This is an old 1/48 Esci HS-129 I'm trying some heavy wear technique's on. I scratch built an interior and gun sight based on photo's. Rescribed and riveted the airframe, and started by painting portions with Tamiya's acrylic Titanium silver. T[...]
I have a lot of modeling vices that seem to have no bounds on time and money, such as building planes, ships, armor, and the occasional car. In addition to this, my dad got me interested in model trains many years ago. Now that I am retired, I[...]
Well, I'm now getting on to my favourite stage of the build, the weathering!! There are still details to add, such as the tubular "thingies" that go on the bottom of the side skirts (can someone please tell me what they are and/or what they do!![...]
Now this one is a bit different.
I saw a "Car with nice chick" scene at a show recently. In 1/24 scale there are very nice pin-up models available. Sitting with a T-34 with interior and a wreck on my mind i decided to create a variant of this. [...]
Last year I started quite a few kits but for various reasons (none good really) I only finished one. So one of my goals for this year is to either finish last year’s previously started kits or “send them on their way.”
Second on my list (the Wi[...]
In times past I’ve used a silver color pencil to make wear marks on aircraft models. I was wondering if any other imodelers had done that. I had just recently had the thought to try using black in certain applications.
Over the years I've spent some time cleaning up hangars, so it is not without a certain irony I find my self spending time dirtying one up.
My affair with filth began a few weeks ago with seagulls. I found a few that still waiting in the deta[...]
I discovered this modeler by chance looking at some magazines in a bookstore in Nagoya.
Really impressive weathering job!!
Shuichi Hayashi's Youtube channel can be found here:
I bought this kit at a local arms fair. The box appeared very neat and new yet the kit was simply a rebox of an older academy kit. There was basically no detail for the interior(which is luckily hidden pretty well on the avenger). For what the k[...]
This is the model kit I got from Martin, the editor of Imodeler. It’s been mix feelings with this Heller kit. But seeing that it was a very old kit and compromises were taken into account, I now learn my way around such discrepancies in this kit[...]