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The George Inn 2


Job's Modelling

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I have finished the Austin A70 Countryman. Lovely kit from John Day but takes some time to paint. I’m pleased with the result.

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I have finished the diorama of The George Inn. The base of the diorama is 27 cm. I used some figures I had already painted and some I have used before.

 

The story behind the diorama:

The car belongs to Ernest Huntington. He is the current owner of Sweetman House in Littleworth. He has also a kennel with pointers. His wife is Julia Adderley. She is the sister of Andrew Adderley. Andrew Adderley is the owner of Adderley Glass Works in Northall.

 

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Adderley Glass Works - Nice Street in Northall

 

His daughter Marian Adderley is visiting her uncle and aunt for a week during her summer holidays.

Ernest Huntington is reading the new menu information next to the door of the George Inn. He has his favourite dog Fetch with him.

 

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She has a lot of energy and loves to play outside.

 

 

For the base I have to thank my friend Nico. He is a frame worker and helped me to realise it.

 

Suggestions, comments etc are welcome.

 

Thanks for reading.

Job

 

 

 

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As usual, splendid modelling and 'back story'.  All too often, model cars let the side down in small scales but your A70 looks very good, especially when parked outside the George.  I like the picture-frame base, which completes the scene very well.

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At a more arrogant age (he was about 13 and therefore did know everything) my son was having a bit of a laugh at dad’s expense, “playing trains”.

 

I pointed out that creating a credible miniature world required rather more of quite a few positive characteristics than being a passive consumer of PlayStation football, which was his obsession of the day.  
 

neck

wound

back in

 

:)

 

Happily, he’s now at University studying Mechanical Engineering, though I doubt he’ll apply it to railways.

 

atb

Simon

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Thank you for your compliments. I have already made a choice for a new project. Will try to show you my process in creating a little diorama

 

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