The seventh handbook of the figure modeling series by MrBlack Publications
brings modelers the painting techniques of well-known artists with their colour recipes on award winning pieces. The new book keeps the high publsihing quality and rich content of the series.
A4 format in 21x28 cm
Matt laminated cover
Strongly recommended by Pegaso Models
178 colors photos of award winning models for SBS and painted final
The book includes eight chapters. Seven chapters explain different painting methods, techniques with enamel, acrylic and oil paints, give information on combining colors and tell artists’ color recipes as one chapters is about making figure bases.
Techniques For Combining Acrylic and Oil Colours For Skin Tones & Leather Clothing : Man Jin Kim paints ST Models 90-002 Claus von Stauffenberg. He brings us perfect step-by-step article showing painting the face and clothing. The article has 65 photos in numeric sequence with an explanatory text and 7 photos of the finished product in 10 pages.
Painting a French Gentleman, “The Duellist” in Vivid Colours : Grigoris Marmatakis tells his painting technique with all his recipes for his award winning model Pegaso Models 75-075 French Gentilhomme. The article is in 2 pages with 3 coloured photos of the painted figure.
Painting a Large Scale Bust : Ernesto Reyes Stalhuth paints his award winning bust Pegaso Models 200-041 Heinz Guderian-Panzer Leader. Another top quality step-by-step article with a very helpful text and 17 photos for painting the face, 15 photos for clothing and 5 photos for the final of work in 10 pages.
Painting a Female figure : Kazufumi Tomori explains his painting methods for his award winning model Alexandros Models DAM/9 Brünnhilde,Die Walküre. The article has 18 photos for painting steps and 3 for the painted figure.
Creating Bases : The most interesting and helpful chapter for me in the book by Sergey Popovichenko. He explains making figure bases using various materials or adding realism to commercial bases and painting them. The article has 33 photos in 11 pages with a hepful text explaining techniques and giving helpful tips.
Painting a 75 mm Napoleonic Period Figure : Christos Stamatopoulos paints his award winning model Alexandros Models R/34 Marshall Ney, Russia 1812 in acrylics and oils. 5 photos and full color recipes in 3 pages.
Painting a Modern Camouflage Uniform : Roman Navarro paints his award winning model 120 mm Verlinden Productions 543 U.S. 82nd Airborne in Desert Shield. He explains how to paint Chocolate Chip camouflage with 5 photos of the painted figure in 2 pages.
Painting in Cold Tones : Javier Gonzalez -Arsies explains his technique and shares some tips on painting Pegaso Models GEI-007 Nokjagerin in 5 photos of the final job in 3 pages.
Book can be directly ordered from MrBlack Publications and also available on the following online stores ;
Historex Agents - UK
Bookworld Wholesale Ltd – UK
El Greco Miniatures – UK
Tuttostoria - Italy
Pegaso Models –Italy
Berliner Zinnfiguren – Germany
Colorado miniatures – USA
Michigan Toy Soldier Co – USA
All articles are very understandable, helpful and useful. Photos in numerical sequence makes it easier. Photo quality is very good and for this book, making figure bases article is a great help.
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