Our work with Fort Ticonderoga was recognized by them in a certificate of commendation! Well done everyone!
Hello all and Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again and I’m happy to announce the Artist Preservation Group Annual Membership Drive and Raffle. I also want to pass on a bit of news. We had a relatively slow year in 2021. I was able to attend 2 shows and our biggest contribution … More Happy New Year!
The APG notes with sadeness the passing of Fletcher Clement — a titan in the figure community … More Fletcher B. Clement III, 1943-2021
* Help preserve a significant artifact, a musket owned by the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and documented to have been carried by Pvt. Beriah Murray, NH Militia, 1777. * Tickets $5, 3 for $12, or 6 for $20 and can be purchased on line at … More 2019 APG Raffle benefitting our next project:Restoration of a vintage “Fowler” from the American War of Independence
Bill Ottinger’s “Working with Historex Horses” Workshop, Oct. 19, 2018 1. MMSI will provide a Historex mounted kit to each attendee. The club also will furnish lighting, glues (epoxy, superglue, plastic cement), palette paper, toothpicks, and sandpaper, and emery sticks. 2. Each attendee needs to bring an X-acto knife with at least three #11 blades, … More Chicago Show Announcement! Bill Ottinger’s “Working with Historex Horses” Workshop, Oct. 19, 2018
The miniature community has lost one of its titans. Charles “Chuck” Robinson was a fixture not only in the mail-order sales of figures and accessories, but also was an avid collector and an in-person vendor at virtually every US show for more than three decades. He was a pioneer in online … More In Memoriam – Chuck Robinson 1944-2018
The Artist Preservation Group is happy to announce a raffle to help fund our Gettysburg Project 2018 where our goal is to donate $10,000 to the American Battlefield Trust for the preservation of land on Seminary Ridge. Ambitious? Yes, it is. With your support, we are confident we will meet our goal! We are raffling … More APG Raffle to Support our Gettysburg Project 2018!
The APG notes with sadness the passing of Dr. David Yahnke, friend, patron, and supporter, on October 16, 2017, in Farmington MO. An Eagle Scout and Vietnam Veteran, Dr. Yahnke was an exemplary physician, scratch golfer, community leader, and patron of the arts. He carried a life-long interest in military history into military miniatures, of … More In Memoriam: Dr. David Yahnke, 1940-2017
This is the 3rd and final part of Matt Springer’s series. Enjoy!-Editor After some delay, I’m pleased to share this next and final article on my vignette detailing the Artist, William-Adolph Bouguereau painting the Nymphs and Satyr in his Paris studio. In this installment, I will discuss the method I used to make the miniature … More Why Can’t We Play Fetch, Maestro? Part 3
Part 2 by Matt Springer. editor Composition of the scene: When putting together ideas for what I wanted to include in the vignette, I took some time to develop how I wanted the scene to be viewed and what are my main elements and what are the supporting or secondary elements. At the beginning stages … More Can’t We Play Fetch, Maestro? Part 2