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Workshops

Basics for Clean Out-of-Box Builds

Saturday, August 19 from 3:00-5:00pm

 

Learn tricks and techniques to create a clean build!

Topics covered include:

Nub removal techniques

Lesser-known nubs and how to deal with them

Spot gluing (and different glues)

Simple sanding and polishing

Sticker application

There will also be an opportunity for a building Q&A session if time permits.

Getting to know your tools

An Introduction to Detailing with Enamel Paints

Sunday, August 20 from 3:00-5:00pm

Learn how to use enamel paints on small details that would normally require a lot of masking.

Topics covered include:

Demoing an enamel wash on a runner

Live demo of what happens when enamel thinner gets into a seam

Needle scribing shallow edge details

Cotton swab technique (swiping/rolling methods)

Paint brush types

Advanced clean-up and shaping with foam sticks

Inset details (vents, verniers, etc)

Raised details

Reverse washes on larges surfaces

If time permits, different paint types and paint layering will also be covered.

 

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

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