A pair of generic pre-dreadnought battleshipsPosted: March 16, 2016
Basically I think that I have tried to do too much on too small a scale. I am therefore going to set this project aside for a day or two to give me time to have a bit of a think. These models were not a disaster (in fact they look somewhat akin to the ‘Monopoly’ battleship that I tried to build some years ago!) but somehow they look too overcrowded and top heavy and I don’t find them aesthetically pleasing (the turrets look far too big for a start and the cruiser-style stern looks wrong when viewed from the side) … and if they don’t meet that criteria, I know that I will not be all that happy using them.
The original ‘Monopoly’ battleship looked like this: