Something I never seem to have the time to do, sorry, I should rephrase that; Something I never seem to make time for is, reviewing my diecast collection!. Over the last couple of years I have been ferreting away diecasts of my favorite cars with the intention of making a proper display case for them in fact, that’s the real problem! Many of the most beautiful model cars I have are still in their original packaging and carefully stored in a dark press, away from any preying eyes or little sticky fingers! Continue reading “Some of my 1/18 diecasts”
I’ve done some painting of the figure to ensure that it captures (in some way) a likeness of the character. Initially, I committed myself to just painting the face, but I got a bit carried away and before I knew it, I was detailing the tattoos on his arms – pure indulgence on my part, so not a total waste of time! Continue reading “A Magnus lookalike – Hopefully!”
Magnus is up on the bench competing for a new Hair-do!
Using plenty of fusewire to “knit” his dreddlocks, the hair is thankfully beginning to take shape. I’ve used a blob of Milliput to create a kind of large beanie for what surely must be a big mop of hair to have tucked inside. Continue reading “Making some headway with Magnus!”
I came across a nice 1/24 scale figure of Magnus Walker when I was ordering some supplies from Spotmodel recently. It’s a resin casting and a great companion for a couple of Porsches I had lying in my stash. Continue reading “Magnus Walker and a brace of Porsches”
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
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’ve had this nice little Brumm diecast Porsche for some time now. When I saw the actual car run at the Goodwood FOS this year it inspired me to dig it out and see if I could improve the model somewhat. Continue reading “Porsche 550 RS High Wing (WIP)”
Another version of the Steve McQueen (AKA Michale Delaney figure) from the film Le Mans, this time in 1/24 scale – a metal casting from E.jan which I’ve just completed modifying to facilitate that famous shall we say; “Hand gesture”! … Continue reading The same “hand-signal” in a larger scale!