FineScale Modeler magazine is the essential tool for modelers of all skill levels. Learn how to create models of aircraft, armor, ships, cars and more. Every issue provides clear, well-instructed articles that show how to assemble the latest model kits and how to master painting and finishing techniques.|
Kit reviews, new kit and product announcements, tips from experts, and a gallery of readers' models make every issue packed with value.
Airbrushing & Finishing: The art of pre-shading
Undercoats add realistic contrast
Desktop wallpaper: Jim Wechsler's Tamiya 1/35 scale M4A3 Sherman
Portfolio: David Manter
A 6-step weathering system to create fantastic finishes for armor
Gallery: David Manter's terrific armor
Spectacular "Crazy MiG"
Colors of the Czech "Stress Team"
Desktop wallpaper: Ricardo Dacoba's Trumpeter 1/32 scale MiG-21UM
Sherman (Old) School – Part 1
Paint a Stuka for night attack
Dark camouflage for a Ju 87D
German soldier with bicycle
Wheels, spokes, and dappled camo
Quick airliner conversion
Shortening a DC-8-71 is no problem
Skill builder: Opening act
Making kit alterations to add detail
History you can model
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matthew Usher.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
8 new Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
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