Name: Bill Walls
Year joined LAMS club: 2006
Favorite Subjects: Armor, WW II, Aircraft
How I got interested in building models: My older brother was the culprit
First model I ever built: Snap-Tight Sherman Tank
Method of painting I prefer: I like to Airbrush in Acrylics
Most challenging model kit I ever built: Putting together a Yamato
(I was swearing in Japanese) and I don’t speak it!
The finished model kit I am most proud of: Tamiya Marder III Dragon Hetzer’s
The worst project I ever did: building a Hobbycraft P-36
Since joining the LAMS Club I have learned “how to” or “improved”:
Painting techniques, washes, different groundwork methods, and more
Name something you would like to build or model that you’ve never attempted: Large Diorama
Did you ever destroy a model? If so, how did you do it? Yes!
I burned ships as a kid. Also threw many against a wall.
Have you entered any competitions? Yes
If yes, which ones? Valley Con, Orange Con
Received any Awards or Recognition? 2nd
Always getting better though
Every modeler purchases more kits than they can build. How many kits are in the garage, closet, or storage waiting to be built?
Take the Fifth on this one.
What is the one kit that you’ve searched for that you still can’t find?
What is the best part of the club for you? The people …….the smell of
plastic in the morning.