Modelers Classroom

NEAT PAINT TIPS

Frank Palmer shows some great tips for keeping paints clean and well mixed.
WEATHERING STRIP WOOD

This short video by Tim Godfrey will give some great pointers on weathering strip wood.
EASY CLEANUP

Watch this short video by Dave Revelia on how to protect your paint trays and make cleanup quick and easy.
USING NATURAL MATERIALS

Watch this short video on how to scale natural materials for use in your modeling.  Jim Hopes walks you through some easy steps on taking natural materials to scale, so that your project looks more authentic and natural.
When you visit the Center it is fundamental to understand what scale means in building models. The two charts below will help you to visualize and understand the size of the models we display in comparison to the original object it's replicating. We display models in the following scales: 1/6 scale, 1/12 scale (dollhouse scale), 1.20.3 (F scale), 1/35 scale, 1/48 scale (O scale), 1/64 scale (S scale) and 1/87 scale (HO scale).
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