Luis Lopez Ruiz is a renowned Spanish modeler, also well known to Steelmasters magazine's reader. The talented modeler spent the last years to develop and improve his own technique, inspire by the zenithal painting effect, to achieve a stunning color finish on his military scale models : the black and white technique. Following the best-selling Paint Guide for Figures of WWII, this new book explains, through detailed step by step photos, how to give your model José the perfect enhance of contrast and a eye catching look. Variety of materials used, black and white priming technique and different type of weathering are presented. Five examples of AFV's, from WWII to modern era, are illustrated with many photos. The understanding and the mastery of these method and related techniques are essentials to give a striking realism to military vehicles of WWII and modern era. A gallery of finished scale models completes this highly recommended book for modelers.
presented in an attractive format, and the modelling is to a very high standard. It goes well with the other title on painting figures which Histoire et Collections issued in the same series.
"If you're a modeler and seeking to improve your painting techniques (like me!) then you need to check out this superb book”
"...packed with good captioned photos providing a thorough understanding to the technique implemented in the pages that is easily understood by the reader...As the author has said about his goal of the book "to write a book to help those who don't know where to start!” and I feel he has done just that"