I just posted a rather long bit on spacecraft design for my new novel. A little side-trip in the development process is drawing my version of a Colonial Landing craft. You can see a more complete description of the process and my drawing here: http://masteranthonystevens.com/2012/09/22/a-peek-into-a-novel/
I just finished working up a gallery of still images and a short video from the National Narrow Gauge Convention. You can see them on this page. There will be more to come in the near future.
The video clip on this link is of a 1/48th (O scale) diorama of a old narrow gauge logging rail road built in a swamp. If you love art in miniature, then you need to watch this short clip. http://youtu.be/-eAijwMvMak Geoff Nott is a master modeler and I only hope I can learn and apply … More Incredible Diorama
Recently, I was griping to a friend about not being able to find a small part for my On30 module. I didn’t want to spend $7.50 on shipping and handling for a $6 part. He recommended a local hobby shop called The Moose Caboose. It’s located at 1341 West Liberty Road in Sykesville, Maryland. Their … More The Moose Caboose
My wife and I spent some time at the Great Scale Model Train show up in Timonium, Maryland on Saturday. As usual, we had a chance to catch up with Geren and Kevin and ogle the incredible craftsmanship scattered around the show. Here’s a couple of images from the MADmodules On30 setup.
Scroll down these images and prepare to be awed by this fellow’s modelling skills. http://www.finescalerr.com/smf/index.php?topic=1451.msg25937#msg25937 Please note that in the scale he’s working in, the cross-piece of the U-joint is about 1/8″ wide!
I spent the weekend up at the Great Scale Model RR Show in Timonium, MD. The MADmodules group pitched in to help setup Kevin Hunters Berrett Hill set of On30 modules. The NC Sippin’ and Switchin’ Society and the Ohio Sippin’ and Switchin’ Society set up an incredible series of HO modules that covered and … More April in Timonium