this article on Warwick Young, one of our South island painters.
Painting every intricate detail on a 54mm tall figurine is no simple task, but Nelson man Warwick Young makes it look easy.
He is painting 40 pewter models accurately depicting Turkish troops, right down to the bristled moustache.
He is one of around 100 artists across New Zealand who together will contribute 4000 tiny pewter models representing New Zealand and Turkish troops who fought in World War I. They will be displayed as a diorama for the coming Great War Exhibition in Wellington. read more ...Let me know if your local paper does an article on this project, so we can re-post it here on the blog.