This is a step-by-step illustrated guide to the art of painting miniatures (military and otherwise). Here, the reader will find the answers to common questions asked about this subject: paints and enamels; materials; starting out; bases and dioramas; texture and effects; and exhibiting, competition and storage. A final full colour gallery of work by renowned international artists will inspire all modellers. The book contains a large number of high-quality illustrations, as well as a photographic gallery of the models used in the book. It includes a glossary of technical terms used throughout the book and a full bibliography on this subject. All your questions about the painting and finishing of military figures and dioramas are indexed and answered in this definitive book on military modelling.