AMMO: How to Paint 1/72 Military Vehicles

From the author’s website:

With this groundbreaking book, AMMO enters the world of 1:72 scale modelling with authority. This book is the essential painting and weathering guide for 1:72 scale modellers. Beginning with a history of the scale, we will explore the many fascinating and refreshing aspects of modelling in this increasingly popular scale. Featuring a collection of the words best modellers demonstrating the latest techniques, these pages are lush in technical detail, explaining in depth painting and weathering processes with numerous step by step examples including scratch building, assembly, camouflage painting, weathering, and the effects of dust and mud! Learning these techniques and much more is easy with this collection of step by step photo-rich tutorials. With all of the detail and realism of larger scales, you will be shocked that the vehicles being shown are so small that they will fit in the palm of your hand. The models featured represent vehicles from the Second World War through the modern era, with varying degrees of wear and a variety of camouflage schemes. Through numerous beautiful examples, photo-rich step by step demonstrations, and thorough descriptions, stunning results are now available to modellers of all genres and skill levels.


Table of Contents

  • Scrapyard T-72A
  • Pz IV
  • BMD-2
  • M1A1
  • Tiger I
  • Scud D on MAZ-543
  • E-75
  • T-34/85

In 119 pages, this book explains with detailed “step by step” articles, how to perform every technique as illustrated through high-quality photos and concise descriptions by some of the finest modellers in the world. Printed on high-quality glossy paper, this is a resource packed with useful techniques and inspiration. You can use each article as a recipe for yourself and build a repertoire of skills and techniques.

Individual issues and subscriptions are available from the Ammo website.

Paul Tosney – Editor
ModelBuilder International

Paul Tosney

Paul has been with Model Builder International since almost the beginning. He started building models as a boy, and took a hiatus, but started building again a few years ago. He builds pretty much anything, but mostly WW2, with a smattering of modern and the occasional SciFi model.


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