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Model Makers

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2015 unofficial /r/modelmakers census results!

The 2017 /r/modelmakers census is closed! Watch this space for results! (No, really. We promise.)


IRC CHAT

Network: irc.snoonet.org

Channel: #modelmakers

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CURRENT GROUPBUILDS

Cold War Armor

Start whenever - July 15, 2017 (OKAY I WILL WRAP UP SOON)

Leader: /u/solipsistnation

"Storm on the Horizon"

May 15th (or whenever!) - August 1st, 2017

Leader: /u/nicely11b

Wrong Side of Victory

Start whenever - August 1, 2017

Leader: /u/AngryEchoSix

Crappy Kits

January 13 - August 31, 2017

Leader: /u/pope1701

What If '46

Start whenever - September 1, 2017

Leader: /u/paperpanzers

COMPLETE! Roundup here!

[Floats -- Seaplanes!] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/6vkqfd/floats_gb_update/)

Start whenever - January 1, 2018

Leader: /u/WaggishModelling

Photo-Copying -- builds or dioramas based on WW2-era photographs.

Start whenever - September 30, 2017

Leader: /u/TheWharf1

Maschinen Krieger -- Ma.K, SF3D. Stompy armor suits and spindly robots.

Start whenever - November 30, 2017

Leader: /u/paperpanzers

The War To End All Wars -- 1914-1918, or otherwise WW1 related

Start whenever - December 25, 2017

Leader: /u/muddyfootedkiwi


COMPLETED GROUPBUILDS


Who can run a Groupbuild? Anyone! See how!


AMAs with Model Makers

AMAs of the past


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?

Check the FAQ/Wiki for some useful tips and tricks!

USEFUL TOOLS AND SITES


Our friends:

/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/Kitbash - mix and match for unique builds

/r/metalearth - Little foldy metal kits

/r/modelexchange - buy, sell, trade

/r/brushforhire - Model commissions and builders for hire.


REFERENCE IMAGES

A bank of images mainly for weathering reference and other such inspiration

GENERAL EFFECTS REFERENCE

ARMOUR REFERENCE ALBUM

AVIATION REFERENCE ALBUM

NAVAL REFERENCE ALBUM

PrimePortal Reference Albums - Armour, Aircraft, Ground Forces, Naval

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