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@robbo Rob Pollock

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I live in Norfolk, England. I’m a member of the IPMS-affiliated Norfolk Scale Model Group in Norwich, and we take part in various regional and national exhibitions throughout the year. You can find us on Facebook, at

My modelling interests centred originally around aircraft, but other projects include armour, civilian vehicles, figures, ships and dioramas, and these have achieved gold-medal standards at the British Nationals and other regional exhibitions.

I’ve had a few projects featured in photo galleries on Cybermodeler, Armorama, and Aeroscale, but find I’m never really satisfied with a completed model, and so keep building in hope of achieving that elusive ‘perfect model’.

I enjoy looking at the work of other modellers, for inspiration.

Sgt. McCabe, First Anglo-Sikh War, Sobraon, 1846

Bernard McCabe occupies a special place in the history of the 31st Regiment. As a Sergeant in the 31st Foot he displayed outstanding bravery at the Battle of Sobroan on 10th February 1846. When both officers carrying the Colours had been shot [...]

Bugler, 68th (Durham) Light Infantry, Inkerman, 1854

This is a 1/16 bust from Stormtroopers Miniatures. The Charge of the Light Brigade is perhaps the best known battle of the Crimean War, where Lord Cardigan led light cavalry against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaklava on 25 October, [...]

Vasily Zaytsev: Second Sighting

About a year ago I posted a few images of my first figure painting, famed Soviet sniper Vasily Zaytsev, the bust itself modelled on the period of Stalingrad 1942. I recently used the base for this figure for the Sgt. Masterson bust (posted here[...]

Masterson at Barrosa, 1811 – “I have the Cuckoo!”

This is Stormtroopers Miniatures new 1/10 resin bust (sculpted by Carl Reid), depicting Sgt. Patrick Masterson of the 87th Regiment of Foot (Royal Irish Fusiliers), at the Battle of Barrosa during the Peninsular War. On March 5, 1811, during a[...]

“Under the Skin” – Hawker Typhoon Mk.1B

This is the Airfix 1/24 Hawker Typhoon Mk.1B. A complex build across 220+ steps of a 45+ page instruction guide, areas have been stripped back further to view the airframe "under the skin", and I've added details not found in the box or other[...]

EuroMilitaire 2014 – Part Four

Details as Part One.

EuroMilitaire 2014 – Part Three

Details as Part One.

EuroMilitaire 2014 – Part Two

Details as Part One.

EuroMilitaire 2014 – Part One

EuroMilitaire is one of the UK's premier modelling exhibitions, taking place in September in Folkestone, Kent. The two-day event, now in its 29th year, attracts upwards of 3000 visitors. Folkestone's proximity to Dover, with the latter's links [...]

World Expo, Stresa, Italy 2014

My pal Conrad, fellow club member and figure painter exdraordinaire, made his way down to Stresa recently. I pressed him for photos on his return, and he referred me to some other links of other visitors. In the first link, check out Bone Man i[...]