Science fiction, fantasy and mecha model building.
Scratch built model of the Airlock from the movie Alien (79). Built from polystyrene sheet, Evergreen, & 3D printed styrene. I mostly worked from a production sketch by concept artist Ron Cobb, and a few frame grabs from the film. The styren[...]
This is a scratch build inspired by the paintings of concept artist Ian McQue. It’s built from styrene sheet and detailed with kit parts and Evergreen. Finished with Acrylic paint, hairspray chipping and oil paint weathering.
This is Polar Lights kit of the Jupiter 2 from the 1960's Lost in Space TV series, which wasn't bad until the second season when the stories got a bit silly. In those days I think for some of us we were all a little lost in space. The kit is som[...]
Hello all. This is my latest lockdown project, the ‘Liberator’ from the classic 1970s BBC series ‘Blake’s 7’. If your not familiar with it, Blake’s 7 followed the escapades of a group of freedom fighters opposing a dystopian galactic government.[...]
Another custom Star Wars character this time using the Bandai 1/12 Sand Trooper kit. Practicing my sculpting on the cloth parts and using a newly learned painting technique for the red parts, “candy coating” . The straps and slings were made wit[...]
Hello all. This is a small Starwars diorama showing a brave TIE interceptor pilot defending the space lanes from rebel scum. The kits used were the Revell snap together kits. There is a slight scale difference between them but In this context I [...]
Finished the 1/20 Hasegawa Camel Lun 168. This was painted using Mission Models Paints. Lots of painting (over 40 colors involved), chipping, scrubbing, and listening to 70s music went into this bad boy. I'll be putting out a downloadable How-to[...]
Well, I'm back........ after a long time since writing an article of any kind here ( and some personal issues), I am back. This wee offering is Wave's 1/20 scale Neuspotter, from the Ma.K universe. The build took much longer than usual. At firs[...]