crew 1944-45 No.1 – How to Paint a Black Panzer Uniform and Black Leather in Oil Colours & Tamiya Enamels (Step by Step) – 50mm (1/35)
    66 U-Boat Commander World War Two – How to Paint a Large Scale Bust of a German U-Boat Commander Using Tamiya Enamels (Step by Step) – 180mm (1/10)
    74 The “Battle of the Bulge” – Ardennes 1944-1945 – How to create a Realistic Vignette Using Commercial Figures & Products – 50mm (1/35)
    78 Joachim Peiper in Kharkov, 19th February 1943 – 15th March 1943 – How to Create a Realistic Vignette Combining Commercial Figures & the “Wedgie” of a PzKpfw III Adapted from a Plastic Kit all Mounted on a Scenic Base – 50mm (1/35)

    CONTRIBUTORS
    STELIOS DEMIRAS – MAN JIN KIM – STELIOS NEOFYTIDIS – TOSHIHIRO SANO – ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH – KAZ TOMORI – JUANMA VERGARA

  • Scale Model Handbook: Ancient Warriors in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.3

    MRB SMH-TC03

    24,95

    ANCIENT WARRIORS IN SCALE

    THEME COLLECTION VOL.3

    This is the third “Theme Collections” title in our new series that draws upon previously published articles in our Scale Model Handbook Special Editions Collection books where the content is dedicated to a specific category or period. In this latest edition, we’ve gathered together some features on“Ancient Warriors”, which has a popular following amongst the miniature figure modelling fraternity. Future titles in this new series will offer more carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    Our books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside all perfect bound with a special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man-Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, TaesungHarmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos, and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope you’ll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras

    Editor/Publisher

    CONTENTS

    4 Gallic Chieftain 1st Century B.C.

    How to Paint Fair Complexion & Celtic Tartan Cloak (Box Art) – 75mm (1/24)

    16 Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni

    Painting Female Complexion and Tartan – 75mm (1/24)

    24 The Barbarians

    Ancient Period Figures Vignette – 75mm (1/24)

    28 Seleucid General

    How to Paint a Large Scale Bust – 200mm (1/9)

    34 Roma Victor, Germania 180 A.D.

    Figure Conversion – 75mm (1/24)

    38 Attila, King of the Huns, A.D. 451

    Analyzing and Enhancing the Spirit of the Character behind a Miniature (Box Art) – 54mm (1/32)

    42 Greek Hoplite

    Painting an Ancient Theme Bust Using Oils – 180mm (1/10)

    44 Praetorian Guard

    Painting & Displaying a 75mm Figure in a Realistic Setting – 75mm (1/24)

    52 General Marcus Antonius 83-30 B.C.

    How to Paint a Large Scale Bust in Acrylics & Oils – 180mm (1/10)

    54 Blood! Portraying Realistic Blood on Figures

    Various Scales

    60 Pausanias at the Battle of Plataea, 479 BC

    How to Make a Realistic Landscape Setting & Painting Red Colour – 90mm (1/20)

    66 Primus Pilus Roman Centurion, 1st century A.D.

    A Comprehensive Painting Guide (Step by Step) – 75mm (1/24)

    76 Hero Saxon Warrior, 5th Century A.D.

    Painting Leather & Metal Parts – 54mm (1/32)

    78 Greek Mercenary, 5th Century B.C.

    Getting the Maximum of Oil Paints -75mm (1/24)

    CONTRIBUTORS

    FERNANDO RUIZ CEANO • LOUIS D’ORIO •CHRISTOS KATSELOS • GRIGORIS MARMATAKIS • MANOLIS MITSOTAKIS • MASSIMO PASQUALI •SERGEY POPOVICHENKO •ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH• CHRISTOS STAMATOPOULOS

    84 pages

    Matt laminated cover

    Strong Binding

  • Scale Model Handbook: Knights & Crusaders in Scale, Theme Collection Vol.2

    MRB SMH-TC02

    24,95

    KNIGHTS AND CRUSADERS IN SCALE

    THEME COLLECTION VOL.2

    This is the second book in our new series of Scale Model Handbook Special Editions “Theme Collection” offering previously published articles from our “Editions Collection” where the content is dedicated to a common theme. This second book is about knights, especially those who participated in the period covering the Nine Crusades in the Holy Land, which is a popular subject for miniature figure modellers. Future titles in this new series will feature carefully chosen articles, grouped together into specific themes.

    The books are produced using a high-quality digital printing process giving excellent quality illustrations, using 300g matt laminated velvet paper for the covers, with 150g velvet paper inside and all perfect bound with special glue!

    As always, thanks must go to all our contributors for their support and for sharing their secrets with us. Special thanks are due to Pietro Balloni, Luca Marchetti, Alex Vallejo, Darren Parker-Mead, Man-Jin Kim, Alexey Lucanev, Fernando Vallejo, Taesung Harmms, Andrew Cairns, Young B. Song, Dae-Hyeong Kim, Ju Won Jung, Paul Ondeck, Yannis Papadopoulos, and our English Text Editor Ken Jones.

    We hope youll enjoy our latest edition!

    Stelios Demiras

    Editor/Publisher

     

    CONTENTS

    4 A Knight of the Holy Sepulchre Order – A Comprehensive Painting Guide (Step-by-Step) – 54mm (1/32)

    22 “Fratres Militiae”, 13th Century – Painting Realistic Metal, Leather and Black Fabric Effects – 54mm (1/32)

    30 Roaming Knight, 15th century – How to Paint a Mounted Figure in Acrylics and  Oils – 75mm (1/24)

    40 Templar Knight – Painting a Medieval Knight Bust with Different Types of Materials, Texturing and Weathering Effects – 180mm (1/10)

    46 Mounted Crusader Knight – Painting a Medieval Knight with Oil Colours – 54mm (1/32)

    50 Templar Knight, 12th Century – Painting a Medieval Figure – 90mm (1/20)

    62 Knight Hospitaller, 13th Century – How to Paint a Medieval Figure – 90mm (1/20)

    68 Sculpting a Large-Scale Bust of a 14th Century Medieval Knight – A Master Pattern for Commercial Purposes Using Polymer Clay and Other Materials (Step-by-Step & Sculpting) – 180mm (1/10)

    78 Hospitaller – Painting a Colourful Medieval Knight with Oil Colours – 75mm (1/24)

    CONTRIBUTORS

    DANIEL MILOSEVIC • MYOUCHIN • ERNESTO REYES STALHUTH • JASON ZHOU

    84 pages
    Matt laminated cover
    Strong Binding

  • Scale Model Handbook: Theme Collection Vol.1

    MRB SMH-TC01

    24,95

    WWII GERMAN MILITARY FORCES IN SCALE

    This new series will bring to you books with articles collection previously published in our editions and dedicated to one theme. Each book will include chosen articles to cover a specific theme.

    Includes:

    • 4 Sturmbannführer of the SS, 2nd Panzer Division Das Reich Artillery Regiment, France 1944 – Painting a 90mm WWII Figure and his Dog – 90mm (1/20)
    • 14 Oberleutnant of the 1st Fallschirmjäger Division – Painting a 1/35 scale WWII German Paratrooper Figure – 50mm (1/35)
    • 18 Waffen SS MG42 Gunner – How to Paint a Camouflaged Smock and Apply a Fair Complexion to a Large Scale Figures Face – 200mm (1/9)
    • 28 Claus Von Stauffenberg – Techniques for Combining Acrylic and Oil Colours for Skin Tones, and Painting Leather Clothing for Box Art – 90mm (1/20)
    • 38 U-Boat Crew WWII – Painting a Large Scale Bust with Acrylic and Oil Paints – 180mm (1/10)
    • 40 A Step by Step Exercise Showing How to Sculpt a Reversible Winter Parka Using A+B Epoxy Putty on a 1/35 Scale Figure – 50mm (1/35)
    • 48 SS-Standartenführer, 1944 – Painting a Large Scale Bust Step by Step – 200mm (1/9)
    • 54 Maschinengewehrschütze MG34 – A Presentation on How to Paint a Large Scale Machine Gunner Figure With Acrylics and Oils for the Manufacturers Kit Box Photograph, – 200mm (1/9)
    • 64 Soldier of the SS Leibstandarte Carrying an MG42 Tripod, Kharkov 1943 – How to Paint Cool Flesh Tones and Produce Varying Textures for That Eastern Front Appearance – 180mm (1/10)
    • 72 Fallschirmjäger 1944 – Painting Late War Paratroopers Camouflage Pattern Clothing to A Large Scale Bust – 180mm (1/10)
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