Tuesday, October 16

AK Interactive's new book, tool and colours in our October item preview...

AK Interactive has some helpful new paint sets, new colours for modern & WWII aircraft with a nice little book about how to make great "little" kits - all in this month's releases from AK Interactive.



LAST NEWS FROM AK-INTERACTIVE

HOW TO MAKE TOON MODELS TUTORIAL
SKU: AK911
English, 156 pages.
24,95€
This book explains in a simple but effective way with different levels of difficulty how to work with the Toon models (or egg models) which popularity is expanding worldwide, and establishing itself as a new trend on which several brands have set their sights. This is the first tutorial book focused on this kind of modelling, in which well known internationally modellers have participated. 
Both for beginners who want to start in the hobby and for veterans looking for new experiences, the toons represent a new point of view without historical ties and a testing ground for many modellers.
A lot of land to discover, the book is a different, very striking guide that will make you enjoy modelling while learning how to deal with these little ones. The tutorial covers from aeroplanes to tanks, also including cars and boats and, of course, figures. Try to read it, without being tempted to build one of these.



GLASS FIBRE PENCIL 4MM
SKU: AK8058
5,95€
The glass fibre pencil is used in the modelling world to perform precision sanding work, to realize stressed panels and simulating the dents in sheets metal in an easy and controllable way. To eliminate glue spills before the painting process and thus avoid unwanted effects, for this and many other uses.
The fibre tip that can be replaced by a new one when worn out.



1937-1941 SOVIET AIRCRAFT COLORS
SKU: AK2250
5x 180ml bottles
11,50€
This set of five acrylic paints is indispensable for painting the authentic colours of the Soviet Air Force from 1937 until the mid-1941. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2251 AE-9/AII Light Grey
– AK2252 AII Green
– AK2253 AII Light Blue
– AK2254 A-18f Light Grey-Blue
– AK2255 A-19f Grass Green



LUFTWAFFE COLORS 1990'S 2000'S
SKU: AK2180
5x 180ml bottles
11,50€

This set of five colours is indispensable for painting models of the aircraft used by the German Air Force from the 1990s, onwards. This includes the basic colours used in the Norm 90J and Norm 95 schemes, as well as the colours used for painting the Eurofighter fleet. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2056 FS 35237 Medium Grey
– AK2057 FS 36375 Light Ghost Grey
– AK2058 FS 36320 Dark Ghost Grey
– AK2174 RAL 7012 Basalt Grey (Basaltgrau)
– AK2175 RAL 7030 Stone Grey (Steingrau)



LUFTWAFFE COLORS 1960S 1970'S
SKU: AK2170
14,40€
This set of four acrylics and one Xtreme Metal paint is essential for painting models of aircraft used by the German Air Force in 1960s and 1970s. It includes the basic camouflage colours used in the Norm 72 and Norm 76 schemes. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush. The Xtreme Metal paints are high-quality metallic colours developed with outstanding pigments, and especially formulated for the modeller to achieve the best results. Resistant to any kind of weathering, with ultra-high coverage power, high sheen, will not damage the plastic, and you can varnish without altering their glossiness. These are quite simply the highest quality metallic paints ever seen.

This set contains:
– AK2171 RAL 2005 Luminous Orange (Leuchtorange)
– AK2172 RAL 6014 Yellow Olive (Gelboliv)
– AK2173 RAL 7001 Silver Grey (Silbergrau)
– AK2174 RAL 7012 Basalt Grey (Basaltgrau)
– AK478 Xtreme Metal White Aluminium



WW2 USAAF AIRCRAFT COLORS VOL.2
SKU: AK2210
19,95€
This set of two acrylic and three Xtreme Metal paints is essential for painting models of most of the aircraft used by the United States Army Air Force from late 1943 until the end of World War Two and shortly after. Included are two different olive drab shades that were used for painting the anti-glare panels, and three different shades of aluminium, which allow for reproducing the difference between the panels made from various metal sheets and aluminium-painted, fabric-skinned control surfaces. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush. The Xtreme Metal paints are high-quality metallic colours developed with outstanding pigments, and especially formulated for the modeller to achieve the best results. Resistant to any kind of weathering, with ultra-high coverage power, high sheen, will not damage the plastic, and you can varnish without altering their glossiness. These are quite simply the highest quality metallic paints ever seen.

This set contains:
– AK2201 Dark Olive Drab 41
– AK2204 ANA613 Olive Drab
– AK479 Xtreme Metal Aluminium
– AK480 Xtreme Metal Dark Aluminium
– AK488 Xtreme Metal Matte Aluminium



EARLY ISRAELI AIR FORCE COLORS
SKU: AK2160
9,20€
This set includes the four colours that are indispensable for painting models of the aircraft used by the Israeli Air Force from the late 1940s until the late 1960s, including the specific color of Avia S-199 fighters sourced from Czechoslovakia. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2161 MNO 2036 Smalt Khaki Avion
– AK2162 RAL 5008 Grey-Blue (Graublau)
– AK2163 RAL 7044 Silk Grey (Seidengrau)
– AK2164 RAL 8008 Olive Brown (Olivbraun)



WW2 USAAF AIRCRAFT COLORS VOL.1
SKU: AK2200
6,90€
This set of three acrylic paints is essential for painting models of most of the aircraft used by the United States Army Air Force from 1941 to late 1943. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2201 Dark Olive Drab 41
– AK2202 Medium Green 42
– AK2203 Neutral Grey 43



WW2 U.S. AIRCRAFT INTERIOR COLORS
SKU: AK2220
11,50€
This set of five acrylic paints is indispensable for painting the cockpits and other inner surfaces of all U.S. aircraft from the World War Two period, including the Army Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps machines. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2106 Dull Dark Green
– AK2205 Bronze Green
– AK2206 Yellow Green
– AK2207 Yellow Zinc Chromate
– AK2303 Interior Green



WW2 IJAAF AIRCRAFT COLORS
SKU: AK2260
18,40€
WW2 IJN Aircraft Colors is a set of eight acrylic paints essential for painting the authentic colours used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force during World War Two. Our new colours have been carefully researched for accuracy by the author of the famous “Aviation of Japan” blog. Included are six basic colours for painting the exterior surfaces and two standard interior colors. A profile guide is printed on the backside of the box. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2261 #1 Hairyokushoku (Grey-Green)
– AK2262 #3 Hairanshoku (Blue-Grey)
– AK2263 #7 Ohryoku Nana Go Shoku (Olive Brown)
– AK2264 #21 Midori Iro (Green)
– AK2265 #27 Ao Midori Iro (Blue Green)
– AK2266 #29 Ki Midori Iro (Yellow Green)
– AK2267 #30 Karekusa Iro (Dry Grass Colour)
– AK2268 #31 Cha Kasshoku (Tea Colour)



U.S. MODERN AIRCRAFT 2
SKU: AK2140
18,40€
U.S. Modern Aircraft 2 is a set of eight acrylic paints, essential for painting the authentic colours of the US Air Force and Air National Guard from the early 1960s, onwards. These colours can be used to paint models of aircraft such as A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-4 Phantom II, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, F-101 Voodoo, F-102 Delta Dagger, F-106 Delta Dart and many more. A profile guide is printed on the backside of the box. Our paints are not only historically accurate and specially formulated with top quality components; they also have been designed taking into account the scale reduction effect*. Our acrylic paints are ready to use straight from the bottle; simply shake, and the paint is ready to go. Dilution is not necessary when airbrushing AK acrylic paints; however, when painting camouflage or fine lines, add a few drops of our specially formulated thinner AK712. Useful for all acrylic paints, the AK712 improves the performance of the paint and is vastly superior to most other available thinners, resulting in a greater degree of coverage when applied by brush.

This set contains:
– AK2057 FS 36375 Light Ghost Grey
– AK2058 FS 36320 Dark Ghost Grey
– AK2141 FS 36270 Medium Grey
– AK2142 FS 36251 Aggressor Grey
– AK2143 FS 36176 F-15 Dark Grey
– AK2144 FS 36118 Medium Gunship Grey
– AK2145 FS 35450 Air Superiority Blue
– AK2146 FS 16473 ADC Grey

All of these new products are now available to purchase on the AK Interactive website