Modeling by Alan Rush


Handley Page Halifax Mk VII NA337

by Alan Rush on September 19, 2014 in Aviation -- 41 Comments

A few weeks ago a friend and I went to the National Air Force Museum of Canada, just outside of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton, Ontario. The big attraction is a Halifax bomber that was restored a few years ago […]


SB2C-4 Helldiver Academy 1/72 kit

by Alan Rush on June 30, 2014 in Aviation -- 30 Comments

It has been a while since I have posted and I have finally finished a kit to offer. My two WIP albums haven’t changed but I did finish my first aircraft kit since childhood and thought I would put it […]


And now for something completely different …

by Alan Rush on December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 12 Comments

I was given a Nikon Coolpix S9400 for Christmas so am experimenting with some model photos. When my son was younger, he played Warhammer 40,000 and had a squad of Ultramarines as part of a set that he bought. He […]


M8 Greyhound Italeri 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 31, 2013 in Armor -- 6 Comments

I think this was my third kit to start. It is an OOB build that I started quite a while ago but only finished weathering and decals just now. Painted with olive drab, with white interior, spray cans with black […]


Soviet Field Howitzer SU 122 (M-30) Italeri 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 27, 2013 in Uncategorized -- 2 Comments

This was the first kit I built when I started about 10 years ago. I had done lots of research about proper construction and finishing and thought artillery with figures would give me a chance to try them out. I […]


M5A1 Stuart Tamiya 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 23, 2013 in Armor -- 12 Comments

This was my first armour kit when I started out a while ago. It is OOB with no experimenting. It is hand painted with Model Master acrylic olive drab and black tracks. There is no weathering other than a black […]


KV II Tamiya 1/35 kit

by Alan Rush on October 23, 2013 in Armor -- 18 Comments

This is an OOB build to start my first experiments with weathering. I used MIG Russian earth pigments to make the mud for running gear and lower hull. Dark gray paint for chips on the top coat and black pastels […]