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SM.02 S-65 Tractor Painting Technique Book by Michael Rinaldi

Item #: 87816
List Price $19.95
Sale Price $17.99
List Price $19.95
Sale Price $17.99
SM Series books are wrapped with a special linen stock that is completely unique to the hobby world for a softcover publication, and the interior paper is an eco-friendly 30% recycled stock that gives these new books a great tactile feeling.



SM.02 S-65 Tractor (US ISBN 978-0-9883363-5-3) features a civilian based project created from the excellent 1/35 Trumpeter Stalinetz S.65 Russian Army tractor kit, with a finish that is designed to explore other realms of possibilities. This model will illustrate how a potential city owned Municipal-based service might have utilized this once military vehicle, and is influenced by the many worn out tractors seen in the Pacific Northwest. LIMITED EDITION



About the Author:



Michael Rinaldi, owner of Rinaldi Studio Press, is a world renowned scale modeler turned hobby publisher. American born and raised, with a background in automotive and graphic design, he took his love of building scale models and created a new series of how-to books to further the efforts of his fellow hobbyists. Michael is well known for his gold medal winning painting and weathering, especially his innovative use of oil paints with his signature Oil Paint Rendering technique.



The first book series, launched in 2012 called TANKART, has become synonymous with modeling excellence in all areas of publishing with contemporary graphic design, high-quality large photography, accompanied by a depth of text never seen before. Each model chapter featured showcases the HOW and the WHY of each step in finishing models to world class levels, and the four current TANKART books cover armor modeling in incredible detail from start to finish.



The new SM Series (Single Model Series) are innovative, cool, and efficient in that they cover one model from start to finish in unparalleled detail and photos. The new size and graphics designed to focus everything on the model itself. Again, the HOW and the WHY are discussed at each step of the modeling process, combined with amazing color photos, these new SM books provide the best in American hobby publishing.

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