figure models are a favorite for hobbyists for many reasons.They
require assembly, but more than that, they are an open pallet
era can be modeled, from ancient Egyptians from the Pyramids to
modern day NATO forces. Each era has it'sown painting style and
models range from small, just millimeters in height, to larger
1:8 and 1:9 scales for full figures. Whichever scale you use,
many are incorporated into a diorama scene, or on a stand alone
even more modeling skills to use and more enjoyment.
are a model bust, which usually just shows the figure from the
chest up. These typically are built by modelers who are very good
at painting faces. Something that takes a particular skill, and
there're very good masters at that kind of art.
kits range from plastic models, by MiniArt, Revell, Fine Molds,
Tamiya, and many others.
But there are also companies that make the kits in resin, offering
a broader range of model figure subjects. Resin kits can require
more prep, but allow you to build a model that's probably rare
and even unusual in subject matter.
like Verlinden, Royal Models, Alexandros Models, North Star Models,
and others create some great resin scale model figures.