A couple of shoppers hunting for toilet paper during the 2020 pandemic: Pandemic Shopping.
The 2020 pandemic (amongst all the other existential worries) forced people to go on an almost desperate search for toilet paper… this is a slightly humorous depiction of that quest. I used the two figures on the left in a previous project. With some minor modifications, the two remaining figures on the right would be
I added two new builds, both in 1/35 scale. Albert Robida inspired flyer (Scratch built) and Master Box’s “Gentleman Jim Jameson – Hired Gun”.
Albert Robida was an accomplished French illustrator and writer from the late 1800s. His illustrations about technology in the 20th century were both whimsical and evocative. I decided to make a 1/35 scale flying vehicle inspired by some of his artwork. The original inspiration isn’t his – it dates from 1828 and depicts Mr. Charles
This is my build of Master Box’s Gentleman Jim Jameson – Hired Gun. It’s the second of a three kit series Old West theme by Master Box: “Outlaw. Gunslinger” The kit has two sprues. The horse sprue (with two head/neck options) is common to all three kits. The second sprue is for the figure of
As part of an “Anything but Military” group build on Beyond the Sprues, I decided to build a small diorama, focused on an Arii 1/32 scale 1957 Daihatsu Midget. The stated scale is 1/32 but I’m declaring mine to be 1/35; that’s my preferred vehicle and figure scale. To me, the midget looks closer to
I was inspired to build a diorama after watching “Science Fiction Theatre” Episode 05 “Stranger In The Desert”:, from 1955: This episode is fairly entertaining, featuring two prospectors looking for riches in the desert who meet a kindly old man – the “Stranger”. The episodes of “Science Fiction Theatre” were generally simplistic, but this is
A while ago, I saw a Time photo essay on the war in Chechnya. It had some stunning pictures of the war and devastation in the capital city of Grozny. One of the images that caught my eye was of a Russian soldier, holding an AK-74 with a German Shepherd standing at his side. I