AK Interactive has just released a great new range of paint for German and Allied crew and vehicles for the First World War and a book to boot – as well as some help with tracks and wheels and a brand new range of silver paints set to change the way you look at metallic oils. Read all about it in today’s news…
AK Interactive October new releases
WWI - THE FIRST MECHANIZED WAR
This book provides a comprehensive and complete view of the crude beginnings and fast evolution of armoured warfare during the Great War. It includes historical texts illustrated with period photographs, and detailed colour profiles of each of the most outstanding models. Also included is a brief reference to the evolution of military aviation during the Great War, with colour profiles of the most important fighter planes used by all contenders. As a bonus, the book offers a worldwide exclusive; a fantastic collection of large format black & white photographs, never before published; surely, such an amazing photo collection will inspire modellers into making accurate dioramas and vignettes of the First World War; the first mechanized war.
Tracks and Wheels. AK Learning Series 3 (ENGLISH)
9.95 EURTracks and Wheels is the third release from the already famous AK Learning Series. The extremely talented artists within this book, take you on a journey through every aspect of painting and weathering tracks and wheels through their very own words, guiding you through their styles and approaches. Follow along as they teach you the methods and skills they’ve developed over time, by explaining the how and why of weathering and environmental effects. Also explained is the affect they have on our scale models and perhaps more importantly, the manipulation of the colours used, and the tricks to getting the most out of them in scale model painting.
WWI British Colors (Khaki Brown Modulation Set)
This is a three colour modulation set to replicate the typical “brownish” look of most British tanks in 1917 and 1918, and is ready to breathe “life” into such a plain colour scheme. The Khaki Brown colour was created to “disguise” such low speed monsters in the mud and mire of ‘No Man’s Land’.
WWI French Colors
This set offers the modeller the five most common colours used by tanks and artillery units of the French Army during the Great War. With this set, the colourful camouflage schemes used on Renault FT-17 and his variants, St. Chamond and Schneider tanks, can be replicated with accuracy. These colours are perfect also for US Army WWI Renault FT tank units.
WWI BRITISH UNIFORMS
This set is specially formulated for painting WW1 figures with British uniforms. In this set, you will find the colours to paint the characteristic uniforms used by these troops. They can also be used also represent some uniforms of the British Army in WWII, as these colour tones were also used in that conflict. The set is composed of three bottles, one for the base colour, another for highlighting the original shade, and another for the shadows of the uniform.
WWI GERMAN UNIFORMS
6.90 EURThis set is specially formulated for painting figures with WW1 German uniforms. In this set, you will find the colours to paint the characteristic Field Grey uniform used by these troops. They can also be used to represent German WWII uniforms, as these colour tones were also used in that conflict, along with others. The set is composed of three bottles, one for the base colour, another for highlighting the original shade, and another for the shadows of the uniform.
WWI FRENCH UNIFORMS
This set is specially formulated for painting figures with WW1 French Uniforms. In this set, you will find the colours to paint the characteristic Blue Horizon uniform used by these troops. The set is composed of three bottles, one for the base colour, another for highlighting the original shade, and another for the shadows of the uniform.
SPLITTERMUSTER UNIFORM COLORS
14.00 EURThis set is specially formulated for painting figures dressed with the Splittermuster type camouflage uniform. These uniforms were used by soldiers of the regular army (Wehrmacht), paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) and troops who served in other branches of the military. Splittermuster was the standard camouflage of the German army in WWII. These colors are fully representative of this type of camouflage.
AK TRUE METAL SERIES
A new range of metallic paints created from a wax base. Made from high quality pigments, achieving extremely realistic effects. The basic product can be used in all branches of scale modelling, and it can be applied by brush, with the fingertip, or with a cotton swab. Once dried, it can be polished to achieve a metallic finish.
See AK's guide on using this product: http://goo.gl/Nbv1gU
This range currently includes the following colours:
AK453 Old Bronze
AK456 Dark Aluminium
AK461 Gun Metal
AK Interactive products are available directly from their website or from their Distributors Worldwide.