Bench modeling, prefabricated models and dioramas

Bench modeling, prefabricated models and dioramas

22 July 2022, 16:00
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The world of modeling is able to impress with its possibilities. Millions of people around the world are addicted to the hobby, the main task of which is to create an exact copy of a certain object in compliance with a special scale. For fans of this type of creativity, poster modeling helps to plunge deep into history. After all, in order to make a realistic product, you need to know the design features of the prototype. Stand modeling develops fantasy and spatial imagination, develops fine motor skills and perseverance, and also helps to improve skills in working with special tools.

Modeling began its development in the period of Ancient Egypt. Clay and wooden copies of ships found by archaeologists date back to the 10th century. BC. In the Middle Ages, modeling became in demand in educational institutions. On reduced models, future officers were taught military strategies and tactics.

Officially, the first bench model was released in the UK in 1932. It was a ready-made set of parts for the assembly of the Supermarine S6B aircraft. The technology for the production of prefabricated models has changed many times since then. The manufacturing industry has reached a huge scale.

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The range of produced models is amazing: trucks and cars, cruisers, sailing frigates, military equipment, aviation, special forces and combatants of the First and Second World Wars, etc. The scale of products varies from the smallest to full-size.

The leaders in the number of bench models produced are such countries as Japan, Italy, the USA, Germany and China.
When making large-scale copies, masters pay special attention to painting their creations. Paint products with an airbrush or brush. Acrylic and oil paint, enamel, tempera and nitro are suitable for this purpose. To make the copy look as impressive as possible, modelers use various secrets for painting and tinting products.

The most painstaking and complex direction in bench modeling is the manufacture of dioramas, which we will discuss in more detail in another article. On our website, more than 10,000 reduced copies are presented in the section "Scale Models".

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