The Art of Weathering
Model railway weathering is an enthralling subject. In this section you can read and watch weathering guides from the Hornby Magazine team covering steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as rolling stock and more. Keep checking back for the latest features and videos as we create new guides.
In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM168, June 2021 - includes a step by step guide to weathering the BR Class 20 Bo-Bo diesels using a Heljan 'O' gauge model. In this video Mike Wild talks about the project and demonstrates the finished model in natural light on the Hornby Magazine garden railway.
For our latest video weathering guide Mike Wild looks to his wagon fleet and demonstrates how to create a weathered wood effect deck for a Bachmann 'Warflat' wagon as well as chassis colouring for a realistic finish. Join us in the workshop on video now.
In the latest video from the Hornby Magazine workshop Mike Wild demonstrates how to weather the Hornby '8F' from the latest issue's sound installation guide using Lifecolor paints, and an Iwata Ecplise airbrush. Join us now for this in-depth video guide.