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1. Welcome

Welcome to Dovedale Models. As a professional artist and model maker I am now offering hand crafted architectural modelling service. It is a bespoke service for buildings, structures and dioramas with everything hand painted and finished...
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The warehouse and the watermill

The warehouse and the watermill

Both these 1:76th scale models were commissioned to compliment the customer’s model railway.
Lichfield (Trent Valley) signal box

Lichfield (Trent Valley) signal box

This 1:76th scale model was commissioned to depict how the signal box appeared in the early 1980’s, to fit into the customer’s model railway of the same period.
Fred Dibnah’s house

Fred Dibnah’s house

This un-painted (master) model was commissioned by ‘The Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre’ in Bolton.
The Half-timbered farm house

The Half-timbered farm house

This model also features as a construction project in the first book Making Rural Buildings for Model Railways, published by The Crowood Press.
Bonsall Field barn

Bonsall Field barn

The construction of this scratch built derelict field barn was featured as modelling project over two issues of ‘British Railway Modelling’ (BRM) magazine.
A derelict farm

A derelict farm

This derelict thatched cottage features in the first book, ‘Making Rural Buildings for Model Railways’, showing how a very basic ‘off-the-shelf’ model can be transformed.
Belstone Farm

Belstone Farm

A 1:76th Scale model of ‘Belstone Farm’ built for a display model.
South Devon back scene

South Devon back scene

This was a private commission to set off a model railway based in The West Country.
Cromford Mill Model

Cromford Mill Model

The model was commissioned by the ‘Arkwright Society’ to depict how the the Cromford Mill complex would have appeared circa 1796. The main reason for its construction, was for educational use,...
ATL Foston Park model

ATL Foston Park model

This architectural model was commissioned by ATL (Ascott Transport Limited) to show the planed logistics warehousing development for the Foston Park site. This showcase model is displayed in the companies...

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New Portfolio page

My new Portfolio page displays some of the models that have been produced for both private and commercial customers.
The models vary in scale and have been produced to follow the client's brief, working to strict deadlines when required. The work displayed ranges from one-off models, back scene painting, masters for kit production and complete showcase dioramas.
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ATL Foston Park model