TANKART 2 Allied Armor Painting Technique Book by Michael Rinaldi

Item #: 87819
Our Price $29.95
Our Price $29.95

There are many "how-to" books in today's world of scale modeling, but none has covered the "why's", as well as, the "how-to's"… the artistic approach… until now. In TANKART, a painting and weathering guide book series, the focus is on taking real-life observations of paint and weathering effects and incorporate the best techniques to replicate them.

Within this second volume, TANKART 2 Allied Armor, the author will go deeper into his thoughts about why of certain steps, as it relates to Allied camouflage schemes. To bring these ideas to life requires a spectrum of processes and techniques which are covered in great detail; including the Hair Spray Technique and the new Oil Paint Rendering -- plus Pigment Applications and Painting Olive Drab chapters that can be combined in a layered approach to tell the complete story of each model.
  • 8.5" x 9.5", 208-pages
  • Matte-varnished softcover on high-quality book paper
  • 5 models featured - M26 Pershing (US service), Firefly Vc (Polish service), Churchill Mk III (Russian service), KV-1 Ehkranami (Russian service), and Char B1 bis (French service)
  • 4 dedicated technique chapters
  • Special bonus figure modeling chapter by renowned Polish master modeler Radek Pituch
  • Inside features over 500 color photos reproduced in a large format

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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