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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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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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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 4., + Wood Box Bases

Neuschwanstein Castle Report 4., + Wood Box Bases

My Neuschwanstein Castle Model by Doyusha – Progress Report No.4  (continued from http://murraybreen.com/2010/03/12/surf-neuschwanstein-castle-report-3/)   Yesterday I added a nice leaf scroll patterned moulding all around the base of my Neuschwanstein Castle Model Diorama. I am going to solid stain the moulding in a red/burgundy color to match the brick/stone work […]

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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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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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