We very much look forward to the English versions of Panzer Aces at TMN H.Q. Mainly ‘cos we can at last read them (sorry me no bi-lingual mucho) – Anyway this special features on the chilly climes and on how to make your AFV and diorama cold with snow, ice and jack frost. Let’s take a look at issue 51 in our preview…
Panzer Aces 51 Special - Winter Camouflages
English as well as Spanish languages
• Cruiser Tank A-30 Challenger, scale 1/35
• Bison I, scale 1/35
• T-34-76, Factory 183, scale 1/35
• Marder III, scale 1/35
• Crush this Bastard!!, scale 1/35
• Modelling Lessons: Techniques for winter camouflage
• Sd. Kfz 251/9, scale 1/35
• Modelling Lessons: Tree stump in snow 2nd part.
A-30 Challenger Cruiser Tank in 1/35 Scale - Juan Luis is a reputed modeller that addresses their projects with dedication, invention and mastery. His A-30 is no exception, a subject that has seen very little resolved solvency despite not being an easy model.
Bison I in 1/35 scale – Most of us have seen the famous photograph that has Dzik Konrad inspired to make this zany self-propelled howitzer. It is the baptism of fire in Panzer Aces of our young Polish friend and well resolved a complex assembly for this kit and scene. Hopefully, this will not be his last if this model is any proof of his ability.
T-34-76, 183 Factory number in 35th scale. Here is another case in which a photograph inspires the realisation of a vehicle in a scene. In this case, Roman Volchenkov recreates a T-34-76 in poor condition and without caterpillar tracks that is being towed by a Tiger (not present in the scene).
Marder III 1/35th Scale - Another new addition to the team from Poland, Miroslaw has done a nice winter camouflage to a very high level of wear and tear. This article highlights the fantastic work of textures and opposite lights and darks on this vehicle.
Crush this Bastard!! 1/35th scale. Magnificent diorama made by one of the best modellers in the business. In his entertaining article, you will learn a lot of tricks and techniques. This work was rewarded deservedly silver medal in the last edition of AMT.
Modelling Lessons: Winter camouflage techniques - Here are six simple ways to make your winter time camouflages more realistic that is explained in a simple and intuitive way through the step by step photographic sequences. You will have no more excuses, the next model you can now make with a camouflage.
Sd. Kfz 251/9 1/35th Scale, Michel on this vehicle shows the possibilities of washable paints and rescue the unloved dry brush technique. An article with a "surprise gift”
Tree stump in snow: 2nd part - Who better than an outdoorsman and experienced modeller as Rodrigo to give us the best advice and teachings to our snow scenes. We present a detailed study of the best products to mimic snow, ice & their method of use.
Check out the Panzer Aces site for more info on their latest books and magazines and info on where to get this issue…