FineScale Modeler magazine is the essential tool for modelers of all skill levels. Learn how to create models of aircraft, armor, ships, cars and more. Every issue provides clear, well-instructed articles that show how to assemble the latest model kits and how to master painting and finishing techniques.|
Kit reviews, new kit and product announcements, tips from experts, and a gallery of readers' models make every issue packed with value.
Filters: A subtle addition
Shades of paint form fine layers that blend and tone color
Cover story: Foiling for realism
Create natural-metal finishes with different kinds of metal foil
Updating Italeri's T-26
Scratchbuilding and painting put pizazz in this little Soviet tank
Mirror display: Illusion of flight
Reflection of a half makes a whole image for a desk- or wall-mount display
Showcase special: A most-ambitious Enterprise
This spectacularly appointed ship is wired for light and sound!
Scale modeling essentials
Finish with test-fitting, seam removal, airbrushing, and a realistic wash
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matthew Usher.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
8 new Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Hobby Shop Directory