Title NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING: BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket - (as issued)
Publisher London Windrow & Greene 1997
1859150195 / 9781859150191
Seller ID 29695
128 pp, 4to (12" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "In the world of military models the Napoleonic era remains the most popular subject of all, for its flamboyant splendour, its variety and its romance. For thirty years the Historex range of Napoleonic plastic figure kits and accessories - now running to more than a thousand subjects - has been a world-wide best seller for its scope, versatility and reasonable prices. Over the past decade the US master modeller Bill Ottinger has earned an equivalent reputation for the quality of his Historex pieces, winning numer-ous Gold Medals and other awards in international competition (MFCA, Atlanta, World Expo, Chicago, etc.). In this latest addition to Windrow & Greene's much praised 'Modelling Masterclass' series, Bill Ottinger shares his expert techniques in a detailed, specific text illustrated with more than 250 stunning full colour photos of these masterpieces of the miniaturist's craft by many award-winning North American, British and Continental modellers. (Includes:) The Figure Line; Assembly, Detailing & Enhancement; Converting; Painting; Groundwork & Display; Non-Napoleonic Conversions; Plus: Introductions by Eugene Leliepvre, the original designer, and Lynn Sangster of Historex Agents; Sidebar commentaries on Historex work by many leading British and North American figure modellers." Very minor rubbing on boards.