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Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft - Robin Carpenter

Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft

Paperback Published: 24th September 2018
ISBN: 9781785004759
Number Of Pages: 192

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Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft is a practical guide to the application and techniques of painting aircraft in any scale. It provides guidance on buying airbrushing equipment, setting it up and operating it safely, and offers detailed explanations of how airbrushes and compressors work, alongside their various components.

The reader is taken through basic exercises to learn how to control airbrushing equipment before moving on to more advanced paint application techniques. This book also includes guides to preparation, information on the use of primers, and a handy troubleshooting guide to help identify and resolve common faults. Richly illustrated and filled with step-by-step guides to paint application for model aircraft, this book covers:

  • Masking techniques
  • Painting wood effects
  • Bare metal finishes
  • Camouflage patterns
  • Chipping techniques
  • Clear coats
  • Weathering
270 colour photographs

About the Author

Robin Carpenter worked on refurbishing real aircraft in a variety of settings for over twenty years, and has been a keen modeller since childhood. Combining his past aviation experience and modelling skills, he has been teaching airbrush classes for beginners at The Airbrush Company since 2005. This is his first book for Crowood.

ISBN: 9781785004759
ISBN-10: 1785004751
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 24th September 2018
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.54

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