CONVENTION SEMINARS

Here's the current list of seminars.  The schedule will be released closer to the convention.

 

Modeling Modern USN Jets Come join The Model Geeks for a session on modeling modern US Navy jets. They'll share their experience from the flight deck, explore available kits, and walkthrough painting and weathering steps that can be used to recreate a realistic finish. 

Gundans

Early counter IED devices1, vehicle armor (aka hillbilly armor), and uniforms used by the US Army in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2003 to 2005. It's about an hour long and is in PowerPoint format. I can cut the time to about 40 minutes or extend to 90 minutes.

Iwata Airbrush 101

"Real Space Modelers" -Exact subject TBD

Modeling water for ships.

Weds 1100:  How to use Tru-Color Paint Masking Paper

Thurs.1100:  Yellow Wings on U.S. Aircraft prior to WWII Myself and Wayne Tevlin of Yellow Wings Decals

Friday 1100:   How to use Metal paints from Tru-Color Paint

 “Real Space Modeling” -Exact subject TBD

Armor Model Painting Join TJ Haller, Ivan Jensen Taylor, and John Bonanni for Part 1 of an armor finishing series. This segment will focus on everything from primer to the initial steps of preweathering. They will examine different approaches to airbrushing and preferences for paint mixes. Additionally, they will walk through airbrushing elaborate schemes, post shading, and compare the latest brands of paint.

Armor Model Weathering Stop by for Part 2 and harness the power of oil paints, enamels, and pigments for scale model weathering. These versatile mediums can add a variety of effects to achieve realistic and artistic finishes with weathering products, colors, and techniques. They will demonstrate different techniques (wash, filter, streaking, speckling, and OPR) and pass around examples to create an open discussion

Building the Hasegawa 1/8 scale Fokker Dr.I triplane

 Airbrushing 101-909:1hr in length Power Point presentation w/ videos. afternoon on the 21st

Podcast Open Forum Stop by and say hi to members of the Plastic Posse Podcast, The Model Geeks, Plastic Model Mojo, On the Bench, and Small Subjects. We'll have an open forum that allows attendees to get to know the world of scale model podcasting better. 

Podcast social – 1730 Thursday

USAF Museum restoration

How to Start and Run a local Chapter

Building Plastic Sailing Ship Models w/ Michael Wheaton

Meet your E Board members

Dana Bell- topic TBD

Modeling in the UK and Telford

RC-135 in Iraqi Freedom and other Tall Tales

Manufacturers Seminar

The many faces of the 1/48th F-14

Creating injection-molded scale models

The 1949 Cleveland National Air Races.