Dormant member revived.

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by markcrowel, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. markcrowel

    markcrowel Member

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    My name is Mark Crowel, and I've been a member of Zealot since maybe 2005 or 2006, but I haven't posted for at least a couple of years, so I rejoined. Looking forward to displaying my paper model car projects, and seeing other members' model cars.
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I am glad that yo decided to rejoin us. WELCOME back. I hope that you enjoy the new Zealot!
    I have see some of your work already and it looks really good.
    KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!
  3. markcrowel

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    Thank you, for the hearty welcome and the compliment. And yes, I am enjoying the new Zealot.
    Until I first discovered Zealot some years back, I thought I was the only one building models from paper and cardboard. Zealot was the first card model forum that I joined, and it was like discovering a whole new world.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I fully understand how you feel. I was the same way as well.
    Before I had joined Zealot (back in 2009), I (too) thought that I was the only one who built models out of paper.
    I would tell (and even sometimes show) people about what all I made and they would look at me (and the project), and make a comment about like "That is cool, but why do you not make "REAL" models?" I would always respond with "What do you consider a "REAL" model?" The general response was always the same "PLASTIC"!
    So once I found out about Zealot, I had to join (and the rest (as they say) is history).
  5. markcrowel

    markcrowel Member

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    I used to get the same response from plastics modelers, when I would show them my cardboard cars: "Have you thought of trying sheet styrene? " I would explain to them, that with me, cardboard is not a material of last resort, but my material of first choice.
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    bulldogowner Destroyer of Spam Moderator

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    Welcome back! Looking forward to seeing more of your work!
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I have always liked your layered approach to your models. There is someone else using a similar approach, she is layering from top to bottom. A combination of both methods would yield something most interesting I imagine! :)
  8. markcrowel

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    Thank you, John.
    Whose work is this, of whom you speak? What threads should I look for? I would like to see this approach.
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  9. markcrowel

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