The growing desire of railway modelers to transform their electric railway models into super realistic vehicles in scale has finally found the perfect complimentary guide. This book is designed so that you can learn how to transform the clean toy-like appearance of pre-painted commercial railway models into realistic vehicles featuring the appropriate effects of wear and tear typical of these machines as seen throughout their operational life. We will show you how to create all the possible effects that appear on both locomotives and the many different types of railway stock of all eras.
You will also learn how to improve your scenery and setting with simple and effective techniques that provide a more realistic appearance. Some of the best railway modelers in the world will show you how to apply the right products and techniques step by step, in order to achieve each effect in a fun and simple way. No matter if you are looking to transform your entire layout into completely realistic scenes or if you only want to create a small static diorama with a train model, this is the book for you.