Wednesday, October 21, 2015
this is the 120MM 57th west middlesex drummer from Mitches Military Models sculpted by Maurice Corry. This figure is depicted during the battle of albuera during the peninsular war in 1811. Figure is painted in vallejo and andrea acrylics. This particular gent was inspired by the painting called "Die hard Drummers" by Lady Butler.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Sunday, October 4, 2015
This is a piece I finished a while ago but didn't get a chance to take pics. It's MJ miniatures 1/9th scale german SS MG42 gunner in the Ardennes Offensive. figures is done in vallego acrylics with the exception of Gunze lacquers for the metallics.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
here is a Jeff Shiu figure I finished a little while back. A little filler for me before I start My Peleliu diorama. The figure is 120MM and is painted as usual in Vallejo acrylics. The ground work is DAS airdry clay with tinted Envirotex Lite 2 part epoxy clear for the water.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Friday, April 3, 2015
Here is my latest diorama that I have been wanting to do for a long time. It is a diorama that takes place during the ardennes offensive around Houffalize in December of 44'. it's a crashed M8 Greyhound belonging to the 82nd recon of the 2nd armored div. The armored car has lost control in the slippery, muddy/icy conditions and basically wedged itself down a ravine very close to a stream. An SS Jagdpanzer IV and some infantry were in the area and are taking a look see. One of the M8 crew has injured his leg in the accident and is actually hiding under the M8 because he is immobilized from the injury. The rest of the crew will not leave him after hearing of the Malmedy massacres so they are huddled up behind the trailer with guns drawn ready to fight it out if necessary. I'd like to add that I was inspired to do this diorama from the works of 2 great modelers and 2 guys which were responsible for getting me back into the hobby in the year 2000, Marijn Van Gils and John Rosengrant. I know john and always loved his "Lucky Strike" dio as well as Marijn's "Santa is Coming to Town" and many other works of these 2 dudes. This is my spin on a combo of both works with some Dan Capuano thrown in as well. Here are the pics.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
here's a figure I finished a few weeks back. It's The Model Cellar 75mm American Rev War dude sculpted by mike Blank. It was originally titled "Valley Forge" but my client wanted it set at Guildford Courthouse. The figure as always is painted in Vallejo acrylics, the partial fence is scratched from balsa wood and the groundwork is an array of different stuff. Snow is a woodland scenics product called soft flake. I'm just getting back to doing commissions again after a while, family obligations, daughter starting high school, death in the family, that kinda stuff so I've been a bit scarce lately. To those whom I owe commissions and boxarts please be patient, I will get to you.