« F4F-3 Wildcat | Main | Why posts here have been sparse. »

February 13, 2018

Comments

Ralph Koziarski

That's beautiful, Pat.

I've only recently discovered your blog. I like your approach to modeling, and I like the look of what you produce. This bird is no exception

Years ago, I read your FSM article on weathering the P-47, and it was so refreshing to finally find a professional (for real, in your case) modeler who realized that real aircraft aren't made of sewn together stuffed pillows, held together with stark black stitching.

I think I'll buy your book.

Pat Hawkey

Thanks very much, Ralph. For a while I was saving images as I came across them, of models as you describe -- the most egregious examples. I was going to create a category for them here titled: Models (or Modelers) on Acid. Then I thought, why promote this nonsense in any way? As for my book, it's slightly dated, but continues to sell steadily. God bless you, little book.

Tory

Gotta love those 'tween the wars bipes! Beautiful work as always Pat!

Pat Hawkey

Thanks, Tory. Agreed -- hard to beat those airplanes with yellow wings.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)