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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 3.

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 3.

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha – Progress Report No.3: (continued from Surf – Neuschwanstein Castle) (continued from Surf – Neuschwanstein Castle Report 1.) (continued from Surf – Neuschwanstein Castle Reort 2.) Castle Foundation: Before starting to paint and assemble the castle building parts shown above and below, I hand-detailed/textured, […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 2.

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 2.

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha – Progress Report No.2: (continued from Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.81) Mountain Rock Detailing: After gluing on the Styrofoam rock additions and smoothing out the Styrofoam’s natural bubble look with some Acrylic Modeling Paste, as shown in my Blog No.81, I then painted […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle Report 1.

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 1.

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha – Progress Report No.1: (continued from Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.80) Mountain Rock Design Additions: Before continuing on with the Castle Parts of this model, or applying the Landscaping Shrubs and Trees, I am finishing the actual Ground of the Mountain that it […]

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Neuschwanstein Castle, + Whitebase Assault Craft

Neuschwanstein Castle, + Whitebase Assault Craft

Two Large and Quite Different Model Projects that I’m Working On: Before I write about other Star Blazer YAMATO Battleships that I’ve finished, I’d like to share a little about these two large models: 1. The Royal Neuschwanstein Castle (in Germany) by Doyusha. 2. The 1/400 scale, huge WHITEBASE E.F.S.F. […]

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Space Battleship YAMATO

Space Battleship YAMATO

Space Battleship YAMATO In the World of Space Battleship YAMATO(AKA: Star Blazers in the USA) there are several Capital/Official Ships and Smaller Craft under different areas/or groups. Included are EDF, Gamilon/Garumman, Comet Empire, Dark Nebula, Bolar Federation and Deingil. I don’t know a lot about this world, but I did […]

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Modeling Frustration

Modeling Frustration

My Hobby/Scale Modeling Limitation/Frustration: “WHO??? VS WHO???” I’ve stated before that “I wish I could read the Japanese Language”. It would make many of my Japanese Models’ history, themes, purpose and instructions so much easier to understand. So, as an English speaking person only, and an amateur modeler; I’ll state […]

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Model Display Bases

Model Display Bases

An Easy Customizable Display Base The above Wooden Boxes are sold at Art Supply Stores. They are sold as a fine art painting alternative to buying framed canvas boards. They could be stained, screened or painted on directly – example: for a more hand-crafted look, or that olde look. I’m […]

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Supply Organization

Supply Organization

Keeping my ‘On-Desk’ Model Supplies Organized I was using this old 3 inch high computer platform with an interior sliding keyboard tray. But now my computer station has changed. I also switched to a large Wacom Drawing Tablet last month. So I found a good use for it. It now […]

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Lowrider Bike Model

Lowrider Bike Model

LOWRIDER -My Lowrider Bicycle Model With my love of bicycle design, an appreciation of different styles and trends of art and design, and being a collector, I became aware of what I call various kinds of ‘street LA or California‘ culture design.Among these design trends was the customization and creation […]

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Gundam Mobile Armor

Gundam Mobile Armor

Gundam MOBILE ARMOR Normal Type by BANDAI, Japan 1:550 scale No.30 0008671-300 1993 *Click any photo to enlarge Box Top & Instruction Sheet This is a cute little Gundam ship about 3 1/2 inches long x 4 inch wingspan. It is a stubby spacecraft with a bug-like shell covering that […]

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