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All the latest stuff I've been getting up to.

Tank commander

Published on 2021/06/02 @15:39:00 by vigilante sculpting

So I've been thinking about what color scheme / army my Stormblade belongs to, and initially I thought I'd go for a DKOK unit. I [...Read More]

Computer console

Published on 2021/05/20 @10:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

In between all this, and to relieve some of that rivet-zen, I built a little computer console destination marker thingy using some of my assortment [...Read More]

Mindlessly riveting

Published on 2021/05/17 @13:57:00 by vigilante sculpting

So, after spending a countless number of evenings in a state of absolute mindlessness, placing little dot after little dot all over the tank, the [...Read More]

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Starting on detail work

Published on 2021/05/13 @10:56:00 by vigilante sculpting

I think I've finally figured out out how attach and position the wheels to the tank. At the moment the wheels (and tracks) are still [...Read More]

nurse

Published on 2021/05/11 @15:44:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Digital coloring of a pencil sketch, using a photo reference ( Shameless , by Arkadiy Kurta) [...Read More]

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DIY Industrial pipe terrain

Published on 2021/05/06 @12:08:00 by vigilante sculpting

In other project news, I tried my own take on the hardware-store-industrial style pipes. This is decorated with some cast greeblies, some specifically made for [...Read More]

My daughter's P-51D

Published on 2021/05/06 @12:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Last but not least, my daughter really wanted a model aircraft to build for her 9th birthday. So I swung by our local friendly hobby [...Read More]

Internal rework

Published on 2021/05/06 @12:05:00 by vigilante sculpting

So it is that part of the project again. You know, the part where I change my mind and tear things apart because I finally [...Read More]

augment

Published on 2021/05/04 @18:18:00 by vigilante sculpting

As an experiment, you can buy T-shirts and stickers of this image at Teepublic *wink* [...Read More]

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Turret weapons

Published on 2021/04/28 @15:36:00 by vigilante sculpting

I added the bolters and lasguns to the side mounts. The masters are constructed from bits of plastic tubing (drinking straws, etc) and bits from [...Read More]

Underwater mine

Published on 2021/04/22 @11:54:00 by vigilante sculpting

On another note, I got some plastic chain delivered, and started laying out an underwater diorama featuring a hefty mine. I want to add two [...Read More]

Stormblade assemble!

Published on 2021/04/22 @11:53:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is a mockup of the current state of the Stormblade. I have one length of track assembled, and the wheelbase is ready, but it [...Read More]

Main gun

Published on 2021/04/16 @17:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

Starting work on the main gun: Lots of ribbing for extra… plasma? I made the ribs from sculpey, which I rolled out with a large [...Read More]

Starting to look like something

Published on 2021/04/12 @12:34:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've made a fair bit of progress on the tank - it kinda works like that, slow going on the masters, then once the molds [...Read More]

Flexin'

Published on 2021/04/06 @10:11:00 by vigilante sculpting

So far so good: the tracks can link up and flex: _ The jig I built around my little homemade dremelclone, so that I can [...Read More]

Stormblade Greeblies

Published on 2021/04/02 @16:50:00 by vigilante sculpting

On the Storm Blade front, here are some of the finished greeblies I built: The finished headlights: Some hull plates: The top of the turret: [...Read More]

Turntable overkill

Published on 2021/04/02 @16:48:00 by vigilante sculpting

I took an evening and built myself a little display turn table, using a stepper motor ripped from an old printer, hooked up to an [...Read More]

More progress

Published on 2021/03/29 @11:45:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've finally figured out how to make the sides of the tank strong yet accessible, so I started painting the insides (especially the recesses, where [...Read More]

Wheels n' hubs

Published on 2021/03/25 @11:29:00 by vigilante sculpting

A small update on the wheels/tracks/chasis of the Stormblade: because I want movable tracks, I have created lots of small problems to solve :) The [...Read More]

Fantasy style building

Published on 2021/03/23 @12:25:00 by vigilante sculpting

My daughter got very inspired after seeing some of Dented Armor's ( https://www.instagram.com/dentedarmor/ ) work on instagram, where he builds these fantastic fantasy style buildings, [...Read More]

Starting on a new project

Published on 2021/03/23 @12:24:00 by vigilante sculpting

We've been away for a week, getting out of the city and clearing our heads, so I haven't been hobbying too much. However, I started [...Read More]

Display base

Published on 2021/03/12 @11:22:00 by vigilante sculpting

Surpriese, I always want more projects lol. So here is a dsplay base, put together using various bits of printers, casettes, some cheap elbow pipes, [...Read More]

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Sci-fi base toppers

Published on 2021/03/12 @11:21:00 by vigilante sculpting

An update on the base toppers: I went into full yak-shaving mode, all the way down and decided to make my own bases. I'm going [...Read More]

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Gun casts + kitbash

Published on 2021/03/09 @13:40:00 by vigilante sculpting

here is a first cast of the guns I made earlier: I chopped up two of them and stuck them together to make a new [...Read More]

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Greeblie collection

Published on 2021/03/09 @13:39:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is a collection of some of the greeblies I now have molds for: [...Read More]

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Sci-fi base toppers

Published on 2021/03/09 @13:38:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been out shaving the yak again, this time with bases: I took some of the greeblies that I made before and built a couple [...Read More]

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Dog soldier

Published on 2021/03/04 @13:49:00 by vigilante sculpting

I made two sets of horns for the little weirdo, but he didn't like them. I think the pipes on the back of his head [...Read More]

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Cyborg soldier

Published on 2021/03/02 @14:59:00 by vigilante sculpting

So while working on the guns and other stuff I wanted to sculpt something grim dark again, so I did this cyborg. The gun still [...Read More]

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Spacehulk tile casts

Published on 2021/03/01 @22:01:00 by vigilante sculpting

I started making plaster casts of the space hulk styled terrain tiles I did before [...Read More]

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Greeblies bits

Published on 2021/03/01 @22:00:00 by vigilante sculpting

I also spent some more time making greeblies and bits for scenery: [...Read More]

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28mm Weapon-bits

Published on 2021/03/01 @21:59:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've put Joe aside for a bit, before I start on the next modification, and in the meantime sculped up some 28mm style weapons. I [...Read More]

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Vanilla Joe, first cast

Published on 2021/02/21 @15:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

In the meantime, I've managed put the pieces into mold boxes and make some molds. The first cast looks good, except for one spot on [...Read More]

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silhouette

Published on 2021/02/06 @01:09:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Started with a pencil sketch I did before, tried to work it into a proper silhouette. Took some work, because the shading was kinda inverted [...Read More]

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Vanilla Joe, done!

Published on 2021/02/05 @23:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

After a lot of sanding, priming, re-sanding and re-priming, I'm now finished with the sculpting of Vanilla Joe Pineapples. He is ready to be covered [...Read More]

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piG iRon

Published on 2021/02/05 @21:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

2 minute sketch after dinner with my daughters turned sharp left and careened off a cliff. Detail: Lineart: [...Read More]

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spaceman

Published on 2021/02/03 @12:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Another human embedded in arcane machinery. Taking inspiration from Juan Gimenez, David Bowie, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein,… We always stand on the shoulders of giants. [...Read More]

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Queen of Bones

Published on 2021/02/02 @13:22:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Hey there

Published on 2021/01/31 @20:47:00 by vigilante sculpting

More practice. Reference photo from @neele.christin [...Read More]

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YoRHa No.2 Type B - fanart

Published on 2021/01/31 @20:23:00 by vigilante sculpting

Gave my previous 2B lineart some colorin Krita, after adjusting the proprtions a bit. [...Read More]

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DANGER EXHAUST

Published on 2021/01/28 @22:43:00 by vigilante sculpting

A girl with a big gun. Does she walk softly tho? Having fun with some rough lines and not throwing my pencils away. Drawing from [...Read More]

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gynoid

Published on 2021/01/25 @10:53:00 by vigilante sculpting

GITS2 fanart. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is one of my all time favorites. Not as hip as its predecessor, but way deeper. The [...Read More]

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Joe's progress

Published on 2021/01/23 @23:00:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been working on and off on the Joe Pineapples sculpt, mostly because I got stumped on the furry trim on the collar of his [...Read More]

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cylon

Published on 2021/01/21 @15:59:00 by vigilante sculpting

Quick cylon fanart. Started playing with charcoal brushes in Krita, then it went sideways. You know, like a cylon eye. [...Read More]

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Summer Daze

Published on 2021/01/20 @20:31:00 by vigilante sculpting

Bubblegum and music. Loose sketch, done in Krita and GIMP. Work in progress: [...Read More]

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REsT

Published on 2021/01/19 @12:24:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Digital painting from reference (model Abbey Lee Kershaw , photo by Greg Kadel ). Initial line work: [...Read More]

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