Hello friends - Bigglesworth here. Mrs. Bigglesworth decided to go with friends to spa country here in California for a weekend of mud baths, massages and facials. What is a miniature enthusiast to do with the house to himself for a weekend? - maybe Germans vs. Russians mayhem in 1/72 scale!
A friend who knows I love creating things in miniature asked me to create this scene for him. It is a late war skirmish with the Germans holding a fortified position against those pesky Russians with their T34 tanks.
The Germans have a piece of self-propelled artillery and a light tank to defend their position. The light tank is actually a modern British tank at the wrong scale painted to match the bombardment tank - but whats a bit of anachronism among friends.
Another view of the German trench line.
This is a process shot of the trenches being built. I layered foam core around the trench openings and the craters were also cut out of the foam core.
The armor being painted.
A close-up shot of the German self-propelled artillery.
Over-spray on the furniture - Mrs. Bigglesworth will not be pleased - in fact, I'm toast.
The armor and infantry were all from Plastic Army - I didn't sculpt any of the figures or build any of the armor. I know I've been distracted by my space pigs and now this scene, but I promise that I have been working on more knights and gearing up to do more casting. Promise to get back to crafting knights soon.