The art of figure sculpting, modeling and painting.
Volkssturm, 1/35 scale from masterbox, I might make a diorama with these figures, these are the 1st 1/35 scale figures I have modelled for a long time although I did make a Tamiya Tiger tank with crew and a Dodge ww2 car from Airfix in my younge[...]
One of my first kits I did a couple of years ago. All hand painted. The weathering is paint splattered and chalk. It was also one of my first times painting a figure face in a larger scale.
I painted this model from Cellar Cast back in 1998. It is sculpted by the artist Steve West after a painting from Boris Vallejo. The model is from 1995 and I also have another Vallejo sculpture from Steve West, -the Primeval Princess from 1994 [...]
I am not usually much into painting large figures, but when I ran into a bust of Kelly's Heroes' sergeant Oddball, I had to pick it up. Kelly's Heroes is a movie that I watched at least once a week when I was a very young teenager and this movie[...]
“Long Walk Home” - Polish Lancer, Retreat from Russia, 1812. A 230mm resin figure, from Bonapartes Military Models.
“When the Smoke Had Cleared” - Waterloo, 1815. Three individual 120mm resin figures from Mitch’s Military Models, worked into a Napoleonic vignette.
“To the End” - Russian Grenadiers, St Petersburg Regiment, Borodino, 1812. A 250mm resin piece from Bonapartes Military Models.
From Bonapartes Military Models, a 230mm resin “bustorama” of a mounted samurai, modelled by me as Kusunoki Masashige (14th century).
Very obviously not my work, but I felt it worthy of note. The link is below but the skinny is that an attempt to restore a priceless Spanish cultural treasure was botched. Professionals stepped in and saved the day, restoring the work to its for[...]
Hi all! To go along (abord :-) ) my recently finished Horsa glider (posted last month), I've been painting some airborne troops. Not much to say about it, they are not very good, but there are not much on the market... And the 'artist'... well.[...]