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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, + 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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Super Dimensional Fortress

Super Dimensional Fortress

Update: “Super Dimensional Fortress” In a previous blog I mentioned that I had lost, but then found the “Super Dimensional Fortress”spacecraft ship (aka SDF-1 Macross). In this blog I will share the completion of this spacecraft ship; and include a similar model, in ‘attack mode’ by IMAI – the “Macross […]

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System Fortress Isle Diorama

System Fortress Isle Diorama

Approximately two months have flown by since my last blog on my model projects. I am presently working on several. I just finished another Island Diorama. It was fun …hope you enjoy it also! Comments are always welcome! SYSTEM FORTRESS – SOUTH ATARIA ISLAND –28 MACROSS SERIES –an ARII Plastic […]

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Thunderbirds Secret Base

Thunderbirds Secret Base

Update on the completion of my Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base – TracyIsland Model Kit by IMAI: A way back in January of 2008 in my blog Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.13 I detailed the making of the above model’s Tracy Island. I just got around to paint finishing […]

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Tyrannosaurus Rex Detailing

Tyrannosaurus Rex Detailing

When you think about size and a Tyrannosaurus Rex – think jaws! T-Rex’s four feet long jaws had 50 – 60 thick, bone-crunching teeth, which were over 9″ long. That’s about the size of a big banana. One T-Rex was found with 13″ long teeth. This guy could eat up […]

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Star Wars – Battle of Hoth Diorama

Star Wars – Battle of Hoth Diorama

Yes! The fires are out in the Okanagan Valley – it’s a little cooler, we finally had a day of rain, and a beautiful evening …back to the arts! ****************** Star Wars “Battle of Hoth Diorama by AMT ERTL (Stock # 8743 copyright: 1995 Lucasfilm Ltd.) From the movie: Star […]

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Space 1999 Moon Base Diorama

Space 1999 Moon Base Diorama

SPACE:1999 – “Alpha Moonbase Model” by AMT – ERTL About the model:The model diorama consists of a smaller scaled overall moon base habitat, with a corner larger scaled detail of its command control and launch center facilities. (no actual model scales are given by the manufacturer)   Instruction Sheet Side […]

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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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