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I the spirit of Serge's post below...WHO has inspired you in your model building?

August 11 2017 at 5:50 PM
Gil Hodges  (Login slowhandshodges)
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I think many of us who are on Serge's list made it because we may tend to be a bit more prolific and/or post more than some others. At least, I think that's how I was in his mind and made the list.

But that made me think... WHO has influenced your building, who's work have you admired, and who'd made the hobby more enjoyable for you? And, I don't mean just here on Hyperscale, but over the years and from anywhere.

For me, the first influence was Jordan Ross, of Scale Modeler fame. After that there were many IPMS members I met at shows and in clubs over the years such as Barry Numerick, Bob Steinbrun, Bill Bosworth, John Ficklin, Ken Belisle, Richard Van Zant, Jon Bius, and Larry Goodell. It's not that I could ever build to their levels, but seeing their work is always inspiring.

There are many more I could list, but those were the names that immediately popped into my mind.

I'm not trying to turn this into a "fan fest" but I do want to acknowledge some of the people who've made model building more fun for me!

 
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