Scale Modeling

BUILDING Ban Dai’s HUGE WHITE BASE SPACECRAFT

BUILDING Ban Dai’s HUGE WHITE BASE SPACECRAFT

BAN DAI GUNDAM COLLECTION WB WHITE BASE SCV-70 E.F.S.F. PEGASUS CLASS ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT #0116425 Length: 250.0m Width:108.0m Height 97.0m Weight: 68,000t Output: 550,000hp  Armaments: 580mm Doublebarreled Cannon, Doublebarreled Mega Particle Cannon x2, Stem Missile Launcher x24, Stern Missile Launcher x6, etc., Loading:MS x3.   I introduced this model in […]

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ALIEN CREATURE MODELS

ALIEN CREATURE MODELS

Halycon ALIENS – ALIEN WARRIOR with BASE and EGG ALIENS – ALIEN CREATURE with BASE 1/9th Scale HALL 11:   TACKLING and CREATING MY TWO ALIENS: I looked online for finished models of these creature kits, finding only one or two that were done well. I also viewed a couple […]

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A Firm Foundation Makes A Huge Difference

A Firm Foundation Makes A Huge Difference

A Little Robot Guy: Two years ago I completed a little Japanese ‘Robot Guy’ (picture above). He is about 2.375 inches high. I’m not even sure what he’s called (his official name), or what he belongs to (Anime, Gundam or ?), because the box and instructions are all in Japanese. […]

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Two Stone Castles – Part 2.

Two Stone Castles – Part 2.

This is a continuation of my previous blog ‘Two Stone Castles – Part 1‘. MiniArt’s Medieval Castle Kit No. 72005, Scale 1:72 is similar in fabrication and assembly as to Kit No. 72004 (Kit No. 72005 is shown above). Architectural Plan Change! I mentioned in Part 1. that I did […]

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Two Stone Castles – Part 1.

Two Stone Castles – Part 1.

Except for a few minor details, I have just completed two Medieval Fortress/Castles produced by MiniArt – Kit No. 72004 and 72005. The models are marked as 1:72 scale, and come as unassembled plastic parts on thick, large sprues. Instructions are through numbered illustrated parts with arrows and symbols. Instructions […]

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You Can’t Rush Scale Modeling

You Can’t Rush Scale Modeling

Sitting On A Shelf: Usually I work on several scale models/dioramas at once. An unfinished model can sit on a shelf for quite a while, before I say “time to finish this one”; or “good, I’ve found the perfect figures or model base.” Sometimes I think it’s done, but letting […]

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Organizing a new Art Space

Organizing a new Art Space

Moving is so much fun! My Acrylic painting of Orcas over our new home’s fireplace After two weeks of unpacking boxes, our new home is starting to come together. My front porch was covered in recycled materials, such as wrinkled newsprint, bubble wrap, and box tape garbage. I flattened over […]

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Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle

For the last four years I have found and downloaded various character, science fiction, fantasy and designer toy Papercrafts. Some are highly complicated using a hunded print outs of pattern to be cut. Others are one sheet only. As well as creating a few complicated ones, I have also enjoyed […]

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Sharing My Modeling Skills

Sharing My Modeling Skills

Keeping a Five Year Old Boy Busy! My five year old Grandson, Jake, loves my models. He says “they’re really, really cool Grandpa!” …”Can I build one?” The problem is that a five year old child gets impatient quickly, and has generally not developed enough to build most of the […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 5.

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 5.

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha Final Progress Report No.5 – 99% Finished: (continued from http://murraybreen.com/2010/03/28/surf-neuschwanstein-castle-report-4/)   Dimensions: 26″ long x 13″ wide x 16″ high The decorative moulding has been Solid Stained in a Red-Burgundy color. Later when dried I will wipe a Medium Green Acrylic into the groove of […]

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