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MODELMANIA VOL 1, 2 & 3 Preview!

MODELMANIA Gallery Preview!



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Explore the exciting world of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy figure kit modeling with The ModelMania™ DVD Collection. Figure kit building is one of the fastest growing hobbies today, and the ModelMania™ instructional DVD series provides invaluable information for the beginner as well as the advanced modeler.

With ModelMania™ Volume One, respected artist and top figure modeling expert David Fisher provides an introduction to building and painting by explaining the basic techniques for building both vinyl and resin figures, along with what types of tools are required. Easy to follow demonstrations include color mixing, dry brushing, washes, basic airbrushing, masking and detailing.

ModelMania™ Volume Two continues to build upon the information covered in Volume One by covering how to pick an airbrush and air source, demonstrating advanced airbrush techniques, advanced face painting, working with metallic’s, body patterns and transparent wing effects, glazing, foam filling vinyl and more!

Volume Three of ModelMania™ takes your modeling skills to the next level by exploring the techniques and materials required to customize and add LED lighting to figures and set them into dramatic scenes for added impact. Learn how to repose a figure, work with Balsa Foam and Balsa Wood, create stone walls, transparent water effects, outdoor settings, spaceship dioramas and much more!

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced modeler, this DVD will arm you with the knowledge you need to turn your model kits into one-of-a-kind works of art!

As an added DVD bonus, the original beauty shot galleries have been expanded with over thirty additional kits never before seen in this series! 

Each DVD runs approx. 2 1/2 to 3 hours in length!



Volume One Contents:

• Modeling Materials

• Building Techniques

• Color Mixing

• Dry Brushing

• Washes

• Basic Air Brush Techniques


Volume Two Contents:

• Air Brush Overview

• Air Brush Shading

• Patterns and Body Markings

• Splatter Tip Technique

• Metallic Paints

• Shading Faces with Washes

• Basic Eye Painting

• Using Glazes

• Foam Filling a Vinyl Kit


Volume Three Contents:

• Materials Overview

• Posing a Vinyl Figure

• Posing a Resin Figure

• Simple LED Lighting Techniques

• Diorama Materials

• Stone Techniques

• Carving Patterns

• Casting Resin Pieces

• Working with Balsa Wood

• Outdoor Terrain

• Water Effects

• Found Object Technique

• Extended Gallery of finished kits


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MODELMANIA VOL 4 & 5 Preview!

MODELMANIA Gallery 2 Preview!



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Explore more advanced techniques of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy figure kit modeling with The ModelMania™ DVD Collection Volumes Four and Five: Model Detailing! David responds to viewers most asked questions and requests regarding skin effects such as suntanned skin, realistic mottled skin, veining, bruising, wounds, and tattoos. Volume Four expands upon earlier flesh tone instruction in this series, and explores the techniques and materials required obtaining them. You’ll learn how to create translucent veiny skin, realistic drips and drool, rotted teeth, blind eyes and more! David also guides you through one of the hottest and most useful techniques he uses extensively, shading and detailing with chalk pastels. With Volume Five, you’ll explore detailing techniques for clothing such as creating satin effects for fabrics, using magic markers for patterns, rendering realistic wood grains, repairing a damaged kit, painting and texturing stone surfaces, and painting 1:1 scale eyes. David also walks you through easy to follow hair techniques, from painting and shading blonde to red, black to gray, and rendering fine body hair. If that weren’t enough, he also takes you through two demonstrations for adding real hair to model kits! 

Each DVD runs approx. 2 1/2 to 3 hours in length!

Volume Four Contents:

•Modeling Supplies

•Suntanned Skin Effects

•Veining and Mottled Skin

•Shading with Pastels

•Bruising Effects

•Eyes and Rotting Teeth

•Drips and Drool Effects

•Painting Tattoos


Volume Five: Contents


•Dracula's Cape: Satin Effects

•Painting 1:1 Scale Eyes

•Painting Stone

•Creating Wood Grain

•Using Magic Markers

•Kit Repair

•Hair Techniques