Great gloss paint jobs
by Pat Hawkey
This step-by-step demonstration on an F-102A interceptor shows you how to give your model a finish you'll take a shine to.
Hollywood artist's figures
by Scott J. Schlichting
John Rosengrant combines fantasy and reality in remarkably lifelike scratchbuilt figures.
USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor
by Mike Ashey
Ship modeling guru Mike Ashey shows how he superdetailed Trumpeter's spectacular 1/350 scale kit.
Recipe for a Bison assault gun
by Joe P. Morgan
Take two out-of-the-box kits, lightly kitbash, and add some easy scratchbuilding to make this rare German self-propelled gun.
Easy Allied identification stripes
by John Adelmann
Avoid the hassle of decals with this neat painting technique.
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The story behind invasion stripes
by Dana Bell
What were they for? Where were they used? Which aircraft carried them? We'll answer all your questions!
Modeling an SV-22 Osprey
by Charles Landrum
Is it a plane? Is it a helicopter? You decide, but here's our primer on building Esci's 1/72 scale kit of the tilt-rotor bird.
Eastern Front armor diorama
by Lawrence Hansen
An artist's eye for detail helped Claudio Rigosi bring this German World War II scene to life.
Kit Classics No. 54: Revell's 1913 Maxwell car model
by Tom Graham
First sold as a toy, it made history as the com- pany's first plastic model kit.
FineScale Modeler, 2003, March