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Hydra Studios Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Jul 2024 7:17 p.m. PST

Mike did so many great sculpts for Eureka and Slaves2Gaming. he will be missed.

Stryderg03 Jul 2024 8:43 p.m. PST

Sad news. My condolences to his friends and family.

Personal logo Lluis of Minairons Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Jul 2024 3:46 a.m. PST

Sad to know indeed.

Prince Alberts Revenge04 Jul 2024 4:53 a.m. PST

Wow. Incredibly sad news. So many wonderful ranges sculpted by Mike. I loved his artistic style that was very evident in his work. Some of the ones I consider favorites were his 15mm South American Wars of Liberation and his 28mm Sci-Fi pulp figures.

JMcCarroll04 Jul 2024 5:45 a.m. PST

Always sad when someone of our hobby passes.

Condolences to his friends and family.

kyotePO04 Jul 2024 5:52 a.m. PST

I have a bunch of his Toy Town Soldiers.

Silurian04 Jul 2024 9:57 a.m. PST

Oh no! I've always admired the many figures that he has sculpted. RIP.

Personal logo Mister Tibbles Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2024 7:39 p.m. PST

A great sculptor who added so much to the hobby. :-(

Personal logo Dal Gavan Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2024 3:50 a.m. PST

A good sculptor and painter, an excellent person to game with, a great mate and just a really nice bloke. You left far too soon, Mike.

Wild bird tamer (actually, he used to bribe them with food).

Trying to work out out to fit a Churchill into his excess baggage allowance in Cairns, last year.

Some of the last figures he painted.

SaveGordon Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2024 6:54 a.m. PST

I'll second Dal's comments. Mike was a genuine craftsman who could turn his hand to any form of model making and sculpting. He was also good company, and very generous with his time and support of this learning sculptor. Thanks Mike, you'll be missed.

Bandolier07 Jul 2024 1:50 a.m. PST

RIP. He was very respected as a sculptor and a person.

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