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iModeler April Awards

May 12, 2017 · in News · · 20 Comments

With 91 new articles prompting an average 500 views and 15 comments apiece, April was another prolific month at iModeler. Continuing our tradition, here is the announcement of our monthly winners - the models and articles that we think have especially contributed to making iModeler an outstanding modeling hangout.

We award one iModeler Best in Show title to the entry that wins this month's prize, but also list runner-ups as Honorable Mentions. We think that all are great modeling accomplishments that deserve recognition. The judging committee was @editor, @halvarvonflake, @aisak and @magnusf.

iModeler Best in Show - April 2013

Artful ship modeling by Ulf Lundberg should be well familiar to our returning readers; the technical skills, patience with detail, clean assembly and well-balanced finishes aparent in all his creationes have been praised here before. This time, Ulf's 1/350 scale German Battlecruiser SMS Seydlitz wins our April Best in Show award. We love the model, but also appreciate Ulf's habit of revealing his techniques through informative construction shots.

But wait, there is more! – the Random Award

We are also awarding a prize as a token of appreciation to all our contributors. This is selected through an entirely random draw among all the entries of the month. The lucky winner is Allan John Withers with a 1/72 scale Douglas A 20G Boston, from 22 Sqn RAAF, Noemfoor Island, 1944. Allan has show us an entire collection of interesting
RAAF aircraft, so check his profile for more!

Honorable Mentions: Our 8 Extraordinary Finalists

(in no particular order)

1. Alessandro Parmigiani - Cessna O-2A “Oscar Deuce” – 1:48 (Testors/Italeri)
2. Gábor Szabó - The can opener: Hawker Hurricane MKIID, Hobbycraft 1:48
3. Colin Latta - 1/48 Hurricane MK I, Willie McKnight, 242 Sqdn
4. Boris Rakic - Hobby Boss 1/48th F-14A Tomcat
5. Hans Peter Tschanz - Hunter Mk 58 J – 4015
6. Brian Scott - 1/48 AMK Mig-31 Foxhound
7. Dmitry Ryzhenkov - MiG-29 1/72 Zvezda
8. Alan Price - AMK Mig-31

8 additional images. Click to enlarge.

20 responses

  1. Very good. Fine work all 'round!

  2. Another extraordinary selection of entries from our contributors...well done one and all.

  3. Congratulations, everyone! Each one a winner!

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  5. Congratulations and thank you everyone !

  6. Congratulation to the wiiners and all the other mentioned.

  7. Well done all. The standard of artwork is amazing.

  8. Thanks everybody!
    I'm happy, flattered and proud to have won this months award.

  9. Thanks to have chosen my Cessna!

  10. Great work on all builds, something I can only hope to aspire to.

  11. All well deserved. Congrats.

  12. Congratulations to Ulf and the other finalists, all great models, and thanks to Martin for the random award to the Boston.

  13. Congratulations all and well done everyone

  14. Congratulations everyone. Fantastic models. Thank you for sharing all of the great work.

  15. Congrats to all the winners. Well done!

  16. Thank You and congratulations everyone.

  17. Congratulations to all who were mentioned. This is truly a fantastic website... The quality of work displayed here is outstanding.

  18. All are well deserved winners.

  19. Well done Ulf, a spectacular ship! Congratulations to everyone else also, it was a good month for the Mig's!

  20. Exellent choise, congratulations Ulf for this beautiful boat and all mentioned. 🙂


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