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October 1, 2022 Update!

NOW in stock (4) fabulous 1970's era FUNNY-CAR kits by ATLANTIS!

 1:32nd SNAP-TITE kits molded in 3-colors + clear for windshields.

Stretched and narrowed Funny Car Bodies include:
(1) WHIPLASH - (Camaro)

(2) RIP-OFF - (Duster)
(3) FAKE OUT - (Mustang)
(4) The Fiend - (Charger)

*Detailed Chassis & Blown Hemi Engine
*Tilt-up Body
*Great Decals by Kelly Daniel
*No glue or painting required

NOW AVAILABLE for $20.00 in the Model Kit Department at the ’TD’ Store










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The ever popular 'How To Draw & Design Car’s’ book is BACK IN STOCK in the COOL STUFF Department in the ’TD’ Store


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1968 Pontiac - 400 CU IN GTO

This painting was done in back in the year 2000 for box art for a Revell-Monogram kit. As usual I used Windsor & Newton Designers Gouache (opaque watercolor) This was a fun painting with all the background rods and custom cars added.

1971 Hemi CUDA

This was the 2nd painting done as part of the assignment from Revell-Monogram back in the year 2000, again using Windsor & Newton Designers Gouache opaque watercolor. The expression on the face of the new owner of the Hemi-CUDA sez it all!

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Well, it looks like the BAJA BANDITO kit is toast!

In addition - due to MAJOR contractual differences - my involvement with the “new”  REVELL-USA is over.

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Cool Stuff News

The long awaited DVD version of the "Man Behind the Models" VHS tape from the 1990s is now available in the "Cool Stuff" department in the 'TD' store. Check it out

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Mattel News


Check out the list of TD/Hot Wheels now on sale in the Die Cast department in the ‘TD’ store.

Note that all listings are for LIMITED quantities - especially the numbered “Artists Proofs” of the MOB ROD casting, so first come first served.

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Fine Art News

The new Fine Art Gallery is live!


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BONNEVILLE and the BLUE FLAME: Recently made the trip to Bonneville to attend the 40th anniversary celebration and dinner party honoring the October 23, 1970 running of the rocket powered LSR vehicle "BLUE FLAME" - driven by the late Gary Gabelich - to a World Land Speed record of: 622.407 MPH in the 'flying mile'; and 630.388 for the flying kilometer record. Those record speeds lasted for more than a decade.

A very well-done slide show was presented by Dick Keller, with his (then) partner at Reaction Dynamics - Pete Farnsworth, adding many interesting aspects and details about the building of the BLUE FLAME.

I took along with me, my model of the AMERICAN WAY LSR vehicle - for some pictures of it ON THE SALT! It drew quite a crowd, with many wanting to have their pictures taken with it. Everyone said they'd like to see it FULL SIZE - and making LSR runs. Me too!

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As ALWAYS, THANK YOU for all the letters and e mail with your GREAT stories of your childhood modeling escapades! I DO read them all - and I WILL reply - (though sometimes it takes some time to do that).

Kind regards,