Model Builders' Manual: A Practical Introduction To Building Plastic Model Construction Kits

byMat Irvine

Hardcover | July 23, 2019

Model Builders' Manual: A Practical Introduction To Building Plastic Model Construction Kits by Mat Irvine
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Written by renowned modelling expert and TV visual effects designer Mat Irvine, the Model Builders' Manual provides a practical guide for both novice and experienced model builders, showing how to obtain professional results, with a focus on plastic model kits. In addition to the practicalities of building models, this introduction to modelling covers the history of how the modern kit industry developed, how a model kit is designed, the range of tools and paints available to build models, the origins and variety of the various scales, collecting models and model clubs. Practical coverage includes details of basic building techniques, painting and spraying, decals and dioramas, plus techniques associated with predominantly plastic-based hobby kits such as white metal, photo-etch and resin components.
Mat Irvine is probably best-known for his work as a Technical Consultant and Visual Effects Designer who worked on television, primarily for the BBC, from the 1970s to the 1990s.  As a Technical Consultant, Irvine worked on shows such as The Sky at Night, Tomorrow's World and the original series of Robot Wars. As a Visual Effects Desig...
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Title:Model Builders' Manual: A Practical Introduction To Building Plastic Model Construction KitsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:188 pages, 10.85 X 8.55 X 0.65 inShipping dimensions:188 pages, 10.85 X 8.55 X 0.65 inPublished:July 23, 2019Publisher:Haynes Publishing UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1785215558

ISBN - 13:9781785215551

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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