TeacherVideo Workbench was produced from 1992-1994 and sold on VHS until 1999, then the producers moved onto other projects such as feature films. Due to large demand from hobbyists who wanted the series on DVD, the new owner finally took the time to convert... View Profile
- Total Time 2 hr, 28 min
- Lessons 12
- Attachments 86
- Exercises 54
12 Lessons in This Course
14 minFREECrafts lesson 1Free8 CQ
The H.G. Wells novel the Time Machine led to many different offshoots, including a movie! The model kit prop replica is discussed in this model building lesson.
13 minCrafts lesson 27 CQ
Continue working on the H.G. Wells Time Machine model prop kit in this scale modeling lesson and get guidance on preparations, including washing and priming.
13 minCrafts lesson 37 CQ
Up next in the time machine model prop kit build are the generator cones. Learn to apply decals, work with electronics, and finish detailing on the saddle.
9 minCrafts lesson 45 CQ
It's time to check back on the Time Machine model kit! Get going with the assembly, align the saddle and generator housing, and construct the time disc.
9 minCrafts lesson 55 CQ
You are almost at the final stage of the time machine scale model build, which means it is time to work on the details including the decals and pinstripe.
10 minCrafts lesson 66 CQ
Looking for a gory, otherworldly science fiction model project? Start right here with an overview and discussion of the Mars Attacks Martian Invader statue!
13 minCrafts lesson 77 CQ
Now that the gaps have been filled and parts washed, it’s time to add primer to the Martian Invader model. In this lesson, learn to select and apply paints.
14 minCrafts lesson 88 CQ
Airbrushing the Mars Attacks Martian Invader statue is no easy task, and starts by carefully masking the arms and legs. Complete the final detail painting here!
12 minCrafts lesson 97 CQ
As an experienced modeler, one step you can take to advance success in the hobby is to design and craft custom molds. Learn about different mold types here!
15 minCrafts lesson 108 CQ
What happens if you need more parts than you have to finish a custom model kit or diorama? Cast objects with Lego building blocks and a two part silicone mold!
10 minCrafts lesson 116 CQ
Learn to craft a mold for a model and see why it's important to use gypsum-based Ultra Cal 30 as mother mold material. After this lesson, the mold will be done!
9 minCrafts lesson 125 CQ
In this DIY lesson for master modelers, learn why test castings are essential before making any final, expensive castings to be sold as products.
17210 min17-part Crafts course116 CQ
In this comprehensive course, get tips, tricks, and techniques that Video Workbench owner Jason Gares has learned over the course of 20 years of scale model kit building.
554 min5-part Crafts course30 CQ
This in-depth course demonstrates how to assemble, detail, paint, and finish a historically accurate World War II Mosquito Merlin aircraft model using a variety of specialized techniques.
443 min4-part Crafts course24 CQ
Make sci-fi scale models look like movie miniatures! Using popular sci-fi kits, Video Workbench demonstrates professional techniques to expertly assemble, paint, detail, and display sci-fi models.
558 min5-part Crafts course33 CQ
In this course perfect for aviation model enthusiasts, learn how to assemble, paint, and detail a model aircraft, and ensure you have the tools on hand to get it done right!
333 min3-part Crafts course18 CQ
Creating beautifully realistic car models has never been easier, thanks to the instruction of award-winning modeler Pat Covert in this brief modeling course!
10121 min10-part Crafts course67 CQ
Stamping is a highly versatile and applicable craft—and it’s a bunch of fun, too! In this arts and crafts course, Fabulously Artsy presents expert stamping techniques for awesome custom designs.
1248 min12-part Crafts course30 CQ
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.with uBloom
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.
354 min3-part Crafts course28 CQ
Make a mixed media art greeting card. Learn to paint fabric leaves, transfer a PDF to fused fabric, then arrange and apply the elements, making your own unique card.
659 min6-part Crafts course32 CQ
Combine resin and alcohol inks to make the most amazing 3d art pieces. The class covers all the basics for working with resin and is suitable for complete beginners.
1371 min13-part Crafts course42 CQ
In this comprehensive course for modelers and model kit hobbyists that want to discover more about paint effects, review the entire model painting and weathering process—from start to finish.