|Welcome to the web site of the Military Miniature
Society of Illinois. This site was designed with the
intention of providing information about the club as
well as a reference source for the Military
Miniature community. Please feel free to browse
our site at your leisure
Select these links for Rick Johnson,
Pete Kailus & Walt Keener. Three of
the MMSI's longtime members who are
no longer with us.
|A Web site hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Darryl Audette (with advice and guidance
from the grand master himself, Sheperd Paine) devoted to showcasing, celebrating,
and discussing the art of the box diorama. Visit us now at www.boxdioramas.com!
What you’ll find: Articles, interviews, and history on the box diorama; links useful to
box-diorama makers; news, including upcoming shows where boxes will be on display
(there will be at least six at the MMSI Chicago Show in October); a place to comment,
ask questions, and hold discussions of this unique form of modeling, and of course
artists’ galleries. Among our initial contributors: Barry Biediger, Mike Blank, Dave
Browne, Bill Horan, Nick Infield, Dennis Levy, John Schley, Marijn Van Gils. Plus, you’
ll find classic boxes from Ray Anderson, Roy Anderson, Reginald Franklin, Shep
Paine, Theodore Pitman, Hans Reuters & Gregg Volke, and Peter Twist. And we
plan to add much, much more.
What’s more, we want to highlight YOUR work! Check out the site and submit your
pictures, ideas, links, and anything else you’d like to contribute to make this the
premiere Web site for the art of the box diorama.
May 3 - Special meeting at the Veterans National Art Museum
located on the NW side of Chicago.
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. 60641
June-August Summer break
September 6 - Alternative Painting Techniques with Noel Meyer
October 4 - Photographing Military Miniatures by Bob Sarnowski
November 1 - TBA
Oakton Community College Des Plaines Campus
1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
Room 1604 Meetings start at 7:30 PM.
|Fostering Creativity in the Hobby
A discussion with Shep Paine, Joe Berton and Fletcher
From the 2012 MMSI Show
Select this link to see the video
|MMSI 2013 Show Oct 11, 12 & 13
Select this link for more info