The first step in creating an effective model is having a clear understanding of the elements that contribute to the end result, and the percentages of those contributions.  Looking solely at the visual impact something contributes, and not taking into account prototypical accuracy, those elements are: Today I’m going to discuss neatness of assembly.  Neatness […]

Dialing Things Back

Tony Koester made some excellent points in his March Trains of Thought column. The piece dealt with one of the most important modeling topics, color management. He made a point that often gets skipped over and that’s the fact that we view things through atmosphere. As a result, saturation drops off with distance. In addition, […]