Well, another spurt today. Body painted (tried preshading), wheels and tires painted and added. Just need to repair the parts I ham fistedly knocked off doing the turret!
Next I'm going to try and get some figures for her...
This is the Meng Leopard 1a4, built straight out the box. The model will soon receive a couple of crew members to populate the model.
This is another stalled project that I'm tidying up before re-commencing work on it. The base kit is the Revell 1 A5 (new mould) with the turret replaced by a Peddinghaus 1 A1A1 turret. I'm going to take the B&V armour from the 1 A5, [...]
This is the (very) old mould Revell Leopard 1. There is a review of it on the Leopard Club website. Needless to say, it is a tad dated by modern standards!
This was my first attempt at using a pencil for the worn metal effect, I think I [...]
I decided to try out a few new (to me at least) techniques. I'm trying to get a metallic sheen to weathered parts of the tank and equipment. I've not done this using a pencil before and I think it's far more controllable than just straight [...]
A few days ago I was sorting through my Leopard stuff and came across a few items of etch and resin. I then realised that they were from my Legend Belgian Leopard conversion. To my horror there was still quite a lot to be done, which I had [...]
Well, my AS 1 with exposed engine bay and detailed drivers compartment has made some significant progress over the last week. The work started on the engine itself. This is a mini work of art in it's own right, well done PSM. Work is also [...]
I've started yet another AS1 Leopard, only this time I am showing the exposed engine compartment - from Perfect Scale Modellbau and the drivers compartment from Leopard Workshop. Both are excellent additions and worth every penny!
I decided to have a change of pace just lately. This is the Mini-art Dutch house.
I've always been a great fan of some of the "Cold War gone hot" books such as Gen. "Shan" Hacketts "Third World War" and [...]