When I was in 4th grade, my grandfather, Lt. Col. A. Justin Williams, gave me a wonderful 25-volume history of the Second World War, The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of […]
My son previously posted his vision of the Italeri El Alamein Battle Set, in full battle mode. Here I have tried to create a more mundane scene around the station building, as well as a few shots of the British troops and vehicles that came in the set.
This is the second of these battle sets that my son and I have put together (the first one having been their El Alamein set), and we are liking them quite a bit.
Had fun making this one — though it was not a quick job by any means.
I have made this piece twice: once, when it was a Waterloo 1815 kit, and then again recently, when my son and I bought Italeri’s El Alamein Battle Set. The […]
As my adult model-building hobby era has continued apace, building a new version of this old favorite was on my to-do list, and here I share the results of building Heller’s kit of the “Tante Ju,” imagined on a snowy airstrip.
This past summer I re-watched The Longest Day and A Bridge Too Far and launched myself into an airborne-themed jag that has included transport planes, gliders, vehicles, figures and a new, larger […]
This set of photos may be taken as a companion to my earlier set of Spitfire shots, but here I use my newer airfield bases and sky background. (I take […]
Here we have an imagined 8th Air Force field with Academy’s “Special Nose Art Edition” B-17G Mount n Ride. The Quonset huts are by Italeri.
I have posted dioramas on this topic in the past (for instance here), but this summer I had a little time to spend on creating a couple of new boards to […]