Sapper Bryan Clark was an advocate of Models for Heroes who joined the modelling sessions at Help for Heroes in Colchester. Bryan quickly became known for his ambitious, large and beautifully engineered dioramas.
In late 2018 Bryan was taken from us by spinal cancer leaving a wife and two children. Bryan attended as many modelling sessions as his medication would allow. Even during Bryan’s late stages he continued to make models at home and in care.
Bryan’s spirit and enthusiasm for model making inspires the competition it has been named after.
This annual model making competition is for beneficiaries of Models for Heroes who have attended any modelling session or received referral facilitated by Models for Heroes.
The aim is to celebrate the positive power of hobbies by spotlighting modellers that have made progress through craftsmanship both psychologically and socially.
Entries need to be in by July 25th 2019. Voting will open to the public the 1st August to the 31st August. The model entry wih the most votes wins. There will be places for 2nd and 3rd.
One entry will be selected by the Models for Heroes trustees for an award based on craftsmanship and creativity. Winners will be announced on the 15th September. Awards will be presented at the IPMS (UK)Scale Model Show on Sunday November the 10th. Non attending winner’s prizes will be posted to them.
Please take time to read the rules below. For clarification email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please take focused, bright, high resolution images of your model, focal points or detail with a clean background. Tips on photography for models can be found here.
Please take time to consider your answers to the personal account on the entry form. This will form part of the judging and will be used in the description for public voting.
Plan and finish your model for entry in good time to avoid rushing or missing the deadline of 25th July 2019.
In your personal report, tell us what skills you have mastered, what boundaries you have broken to complete your model and how model making has had an effect of your well being.
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