I really enjoyed converting this Playmobil model – essentially a toy car, but as I said in an earlier posting, the scale proportions are excellent and it really looks more than it is! The decals went on very well and … Continue reading Playmobil Porsche GT3 -Jagermeister Decal conversion
Sir Jackie and wife Lady Helen probably the most famous and glamorous couple on the grid in the 60’s & 70’s – those definitely were the days!. Limited Edition 1/43, figures are cast separately and then combined onto a single … Continue reading Sir Jackie Stewart & Helen -“The Best of Times”!
Another “fun” project and this time, its a real hark back in time to a really great toy; Playmobil, but with a twist! My kids, (who are all mature “thirty somethings”) now all loved playing with a variety of play-sets … Continue reading Playmobil Porsche GT3 – Jagermeister!!
I am always drawn to the Jordan B&H livery – yellow cars with those wonderful nosecones – such iconic images and overall one of the most attractive and striking liveries on the F1 grid. Continue reading Mini Canvasses WIP Jordan Noses!
One of the most (if not THE most) famous “Lids” in the history of F1 – Ayrton Senna’s iconic yellow helmet with the blue and green bands combining to make up the Brazilian notional colours. Continue reading “Ayrton Senna Helmet Mini -Canvas”
Left over from an old Otaki (or perhaps Tamiya) plastic kit I came across an incomplete engine in my spares stash. Never one to pass up a bit of inventive (fantasy!) plumbing, I set to work by adding some additional wires, cables and tubes! Continue reading “BMW engine 1/24 scale”
Maserati 250F engine strapped to a wooden pallet / trolley. The engine is a metal casting from the Italian company Revival Miniatures (to which I have added some extra detail and plumbing). Continue reading “Maserati 250F engine 1/20 scale”
Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman – hence the interlinking letters in the Lotus emblem:= ACBC ! Continue reading “Colin Chapman 1/43 JPS Lotus”
Two more additions to my limited run of 1/43 rd scale metal figures. I’ve blocked in the main colours and more shading and blending will be applied together with some decals for the Chapman figure. I will also add the communication connectors for his headset and microphone. Continue reading “Donald Campbell & Colin Chapman – WIP minifigures”
Safety standards have come a long way in all classes of Motor sport over the last 40 years, and in particular; Formula 1. Continue reading “Monaco Flag Marshal – 1/43 figure WIP”