• Airbrushing Clinic with Sandy McRorie

    Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016
    Time: 10:00am – 12:30

    Join Sandy McRorie, award winning modeller, as he demonstrates various techniques and use of the airbrush so you can develop confidence to finish your model like a pro! Sandy will also cover care and maintenance of your airbrush to ensure it performs to a high and consistent standard. Participants will have the opportunity to handle an airbrush during the clinic.

    Cost: $15.00

    Call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

  • Armour Clinic - Camouflage & Weathering the Chieftain

    Date: Sunday, January 10, 2016
    Time: 10:00 – 12:30pm

    Join Hornet Hobbies' own award winning modeller, Dave Browne, as he takes a Tamiya 1/35 British Chieftain Mk.5 (Tamiya model 35068) and uses it to demonstrate creating camouflage and applying various weathering and finishing techniques.

    Bring your questions and a notepad.

    Cost: $15.00

    Please pre-register. Seating is limited so call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

  • Armour Clinic - German Camouflage & Weathering

    Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Join Hornet Hobbies' own award winning modeller, Dave Browne, as he demonstrates creating German camouflage and applying hairspray chipping and oil wash weathering finishing techniques.

    Bring your questions and a notepad.

    Cost: $15.00

    Please pre-register. Seating is limited so call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

  • Box to Battlefield Seminar

    Dave Browne demonstrating weathering techniques

    Note: This Box to Battlefield is sold out.
    The next session will begin in February of 2017, when the subject will be a Tamiya Panzer III. Sign up for the waiting list.

    Dave Browne will be holding his Box to Battlefield Seminar series again so sign up as soon as you can. In 6 sessions over 12 weeks you will paint and weather your kit to completion. The first session is Sunday, November 6 at 9:00am. Come by to register and pick up your kit because you will need to bring your assembled and glued kit to the first session. Get gluing and don't put it off for the last moment. ;)

    This Box to Battlefield is sponsored by Tamiya and we will be working on the Panther Type G Late Version kit.

    Tamiya Panther Type G Late Version kit

    Price $165 (includes the kit)
    Date and Time: Every second Sunday morning, 9:00am-11:30am beginning on November 6
    Limited to 10 spots
    Please call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register

    List of all seminar dates:
    Sunday, November 6, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, November 20, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, December 4, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, December 18, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, January 8, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, January 22, 9:00am-11:30am

    Aluminum barrels, metal tracks and other items for customization will be available separately. If you need something to glue your kit, Tamiya has a new Extra Thin Cement that has one of the quickest setting times available.

    Tamiya's new Extra Thin Cement

  • Box to Battlefield Seminar - Spring 2017

    Dave Browne demonstrating weathering techniques

    Note: This Box to Battlefield is almost sold out.
    There will be a sign up for a waiting list in case there is too much interest.

    Dave Browne will be holding his Box to Battlefield Seminar series again so sign up as soon as you can. In 6 sessions over 12 weeks you will paint and weather your kit to completion. The first session is Sunday, February 26,  2017 at 9:00am. Come by to register and pick up your kit because you will need to bring your assembled and glued kit to the first session. Get gluing and don't put it off for the last moment. ;)

    This Box to Battlefield is sponsored by Tamiya and we will be working on the Panzerkampfwagen III, Ausf. L, Sd.Kfz. 141/1 kit.

    Tamiya Panzer III, Ausf. L kit

    Price $165 (includes the kit)
    Date and Time: Every second Sunday morning, 9:00am-11:30am beginning on February 26, 2017.
    Limited to 10 spots
    Please call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register

    List of all seminar dates:
    Sunday, February 26, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, March 5, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, March 19, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, April 2, 9:00am-11:30am
    Sunday, April 23, 9:00am-11:30am
    One additional class to be agreed upon and scheduled with the participants.

    Aluminum barrels, metal tracks and other items for customization will be available separately. If you need something to glue your kit, Tamiya has a new Extra Thin Cement that has one of the quickest setting times available.

    Tamiya's new Extra Thin Cement

  • Clinics at Hornet Hobbies

    Hornet Hobbies has a great line-up of clinics that we organize to help you expand your techniques and skills. Choose from Airbrushing Techniques, Weathering Armour, Airplanes or Trains, as well as clinics focusing on ground work and scenery for dioramas and train layouts.

    All clinics are held at Hornet Hobbies downstairs in our clinic room, and are open to all ages and abilities. If you have a suggestion for future clinics, or want us to put together a session for you and your group, we will do our best to create the right event for you.

     


     

    Upcoming Clinics at Hornet Hobbies

    Box to Battlefield Seminar - Spring 2017
    Date of first session: Sunday, February 26, 9:00am - 11:30am
    6 Sessions, approximately every second Sunday at 9:00am
    Cost: $165.00 (includes Tamiya 1/35 Panzer III, Ausf. L kit)

     

  • Fall Happenings: Shows and Clinics

    Fall Happenings: Shows and Clinics

    There is a slight chill in the air, and the days are getting shorter which means that the fall model show season is upon us! It is time to dust off your modeling tools and that unfinished project, and get it ready to enter in one of these fabulous and friendly fall shows. Or, if you are seeking some inspiration to take your art to the next level, plan to attend and simply feast your eyes on the incredible wealth of talent and creativity amongst your peers.

    Model Show Schedule Fall 2014

    AJAX Scale Model Contest 34
    Saturday October 25 2014    J.Clarke Richardson Collegiate, 1355 Harwood Ave N., Ajax ON

    Upcoming Clinics at Hornet Hobbies

    Flightline Clinic 2014: Build a Spitfire with Tony Bell
    Dates: Every other Thursday starting October 16 from 7:30 – 9:30pm (Sold out)
    Cost: $130.00, includes Airfix Supermarine SpitfireMk.Vb model kit

    Airbrushing Clinics with Sandy McRorie
    Date: Sunday October 19th
    - Morning Session 10:30 – 12 noon (Sold out)
    - Afternoon Session 1:30 – 3:00
    Cost: $15.00

  • Flightline Clinic 2014 with Tony Bell

    This Flightline Clinic is sold out

    Dates: Every other Thursday starting October, 2014,  16 from 7:30 – 9:30pm

    Join Tony Bell, award winning model builder and frequent contributor to Finescale Modeler’s magazine, as he takes you through the steps of building and weathering the brand new Airfix 1/48 scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb. (#A05125)

    Cost: $130.00, includes Supermarine SpitfireMk.Vb model kit.

    Call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get on the waiting list.

    This hands-on clinic is limited to 7 participants only for optimal enjoyment and learning.