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IPMS Hamilton Scale Model Meeting - August: Custom Decals by Mike Fleckenstein

The August meeting of IPMS Hamilton proved to be a resounding success, uniting modelling enthusiasts for an evening brimming with informative presentations and lively participation. The standout feature of the event was an engaging talk by Mike Fleckenstein from the Northern Virginia Modelers, who shared valuable insights on the art of crafting custom decals.

Presentation on Custom Decals by Mike Fleckenstein

Mike Fleckenstein, representing the Northern Virginia Modelers, delivered an exceptional presentation on "how to make custom decals." Attendees were treated to practical advice on working with images, and logo art, and received valuable information on techniques, tools, materials, and references for creating personalized decals.

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The event boasted a strong turnout, with 45 enthusiastic members actively engaging in the session. This robust participation stands as a testament to the dedication and passion of IPMS Hamilton members. The energetic involvement of attendees significantly contributed to the overall success of the meeting, fostering a vibrant and supportive atmosphere.

Closing Remarks

Organizers expressed sincere gratitude for the active participation of members, highlighting the special nature of these meetings created by the collective enthusiasm of the community. Attendees were encouraged to carry the gained knowledge and inspiration forward into their future modelling endeavors.

Looking Forward

The IPMS Hamilton Webmaster extended warm regards to all attendees and conveyed anticipation for future gatherings. The message conveyed an eagerness to sustain the tradition of learning, creating, and sharing the love for scale modelling in upcoming meetings.

In summary, the August meeting of IPMS Hamilton was characterized by a compelling presentation, dynamic participation, and a shared passion for scale modelling. The success of the event establishes a positive foundation for future gatherings, promising ongoing opportunities for learning and camaraderie among modelling enthusiasts.

Warm regards,

IPMS Hamilton Webmaster


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