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 1 hr, 11 min
- Lessons 13
- Attachments 26
- Exercises 26
13 Lessons in This Course
4 minCrafts lesson 13 CQ
Get started in this weathering lesson for model kit enthusiasts by mixing enamel paints with White Spirit to start the weathering process.
9 minCrafts lesson 25 CQ
It's time to add some technique to the model kit weathering! In this lesson learn how to clean wash excess, and add some grey chipping with a household sponge.
6 minCrafts lesson 34 CQ
It's time to add weathered streaks from areas prone to getting rusted and caked with mud. The best approach? Painting from the top of the model on down.
5 minCrafts lesson 43 CQ
Follow along in this quick lesson on model kit painting and learn how to add highlights, blend highlights, and apply shadows to a model kit tank!
5 minCrafts lesson 53 CQ
In this model kit painting lesson try detailing with the shadow technique. Much like the highlight technique, this helps the model appear lifelike in any light.
3 minCrafts lesson 62 CQ
Adding rust to key areas on a tank model will make it really come alive with realism. In this model kit painting lesson, discover how to paint and fade rust.
6 minCrafts lesson 74 CQ
Chipping is highly recommended, unless the model you're painting calls for a showroom finish. In this model painting lesson add dimension with paint chips.
5 minCrafts lesson 83 CQ
Now things are going to get dirty! In this model painting lesson learn how to mix and apply a realistic-looking homemade mud medium with an airbrush.
6 minCrafts lesson 94 CQ
Adding more mud is the name of the game when weathering a model tank. Once you're done, add washes and blend the mud and other mediums for model weathering.
4 minCrafts lesson 103 CQ
Applying wet mud is the next step in model mud weathering. If you want to make a model tank look like it's been in fresh mud, try this model painting lesson!
4 minCrafts lesson 113 CQ
Try adding even more mud with a paintbrush in this model kit weathering lesson. Embellish a tank model by adding mud in wheel wells, springs, and bumpers.
3 minCrafts lesson 122 CQ
It's time to add some more fresh mud for contrast and to keep the tank model looking lifelike. This is achieved by adding grimy-looking fresh mud enamel wash.
4 minCrafts lesson 133 CQ
In this final weathering lesson for model kit enthusiasts, complete the true-to-life weathering process on a model tank with fuel stains and metal effects.
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.