How to Guides Vol. 1: Painting Female Figures, Mr Black


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HOW TO GUIDES VOL. 1: Scale Model Handbook - Techniques for Modelling Female Miniatures.

At Mr Black Publications we’ve recently completed the first in a new series of “How to Guides” resulting in this first volume… It’s the 41st Scale Model Handbook we’ve published to date.

We’re very excited about this new series of books, which will cover the many techniques need to make better models! We’ll cover a lot of the popular subjects in this great hobby of scale modelling, and this first volume by Christos Katselos shows how to paint female miniature figures and busts, revealing all his secrets on how he paints female miniature figures. There are 11 chapters in this book where you’ll find all the necessary information for the preparation, assembly and painting of female figures, using the latest techniques and tools. The book offers nine themes; five in great detail with a lot of step-by-step pictures over eight pages, plus the introduction, preparation and assembly, aimed specifically at newcomers.

All of the painting was done using acrylic paints from the well-known Spanish company, Vallejo Acrylics. Christos used about 65 different colours - 54 “Model Color”, seven “Panzer Aces”, one “Model Air”, three “Game Color” and one “Metal Color” to add a variety of colours for painting and to lessen any repetition.

The first 52 pages are devoted to a lot of step-by-step projects with around 195 illustrations enabling the reader to easily understand and follow the sequences. The remainder of the book has another four articles with more photos of finished models with the necessary descriptive texts.


4 Chapter I

  • Introduction

7 Chapter II

  • Preparing and Assembling a Resin Miniature Bad Blood 2 Fictional Universe 75mm
  • 75mm (1/24)

12 Chapter III

  • Painting
  • Bad Blood 2 Fictional Universe 75mm (1/24)

20 Chapter IV

  • Stand Alone
  • Fictional Universe
  • Painting a Female Fantasy Figure Using Vallejo Acrylics
  • 150mm (1/12)

32 Chapter V

  • Voodoo Lady
  • How to Paint a Dark Female Skin Tone, Some Difficult Cloth Patterns and Accessories with Vallejo Acrylics
  • 130mm (1/14)

42 Chapter VI

  • Surrounded!
  • Painting a “Fictional Universe” Bust... Female and Puppy in a Full Action Pose
  • 180mm (1/10)

52 Chapter VII

  • Painting Eyes
  • Painting the Eyes of Life Miniatures’
  • Princess Grace of Monaco Bust in 10 Easy Steps Using a Limited Colour Palette
  • 180mm (1/10)

54 Chapter VIII

  • “Arrow Girl” Zeppelin Defence Commander Yumiko
  • Painting an Asian Female Fantasy Figure
  • 120mm (1/16)

58 Chapter IX

  • “Die Fledermaus” Lt Kati Otersdorf
  • Painting a Fantasy Female Aviator with Acrylics
  • 120mm (1/16)

62 Chapter X

  • “Subway Wind” - A Wonderful World Series Figure
  • Painting a Well-Known Female Personality Using Acrylics
  • 54mm (1/32)

64 Chapter XI

  • ‘Bye Bye Baby’ - Marilyn Monroe’s USO tour of Korea in 1954
  • Panting a Large-Scale Female Bust with Fair Complexion
  • 180mm (1/10)


  • A4 Format
  • 68 Pages
  • Binding
  • Matt Laminated Cover

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