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Irish Model Soldier Society 2012
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Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 04:24 AM UTC
Karl Hoy takes us on a tour of the 2012 Irish Model Soldier Society show in Dublin.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 04:38 AM UTC
Hi Karl,

Thanks for the pics.

Pat, good to see you dio on display.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 08:58 AM UTC
WOW, these Soviet dios made in a propaganda style look outstanding, do you know who is the author?
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 03:31 AM UTC

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WOW, these Soviet dios made in a propaganda style look outstanding, do you know who is the author?



Only by his first name-Colin-he doesn't post online He won the President's Choice Award and the Award from The Swedish IPMS club for (I think) A work exemplifying the spirit of the hobby.

It was a great show and I agree the quality of the work gets better every year
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 03:39 AM UTC
I will hopefully soon get a list of competitors and their entires and any awards won so I'll be able to tell you the full name of the person who did the 3D propaganda pieces- in photos they look great- up close they are amazing- so much detail and there is a fantastic amount of angles and artwork that has gone into them- inspiring stuff and Colin was thoroughly deserving of the awards he got.

There were so many fantastic models on display over the weekend, a great show and personally speaking I believe we see a higher standard achieved year after year.
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 04:12 AM UTC
I think he did outstanding job because he recreated the spirit of old Soviet posters. Never seen anything like that.
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 04:27 AM UTC
Howdy guys,

Colin Glennon is the name of the builder. Like Pat said he won the IMSS President's award as well as C4 Open's Subjective Award. C4 Open (stands free from IPMS) is an annual show held here in Malmo, Sweden (see Romans/Bizarre's show report from 2011
here ) and we have a tradition to hand out an award to something that we (in this case just me) like. . On IMSS 2012 the choise was easy!

Nice to see your photos Karl, it sure were a great show! Lots of good entries and a bunch of great people. Recommended for anyone who have the chance to spend a weekend in May in Dublin! Good to shake your hand too Karl, and get a face on another armorama profile. Hopefully I'll see you there next year again and have some more time to chat then.

(a few more photos here for those interested)

Another one by Colin:


Cheers,
/E

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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 08:31 PM UTC
Thanks for the great photos Karl.
Went to the show for the first time this year and thoroughly enjoyed it. The IMSS are a very sociable bunch and we were made very welcome and Dublin is always good for a night out!
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:23 PM UTC
I think I should consider coming next year. Just need to check the flights and competition classes.
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 11:03 PM UTC
Erik- hows things? It was good to see you there aswell, and as you said its nice to put a face to the online profile!

Romain- You should definetly consider coming along next year, hopefully the venue for next year will be announced soon- it won't be the usual place (The Coach House) due to something already being booked over the weekend the show is to be staged. Whenever it is announced it'll be on the IMSS website,
www.imss.moonfruit.com.
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 11:19 PM UTC
OK, would it be also in May?
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 04:45 AM UTC

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OK, would it be also in May?



Yes, it'll probably be around the same time as this year. If I hear anything more about the dates/venue for next year I'll be sure to post it up here.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 08:49 PM UTC
Hello

What to say: Ireland: next great country of great modellers !

Great works

Regards
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Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 12:37 AM UTC

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I think I should consider coming next year. Just need to check the flights and competition classes.



the more the merrier Roman The IMSS always publish details of the venue and classes well ahead of time
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 08:34 AM UTC
Yes, the Soviet Constructivist style stuff is stunning!

Just to add, very nice quality photos, not easy to do, and I like the fact that you got low angles on many of them, rather than the more normal easy "aerial" views.

Those busts though... I know this is probably just me, but I just can't appreciate them, those heads and shoulders on their little posts.