‘Desperate times call for desperate measures’
This scene represents a Libyan resistance fighter firing at Gaddafi’s last loyal militant forces, somewhere down the streets of Tripoli.
it I knew I wanted to model it someway and somehow, my way. It just shows that anything is possible, although not very practical; it just shows that anything can be used to their advantage at any time when the need arises.
The longest and most strenuous part of this diorama was putting this figure together. First, I like the thank Bassam I. Mansour, for his suggest about using different body parts from different kits. One kit he suggested was, “Charlie on the left” from Master Box, Vietnam figure kit as a start. So that’s what I did. The other kit I used was a body part(torso) taken from the Meng Hi lux kit, which included a one figure, if I remember right.I am no figure builder pro nor am I a figure painter pro.
So this was a project with lots of miss and hits. But I keep telling myself, that I will improve. Just needs more and lots more practice. But so far, I am happy with the results. I also noticed some areas on the figure that needs some touch-ups of paint and also some toning down. So, yes, I do notice it and it will be rectified.
I’ve included a pic of the scene that inspired this build. Check out the last pic in this gallery.
8 additional images. Click to enlarge.