Pharaoh’s Encounter

Jul 07, 15 Pharaoh’s Encounter

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This diorama, Pharaoh’s Encounter, was released by Monsters in Motion. I have always loved mummy movies and this diorama is sort of an amagamation of the Universal Studios’ Mummy’s Hand and the Mummy’s Tomb with the archaeologist encountering the Lon Chaney, Jr. mummy. The figures are 1/8th scale which makes...

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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Jun 18, 15 Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

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This Creature From the Black Lagoon, done by the wonderful folks at KitKong Model Mansion, is a towering monster of over 17 inches in height and appears to be about 1/5th scale. The base is an inspired effort that captures the creature in his grotto lair. There were a few mold seam lines that needed blending in on the...

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The Wolf Man (1941)

May 10, 15 The Wolf Man (1941)

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This Jeff Yagher sculpted piece was released by Resin Crypt and is a superb rendition of Lon Chaney as the Wolf Man. The juxtaposition of the figure with the tree elevates this from just another Wolf Man into an eye-catching diorama. The build up was straightforward. However, the tree roots needed to be covered and extended into...

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Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Dec 02, 14 Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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This is the styrene model kit by Moebius that depicts the famous “love scene” between the Bride and the monster. The kit itself was easy to assemble and the directions were straightforward with no problems. The paint is acrylic and after painting the clear glassware each piece was coated with Future Floor Wax for that...

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Frankenstein (1931) On The Steps

Jul 21, 14 Frankenstein (1931) On The Steps

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After dispatching Professor Waldman the monster descends the lab steps wanting to get out. As he walks down the steps he furtively clings to the wall with his eyes darting back and forth. This scene is effectively captured in this excellent diorama depicting the monster near the bottom of the steps. Frankenstein (1931) Frankenstein...

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The Mummy’s Hand (1940)

Jul 07, 14 The Mummy’s Hand (1940)

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Tom Tyler in THE MUMMY”S HAND may perhaps be one of the least represented in the dimensional world. This deficiency was taken care of my Master Sculptor Jeff Yagher and kindly brought to us by Tower of London. The building of this piece was straightforward with stains and washes to accentuate the detail. When it came to his...

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