With this magazine at your fingertips, you’ll discover top-notch reviews of scale models, along with essential ‘how-to’ guides brimming with modeling techniques and product information.

About Richard Baker

About Richard Baker

From a tender age, I found myself fascinated by the art of painting, constructing, and assembling miniatures of various shapes and sizes. It was in the spring of 2011 when I stumbled upon an old school Star Wars X-Wing kit on eBay. This rekindled my love for miniature models and set me on a path to turn this passion into my life’s work.

Professional Summary

With over a decade of hands-on experience, I’ve honed my skills in airbrushing and miniature painting. My work and techniques have been recognized and featured in reputable publications such as Airbrush Action and FineScale Modeler magazines.

I’ve also had the privilege to present at various conventions, including the esteemed Mid-Atlantic Hobbyist Trade Show (MAHTS). It’s always a joy to share my knowledge and experiences with others, especially those just starting out in the world of miniature building and painting.

Publications & Presentations


Over the years, my expertise has led to numerous features in prominent publications:

I’ve also given presentations on the art and technique of airbrushing at various conventions, such as the Mid-Atlantic Hobbyist Trade Show (MAHTS). You can explore some of my published works and recorded presentations on my website, BestScaleModel.

Work Experience


Beyond airbrushing and miniature painting, I’m an avid gamer, boasting over 15 years of experience in Warhammer and 3D printing. I continually strive to provide resources and advice to those eager to join these fantastic hobbies. I firmly believe in the power of shared knowledge and experience.

How I Write


Welcome to BestScaleModel. Here, I share my vast experience and deep knowledge about building and painting miniatures. I strive to fill my articles with valuable advice, learned over many years and gathered from both industry books and personal experience.

My aim is always to provide clear, concise, and easily digestible information. In situations where I may not have all the answers, I reach out to fellow experts to ensure I deliver the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.

Connect With Me

Interested in learning more about me and my work? You can find me actively sharing thoughts, articles, and experiences on various social media platforms:

I’d be thrilled to connect with you there and engage in meaningful discussions about our shared passions!

Remember, whether you’re a professional modeler or a beginner in the world of miniatures, BestScaleModel is your go-to resource for everything related to airbrushing, scale modeling, and miniature painting. Join me on this exciting journey, and let’s create something remarkable together!

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