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WWII US Army Infantryman

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WWII US Army Infantryman and Thompson M1A1
Manufacturer: Hasegawa/Fine Molds
Scale: 1/12

Painting is a basic acrylic base with oil on top or oil pin washes. There are some multi-layers of acrylics to get different shades and textures. I added a few touches of pastels to blend to the base.
The base is scratch from the dark stripe up. Household spackle over foam, the wall is actually from a fishtank wall. The textures are Railroad balast, the foliage is static grass, dried grass, and dried 'stuff' from Michaels. Again oil over acrylics and a bit of pastels.

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About the Author

About Scott Lodder (slodder)

I modeled when I was a teenager. College, family and work stopped me for a while. Then I picked it back up after about 12 years off. My main focus is dioramas. I like the complete artistic method of story telling. Dioramas involve so many aspects of modeling and I enjoy getting involved in the ...


I just love these figures... they make military figure modeling a bit lighter. Thanks for sharing, Scott! Mario
DEC 09, 2010 - 09:46 PM