Making the Unreal Real ... One Sprue at a Time

“We are people who, on a daily basis, risk their health or their very lives with toxic chemicals; hazardous materials (glue, cement, solvents, paints, plastics, etc); dangerous tools (both sharp and high-speed); inhospitable environments (dining-room table, all-too-comfy-chair, dogs, cats, kids, bad lighting, etc.) and the downright dastardly antics of kit manufacturers who, be they mega-corporation or garage-kit maker insist on not quite doing their job right so that we have to work a bit harder; are only making miniatures of their favourite subjects for their own and other people's pleasure.”

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 Quote from Marten Richens Man, this is one hell of a build. Outstanding job! Eh up marten,cheers buddy it's an epic build so far.its... More
chris perry Yesterday, 08:55
Small update Should have this on display at SmallSpace this sunday!
I'll be there with the SciFi SIG - it's a really good show because of the focus, oh and the weather is always BAKING (there I've cursed it now!)
Glad you got this sorted as I still hadn't got round to uploading them for you. Looks great, very earthy textures!
Check out the viral Thunderbirds pro-mo for the series next year. Can't wait.
Hi Folks I know I've been dark for a while (still fighting the drop ship), but I thought I should post this as I'm sure there will be someone... More
good find Gareth, I remember seeing this years ago but never got round to buying one.. should be an interesting paint up.. Alan
Randy Bowen's Decapitator, boxed with a tiny bit of work done (teeth replaced) £80're running a video build blog of the Stasis Pod on YouTube. Part 1 is all about preparing the resin...
Now there's a thought! Been asked to make it like Elsa's ice palace, hence the blue colour. Final colour will be a little bit lighter. Probably...
Alun Jun 24
Nice work so far Pete.
I'm back up again at home, didn't do anything at my end.Steve
Thanks guys, this was the one mainstream sci fi kit I didn't have as a kid so glad to have one now. Even better that it turned out well.Steve


What You Get There have been 2 other models released by Airfix which tie-in with the Wallace and Gromit shorts, namely the airplane and the motorbike and sidecar, both from "A... more
Building The MasterBlaster From Mad Max: Beyond Thunderd ome. Back in 1985 I committed a crime, nothing major but a crime nonetheless. Along with a friend from school I sneaked in ... more
So I treated myself with a little bit of Christmas money. I have wanted to really try and stretch my painting ability to the limit and I have had my eye on this model for a long ti... more
Introduc tion This has to be one of the most awaited Star Trek kits for a long time and is the first officially licensed kit to be released by Polar Lights. It was mastered by Thom... more
The Model I picked this large 1:350 scale NX-01 Enterprise from ModelZone in Holborn, having bought the Refit Enterprise previously. Like it's cousin it is a big kit, but not quit... more

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