This project began shortly after i took GYPSY 203, a VF-32 Tomcat built for John Lawler, to the IPMS Nationals in Phoenix. Having enjoyed building the Tamiya Tomcat, i wanted to build one for myself.
I was inspired by an issue of SCALE MODELER[...]
Revell P-61 2016 release.
This has been an extensive project, this kit's molds are dated to 1974 and needs a lot of work and sanding to make it look acceptable.
This took me over a month to finish and I’m really proud of the result. First of al[...]
opps, my lunch break is almost finished..! I'll describe shortly
1/72 P-61B from Dragon model.
Ivory color oil washing, Finished with acrylic gloss paint tapped/ brushed irregularly for adding realistic reflection. all technic is same as I use[...]
Warning: This is a lengthier than usual post, so read on at your own peril.
History of the Bird
The P-38M captured my imagination some time ago, and I decided this point in my return to modeling was my chance to act. In fact, my digging ar[...]
About a zillion years ago when Monogram first released their 48th scale
P-61 Black Widow, I built the black version but I have no recollection what ever happened to it. Over the years I always wanted to do the natural metal version, which re[...]
After a year of sitting on the shelf of doom the P-61 is finally done. Finished with Tamiya paints, weathered with flory wash and finish with Alclad matt coat. Decals was from Kits World . Enjoy :)
While helping take care of my Dad these last six months I've spent a lot of time at my parents house. I managed to find my Black Widow that I started somewhere between middle school and high school in the late 80's early 90's. I painted it with[...]
Here is my 1/48 scale Great Wall Hobby P-61A Black Widow. The kit is finished with the markings of “Lady Gen” 42-5544 flown by Capt. Eugene Lee from 422nd Night Fighter Squadron in 1945. The 422nd Squadron was the first to operate the P-61 in[...]
Finally Lady Gen finished. You can see some more pictures of the finished model from Work in Progress aircraft section.
Expanded version will be posted here later.
You can watch constructions steps from Work in Progress :Aircraft section.