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Friday Update: Twenty-one Six Twenty-four…

Welcome to another Friday update and a chance to pause and reflect on a busy week. Perfect with a drink in hand, perfection with a biscuit too, sit back and give yourself a few minutes to get lost in the myriad of projects that have crossed my bench… This week we can kick things off with two models that ‘appear’ finished (but are not quite). 009 is a lovely scale to work in, the balance between detail and character suiting my hand nicely, and the tools and methods we use to decorate these tiny models only seem to amplify all the positives of their size. This pair, finished in the same base Humbrol ‘crimson’ shade are from very different railways and for different customers. Dolgoch is built from the Fourdees kit whilst Mountaineer is a Shapeways print from Mountaineer Models. Today I hope to get some satin lacquer on to seal them before glazing and a new life beyond my bench. You’ll notice the pair of Penrhyn examples waiting their turn next week, sat in primer behind. I did have a blu

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