A primer for everyone interested in building models.
An introduction to the craft of modelmaking that shows how to construct both study and presentation models using common materials such as paper, chipboard, illustration board, foamcore, balsa, and basswood. About 200 drawings supplement concise instructions. Topics include choosing the right materials, making a base to support the model, rendering contoured sites, and fashioning models of trees, people, and other entourage. Sutherland, the author of , is associate professor emerita at the U. of Arkansas. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)