The art of figure sculpting, modeling and painting.
I love biplanes and even more, I love painting figures, so I have been collecting all the RFC figures I can find and slapping on the paint so they can liven up my biplane models. This pair now sit with my Wingnut Wings RE8 in Australian markings[...]
John Smith Modelbau 120mm Oils
Model Cellar 1:32 Oils
This 1/10 female bust is a resin cast with superb details. I just love the pose and the slight devilish look in her eyes. The plan was to try out NMM (Non-Metallic Metals) but chickened out and went for Citadel metallic paints. Thanks for watching.
I bought this resin bust on a trip to London back in 1998. It had no box or any information, only the resin bust in a plastic bag. I think it’s 1/5 scale but know nothing more about it. Remember this was 7 years before Youtube.com came about an[...]
Greetings, friends. I finished another piece, this time I reached for a Scale 75 figure. It should be Tecumseh, a well-known Indian chief. The base I made from alder, scenic accessories and water are from Czech manufacturer Fox Model. Everything[...]
I bought this 90mm (1/18 scale) metal figure from ANDREA some 10+ years ago. I didn’t get around to building it as my kids took more and more of my spare time. So, after getting back into the hobby I dusted the cobwebs of the box and gave it a g[...]
Another of my old figures. This one was kindly offered to me by Ron Souza to review for Historical Miniature Magazine, this is Mili-Men King’s Shilling 120 mm 8th Hussar painted in oils. I scratch built the background.
This is my first attempt at painting with oils. It’s oil over acrylics and that seems to work for me, as the oils lend itself better for blending and if you make a mistake you can pull the paint off again with thinner. This model probably wasn’t[...]