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@wells5150 Lawrence Wells

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Modeller, Sculptor, Painter – Professional, but perpetually learning. Love scratch-building from scraps & garbage, customizing models and toys. Army Veteran. Proud member of ‘Giant Steps’ Art Therapy @ West Haven VA

The Three Soldiers pt.4

The final display, upon which all three kits are nested, needed to be planned to be separated for transport. My initial idea was a circle with a chevron cut out to resemble the wall at the actual location in D.C. The base would cut into sectio[...]

The Three Soldiers pt.3

I wanted to render the last kit as the statue on display in D.C. The actual statue is not a monotone bronze color, but instead has the uniforms, equipment and weapons colored with epoxy paint. Bare skin areas are left ‘in the rough’ though the[...]

The Three Soldiers pt.2

Second of the models (all Gold), I just rushed, trying to accomplish a one day build, resulted in improper fits and the necessity to reposition the mid character on the base - not according to assigned holes. Yep - had to drill my own positionin[...]

The Three Soldiers pt.1

Dedicated to my big brother. My model showcase is a tribute to my brother and other Vietnam Vets. Just like the original statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, each kit depicts a sense of unity and sacrifice; I wanted to depict alternate menta[...]

Joker WIP

Custom action fig, model, statue - however what you may want to classify. I am making this 1:6 figure my own. Found this guy on clearance, he was screaming to customized. He needed a bit of work to become more dynamic. Solid, tight purple clothe[...]

Flinstone Stool

It's not a model, but I used all the same skills - why not? Scratch built for sure. Using my sculpting abilities I was able to somehow produce this baby for a $7 stool and foam. No reason why. It got me 1st in Sculpture category Nat'l Vets Creat[...]