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    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

    Merry Christmas!

    A music video and costume/props I've made!

    Thanks! I noticed I got it wrong in the original post, (it should say checking in once in a while). I cant edit it for some reason. Here are some pics of my sons Jeep. It's the Italeri 1/24 Willys Jeep, a great kit! Highly recommended! Some details are kit bashed from other kits and some (a few tubes, antenna, maps and boxes/details) are handmade for this build. I dont have any pic of the completed dio, but it looks great, he made the trees look awesome! I teached him to mix colors, do washes, dry brush and some airbrushing. We learned that the WWII jeeps didnt have the perfect stars and letters people have on their replicas/renovated jeeps today, but often looked rushed and sloppy, wich looks really cool! So the star and numbers on the model are handpainted. Cheers!
  3. Hi everybody! I havent been on here alot, only checking in once. I'm doing well, still working as a teacher and still doing creative things on my sparetime. My 9 year old son started to model and is really impressive. I'll ask his permission to post a pic of a jeep he did earlier. Great stuff, and very fun do build together with youre kids. I have started a band called GUBBKEPS, (flat cap) and we just made a music video for a song called "As the world is growing old". We wanted the video to feel sad and at the same time like a nightmare and needed a villain. We ended up using costume parts from two earlier indie film projects weve done. Heres a link to the music video: And some pics of the costume: I used the same painting and weathering techniques on the costume and props as I do on my models, and like the look it gives them. Acrylics, drybrushing, color dying and so on. If you have any questions or comments please share them! /Matti
  4. Hi Law, and thanks! We are working on our house, and have been all summer, so I had no time for modelbuilding. Hopefully I will get back on it later on. Cheers /Matti
  5. Hey Law, glad to see you visit! I don't have time for this build at the moment, so she is sitting on my shelf. Still have a decire to build her so I'm sur eI'll get back to her later on. /Matti
  6. Hi Nigel, good to hear from you mate! i hope you like the new job. Take the builds in the pace you manage. I don't know about you but i cant build if it feels like a chore. Relax and enjoy. /Matti
  7. Hey mate, sorry for missing your reply! Have a lot to do atm so the model is sitting on my shelf waiting for the next step. /Matti
  8. Thanks Mark! That's one of my reasons for using the spare parts and leftovers from the last build as much as possible. The freedom to try anything and just have fun. Getting the lines correct is my challenge right now. /Matti
  9. Thanks! I'm happy you want to follow along. Lots of new stuff for me, so I can't promise I'll succeed. /Matti
  10. Hey all! I've been trying to work out the lines. To be able to continue with the other decks, I needed to plank the first one. As I'm building it by eye, I need to see the other decks in place before preparing for a mast and gratings. A bit backward. Also started on the stern shape. /Matti
  11. NAZGÛL

    Ships of the late 16th century?

    Yeah, I've noticed. I've tried to shape my model to make it more narrow, but it's quite hard for me to get nice lines, I may end up with a stern that is to wide, but some reference show slightly wider versions also. Thanks for the picture and advice! /Matti
  12. Very nice progress pops! I normally don't think of boats like these, but I really like to look at your build and can definately see why you decided to do it! /Matti
  13. The model looks wonderful Mark! I would have serious problem adding planks as it looks so good as it is. A true work of art! /Matti
  14. As a fan of your work, it's been a pleasure to read through this thread. Gorgeous work Jan! Would it be hard to weather a model built like this? My experience is thats its easier to weather a wooden ship model compaired to say a model in plastic. For me it comes down to do light sanding to make the coats of paints blend and also let the wood show here and there. I guess that would not work well on your material? /Matti
  15. Thanks for the kind comments guys, and thanks for the likes also! Jan, the scale is very close to 1/70. /Matti

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