Archive for September, 2008

Votoms SCOPEDOGS

Votoms SCOPEDOGS

VOTOMS SCOPEDOG TYPES I started putting together about 20 of these cute little mechas a couple of years ago when I was in Hawaii. They are stubby, solid and tough design wise. I love their helmets which conceal a pilot in a cockpit, and their variety of heavy weapons. The […]

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A Little Castle – Part 4.

A Little Castle – Part 4.

Little Medieval Castle – Continuation from A Little Castle – Part 1.,2. & 3.: Well today was spent sitting quietly at my worktable, where I added a few more finishing details to this little castle mentioned in a couple recent blogs. I went yesterday for day surgery to remove and […]

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Surf – Ban Dai – WHITEBASE

Surf – Ban Dai – WHITEBASE

September 11, 2001 My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the families and victims of NY, DC, Pentagon, American Airlines Flight 11, UNITED Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77, & UNITED Airlines Flight 93. SCV-70 WHITEBASE MODEL E.F.S.F. Pegasus-ClassAssault Landing Craft Huge 1/400 Scale Model Kit by BAN […]

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A Little Castle – Part 3.

A Little Castle – Part 3.

Little Medieval Castle continued – adding Peasant Market Stalls and Rooms: A few years ago my father-in-law gave me a full box of Balsa Wood strips that he found for a couple of dollars at a garage sale. Even though I don’t build wooden airplanes, these strips are very handy for […]

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A Little Castle – Part 2.

A Little Castle – Part 2.

Little Medieval Castle continued, – Finishing and Painting : After the medium Grey base coat was hand brushed over the complete model and dried (mentioned in Blurp No.30), I chose a limited acrylic color palette of Payne’s Grey, Burnt Umber, Taupe and White, along with some Acrylic Matte Medium. I […]

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A Little Castle – Part 1.

A Little Castle – Part 1.

Space to Create: It is great to have a room to work on my models and paintings once more (mentioned in Blurp No.30). It has taken a whole month, between looking after our two Lab puppies, to unpack my models, supplies and get them arranged …where I can find what […]

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