GCU Sherman Build, Part 2

I needed to address the uneven PVC tubes and decided to just use fillers to even things out. I then proceeded to build the main super structure with sheet styrene. This model didn’t require a sturdy frame underneath as the boxing in of the super structure would not be too large to support the model. I [...]…

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Modeling How-To: Detailing Part 3

This is part three of a multi part series on detailing scratch built starship models. Part 1 | Part 2 Cleaning Up Kit Parts You can’t just clip off model parts from their trees and glue them directly to your model…

Modeling How-To: Detailing Part 2

This is the second in a series of posts about detailing your scratch built starship models. Part One is here. Kit Photo Buckets Every time I get a new model kit in I make a point of photographing the parts trees…

Comments?

I think my comments have been off for like, several years. Should be back on now!   Well, only for new posts. *Grumble Share and Enjoy:…

Of Bullet Journals And Novel Notes

I was super interested to read Tobias Buckell’s excellent post This Is How I Bullet Journal. I know he’s real good at organizing¬†and was intrigued by how he used it. I’m not a journal writer nor does my schedule…

Modeling How-To: Detailing, Part 1

This is the first part of a series of posts where I describe how I go about detailing a scratch built starship. Detailing usually doesn’t happen until after the model is boxed in or shaped by plastic. Roughing out…

The ILM Universal Greeblie

If you’re a model builder who likes to scratch build Sci-Fi stuff like myself, you have no doubt heard of ILM’s Universal Greeblie. A greeblie is a piece of plastic, usually a model kit piece, that is used to…

Microcosim

These are some of the tiniest fighters I have ever modeled. Just thought I’d share them with you in their incomplete, unpainted form. No, they were not formed from soap. Just plastic stock. The green Interceptor model was built by…

Corvette Cover Preview

I thought I’d try something different with this novella set before the start of the Star Saga. I wanted to see what it would look like if it were painted. The trouble is, I don’t have time to paint…

Rogue One Thoughts

Rogue One is the movie I wanted to see in 1977 after I saw Star Wars. As a twelve year old kid, I was more attracted to the war in Star Wars than the Force in Star Wars. I…

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