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March 11, 2018 – Bakersfield “Mini” Comicon with Cheryl Sparks!

March 11th of 2018, I had the extreme honor of helping Cheryl Sparks with her table at the Bakersfield 2018 Mini-Comicon. Back when I interviewed Cheryl Sparks for Amazing Figure Modeler magazine, one of my questions was if she’d ever considered being a guest at a convention. Cheryl laughed and

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Painting the Drones!

I’m often asked just what colors the Drone kits should be. Obviously, they’re: Light Blue (Dewey) Pale Orange (Huey) Light Green (Louie) But the colors are more complex than that. They’re muddy, muted colors, dull, dusty and dingy in appearance. I’ve painted a great many Drone kits over the years,

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Announcing the Cheryl Sparks Tribute Kit!

Now in development is the Cheryl Sparks Tribute Kit! This the next kit I will be releasing. A tribute to Cheryl Sparks, who, at 17, portrayed “Huey” (Drone #2) in SILENT RUNNING (1972). The kit will be released with Cheryl’s participation and blessing. Each kit will include an autographed photo. Cheryl’s likeness

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SILENT RUNNING Drone Robot Kits Are Now Available!

My kits of the SILENT RUNNING (Universal, 1972) Drone robots “Dewey,” “Huey”, and “Louie” are now available! The Kits feature: 1/8th scale (4.5″ to 4.75″ tall) Over 35 parts per Kit 12-piece Manipulator Arm (can be built in any pose) Bases and Nameplates Each Kit includes the Accessories shown Hollow-cast Bodies

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Christmas Came Early This Year!

Christmas came early for me this year. Way back in March, Amanda and I were visiting my in-laws in Pasadena, California. My brother-in-law Russ McGregor took me to Burbank to have lunch with Bret and Bart Mixon and Greg Jein.Greg Jein is one of the greatest movie miniature builders ever.

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Looking a Bit Better

I’m almost happy with the site’s basic appearance now. There is still plenty of work to do. For one thing, I’ve got to compose a huge update for what’s gone on in the last year or so…and what’s going on now. In the meantime, here’s a link to my Facebook

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Louie’s Leg!

A new project I’m very excited about is soon to become a new product from Bronson Canyon! The pictures show the master forms that will be vacu-formed to create the LOUIE’S LEG kit! This life-sized prop replica will be the leg of Louie, one of the “Drone” robots from the

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A Little Facelift

Time for an appearance overhaul. New theme installed, since the old one was just drab and dark. It’s a mess right now, but will be much better soon.

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Onward and Especially Upward!

Well, buckaroos, the negotiations begun at Monsterpalooza in April just did not pan out. I was enthused about the project, the person who was the subject of the kit was enthused, I had a sculptor and an illustrator warming up in the bullpen, but the person’s lawyer and manager made the

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Back from Monsterpalooza

Back from a productive meeting at Burbank’s  Monsterpalooza, and some great things are in the works!

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