Remember Model Shows?

The last physical shows I went to were in September 2019 and October 2019. Those shows happened back when the world made a lot more sense. Back when we freely breathed in each other's faces. Back when we gleefully touched every surface before eating. Back when our skin didn't crawl at the sight of more... Continue Reading →

Paint “Marbling” Now On YouTube

Whether we are pre-shading panel lines, post shading, black basing, dot filtering, mottling or marbling, the goal is to find a way to weather or distress the paint finish and otherwise to bring some interest to the surface of the model. When I first got back into the hobby (circa 2007) the finishing technique that... Continue Reading →

And now for something a little different

We model builders are usually enthusiasts and history buffs. At least, that has been my experience. This interest is usually fed by books, magazines, museums, history podcasts and even travel to historic places. But what is an enthusiast if he or she cannot own, hold and display something? Be it models, memorabilia, reproduction items or... Continue Reading →

Divebomber Delivery

It's the winter and it's Covid and it's lockdowns. Weekends that should normally be spent with swimming lessons, gymnastics classes, museum visits and snow removal have been reduced to walks in the snow, the creation of complicated snow bunkers, patiently waiting on Amazon deliveries, listening to podcasts and reading. So you can imagine that any... Continue Reading →

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