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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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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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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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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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Scopedog Army Painting

Scopedog Army Painting

My Votoms Scopedog Army: In Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.36 I discussed Scopedogs in detail. When I had time, I assembled and primed quite a few of them in White ready for painting and detailing. I also previously mentioned these figures in Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.59. A […]

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Unique Architectural Scale Models

Unique Architectural Scale Models

Unique Model Dioramas: Eastern European countries produce some great models. I purchased some Zvezda Medieval Castle Models, parts and figures a few years ago. I assembled them last year, and I am hoping to schedule time to finish painting and detailing them soon. I have coated them in a dark-medium […]

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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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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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Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base

Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base

My Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base – Tracy Island Model Kit by IMAI Models …Calling International Rescue! This plastic model of Tracy Island is beautifully detailed. Also included are models of TB1, TB2, TB3, TB4, and TB5! The whole model is loaded with motorized gimmicks! Little palm trees fold down as TB2 […]

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Medieval Castles

Medieval Castles

Patience and Making Priority Time: Creating three dimensional art and modeling takes a lot of patience and time. I also try to write two or three blurps a month about my modeling efforts as they progress along. Even when working on several models at once, they do not come together […]

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