Striking Gold Out West

CONTESTS Flying high after double-gold On the heels of last month’s bronze medal in the IPMS Italia contest, I’m thrilled to share some success a *little* closer to home. Also faced with pandemic conditions preventing their annual live show, the Rocky Mountain Model Club likewise went the online route. Having now just finished the 1/350 […]

Gustav Scores Bronze in Italy

see the build Gallery! NEWS Bronze-oh-nine in Italy! Still grappling with pandemic conditions and unable to host live events, IPMS Italia staged an online competition earlier this spring. Having just finished my 1/72 Tamiya Bf109G-6, I thought it the ideal build to enter, and am pleased to share that it scored a bronze medal against […]

Millennium Falcon – Finishing Journal

FINISHING JOURNAL Weathering the Falcon see the Final build Gallery! A finishing journal for Bandai’s 1/350 “fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy.” Writing this intro last, after having written everything that follows, it feels like a bizarre amount of verbiage for 4” of model, and to that point, this is truly a journal vs a […]

Scale Aviation Vol. 140

see the Final build Gallery! PUBLISHING Gustav lands in Scale Aviation Vol 140 Very excited and honoured to have my 1/72 Tamiya Bf109G-6 included in Scale Aviation Vol. 140 as part of their Weathering Master Class issue. Scale Aviation is the leading aviation modelling magazine in Japan, and this issue does not disappoint with outstanding […]

Millennium Falcon (1/350)

Corellian YT-1300‘Millennium Falcon’ 1/350 Bandai (006)May 2021 Read the Millennium Falcon finishing journal here. Low and fast over the northern fringe of the Dune Sea, Tatooine Sci-fi models are so perfect for a little fun in Photoshop!Desert image: Alex Komarov Return to Galleries Page Home

Packing Scale Models for Shipping

VIDEO Packing scale models for shipping When I shipped Gustav off to Japan last summer for his photoshoot, I recorded my packing process. The wooden box was hand-made from 0.25″ plywood, sized to fit the aircraft and remain under the 12″ x 12″ size limit required for International Small Packet shipping. To secure the model […]

Tamiya Bf109G-6

Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 Tamiya1/72Includes: Master Model brass cannon and pitot tube, Quickboost exhausts I bought this kit as my first aircraft build on returning to the hobby a couple years back. I figured a Tamiya kit would be perfect for both remembering forgotten skills, and trying out techniques that had become popular in the decade that […]

Tamiya Bf109G-6

Messerschmitt Bf109G-6 1/72 Tamiya (60790)March 2021 Return to Galleries Page Home