Napoleonic Plastic Figure Modelling

For flamboyant splendor the Napoleonic era remains the most popular of all in the world of military models. The Historex range of Napoleonic figure kits and accessories have been worldwide best sellers for fifty years.

Historex, A French company, produces more than a thousand subjects. Known for their scope and versatility among painters and modelers, the line remains a favorite today’s serious modelers and painters.

Over the past three decades, Bill Ottinger has earned of numerous awards and Gold Medals for his figure conversions and vignettes at the Military Figure collectors of America, World Expo, The Chicago MMSI Show, and numerous competitions.

Profusely illustrated, the book includes more than 200 stunning color photographs featuring not only the author’s work but the finest painters from around the world.


“This book is an opportunity to learn from the best… very helpful as well as a great book just to page through to get ideas and see figure modeling at its highest level.”

“Superb modeling book… must be one of the best books out there on modeling figurines.”