Monthly Archives: November 2023

Challenging Modelling: Part:1

Introduction For a long time, I’ve been interested in the limits the modelling community place of modelling. It is often said to be about having fun, and perhaps because of how we associate it with a childhood hobby, and certainly … Continue reading

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Building The Diorama

My ‘day job’ is not having opinions on the internet (honest), it’s actually Publishing and selling scale modelling books at Inside the Armour Publications. If you follow my other activities like the Sprue Cutters Union, you will know I spent … Continue reading

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Celebrate Craft

Earlier on in this blog, I laid out my argument as to why modelling is not art Part of my thesis was that modellers use the word ‘art’ in a misguided attempt to legitimise what we do. I argued that … Continue reading

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The Art of Building

Building is grossly underrated in this hobby. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not here to put on my slippers, reminisce about bagged Airfix kits, and bemoan the lack of ‘beZiK MolDeriNg SKizz’ and ‘Millennials’ like some bitter old guy. I … Continue reading

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The Art of Disagreement

“You aren’t curing cancer” When I started this blog, I wanted it to be a more positive place than Facebook can sometimes be. What I envisaged was a place where I can wax philosophical on modelling, and indulge my adjacent … Continue reading

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