TANKART 2 Allied Armor

US ISBN 978-0-9883363-2-2

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No matter what the subject matter you want to paint is, a good book from RSP can guide you in the right direction with step-by-step painting tips and tricks! TANKART 2 Allied Armor is a great guide to Allied armor techniques, but these same techniques can be used on any subject to bring your models to life!

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Product Type Softcover Book
Contents 208 Pages
Designed By Rinaldi Studio Press

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There are many "how-to" books in today's world of scale modeling, but none has covered the "why's", as well as, the "how-to's"… the artistic approach, until now. In TANKART, a painting and weathering guide book series, the focus is on taking real-life observations of paint and weathering effects and incorporate the best techniques to replicate them. Within this second volume on WWII Allied Armor, the author will go deeper into his thoughts about why of certain steps as it relates to Allied camouflage schemes. To bring these ideas to life requires a spectrum of processes and techniques which are covered in great detail; including the Hair Spray Technique and the new Oil Paint Rendering -- plus Pigment Applications and Painting Olive Drab chapters that can be combined in an layered array to tell the story of each model.

The book format is 8.5" x 9.5", 208 pages, softcover on high-quality book paper bound with a Lay-Flat Binding that allows the book to stay open and flat for use on the workbench as a guiding tool for your own projects. Inside TA2 features over 500 color photos reproduced in large clear format supported by comprehensive text discussing all aspects of the finishes for each projects.

There are 5 models featured inside showcasing a 1/35 Churchill Mk III in Russian service, 1/35 Char B1 bis, 1/48 Pershing, 1/35 Sherman Firefly VC, and 1/35 KV-1. Plus, 4 dedicated Technique chapters covering using the Hair Spray Technique, Oil Paint Rendering, Painting Olive Drab and Pigment Applications, in addition to a special bonus figure modeling chapter by Polish modeler Radek Pituch showing scratchbuilding of both the base and the sculpting.