With this ground breaking book, AMMO entersthe world of 1:72 scale modeling with authority. This book is the essential painting and weathering guide for 1:72 scale modelers. Beginning with a history of the scale, we will explore the many fascinating and refreshing aspects of modeling in this increasingly popular scale. Featuring a collection of the words best modelers demonstrating the latest techniques, these pages are lush in technical detail, explaining in depth painting and weathering processes with numerous step by step examplesincluding: scratchbuilding, assembly, camouflage painting, weathering, and the effects of dust and mud! Learning these techniques and many more is easy with this collection of step by step photo rich tutorials. With all of the detail and realism of larger scales, you will be shocked that the vehicles being shown are so small that they will fit in the palm of your hand. The models featured represent vehicles from the Second World War through the modern era, with varying degrees of wear and a variety of camouflage schemes. Through numerous beautiful examples, photo rich step by step demonstrations, and thorough descriptions, stunning results are now available to modelers of all genres and skill levels.