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Books and publications to help you build great Scifi and Space models.

From blueprints, to magazines, or recent or older book re-issues.

Building Scifi Science Fiction spaceship models and technical gear is a hobby all it's own.

From Star Wars and Star Trek, to Mechs, to Steampunk, to Cyber models.

There's a genre for every kind of science fiction model builder. You're only limited by your imagination.

These books and publications can help you build fantastic imaginary spaceships, or detail out your favorite movie and TV ships from the small screen and big screeen.

Movie stills, blueprints, special effects (FX), all these different specialties of the Scifi model hobby can be explored and built on. With new skills, new ideas, and new talents from these books pages.

Now you can build space machines and ships much like your favorite FX builders, such as Mat Irvine, Douglas Trumball, Phil Tippet, John Dykstra, and many others.

 

 

Scale Model Life: Building Scale Model Kits Magazine (Volume 2)

Scale Model Life Scifi Models

 

Scale Model Life Figure Models

 

Scale Model Life: Science Fiction Model Magazine Paperback

Scale Model Life Scifi Models

 

Martin Bower's World of Models

 

Out of this World Modeling

 

Scale Spacecraft Modelling Paperback

Mat Irvine: Spacecraft Models

 

Vallejo 75018 Book: Mechanic Realms

Mechanic Realms

 

AK Interactive Doomsday Chariots Modeling Post-Apocalyptic Vehicles Book

Doomsday Chariots Models

 

Zombie Hunter Apocalyptic Models

 

Fantasy Worlds Beyond: The Irwin Allen Art of Ron Gross Paperback

Fantasy Worlds

 

x-wing fighter star wars model book

Fantasy Worlds

 

Damaged Magazine AK-Interactive 4 "Creeping Death, Lady Liberty Down, Crime Scene

Damaged - Speeder

 

Scratch Built Robots and Mecha

 

Gravity Scifi Models

 

Spaceships at the Final Frontier: Building Star Trek Models

Star Trek Models

 

21st Century Vol1

 

Modelling the 21st Century: v. 1 Paperback

21st Century Vol 2

 

21st Century Vol 3

 

21st Century Modeller

 

Filmed in Supermarionation

 

Century 21 FX

 

steampunk Modeller Paperback

Steampunk Modeller

 

Steampunk Modeller II Paperback

Steampunk Modeller II

 

It Came From From Bobs Basement

 

Imagination Scratchbuilding Models

 

2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey Paperback

2010 Studio Models

 

Building Better Dioramas

 

Epic Scale SciFi Modelling

 

Mat Irvine: Creating Space

 

From sketch to screen: Science fiction and fantasy models of television and film and how they are created

Science Fiction and Fantasy Models

 

japanese space navy yard book

Space Navy Yard Models

 

Famous Spaceships of Fact and Fantasy: And How to Model Them Paperback

Famous Model Spaceships Vol 1

 

Famous Spaceships of Fact and Fantasy

Famous Spaceships Vol 2

 

How to Build Sci-Fi Model Spacecraft Paperback

How to Build Model Spacecraft

 

A Galaxy Far Away star wars models

Star Wars Models

 

CultTVman's Ultimate Modeling Guide to Classic Sci-Fi Movies Paperback

CultTVman Modeling Guide

 

Rick Baker : Metamorphosis: Vol 1: 1950–1989, Vol 2: 1990–2019

Rick Baker : Metamorphosis

 

BBC VFX: The Story of the BBC Visual Effects Department

BBC VFX

 

Making Movie Magic: A Lifetime Creating Special Effects for James Bond, Harry Potter, Superman and More

Making Movie Magic FX

 

The Winston Effect: The Art & History of Stan Winston Studio

The Stan Winston Effect

 

Doctor Who Special Effects

Mat Irvine: Doctor Who FX

 

Derek Meddings Special Effects

 

Eiji Tsuburaya Master of Monsters

 

Behind the Kaiju Curtain: A Journey Onto Japan's Biggest Film Sets

Behind the Kaiju Curtain

 

Starlog Special Effects 1

 

Starlog Special Effects 2

 

Starlog Special Effects 3

 

Starlog Special Effects 4

 

Starlog Special Effects 5

 

Starlog Fantastic Worlds

 

Starlog Spaceships

 

Starlog Robots

 

Science fiction aliens (A Starlog photo guidebook)

Starlog Aliens

 

S.S.R.N. Seaview Technical Manual Paperback

Seaview Blueprints Technical Manual

 

Alien Blueprints

 

2001: A Space Odyssey 40th. Anniversary Blueprints
Starbase 79

2001 Blueprints

 

Space 1999 Eagle Blueprints

Space 1999 Eagle Blueprints

 

Space 1999 Hawk Blueprints
Starbase 79

Space 1999 Hawk Blueprints

 

Battlestar Galactica Blueprints

 

Forbidden Planet Cruiser C-57D Blueprint Set

C57D Saucer Blueprints

 

Gerry Anderson's UFO: Technical Manual

UFO Technical Manual

 

Make: Props and Costume Armor: Create Realistic Science Fiction  Fantasy Weapons, Armor, and Accessories

Making Props and Armor

 

Foamsmith 2: How to Forge Foam Weapons

Forging Foamsmith Weapons

 

 

 

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