I eventually got finishing the figure of Akira Nakai San. I went for the orange tint in the hair department and from a photo (which I now can’t find too much stuff!!) I gave him a pair of combats. I left his sneakers well worn – from all the crawling around he does underneath the cars (making sure his creations look as good under the skin as they do outside)! Continue reading “Akira Nakai San from Rauh Welt Begriff in 1/18”
Another “fun” project and this time, its a real hark back in time to a really great toy; Playmobil, but with a twist!Â My kids, (who are all mature “thirty somethings”) now all loved playing with a variety of play-sets … Continue reading Playmobil Porsche GT3 – Jagermeister!!
Safety standards have come a long way in all classes of Motor sport over the last 40 years, and in particular; Formula 1.Â Continue reading “Monaco Flag Marshal – 1/43 figure WIP”
Step two of this ongoing (and rather slow process) process! Continue reading Another Exoto weather(ing) report!!
A rather lovely (and expensive) Exoto diecast getting the weathering treatment.Â Will it end up making this already very nice model more appealing? We shall see…….! Continue reading Weathering the bad weather – an ongoing work.
In 1/43 rd scale a pair of Denizen Figures (white metal) depicting Red Bull team mates; Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber after finishing 1st & 2nd in China 2009 and in the process, clinching a historic first win for the Red Bull team in Formula win.Â Continue reading “Rampant Red Bulls – First Win – China 2009 – 1/43 Figures & Minichamps”
A diecast by Box models weathered and rusted with Vallejo acrylics to represent a “Barn find”. Continue reading Weathered Ferrari diecast 1/43 scale
A selection of 1/43 scale driver helmets including; Graham Hill, Jo Siffert, Francois Cevert and Chris Amon.
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)!”
A new conversion (re-sculpt) figure that I’m currently working on features a famous speed legend; Donald Campbell (of Bluebird fame!).Â Continue reading “Donald Campbell and Mr. Whoppit!”