XIII Master Hobby Show 2011

Part 6: Ships, dioramas and vignettes

Gallery Article by Orlando Sucre on July 24 2011

  Simon Bolivar's (Venezuela's liberator) birthday 


Hello, fellow modelers and readers. I want to share some photographs of models exposed at the XIII Master Hobby Show that took place in Caracas , Venezuela , on June 11 and 12, 2011. The Master Hobby Show is an annual event organized by the Club de Modelismo (Modelers Club) 2000. Iíll show the photographs in several articles.

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In this article Iím showing models of ships, dioramas and vignettes. I was surprised by the fact that there were more models of submarines than of other kinds of ships. I think thatís because on one hand submarine models are simpler to build, and on the other hand their scales allow the modeler to add more detail in a simpler way. I also included a photo of a representation of the Eiffel tower. Although Iím almost sure it wasnít a kit model, it was an eye catcher in the ďmodeling FranceĒ area of the show.

I hope youíll enjoy the photographs. Greetings from Caracas , Venezuela .

Orlando Sucre

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Photos and text © by Orlando Sucre