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The 2017 /r/modelmakers census is closed! Watch this space for results!
Start whenever - June 1, 2017
May 15th (or whenever!) - August 1st, 2017
Start whenever - August 1, 2017
January 13 - August 31, 2017
Start whenever - September 1, 2017
November 1, 2016 - February 1, 2017
AMAs with Model Makers
Most recent: /u/resinseer
The subreddit dedicated to the hobby of plastic model kit building and painting.
Swap tips and techniques Show your latest builds/WIPs Post kit reviews and discuss the latest kits!
And much more!
New to Model making?
We encourage newcomers to the hobby. Feel free to ask others for help, tips and tricks regarding model making.
Check the FAQ/Wiki for some useful tips and tricks!
Be sure to be have your Modeler's Toolbox well equipped! This is a comprehensive list of things you need, and extra tools and items you'll find useful.
USEFUL TOOLS AND SITES
- Scalemates! -- a directory of everything you could ever want to know about model kits and accessories.
The Complete Future (...which answers the eternal question: "What's up with this floor wax people keep recommending?")
iModelKit Free (iOS) paint color and scale conversion app
/r/modelcars - for your automotive needs.
/r/MaschinenKrieger - gritty future war machines.
/r/gunpla - if you love your Gundam models!
/r/warhammer - for you Warhammer nuts!
/r/minipainting - devoted to the art of painting miniatures
/r/72scale - Braille scale!
/r/SciFiModels- Live long and prosper at this Sci Fi related sub!
/r/modeltrains - Rolling stock and landscapes and more.
r/Scalemodel - Another scale model sub
/r/scalemodelling -- Another one!
/r/plasticmodelling - Showing the best modelling pics from around the web
/r/resinkits - Our resin loving buddies
/r/TerrainBuilding - Terraform your tabletop
/r/metalearth - Little foldy metal kits
/r/modelexchange - buy, sell, trade
/r/brushforhire - Model commissions and builders for hire.
A bank of images mainly for weathering reference and other such inspiration