Airbrushing for Railway Modellers

George Dent
The airbrush is an essential tool for modellers striving for professional-looking results. It can greatly enhance the quality of your modelling output, whether applying a full livery scheme or simply blending in areas of new paintwork. A good airbrush will offer unparalleled levels of finish and consistency, as well as the chance to create unique effects such as weathering and stencilling. This book reveals how anyone can use an airbrush effectively, provided that a few basic rules are followed. All of the necessary techniques are described, along with a wealth of practical guidance and detailed advice on choosing a spraying set-up to match your own needs and budget. Topics covered include: paint formulas and colour matching; cleaning and maintaining the airbrush; 'Tricks of the trade' and finally, techniques suitable for a range of subjects, across each of the popular scales.
Airbrushing for Railway Modellers by George Dent

About the author

George Dent is an acclaimed professional model-maker, and has been the in-house modeller for Model Rail magazine since 2004. In that time, he has produced countless articles and instructional DVDs on all aspects of model railways, as well as teaching courses on airbrushing and weathering. This is his third title for Crowood.