Tuesday 5th June

It was our model show this weekend gone, scale models of course, not lingerie ones (sorry chaps)  of tanks and ships, sc-fi and figures. Known as The Northern Model Show, it’s well thought of and well attended by modellers and model clubs who display their stuff within a fair radius and traders from all over. I’ve been busy with updating the club’s facebook page, answering questions, and giving out info. On the day, Sunday I also judged the junior class and the vignette class in the competition and took photo’s of all the competition models that won, plus a few more.  So a good day out.  Phil doesn’t enter in his own club competition, bad form he says, so he was judging armour and the like. It’s a really good atmosphere, everyone’s on the same page  no matter what station in life/religion/political views etc they have, it’s all about the modelling and everyone is having a good day and is happy. Well maybe not those who hoped to win in the competition and didn’t, but that’s a whole other post.

Modelling really is just another art form, a blend of sculpture and painting, and some of the models at the show were fantastic. I’m posting a few of my favourites, and a couple of the happy peeps at the show.

bonkers display club

bonkers traders

 

The full album of models and other stuff can be found HERE

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13 thoughts on “Tuesday 5th June

  1. Maybe not ‘my thing’, but I have great admiration for their creativity, patience, skill, and dedication. I bet they are a great crowd, and fun to know too. Well done to all those who made your examples.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Wow!! I’m so jealous! This sounds fantastic. And those MODELS!! Those are the type of model I appreciate, what talent! Wish I could have been there… Instead, I’ll save my money and enjoy it vicariously through you! 💖💖🍻

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