I’d forgotten how satisfying it is to make up a rubber mold of something and then pop some resin castings out – pure magic (well, sometimes). It’s quite a while since I first did it, but it has been pretty easy to get the hang of it. Continue reading “Resin Casting – reunited with a very satisfying experience!!”
Akira Nakai-San is a rare genius – he’s renowned for his extreme customizations of Porsches (real ones!) All anyone has to do to observe his creativity in action, is look at one of his You Tube videos and watch him at work – absolutely amazing and I never tire of looking at him in action again and again. More on him further along. Continue reading “RWB Akira Nakai – figures and Porsche models”
This is a resin figure of Tazio Nuvolari I had in my stash which I painted up to represent a bronze statue of the great man. It’s a 1/32 scale figure, and I thought a novel way of completing it … Continue reading Tribute to Tazio!
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”