I just started blocking in the main colours on this 1/20 figure from GF-models.Â I don’t have any decals to suit, but my intention is to paint him up as Lewis Hamilton so I’m going to hand-paint the logos – we shall see and as they say: “all will be revealed! Continue reading “Lewis Hamilton 1/20 scale driver figure – WIP”
I bet Lewis was smiling inside his helmet during his fantastic battle with Mark Webber in Korea last week-end – Webber is a very strong competitor and Lewis drove brilliantly to hold Mark off for third place.Â It was a fantastic battle to watch lap after lap but Lewis (with his Mo-Jo back) was absolutely back on tip top form and he gave us a sublime performance of driving skills.Â Â Lewis displayed a very solemn expression on his face all week-end even after qualifying on Pole he didn’t give the customary wave to the crowd when he got out of … Continue reading It’s that smile!
Well not really; Getty Images are running an exhibition of photographs taken at the British Grand Prix over the last 60 years and it’s curated by Lewis and Jenson.Â Itâ€™s a small exhibition of well presented high quality photographs taken at Silverstone and Brands Hatch over the years, and if youâ€™re a Formula One or photographic enthusiast visiting central London, then itâ€™s worth a look.Â Â I was in London last week-end, and after dropping into St. Martins Model Cars, and that great book shop next door â€œMotor Booksâ€ (which are both in Cecil Court just off St Martins Lane) I … Continue reading Lewis and Jenson run a gallery??
I’ve just started another batch of 1/20 scale F1 driver figures – includes Prost, Schumacher, Alonso, two versions of Senna, Gilles Villeneuve, Hamilton etc… So far, I’ve blocked in the main values on the two Sennas and Prost and some facial tones on one of the Schumachers and Alonso… better get on with the rest of the painting! Continue reading WORK IN PROGRESS – 1/20 SCALE F1 DRIVER FIGURES
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