AK508 Metallics Vol. 2 Learning Series 05 - English
Metallics have always been a difficult task for modellers. It doesn't matter which modelling branch you choose, at some point you will find yourself in front of a metal piece/part which, of course, you want to finish as realistic as possible. There exist many ways to achieve a metal finish, from the use of enamels, towards waxes and bare metal sheets. Inside these two volumes dedicated to metallics, the talented artists from the AK Learning Series take you on a journey through the difficult tasks of mastering metallics. In this second volume we will show how to apply metallic effects over historic and fantasy figures. How to paint metallics without metallic paints using the "non metallic metal" technique, to use properly lights and shadows to imitate metallic effects, polished metals, bluing technique etc. Many tricks and techniques from the best modelers. We will see examples applied to robots, spaceships, historic figures, and many more...