Artesania Latina has recently attended another great event for the model building family, in this case in Spain. We have presented the luxury scale models Fokker Dr I and Sopwith Camel 1/16. Why? That’s because our perennial interest to know and present the novelties of the modeling market, so we could not be absent from the VIII Contest of Static Modeling ‘Ciudad de Leganés’. It was celebrated on March 16th, 17th and 18th at the Pabellón Deportivo Europa of this city in Madrid.
The event, organized by the Modeling Association Model34 from Madrid, has had an extraordinary participation of modelers and model lovers.
On the first floor of the pavilion, we have seen medieval historical re-enactments on scale and demonstrations to teach how to paint ship models, planes models and many more miniatures. We also have learned how to achieve oxides in vehicles, weathering in special ships and which are the best complements for dioramas. All the people have enjoy the fantastic presentations of experts on model building or a jury of the contest of the highest level. One of those members has been one of Artesania Latina modelers.
As a curiosity, the commemorative figure of the VIII Contest of Static Modeling ‘Ciudad de Leganés’ has been a well-known one for the Spaniards: the 1960 Legionnaire of Western Sahara.
SUCCESS OF THE FOKKER DR I & SOPWITH CAMEL 1/16
On the other hand, Artesania Latina has taken advantage of such a great opportunity with so many model friends to make known two of their most recent and beautiful creations: the triplane Fokker Dr.I, Red Baron’s plane; and the biplane of the Allied Forces Sopwith Camel. Both models are made wood and metal.
The great acceptance of these Fokker Dr I and Sopwith Camel models there has made clear the enormous work done by Artesania Latina’s modelers.
Finally, the three days during the event has developed has served, above all, for model and miniature lovers to meet and share all their experiences. They have spoken a lot about the construction of models. What a beautiful hobby we enjoy!