I would dearly love to get my hands on a real one of these. I bought this 1/18 scale one to try and satisfy my graw for the real thing – how ridiculous!! Manufactured by Minichamps with an all opening body, it is beautifully finished and weighs very chunkily in the hand. Continue reading “For Sale – a little Gem – Audi A4 Avant Quattro”
After a long layoff the brushes are out the paints are mixed and hopefully some paint will be laid down – well sort of! Since the last time I made any contribution here, loads of things have changed, I’m way … Continue reading At Long Last!
Donald Campbell – Speed Record breaker – sadly perished on lake Coniston in Bluebird K7 while attempting to set new water speed record in 1967. Campbell figure (complete with his mascot Mr.Whoppit)Â is cast in white … Continue reading Donald Campbell & Mr Whoppit 1/43 Limited figure complete
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)!
This is my interpretation of the late (great) Land Speed campaigner, Donald Campbell sculpted in 1/43 scale. I’ve depicted him in his flying suit and helmet, wearing his life jacket and clutching his famous mascot; Mr.Whoppit! Continue reading Donald Campbell & Mr. Whoppit – 1/43 sculpt completed and ready for casting
This is a 1/24 scale T34 I’ve had in my spares stash for some years.Â I got an “itch” recently to do something with it, so before the creative juices subside, I’ve applied some glazes using Vallejo acrylics to give … Continue reading WWII Russian T34 tank turret weathered
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 humorous and unusual little casting I came across some time ago from Scalelink. Â It’s of a gentleman getting away from it all by enjoying a quiet read in peace! Continue reading “Stuck to the Loo!! – WIP (Updated Jan’31)”
My good friend John Murphy has kindly delivered more output from his mouldmaking and casting activities. Continue reading “Workbench – WIP (Edited Jan, ’18)”
Using just a mixture of Black & White (Monachrome) to “see ” and establish the various shades or values which comprise a subject, is a satisfying way of tuning in the eyesight. Continue reading “Monachrome painting exercise.”