Model and Miniature Painting

WIP: AMT/ERTL A-Wing Part 4

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Christmas, Cockpits and Pilots

I had a really nice Christmas and Boxing Day, we ate out on Christmas day, and Boxing Day was spent at my parents.  It’s been nice not having to cook for a few days!

The holiday festivities have died down now (although today is my birthday), so I had the chance to get a bit of painting in yesterday and today.

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WIP: AMT/ERTL A-Wing Part 1

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Already Started on the Next Model

With having today off work, and being quite pleased with the result of the X-Wing, I thought I’d crack on with a “new” simple model.  Although I still have a Blood Claw on the go, and had started looking at my old Millennium Falcon again, I wanted a smaller model to chip away at too.  The one I chose was one I bought around 6 or 7 years ago from eBay; an old AMT/ERTL A-Wing.

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WIP: AMT/ERTL Millennium Falcon

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Picking Up Where Left Off Years Ago

A long time ago, not in a galaxy far, far away…

I bought a Millennium Falcon model from Amazon.  I opened the box with excitement, only to be hugely disappointed by what I found.  Flimsy plastic, poor sculpt quality, and worse; the most horrendous cockpit “detail” you could imagine.  In fact, it’s an insult to refer to the cockpit as having “detail”.

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