Category Archives: WWII

New Pictures 2019, part 3

Below are four new pictures I made in April 2019. I used two sets, and models that I finished last year and the year before. BELOW: A Soviet ISU-152 drives through the ruins of Berlin, Spring 1945. BELOW:  A different … Continue reading

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New Pictures 2019, Part 2

I’ve made a few new model pictures since February 26th. I had a lot of fun setting the scenes, and completing the illusion. These are my 1/72 scale models, figures and sets. No model is repeated, although the first two … Continue reading

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New Pictures So Far This Year

Hi everyone, I usually save showing you my new model photographs for the end of the year. Let’s try something different. Here are my best new pictures from January and February 2019. Seven model photographs have made the cut. As … Continue reading

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Scale models I finished in 2018

This year I produced twenty-one models in 1/72 scale. I found a creative outlet in repainting, detailing, and repairing tanks by ModelCollect, Zvezda, Panzerstahl, S-Model, Hobby Master, and DeAgostini. I developed a 4-step process for producing models with a pleasing finish. … Continue reading

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Model Dioramas 2017

Below are the dioramas I set in 2017. These pictures were made in the first 5 months of the year. After the month of May, I took a break to detail several tank models, and for the fall, I got … Continue reading

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Model Dioramas 2016

Below is a collection of my scale model photographs produced in 2016. ### ABOUT: Ara Hagopian’s third book was released in 2016: http://www.LeavesOfYouthTheBook.com    

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Honoring Pearl Harbor with a drawing

On December 7th, 1941, Japanese forces attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Among the 2,390 military and civilians killed, ranging from 3 months to 66 years old, nearly twelve-hundred servicemen died on the battleship USS ARIZONA. … Continue reading

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