NASG Dispatch Articles: Painting & Weathering

A Car Story... or Quick & Easy Weathering with Oil Pastel Crayons

Issue:
2013 #2 April
Page:
13
Author:
Jim Schall
Description:

Note that the author mentions pastels, not chalks. He offers the list of tools needed, and then briefly describes a handful of cars (a photo of each is included) and how he applied the weathering.

A Quick Course in Weathering

Issue:
1984 #2 Spring
Page:
10
Author:
James Soberman
Description:

A handful of ideas for how to effectively weather a model.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1989 #2 April
Page:
24
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

The letter the author wrote to the owner of Microscale Decals is reprinted.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1989 #3 June
Page:
6
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

A collection of new decals announced from various manufacturers.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1989 #5 October
Page:
5
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

New releases of decals in S-scale.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1990 #1 January
Page:
16
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

The author introduces S-scale decals by Microscale, John Hall Decals, River Raisin, and S Designs.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1990 #5 October
Page:
17
Author:
Jon Firpach
Description:

The author takes over the column, and reports on new decals available from Microscale and S Designs. He also provides some decal-application tips.

Decal Corner

Issue:
1991 #1 February
Page:
24
Author:
Jon Firpach
Description:

New decals released by S Designs.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1999 #3 June
Page:
30
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

Art Armstrong sent in a tip on how to paint wheelsets by making a pair tongs from a clothes-hanger.

The Decal Corner

Issue:
1990 #2 April
Page:
7
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

This article covers new decals released by Microscale, S Designs, Delaware Valley S Scale Supply, G&W Models, and a book review. The following pages show several drawings of where Microscale decals are to be placed on engines, automobiles, and box cars.

The Decal Corner

Issue:
1990 #4 August
Page:
22
Author:
Don DeWitt
Description:

Reports of new S-scale decals from Microscale, River Raisin, John Pratt, and S Designs. Don DeWitt announced that this is his last column, and that Jon Firpach will take over the decals column.

The Use of Paint Masks

Issue:
1985 #1 Winter
Page:
12
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

The author describes how he uses the Chartpak brand tape for painting stripes.

Truck Sideframe Painting Mask

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
26
Author:
Jerry Schnur
Description:

The author shares how he made a tool to be able to paint the sideframe of a truck without getting paint in the critical areas.

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