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Accepting guest posts This will remove the grease left from the model mold. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Contribute to our site For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. I'm making the same model right now. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Submit content Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Guest post policy Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Your paint job looks really good :). Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Guest post- But other than that it looks very good. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Submit guest article So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Guest post: I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. You only need a very small amount of glue. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Guest post by If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Guest post policy For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. If you are brush painting, skip this step. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Guest contributor guidelines Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Publish your guest post Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Contributor guidelines Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Guest blogger guidelines Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Guest post by This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Guest post This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Want to write for Paint includes a good primer for model making.


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This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Paint includes a good primer for model making. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Articles wanted After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Submit your content Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Submit guest post Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Contributing writer It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Looking for guest posts You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Guest-blogger You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Become guest writer I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Use the same technique of layering as above. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Guest post policy Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Sponsored post This is what causes the bubbles. Use the same technique of layering as above. Submit guest post I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Your paint job looks really good :). Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Guest author Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Writers wanted Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Blog for us For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Guest posting rules Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Want to write a post If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). You only need a very small amount of glue. Do you have to paint ur models. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Submit an article Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Guest posts Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Do you have to paint ur models. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Guest-post Using scissors cut out the called for decal. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. 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You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. This is a guest post by You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. This post was written by Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Want to write an article I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. If you are brush painting, skip this step. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Become a contributor You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Guest author Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Want to contribute to our website I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. I'm making the same model right now. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Looking for guest posts Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Write for us You only need a very small amount of glue. You only need a very small amount of glue. Blog for us Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. You only need a very small amount of glue. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest posters wanted A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. But other than that it looks very good. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Accepting guest posts When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Answer 1 year ago. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Submit guest article For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Guest article I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Guest blogger guidelines Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. This will activate the decal glue. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Guest post by They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Guest-post You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Accepting guest posts Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Guest post opportunities This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Guest posts Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. A good primer for model making should be used. Want to write a post After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). You only need a very small amount of glue. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Your paint job looks really good :). On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. A good primer for model making should be used. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Submit post Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. This will activate the decal glue. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Blog for us Now you can paint the actual color of the model.


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This will activate the decal glue. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Contribute to our site Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. This is what causes the bubbles. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Become a guest blogger I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Guest column This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Guest posts Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. You will also want to have some super glue close by. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. If you are brush painting, skip this step. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Guest blogger guidelines Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. If you are brush painting, skip this step. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Want to write for Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Sponsored post by I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Submit your content It will make for a very strong joint. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Guest post It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. A good primer for model making should be used. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Submit an article It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Submit an article On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Want to contribute to our website Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. This will activate the decal glue. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Guest contributor guidelines It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Submit an article You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Guest post- Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. This is what causes the bubbles. Contribute to this site Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Submit an article Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Guest post policy I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Guest column I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Articles wanted You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Contribute to our site Do not twist parts from the sprue. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. This post was written by Question 1 year ago on Step 15. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Contribute to this site Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Guest posting Use the same technique of layering as above.


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Become a contributor Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Become a contributor Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. I'm making the same model right now. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Become guest writer This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Guest post courtesy of About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Guest post courtesy of Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. A good primer for model making should be used. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. But other than that it looks very good. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Become a guest blogger Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Want to write an article Do not twist parts from the sprue. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Guest post If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Guest contributor guidelines The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. You only need a very small amount of glue. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Submit blog post When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. This is what causes the bubbles. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Paint includes a good primer for model making. It will make for a very strong joint. This is what causes the bubbles. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Want to write an article This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Submit guest article It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Use the same technique of layering as above. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. A good primer for model making should be used. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Become guest writer Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Guest-post Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Contributing writer This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Publish your guest post Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. 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Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. An bare plastic representation of your subject. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Answer 1 year ago. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Guest author I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. This post was written by This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. It will make for a very strong joint. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. I'm making the same model right now. Want to write a post Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Guest posting The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. A good primer for model making should be used. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Want to contribute to our website They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Guest post Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Guest-post A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Blog for us To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Answer 1 year ago. Guest posting Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Want to write an article Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Answer 1 year ago. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Paint includes a good primer for model making. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Submit article Paint includes a good primer for model making. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Contribute to our site Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. It will make for a very strong joint. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. This post was written by This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Contribute to our site Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Guest post policy Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement".


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When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Guest post guidelines They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. If you are brush painting, skip this step. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Use the same technique of layering as above. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. You only need a very small amount of glue. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. If you are brush painting, skip this step. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Answer 1 year ago. Write for us Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. This will activate the decal glue. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Contribute to our site Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Guest post policy Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Become guest writer Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. This is what causes the bubbles. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. I'm making the same model right now. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Answer 1 year ago. Submit content I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. I'm making the same model right now. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Sponsored post by About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Guest post courtesy of To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Answer 1 year ago. Guest-post I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. But other than that it looks very good. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Guest post courtesy of This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. This is what causes the bubbles. Do not twist parts from the sprue. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Do you have to paint ur models. Want to write an article It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Guest article Answer 1 year ago. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Do not twist parts from the sprue. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Do not twist parts from the sprue. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Guest posters wanted Your paint job looks really good :). Submitting a guest post You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Use the same technique of layering as above. Answer 1 year ago. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Guest post- It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. If you are brush painting, skip this step. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it.


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Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest column Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Guest posting This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Contributor guidelines Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Become guest writer It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Answer 1 year ago. Answer 1 year ago. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Guest post by I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Do you have to paint ur models. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Guest contributor guidelines Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Accepting guest posts I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Become a contributor Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Guest post guidelines After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. If you are brush painting, skip this step. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. But other than that it looks very good. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Submit your content Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Blog for us A good primer for model making should be used. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Use the same technique of layering as above. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Guest posting rules You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Answer 1 year ago. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. You only need a very small amount of glue. But other than that it looks very good. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Guest post policy Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Do not twist parts from the sprue. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Guest blogger guidelines Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Do you have to paint ur models. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look.


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Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Accepting guest posts Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Guest post: Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. But other than that it looks very good. Guest blogger guidelines Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Guest post by Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Guest-post I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. This is what causes the bubbles. Answer 1 year ago. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Guest post- To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Answer 1 year ago. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Guest posting guidelines You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Guest posts Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. This is what causes the bubbles. I'm making the same model right now. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Guest posts wanted You should paint in a well ventilated area. Submit guest article Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Guest poster wanted Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Your paint job looks really good :). I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Want to write a post The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Guest post policy Paint includes a good primer for model making. Become an author Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. You will also want to have some super glue close by. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Blog for us Did you make this project? Share it with us!. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Contribute to this site It will make for a very strong joint. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Submit your content Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Guest column Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Become a contributor Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. 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You only need a very small amount of glue. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Guest column Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Guest post policy This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Contributing writer It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Guest-blogger Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. It will make for a very strong joint. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Submit blog post Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. An bare plastic representation of your subject. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Do you have to paint ur models. Guest-blogger Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Guest blogger A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Accepting guest posts Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Submit post It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. Submit guest article If you are brush painting, skip this step. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. It will make for a very strong joint. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. A good primer for model making should be used. This will activate the decal glue. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Contribute to our site Your paint job looks really good :). You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Paint includes a good primer for model making. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Contribute to our site You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Guest author Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Guest post courtesy of If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Sponsored post: It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Answer 1 year ago. You only need a very small amount of glue. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. A good primer for model making should be used. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. But other than that it looks very good. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Publish your guest post Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap.


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Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Become guest writer Answer 1 year ago. Guest post: You will also want to have some super glue close by. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Want to contribute to our website I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Want to write for This will activate the decal glue. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Guest author So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Guest posting Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. You only need a very small amount of glue. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Submit a guest post You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Writers wanted Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Do you have to paint ur models. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Become a contributor Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Want to write a post You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Guest posts wanted You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Guest column I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Guest contributor guidelines I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Guest poster wanted You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Use the same technique of layering as above. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Looking for guest posts An bare plastic representation of your subject. Guest contributor guidelines Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Become a contributor The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Answer 1 year ago. Paint includes a good primer for model making. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Guest blogger Do you have to paint ur models. This will activate the decal glue. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Submit guest article Good luck in advance , beautiful model. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Submit post Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Submitting a guest post The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. This is what causes the bubbles. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. A good primer for model making should be used. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap.


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Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Become an author You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. You only need a very small amount of glue. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Submit guest article Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. I'm making the same model right now. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. A good primer for model making should be used. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. An bare plastic representation of your subject. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Answer 1 year ago. Contribute to our site Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Contributing writer This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Want to contribute to our website Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. If you are brush painting, skip this step. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Do you have to paint ur models. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Sponsored post by Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Want to write a post The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Contributor guidelines I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Accepting guest posts Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Guest post You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Your paint job looks really good :). Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Writers wanted Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. Masking tape - You will need masking tape.


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I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Submit your content It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Guest posters wanted Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). This post was written by Answer 1 year ago. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Guest posts Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Become a guest blogger Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Become a guest blogger Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. This is a guest post by You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Accepting guest posts Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. If you are brush painting, skip this step. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Guest post courtesy of Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. A good primer for model making should be used. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Guest post- They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Contribute to this site For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Submit guest article Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Submit guest post Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Submit content Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Guest-blogger Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Guest post by You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Paint includes a good primer for model making. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Paint includes a good primer for model making. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Guest posters wanted You only need a very small amount of glue. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Guest post guidelines Do you have to paint ur models. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Want to write a post I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Submit guest article This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Submit post For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Submit content Answer 1 year ago. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Do you have to paint ur models. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions.


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I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Sponsored post For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Guest post courtesy of The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Contribute to this site A good primer for model making should be used. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Guest author Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Guest-blogger Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. You only need a very small amount of glue. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Paint includes a good primer for model making. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. This will activate the decal glue. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. You only need a very small amount of glue. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Answer 1 year ago. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. A good primer for model making should be used. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Submit guest post This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Accepting guest posts This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Your paint job looks really good :). I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. It will make for a very strong joint. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Use the same technique of layering as above. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Use the same technique of layering as above. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Use the same technique of layering as above. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Contributing writer A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. You should paint in a well ventilated area. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Contribute to this site After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Want to write an article Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Do not twist parts from the sprue.


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I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. This will activate the decal glue. Guest post: This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Submit guest post Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Submit blog post I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Use the same technique of layering as above. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Guest-blogger Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Do you have to paint ur models. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. I'm making the same model right now. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Guest post- Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Answer 1 year ago. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Guest post: This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Answer 1 year ago. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Become a contributor A good primer for model making should be used. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Submit guest article I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Guest post guidelines You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. But other than that it looks very good. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Guest post: For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Guest blogger guidelines I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Guest posting rules Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. An bare plastic representation of your subject. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Writers wanted You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Submit content I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Publish your guest post Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model.


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Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Want to write for Your paint job looks really good :). Publish your guest post I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Writers wanted Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Do not twist parts from the sprue. It will make for a very strong joint. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Guest-blogger Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. I'm making the same model right now. Sponsored post by Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. You only need a very small amount of glue. Guest post opportunities Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. This is a guest post by Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Articles wanted Use the same technique of layering as above. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Write for us Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Do you have to paint ur models. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Guest blogger guidelines Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Guest-blogger For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Guest blogger Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Sponsored post Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Guest posting guidelines Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. I'm making the same model right now. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Contribute to this site Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. This is what causes the bubbles. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Want to write a post Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. This is what causes the bubbles. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. This will activate the decal glue. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Contribute to this site Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers.


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Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Become a contributor Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Contribute to this site Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. Contributing writer Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Submit content I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Submit an article Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. You will also want to have some super glue close by. If you are brush painting, skip this step. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Answer 1 year ago. Guest post guidelines Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. This will activate the decal glue. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Want to contribute to our website To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Guest post courtesy of Allow this to dry completely for the next step. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You will also want to have some super glue close by. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Sponsored post It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. An bare plastic representation of your subject. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. This will activate the decal glue. Sponsored post: Question 1 year ago on Step 15. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Submit content Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Guest posters wanted You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Submit guest post I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Guest post policy You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Guest posting rules Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Sponsored post It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. This post was written by Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Answer 1 year ago. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Guest posting guidelines I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. This is what causes the bubbles. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Guest post policy Your paint job looks really good :). It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Contribute to this site The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Guest posts Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I'm making the same model right now. Do you have to paint ur models. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Contribute to this site I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Become a guest blogger Your paint job looks really good :). Guest poster wanted They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Submit guest article Good luck in advance , beautiful model. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Contributor guidelines Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Contribute to this site Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement.


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I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Guest poster wanted Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. It will make for a very strong joint. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Contribute to this site For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. This is what causes the bubbles. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Guest poster wanted Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Use the same technique of layering as above. You only need a very small amount of glue. Guest posts wanted I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". This is what causes the bubbles. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. A good primer for model making should be used. Guest posters wanted Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Guest blogger You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Submit guest article Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Want to write an article It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Guest post opportunities Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Answer 1 year ago. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. It will make for a very strong joint. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. A good primer for model making should be used. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Your paint job looks really good :). You should paint in a well ventilated area. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. It will make for a very strong joint. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Your paint job looks really good :). Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Submit post You only need a very small amount of glue. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. You only need a very small amount of glue. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Contributor guidelines If you are brush painting, skip this step. Contributing writer Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I'm making the same model right now. Want to write an article You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Want to contribute to our website The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. This will activate the decal glue. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Sponsored post by You will also want to have some super glue close by. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. This is what causes the bubbles. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Guest poster wanted This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag.


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Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Guest contributor guidelines Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Guest post: You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Use the same technique of layering as above. Guest post: Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. A good primer for model making should be used. This will activate the decal glue. Submit your content I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Answer 1 year ago. Submit post To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Guest author Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Guest blogger guidelines I'm making the same model right now. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Sponsored post: When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Sponsored post by You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Guest post guidelines Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Guest posting guidelines On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Guest blogger guidelines This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Submit article Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Guest blogger guidelines But other than that it looks very good. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Your paint job looks really good :). Guest blogger To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. A good primer for model making should be used. Blog for us Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Guest post: Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Guest post courtesy of You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Use the same technique of layering as above. Guest posting rules Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. You only need a very small amount of glue. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Guest posting rules Paint includes a good primer for model making. Do not twist parts from the sprue. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Sponsored post by This will activate the decal glue. You will also want to have some super glue close by. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Guest article Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Suggest a post Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Guest article It will make for a very strong joint. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Your paint job looks really good :). Accepting guest posts Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Guest post: Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Blog for us Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models.


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I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Guest-post Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Guest posters wanted Do you have to paint ur models. Blog for us For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Submit blog post This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Guest post policy This will activate the decal glue. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Your paint job looks really good :). A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. I'm making the same model right now. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Submit blog post Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. You should paint in a well ventilated area. It will make for a very strong joint. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Want to contribute to our website Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. This is what causes the bubbles. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Guest blogger After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Guest author I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Your paint job looks really good :). Become an author You will also want to have some super glue close by. Submit article After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. Submit an article Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. You should paint in a well ventilated area. Guest post policy I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. It will make for a very strong joint. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. A good primer for model making should be used. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. You only need a very small amount of glue. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. An bare plastic representation of your subject. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. You should paint in a well ventilated area. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Guest-post Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Weathering is super easy and fun and will make your model realistic. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Submit guest article For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. 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Guest-blogger Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Writers wanted I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Paint includes a good primer for model making. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Use the same technique of layering as above. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Become a guest blogger You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. It will make for a very strong joint. Do not twist parts from the sprue. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. I'm making the same model right now. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Guest post opportunities Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Sponsored post by I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Submit guest article It will make for a very strong joint. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Guest post by You will also want to have some super glue close by. Do not twist parts from the sprue. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Guest posting guidelines Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Contributor guidelines Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. Submit blog post I'm making the same model right now. Guest post by You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Your paint job looks really good :). You will also want to have some super glue close by. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Guest author The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Guest post- Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Guest-blogger You only need a very small amount of glue. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. You will also want to have some super glue close by. A good primer for model making should be used. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Submit article Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. But other than that it looks very good. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. A good primer for model making should be used. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Contributor guidelines Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Answer 1 year ago. Guest post by The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. But other than that it looks very good. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Guest contributor guidelines For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper.


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You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Want to write an article You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Paint includes a good primer for model making. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Contributor guidelines A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Guest posting I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Publish your guest post I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. You should paint in a well ventilated area. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Submit an article For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Guest column Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Guest posting Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Guest blogger They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Do not twist parts from the sprue. You only need a very small amount of glue. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Do you have to paint ur models. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Guest post courtesy of You only need a very small amount of glue. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. But other than that it looks very good. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Guest post courtesy of After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area.


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Sponsored post: I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Sponsored post If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Guest posts I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Guest blogger Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. It will make for a very strong joint. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Guest post Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Guest post: Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Guest-post Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Do you have to paint ur models. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Guest-blogger Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Contribute to this site When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Guest post- Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Paint includes a good primer for model making. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Accepting guest posts Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. You only need a very small amount of glue. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Submit content Your paint job looks really good :). I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Want to write a post Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Do not twist parts from the sprue. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Accepting guest posts You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Submit article Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. But other than that it looks very good. I'm making the same model right now. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Guest posting rules Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You only need a very small amount of glue. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Guest-blogger Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. This is a guest post by Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Do you have to paint ur models. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. This will activate the decal glue. This will activate the decal glue. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick.


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Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Guest post guidelines Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. You will also want to have some super glue close by. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest post Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. I'm making the same model right now. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Submit post If you are brush painting, skip this step. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Guest post: Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. This is a guest post by It will make for a very strong joint. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Articles wanted This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Guest posting Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. An bare plastic representation of your subject. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Guest post Use the same technique of layering as above. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Want to write a post This will remove the grease left from the model mold. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Guest-blogger You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Do you have to paint ur models. Use the same technique of layering as above. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Guest post- On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Want to write an article Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Answer 1 year ago. Want to write for Your paint job looks really good :). Submit content Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Become an author It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. If you are brush painting, skip this step. You only need a very small amount of glue. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. I'm making the same model right now. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Submit an article Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Use the same technique of layering as above. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Guest post opportunities I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Submit your content Paint includes a good primer for model making. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help.


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You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Blog for us Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Guest contributor guidelines Use the same technique of layering as above. Paint includes a good primer for model making. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Sponsored post: Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. You only need a very small amount of glue. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Guest posts Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. It will make for a very strong joint. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Submit your content Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. Guest-blogger Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. You will also want to have some super glue close by. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Submit article Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. This will activate the decal glue. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Guest posting guidelines Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Guest posting guidelines After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Guest posting rules I use Tamiya primer because it dries very quickly and gases out fast. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. This is a guest post by Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Contribute to this site You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Sponsored post: Now you can paint the actual color of the model. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. After removing your part from the sprue you will want to remove excess plastic. Answer 1 year ago. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Blog for us I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Become a guest blogger Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Submit a guest post For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. It will make for a very strong joint. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. It is often hard to paint a small part by holding it with your fingers so I mount the part on an unused sprue stick. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Guest blogger guidelines Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Guest post opportunities Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate.


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This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Articles wanted Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Guest post guidelines Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. If you are brush painting, skip this step. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Contributor guidelines Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. I'm making the same model right now. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. I'm making the same model right now. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Guest posts wanted This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Guest posting This will remove the grease left from the model mold. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Use the same technique of layering as above. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Guest blogger guidelines Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Submit a guest post Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. You only need a very small amount of glue. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. A good primer for model making should be used. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. This will activate the decal glue. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Submit article Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. You will also want to have some super glue close by. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. You should paint in a well ventilated area. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Guest post But other than that it looks very good. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". It will make for a very strong joint. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Guest poster wanted Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Looking for guest posts For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. Guest post- You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Guest-post Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement.


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You only need a very small amount of glue. Want to write an article You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Your paint job looks really good :). For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). Using scissors cut out the called for decal. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. If you are brush painting, skip this step. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Become an author Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Accepting guest posts This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Submit your content Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. Guest-blogger If you are brush painting, skip this step. The key to spraying paint and primer is to hover your can pointing away from the model, start shooting paint out, pass over the model as it is shooting paint out, and then cease shooting paint once the spray is no longer over the model. Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Your paint job looks really good :). Do not twist parts from the sprue. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Answer 1 year ago. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest post opportunities I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Guest post- You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. This will activate the decal glue. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Submit guest article This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Submit post Putty - I recommend that you get a putty to use as filler. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Paint - Use paint specifically for model making. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Do you have to paint ur models. Guest post I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Guest-post I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. Become guest writer Paint includes a good primer for model making. Sponsored post Answer 1 year ago. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. Contributing writer This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Submit blog post This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Guest-blogger To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Submit content This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Submit blog post If you are brush painting, skip this step. But other than that it looks very good. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. This will correspond to your manual provided with the model. Want to write a post Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step. Want to write a post You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Accepting guest posts Paint includes a good primer for model making. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Contributing writer I build and sell my models regularly and have perennial happy customers. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them.


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It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Contribute to our site Try and cut close to the edge of the artwork. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. This grease can potentially not allow paint to stick to the model. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Do not twist parts from the sprue. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Guest-post The gas slowly rises to the surface of the paint as it dries and leaves the paint. Guest-blogger On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest-blogger Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Want to write a post Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). This will activate the decal glue. This will remove the grease left from the model mold. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Use the same technique of layering as above. An bare plastic representation of your subject. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. This will leave holes in your parts and will look bad. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. You only need a very small amount of glue. Plan ahead where you are going to mount the part because paint will not cover that area. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Guest posters wanted Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Sprue Cutters/Side Cutters (or nail clippers) - Sprue cutters are worth every penny. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Guest blogger guidelines For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. Guest-blogger The upper part of the tank tracks do not look right. Guest posters wanted For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. This is a guest post by They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Paint includes a good primer for model making. For the actual build, use the steps I've mentioned above and follow along with the model instructions. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Looking for guest posts You will also want to have some super glue close by. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Submitting a guest post Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Guest post guidelines Did you make this project? Share it with us!. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Contribute to this site Do you have to paint ur models. You'll get a darker and dirtier appearance. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Rag - one you don't mind being covered in oil paint. You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. Sponsored post: Masking tape - You will need masking tape. This will prevent bubbles in your primer. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Guest-blogger For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. You can also use nail clippers if you are just starting out, but they do not work as well. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick.


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On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. You should paint in a well ventilated area. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Guest posts Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. This is a guest post by Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. Submitting a guest post Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. You should use sprue cutters or nail clippers to cut the parts out. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. Do not twist parts from the sprue. I use primarily "Tamiya Extra Thin Cement". Guest article Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Suggest a post Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Guest posting rules You must wear proper preventive equipment when building models. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Gel and liquid types of super glue are good for different purposes. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Guest post courtesy of Now you can paint the actual color of the model. Contribute to this site It will make for a very strong joint. This basecoat should be darker than the color you want to actually paint your model. You should first make sure that the plastic used is safe to burn. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. Guest post: When you are done building you should have a model that looks like this. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. But other than that it looks very good. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. It will make for a very strong joint. Submit an article Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. Submit guest post Use the same technique of layering as above. Contribute to our site You should paint in a well ventilated area. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. I use a 2 part epoxy filler called Milliput to fill in large gaps. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Be careful with exceedingly small parts because this will warp and melt those parts when you stick them on the melted sprue stick. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. A good primer for model making should be used. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Guest post policy You do not want to paint on thing that is still gassing out. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Guest post by You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I propose Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. Oil paint takes a long time to dry and is very easy to rub off with a rag. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. After you've glued your parts together you may have some gaps in them. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Washes are a really easy way to show panel lines and give some depth to the surface of a model. Guest blogger guidelines Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. A scale model is too small to produce a veridical shadow so you will use this base coat to help. They use a shearing action and will stay useful for many years without replacement. Guest posting guidelines To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. I first scrape the plastic off with an Xacto knife. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Sprues are what your moIdel parts come in. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Use tweezers to hold the decal, dip it once into the water and then let it sit for 30-60 seconds (sit on a dry surface, not in the water). This post was written by I use Xuron sprue cutters and they are made for cutting plastic model sprues. Do you have to paint ur models. If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Wear a respirator, this paint is touch-and-go. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. You should apply the cement to both parts where they will come in contact with each other. I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Paint includes a good primer for model making. Submit your content Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. Just liberally apply it like in the second picture. Guest article Do not twist parts from the sprue. On tank models I don't find a need for clear coat so I have skipped it. It can lead to part fit problems and an overall poor look to the model if it is skipped. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. You will also want to have some super glue close by.


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Wash your hands immediately after you are done working on your model. Sponsored post: I'm making the same model right now. Apply the putty of the seam and make sure to press it into the gap. Become a guest blogger So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Do not twist parts from the sprue. Now you can paint the actual color of the model. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Guest article Why not add a wash , varnish the model then coat it with a dark color from a different type , usually people use enamel paints for Tamiya , and the latter , I’ve personally never tried a wash but on my current model I’m trying to go as realistic as possible , a fighter plane to be exact , Messerschmitt bf109 G-6 by Tamiya. For best results, please make sure your browser is accepting cookies. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. Guest post courtesy of Once you are ready just hold the sprue stick over a lighter or candle until the stick catches fire. Dip a dry brush into your paint and then wipe as much paint off as you can. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. You only need a very small amount of glue. You only need a very small amount of glue. I will fill in those gaps so that you can take your model to a higher level without confusion. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. You don't want to stick the whole decal sheet in the water, I've seen new modelers do this and you'll end up with a bunch of decals all over the place. Good luck in advance , beautiful model. Then simply take your decal and slide it off onto the place you want it to go. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. So for this Instructable I will not actually be going through the kit instructions with you. Looking for guest posts Question 1 year ago on Step 15. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Want to write an article Paint brush, airbrush, or spray can. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Guest posting guidelines Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. Allow this to dry completely for the next step. If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. To properly apply primer you want to swirl the cam, not shake it. I am building a tank because tanks are super easy to build and it's hard to make look bad. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. But other than that it looks very good. Guest post policy Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Gassing out is when the propellant used to shoot the paint out of a can is still fused in the wet paint. You will have gaps and seams in your models and you will want to fill them for a better look. Become guest writer Allow this to dry completely for the next step. This cement is acetone based and melts the top layer of plastic. Xacto Knife - This is going to help clean up your parts from excess plastic and also for cutting and scrapping. Spray only small layers at a time and let each layer dry. It is not the glue that holds the parts together but the melted plastic bonding jointly. Suggest a post Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. You should paint in a well ventilated area. It will make for a very strong joint. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Become a contributor Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Want to write for Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. A good primer for model making should be used. Guest posts wanted This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Guest post: Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. This goes back to the gassing out and it will cause gas to get trapped under the paint surface. Glue - The best glue for plastic on plastic adhesion is an acetone-based glue made for models. Answer 1 year ago. To imitate shadows and dirt, I use an oil paint that is dark brown. Using scissors cut out the called for decal. Anything that is a liquid, dust, or has an odor should be well-advised dangerous in this hobby. You should let the base coat uncovered in small spaces to represent a shadow. Accepting guest posts Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Accepting guest posts Decals are easy to tear and rolling is less likely to rip it. Become guest writer But other than that it looks very good. Here I mounted the figure by the bottom of his foot because it will not be visible. I first advise you to clean your sprue and parts in water with soft soap. Here I am using the Tamiya Extra Thin Cement. I use Tamiya fine white putty for small gaps as seen in the picture. Quickly blow out the flame and stick your part onto the end of the stick. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. This will activate the decal glue. I then sand it down with some rough grit sandpaper. Again, spray in small layers and let each dry. Do not rub your decal down but rather roll over it with a cue tip. For spray can and airbrush users, you will want to spray a basecoat. If you are brush painting, skip this step. Dry brushing is also a fun part of weathering. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. Tanks are dirty and worn and that is super easy to replicate. It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Do not spray the model until it is soaking wet. Weathering is where you scale model becomes real. Submitting a guest post Once you follow these steps you should come out with a nice looking model done very easy. About me- I have been a modeler since 2010. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Become an author Model book of instructions are simply for telling you where parts go, they don't tell you how to make the model look nice and the techniques involved. Your sprue will usually be labeled a letter and each part a number. I use a dry cue tip to help slide it off the decal paper. Make sure to hit all the small nooks and crannies because this will be your shadow. Submit blog post But other than that it looks very good. Sorry, we just need to make sure you're not a robot. Guest-blogger It would look better if there was a bit of sag in them. Respirators should be worn at all times when painting. I'd first like to say that this is a dangerous hobby. Guest posting Typically a leaflet will be included in the model box indicating if it is safe to burn the plastic or not. This melted plastic will quickly harden back up if you do not stick the parts collectively right away. Model primer is usually much finer particles than regular paint primer. Guest posting guidelines You should paint in a well ventilated area. Make sure the area you are applying it to is smooth and wet the paint a little with a cue tip soaked in water. Articles wanted Did you make this project? Share it with us!. Then you scrape raised edges such as the take tracks show and you'll get micro scratches and dust as an effect. Become guest writer If you let it soak in water then the glue will decompose and your decal will not stick. On most builds you will want to keep a certain part held down for painting. Accepting guest posts If the primer does not have a wholly flat dull finish then it is not ready to be painted on. Guest post by I use Tamiya fine white putty and also an epoxy called Milliput. Guest posters wanted Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. Question 1 year ago on Step 15. A good primer for model making should be used. Once dried, you can sand it down flush to the model and it will make it look a lot better. Many modellers are in a rush to finish and skip this step.