Month: March 2016

I’m writing cheques for decal sets that my body can’t afford to cash!

That’s right – it’s time to do another Top Gun F-14A Tomcat build. But this time with proper Top Gun decals and a nice meaty 1/48 scale. For this one I managed to get hold of the Fightertown 1/48 Top

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Lt. Col John Frost – work in progress update #4

Things have been progressing nicely with the John Frost bust – despite an unexpected strip it off and start again session. In this update I get to painting the hair and the beret. Pre-shading and glazing is definitely a great

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I’m gonna need a bigger boat…

This fine garage kit arrived today from Patrick Delaney in the USA. 1/6 resin sculpt of Quint from Jaws… Cheers Patrick – he arrived in one piece and the likeness is awesome. really looking forward to starting this one! I

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Painting Kelly’s Heroes…

One of my favourite movie stars – Clint Eastwood AKA Kelly of Kelly’s Heroes… I’ve just finished this one, my second attempt at painting a bust and as it happens a lot harder than the first one I did. I

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Figure Painting Build Log – Lt. Col. John Frost (Paras) – Arnhem 1944

As I’m learning the ropes of figure painting I thought I’d put up a build log (paint log perhaps) of the 1/9 V-Bust from Mitches Military Models of Lt. Col. John Frost who commanded the 2Battalion of the Parachute Regiment

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