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”
Some more “well weathered” subjects from my workbench – a Star Wars AT-AT Walker, Maserati 250F and a FIAT delivery van, Continue reading More Bad Weather(ing)!
A selection of 1/43 scale driver helmets including; Graham Hill, Jo Siffert, Francois Cevert and Chris Amon.
They are no longer an operating racing team, but Toleman Hart have the distinction of being the team that gave the legendary Ayrton Senna his debut outing in Formula 1. Continue reading “Another (and my final version) Senna figure!”
Another of my “F1 Taxis” has been added to my completion list. This one is based on the famous image of Graham Hill giving Jo Siffert a lift on the back of his Lotus during the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix. … Continue reading Monaco taxi – Siffert and Hill
Well the mysterious “Third man”, turns out to be none other than; Jenson Button! In 2009 he was F1 World Champion, and one of his podiums from that year was; China, when he finished third behind the Red Bulls. Continue reading “More on that “Third man” conversion (WIP)!”
Painting of the figures underway. Was going to print off some decals but inkjet is on the blink, so nothing else for it but to get the brushes out for some badly needed practice! Continue reading “Raging Red Bulls and the mystery “Third Man” conversion (WIP) !”
I eventually made the necessary adjustments to the original box with the aid of my inkjet and some sticky carbon patterned vynil, so it’s ready, and good to go! Continue reading “Jordan 911 – boxed and good to go!”
John Murphy has done another fine batch of castings for me of these five 1/43 character figures. Continue reading “More magic from Murphy!”
As a result of developing cateracts in both eyes over the last few months, I’m having to switch my painting hours to larger scale figures and away from the smaller 1/43rd scale which I tend to favour. Continue reading “Size matters…..!”