The Model Philosopher

A podcast about the philosophical side of scale modelling. Hosted by Chris Meddings, each episode Chris interviews a well known modeller about a specific, more philosophical, aspect of scale modelling Check out the blog, including illustrated transcripts of episodes, at If you Like what I do, please support the show at Music ”Ethereal Vistas” (c) Denys_Brodovskyi

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Monday Jun 10, 2024

In this episode, Chris talks to renowned sculptor, model artist, and award winning, Oscar nominated movie effects legend, John Rosengrant about sculpting, and bringing character and history into his work
Special thanks to the Model Philosopher Patrons: Robert, Stephen, Christian, Carlos, Paul, Schaef, Flip, and John. I really do appreciate your faith in this show. If you would like to support the show, you can become a Patron at You can also really help me out be telling your friends about the show and the blog;, where you can also find transcripts of all the episodes of the show, and extra blogs on the philosophical side of modelling.And welcome to our new Sponsor SCALE MODEL CHALLENGE! the truly international model show for model artists of all genres 

Tuesday May 28, 2024

In this episode Chris talks to Marijn van Gils about the purposes, pros, and cons of competition, as a competitor, and as a judgePlease Support the Show: can contact the show at info@insidethearmour.comYou can read the transcript of this show at https://modelphilosopher.comIf you wish to sponsor the show please contact me at

Tuesday May 14, 2024

In this first episode, The Model Philosopher presents the full recording of a conversation between Chris Meddings and special guest Calvin TanCalvin tries to define what we mean by art, the difference between art and craft, and how all of that relates to our hobbyCheck out the illustrated transcript of this episode, and a series of long form blogs, at Plus support the show at Chris at info@insidethearmour.comCheck out the range of great modelling podcasts at 

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