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MODELING & COLLECTIBLE FIGURES
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Painting Miniature Military Figures
Mike
Davidson. Using a combination of hobby paints
and oils the author creates a visual effect that
brings life to cast or sculpted figures. In this
book he takes a commercially produced casting
and guides the reader through the process of
assembly, painting and mounting. Each step
is clearly photographed and captioned so the
reader may easily follow along.
Size:8.5”x11”•240colorphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-625-4•soft•$14.95
Painting Civil War Figures
Mike Davidson.
Using a clearly photographed step-by-step
approach, Davidson utilizes hobby paints and
oils to bring these highly detailed miniatures
to life. He also provides formulas for mixing
a variety of Civil War uniform colors. While
applied to a particular figure, the lessons and
techniques learned from this book will enhance
any American Civil War figure the reader may
choose to paint.
Size:8.5”x11”•250colorphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-884-2•soft•$14.95
Painting WWII Miniatures
Mike Davidson.
WWII saw a large variety of uniforms on battle-
fields around the globe. Davidson, using a clearly
photographed, step-by-step approach, employs
hobby paints and oils to recreate twentieth
century warriors. Starting with commercially
produced figures, he guides the reader through
the process of assembly, painting, and mounting.
Size:8.5”x11”•300colorphotos•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0371-6•soft•$16.95
Painting Napoleonic Miniatures
Mike
Davidson. The Napoleonic era has been called
the age of the military tailor because of the
colorful and ornate uniforms of this period.
Davidson guides the reader through the process
of assembly, painting and display of a commer-
cially produced figure. He brings these highly
detailed miniatures to life using a combination
of hobby paints and oils.
Size:8.5”x11”•300colorphotos•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-
0129
-2•soft•$16.95
Painting Ancient and Medieval Warriors
Mike Davidson. Ancient and medieval warriors,
clad in leather or metal armor, make wonderful,
challenging figures to paint. Using clear, concise
instructions and detailed photographic illus-
trations, Davidson guides readers through the
steps necessary to first prepare, then paint, and
finally display these warriors of ages past; he
also includes instructions on building attractive
display backgrounds.
Size:8.5”x11”•257colorphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0648-0•soft•$14.95
Sculpting Miniature Military Figures
Kim
Jones. The figure is an American cavalryman of
the late 19th century. This book will be of primary
interest to those involved in the hobby of creating
military miniatures. Each step of the process is
explained so even the beginner will be able to
carry out the project. The advanced sculptor will
also learn valuable insights.
Size:8.5”x11”•375color/bwphotos•96pp.
ISBN:0-88740-626-2•soft•$17.95
Modeling Military Miniatures with Kim
Jones: Tools, Tips & Techniques
Kim Jones.
Jones shows how his various techniques and
hand-made tools can make the sculptor’s project
easier. He gives tips on constructing weapons,
adding straps and belts to a figure, and creating
realistic terrain using materials that can be found
around the house. Each technique is detailed
using close-up photography and clear, concise
captions to explain every step.
Size:8.5”x11”•250colorphotos•64pp.
ISBN:0-88740-883-4•soft•$14.95
Modeling Weapons and Accessories for
Military Miniatures
Kim Jones. Although weap-
ons and accessories for military miniatures are
available, sometimes you wish you had a different
rifle or sword with which to arm your latest figure.
Step-by-step photos Jones illustrates his tried and
true methods of creating rifles, swords, pistols,
cartridge pouches, and other accessories to add
that extra touch of realism for your creation.
Size:8.5”x11”•280colorphotos•80pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0128-4•soft•$16.95
Creating Scenes for Military Miniatures:
Groundwork, Foliage and Settings
Kim
Jones. Once you’ve finished your latest military
miniature, you’ll want to display it at its best. You
could simply attach it to an attractive base, but
just imagine posing it in a slice of terrain in which
your particular soldier fought. Jones shows you in
step-by-step, close-up photos how to do just that.
Size:8.5”x11”•300colorphotos•92pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0370-8•soft•$16.95
Model Building with Brass
KennethC.Foran.
The techniques necessary for successfully building
models with brass. The detailed text is illustrated
with over 320 color photos. Whether substituting
for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly,
making a master pattern for casting, or creating
a complete scratch-built model, the range of brass
fabrication methods and tools used are explained.
Readersareexposedtoeverytechniqueforcutting,
forming,fabricating,soldering,andfinalfinishingof
commerciallyavailablebrassstock.Size:8.5”x11”•
327colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4004-8•hard•$34.99
Toy Soldiers & Figures: American
Dimestore
Pielin/Joplin/Johnson. The
first all-color book devoted to collecting
the toy soldiers and figures that were
sold in the “Five-and-Dime” stores. Over
3000 toy figures are arranged in thematic
style and cover military and non-military
toys between 1900-60. Over 60 man-
ufacturers’ products are represented.
Size:11”x8.5”•667colorphotos•240pp.• ISBN:0-7643-1189-1•hard•$59.95
Britains New Toy Soldiers, 1973 to
Present: Traditional Gloss-Painted
Metal Models
Joplin & Waterworth.
In 1973 Britains introduced their New
Toy Soldier line of gloss-painted metal
figures. It has been highly successful and
continues to the present day. This new
book focuses on the traditional 54mm
figures, illustrating nearly the complete
range in nearly 1100 photographs. Over
3200 figures are shown with a strong emphasis on military items.
Size:11”x8.5”•1072colorphotos•272pp.ISBN:978-0-7643-3062-9•hard•$99.99
GI JOE and Other Backyard Heroes 1970-
79: An Unauthorized Guide
John Marshall. A
virtual army of those heroic ëdolls for boys’ – action
figures produced between 1970-79 – is covered
in this colorful volume. With well-known figures
and rarities alike, from Hasbro’s GI Joe and Mego’s
Star Trek figures to Tomland’s Star Raiders and
Marx’s Safari Adventure Series, this book presents
the figures, their outfits, vehicles, and accessories.
Size:8.5”x11”•400colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0201-9•soft•$29.95
Aurora Model Kits Revised
Thomas Graham.
Over 450 color photos enhance this comprehen-
sive history and guide to Aurora models. Every
model Aurora made – and some that never went
into production – are described in detail, with
information on reissues and current collectors’
market values. Collectors maintain a brisk trade
in vintage Aurora plastic, and new companies
continue to reissue some of Aurora’s kits.
Size:8.5”x11”•465colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2518-3•soft•$29.95
A Weird-Oh World: The Art of Bill Camp-
bell.
Mark Cantrell. In over 700 photos and
witty text, you’ll learn how the Weird-Ohs
came to be, what followed them, and how
Bill Campbell’s work became an enduring part
of our pop culture. Much of what you’ll see is
presented here for the very first time.
Size:9”x12”•771colorphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4648-4•softcover•$39.99
Monogram Models
Thomas Graham. Revised
with additional photos and updated values, over
300 color photos display Monogram’s plastic model
kits of cars, ships, aircraft, and spacecraft that
have captured hobbyists’ imaginations everywhere.
Along with the images are descriptions of thou-
sands of models made from 1945 to 1986. Today,
the kits and finished models are quite collectible.
Size:8.5”x11”•321colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4424-4•soft•$29.99
Remembering Revell Model Kits - Revised
& Expanded 3rd Edition
Thomas Graham.
This book details the wide variety of model kits
produced by Revell, Inc. of Venice, California, from
the 50s-70s. Over 545 color photographs display
many of the much sought after kits, ranging from
automobiles and ships to aircraft and spaceships.
Size:8.5”x11”•550colorphotos•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2992-0•soft•$29.99
Box Top Air Power: The Aviation Art of
Model Airplane Boxes
Thomas Graham.
Showcasing some of the most recognized and
dynamic examples of aviation art ever produced,
these paintings appeared on model airplane kit
boxes. Among the many artists whose works
are portrayed are Tom Morgan, John Steel, Jack
Leynnwood, Lorenzo Ghiglieri, Jim Cox, John
Amendola,RayGaedke,JoKotula,andDickLocher.
Size:8.5”x11”•171colorphotos•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2964-7•soft•$29.99
Collectible Flying Models & Accessories
James C. Johnson. This wonderful collector’s
book explores and identifies hundreds of fantastic
items related to model aviation. More than 600
color photos illustrate engines, kits, radio control
accessories, propellers, books, magazines, and
other important model aviation memorabilia.
The history of model aviation is documented in
an engaging text full of facts and background
information.
Size:8.5”x11”•627colorphotos•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1979-5•soft•$29.95
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