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Motivation Monday, Brown…

Yup, Brown! Ok admittedly brown isn’t often the ‘go to’ colour for inspiration, but today, it is. This past week I’ve been in mid Wales, an area of the UK often overlooked in terms of landscapes the island has to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday XTC

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Wordless Wednesday (fifty shades of grey)

 

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The Other 02

Much frothing has taken place over the past few weeks regarding 02’s of the steam engine variety, I’ve not seen one yet, though Warley show beckons and I may catch up with one there. With the Warley show coming up … Continue reading

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Christmas

For all the readers and followers of the blog, have a good Christmas and wishing you the compliments of the season. Paul M-P

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Fog in the Forest

I’ve had a couple of queries regarding the dry ice we used in some of the pictures for Model Rail 186. The photoshoot for Model Rail 186 was one of the most interesting and challenging sets I’ve ever done. The … Continue reading

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The Impressionists III, & Even More Shades of Grey

More shades of grey have appeared in the workbench. As part of a makeover of a Hornby Railroad Class 40 I’ve tried out a technique used by a number of military modellers called pre shading. The picture above shows the … Continue reading

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