I’ve painted up this Denizen Figure to represent John Surtees – oops, I must paint in that all important “Dunlop” logo on his race suit! “Wiki” links for more details: John Surtees, OBE (born 11 February 1934 in Tatsfield, Surrey) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver from England. He remains the only person to have won World Championships on both two and four wheels. He is also the ambassador of the Racing Steps Foundation. Surtees is the son of a south London motorcycle dealer.[1] He had his first professional outing in the sidecar of … Continue reading JOHN SURTEES – F1 DENIZEN MINIATURES

Another crop of miniature F1Driver Figures

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.  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.    These figures are by Denizen Miniatures (run by Chub Pearson) and are probably the best (in terms of detail and anatomical proportions) 43rd scale figures around.  I’ve just assembled, based, undercoated and blocked in the … Continue reading Another crop of miniature F1Driver Figures