US Marine Corps Corporal Tony Stein customized a .30 caliber M1919 Browning machine gun from a wrecked Navy fighter plane into a highly effective personal machine gun nicknamed “Stinger”. He landed on Iwo Jima February 19, 1945 with his unit and in the assault, he destroyed multiple pillboxes. The Stinger’s high rate of fire led […]
After coming back from the personal coaching with Ben Komets, I really wanted to practice the main technique that he had shown me… the loaded brush! 🙂 In essence it is a wet-blending technique where you have a well diluted base color in the reservoir of your brush and a little bit of white color […]
Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter was famous for his usage of this plane against tanks and armored vehicles. Armed with Bazookas, he was credited with the destruction of 14 tanks (Two Tigers), several armored vehicles, and killing dozens of German soldiers. Here is the miniature that Stoessi’s Heroes is releasing to honour Charles Carpenter: Let’s talk […]
This was my entry for the “Armies on display” competition at Scale Model Challenge. Finished the display board really last minute and had less then a week to get from zero to done.Really happy that I took a bronze medal home for my little army. One more interesting fact of my trip to Eindhoven was […]
While I was on holiday in Italy with my wife, there were a few days of rain and that meant using the brushes and colors that I had brought along. 🙂 Donny Drumpf was chosen as the next target and off we go: I started off with the Khaki-Yellowish uniform with the following colors: MC887 […]
The casts have finally arrived and I am happy to announce the second Stoessi’s Heroes release just in time for Tactica in Hamburg. PFC Miller, US Glider Infantry, Operation Market Garden 1944 If you are interested in a copy, it’s €5,90 + shipping.
The first Stoessi’s Heroes miniature release is approaching! Waiting for the remaining casts to arrive from Brother Vinnie, but for some reason he’s gone silent on me. I really hope to get my first own production ready for sales within the next few weeks. Proper pics of the “promo” paint job next week. Let me […]
This year’s Duke of Bavaria miniature painting event in Ingolstadt, the south of Germany, took place over the weekend. The Duke is an event that has gone through an evolution of being a pure historical miniature painting event to welcoming Fantasy and Sci-Fi painters over the years. As a result you get a really cool and […]