THE FATE OF GERMANS ACTING BEHIND ALLIED LINES DRESSED AS AMERICANSÂ WAS ABSOLUTEÂ – THEY WERE TRIED AS SPIES AND ENDED UP PAYING THE ULTIMATE PRICE!Â I’VE JUST TAKEN THIS GREAT LITTLE SET FROM “KING AND COUNTRY” AND PUT THEM IN A SMALL DIORAMA SNOW SCENE TO CONVEY ONE OF THE MANY PARADOXES OF WARFARE. Continue reading GOSPELS AND GARANDS AT DAWN!
The late Phil Hill (who sadly passed away in 2008 at the age of 81) was the first American to become F1 World Champion in 1961 is captured nicely in this miniature by Denizen – again based, undercoated and blocked in – so on with the detail painting! Continue reading Phil Hill – F1 43rd scale miniature
A reflective pose captured nicely in this Denizen Miniature of Ayrton Senna – one of him wearing his most famous Marlboro garb (while at McLaren) and the other, his Rothmans outfit (in which he sadly perished at Imola) when at Williams GP – They are WIP, so on with the detail painting! Continue reading Ayrton Senna at Williams & McLaren – 43rd scale
I’ve added a bib from metal foil to this commercial casting from Denizen miniatures – I’ll give it another blast of primer and then get down to painting him in detail. Continue reading F1 Flag Marshal – Monaco in 43rd scale
A tempestuous pairing in the McLaren camp which ended in tears in Japan in 1989. Continue reading Senna and Prost in 43rd scale
The only man so far to conquer the world championship on both 2 and 4 wheels – maybe Valentino Rossi will be next?? Continue reading John Surtees – 43rd scale diecast miniature
A niceÂ figure by Trackpass of a contemplative Enzo – undercoated, based and reday for the detail painting. Continue reading Enzo Ferrari Miniature – 43rd scale
Fangio and Jean Behra – a nice pairing – basic colours blocked in – now to paint the detail. Continue reading Fangio and Behra – 1/43rd scale diecast miniature – WIP
Assembled and based with basic colours blocked in – no mods – now for the detail – must add a helmet also! Continue reading Alain Prost 1/43 scale diecast miniature – WIP!
I’ve just started another crop of Formula One Driver figures – these metal figures in 1/43rd scale are intended to accompany model cars and add a human dimension to diecast collections.Â Having said that, as a long time miniature figure painter (mainly military), I always assemble and paint my figures to exhibition standards, so they can be displayed as miniatures in their own right.Â Â Â These figures are by Denizen Miniatures (run by Chub Pearson) http://www.denizenminiatures.co.uk/ and are probably the best (in terms of detail and anatomical proportions) 43rd scale figures around.Â I’ve just assembled, based, undercoated and blocked in the … Continue reading Another crop of miniature F1Driver Figures