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The 2017 /r/modelmakers census is closed! Watch this space for results! (No, really. We promise.)
CURRENT AND PAST GROUPBUILDS [GuP Groupbuild(!)] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/88t5eo/groupbuild_girls_und_panzer/) Leader: /u/rancor1223 Dates: TBD
[Panzer 38(t) and variants(!!) groupbuild] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/7ygdue/panzer_38t_and_variants_group_build/) Start date: February 21, 2018 to August 1, 2018. Leader: /u/wanderingirbis
[Warriors of the Third World War] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/7ug3fu/groupbuild_warriors_of_the_third_world_war/)
Start date: Feb 1, 2018; End date: June 1, 2018 Leader: /u/jagdges
[Operation Overlord] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/7qvgua/operation_overlord_groupbuild_proposal/)
Start date: Jan 30th End date: Aug 30th Leader: /u/adrianxbox
Done! Wrapup post here!
Leader: /u/adrianxbox (originally /u/solipsistnation)
May 15th (or whenever!) - August 1st, 2017
Start whenever - August 1, 2017
January 13 - August 31, 2017
Start whenever - September 1, 2017
COMPLETE! Roundup here!
[Floats -- Seaplanes!] (https://www.reddit.com/r/modelmakers/comments/6vkqfd/floats_gb_update/)
Start whenever - January 1, 2018
Complete! Roundup here!
Photo-Copying -- builds or dioramas based on WW2-era photographs.
Start whenever - September 30, 2017
Maschinen Krieger -- Ma.K, SF3D. Stompy armor suits and spindly robots.
Start whenever - November 30, 2017
The War To End All Wars -- 1914-1918, or otherwise WW1 related
Start whenever - December 25, 2017
AMAs with Model Makers
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
Scalemates! -- everything you could ever want to know about model kits and accessories.
Sitting Ducks Link List -- a growing list of user-submitted model-related links
The Complete Future (...which answers the eternal question: "What's up with this floor wax people keep recommending?")(archive.org link)
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/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.
A bank of images mainly for weathering reference and other such inspiration