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ModelJShip09 Sep 2019 7:56 a.m. PST

Hello, I add some photos about my latest work.

The scale is 1/1200, also work for scale 1/1000. For the most part, I have used my own buildings, but I have also used Langton miniatures buildings. All boats are from Langton miniatures. People are from the EDUARD brand, scale 1/800 but work well with scale 1/1200.

I hope you like!




More photos here: link

monk2002uk09 Sep 2019 8:50 a.m. PST

Beautiful. A fantastic diorama, with great atmosphere as well as the modelling and painting skills on show.


SgtPrylo09 Sep 2019 9:48 a.m. PST

The mark of excellence, as always, Julian!

ModelJShip09 Sep 2019 9:59 a.m. PST

Thank you! ;-)

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2019 10:25 a.m. PST


whitejamest09 Sep 2019 11:02 a.m. PST

I absolutely love your harbor pieces Julian. Gorgeous.

In the second link you posted, what model is the small vessel behind the lugger?

ModelJShip09 Sep 2019 11:17 a.m. PST

Thank you whitejamest.
It's a scrachbuilt. The hull is from Meridian lifeboat, scale 1/700(I could do it because when I made Le Redoutable scale 1/700 I used the stacked boats instead of the loose boats), the masts are sewing pins and the sails are remains of Langton sails. The crew is from EDUARD, scale 1/800.

StarCruiser09 Sep 2019 12:10 p.m. PST

And – there is that 3 foot long pen of your again!

Really lovely job, as usual.

ModelJShip09 Sep 2019 12:36 p.m. PST

Yes! although here it is not so shocking how at the ships

nugrim09 Sep 2019 2:08 p.m. PST


whitejamest09 Sep 2019 2:21 p.m. PST

Thanks for the information Julian, it looks great.

Yellow Admiral09 Sep 2019 3:48 p.m. PST

That dorama looks more realistic than the pen you used for scale.

- Ix

Markconz09 Sep 2019 5:49 p.m. PST

Very impressive!

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2019 6:58 p.m. PST


How did you do the water?

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2019 9:00 a.m. PST

Absolutely amazing!

Which Eduard set did you use for the crew?

ModelJShip12 Sep 2019 9:54 a.m. PST

To make the water, I applied several layers of varnish on a background of different types of blue. To make the waves, I applied a modeling paste to make waves.

Big Red: link

but I bought it on ebay I think I remember

sukhoi12 Sep 2019 10:33 p.m. PST


Personal logo Il Granatiere Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2019 6:49 a.m. PST

Always with this big pen of yours…… no words, really impressed.

jocknroll Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2019 10:30 p.m. PST

Inspirational Julian!

18th Century Guy Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2019 11:26 a.m. PST

I'm speechless so I'll ask the question no one else has asked – how much does it cost if it is for sale?

ModelJShip20 Sep 2019 9:46 a.m. PST

Thank you for the all compliments!

18th Century Guy, I sent you a private message.

Old Contemptible30 Sep 2019 10:19 p.m. PST

Museum quality. The best water effect I have ever seen.

Lets party with Cossacks Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2019 5:03 a.m. PST

Yes it is outstanding

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2019 7:02 a.m. PST

Fantastic work, beautiful!

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