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

Walker mech

Published on 2021/01/11 @12:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

"How does this thing get up after it's knocked over?" The questions that haunt a 10 year old. [...Read More]

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Moondragon

Published on 2020/12/22 @22:11:00 by vigilante sculpting

Moondragon fanart. Getting used to my new tablet. December 22, 2020 at 10:11 PM [...Read More]

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Land Raider, before & after

Published on 2020/12/17 @20:28:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is a comparison with the original model (white background), and the upgraded edition (black background): [...Read More]

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Midnight

Published on 2020/12/16 @23:09:00 by vigilante sculpting

Got a new tablet! Drawing time! [...Read More]

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Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/12/08 @11:49:00 by vigilante sculpting

I'm calling the Land Raider rework project done. It has been fun, revisiting my first papercraft tank and adding some refinement to it. In addition [...Read More]

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Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/12/06 @17:11:00 by vigilante sculpting

I spent some time on the Land Raider rework, adding a bit of weathering to the piece. Next up will be some oil staining/streaking & [...Read More]

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Tetsuork, done!

Published on 2020/12/04 @15:02:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is the final Testuork, ready to rumble. [...Read More]

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Tetsuork, base colors

Published on 2020/12/01 @13:04:00 by vigilante sculpting

I started slapping on some base colors on the ork. I want the cape to be fairly saturated, so at this point the green ork [...Read More]

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STOP

Published on 2020/11/30 @13:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Practice sketch using a reference photo of Neele Christin @neele.christin . Added some grain, color and highlights in GIMP. https://www.instagram.com/p/CJBmaEnJpKo/ [...Read More]

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Tetsuork, primed

Published on 2020/11/28 @21:44:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've finished the sculpting on the Testuo-ork, along with his base, and given him some black primer + a drybrush of white. I'm in the [...Read More]

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Tetsuo love

Published on 2020/11/25 @19:05:00 by vigilante sculpting

Little Tetsuork got some love and attention too: [...Read More]

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Joe's BFG

Published on 2020/11/25 @19:04:00 by vigilante sculpting

I did some more work on Joe's gun, and started adding the panels to his shoulders: [...Read More]

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Sketch

Published on 2020/11/17 @20:51:00 by vigilante sculpting

NSFW / Mature Content

Finished something unfinished. [...Read More]

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Tetsuo-ork!

Published on 2020/11/17 @14:32:00 by vigilante sculpting

I also started a rough sketch of the Tetsuo-ork I had in mind. He is still headless, but I can't help myself - I had [...Read More]

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Bulking up Joe

Published on 2020/11/17 @14:31:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is some more work on Joe. I am adding more of the underlying bulk, once this is done, I need to add some more [...Read More]

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Joe Pineapples

Published on 2020/11/12 @17:45:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is another sculpt I'm working on. It's Joe Pineapples, the version by Kev Walker. He is about 9cm high, not sure what scale that'll [...Read More]

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WAAAGH!!

Published on 2020/11/11 @16:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

In the meantime, here is a little poster I whipped up. I had the bike, I had an ork, so… lol [...Read More]

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to the stars

Published on 2020/11/10 @17:23:00 by vigilante sculpting

This was a super quick one, the original sketch is about 1.5" square, just a doodle really - a bit of grimdark Blanchitsu-esqueness (what?). Scanned [...Read More]

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Practice

Published on 2020/11/08 @22:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

Pencil Sketch, from an IG photo as reference. Haven't done this for ages, so it's about time - you can tell I'm out of practice [...Read More]

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Ork biker, done!

Published on 2020/11/06 @17:40:00 by vigilante sculpting

He is now finally finished. Here are a couple more photos, including ones with only the bike & ork: [...Read More]

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Ork biker decals

Published on 2020/11/05 @09:09:00 by vigilante sculpting

So I went ahead and put some decals on the bike. Freehand of course, I kinda think printed decals would not quite fit. Ork stickas [...Read More]

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Ork biker progress

Published on 2020/11/03 @13:59:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here he is as of now: some test shots on the diy battle mat I made a while ago. and flying off the base: [...Read More]

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Ork biker details

Published on 2020/11/02 @11:16:00 by vigilante sculpting

I am enjoying the paint job on the ork biker, it is in a good state so far. [...Read More]

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Glowies

Published on 2020/10/30 @15:51:00 by vigilante sculpting

I added some glowy effects to the various servo skulls on the dreadnought dio: [...Read More]

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Ork biker dakka

Published on 2020/10/30 @15:50:00 by vigilante sculpting

Did some more work on ork biker dude: I realised he had a bit of a dumb look on his face, and while he is [...Read More]

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DIY Tentacle roller, take 2

Published on 2020/10/29 @10:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

Previously I made a tentacle roller out of those novelty lenticular cards that you get from souvenir shops. This makes for some great tentacles, but [...Read More]

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Dreadnought dio painting update

Published on 2020/10/28 @18:04:00 by vigilante sculpting

I did some more work on the dready dio, fine tuning the lights. I finally decided to just paint over the previous (too bright) blue. [...Read More]

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Ork biker, base coats

Published on 2020/10/28 @18:03:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is a bit of a basecoat on the ork biker. The red is a mixture of crimson, metallic silver and gloss varnish, shaded with [...Read More]

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Ork biker, primed

Published on 2020/10/26 @16:24:00 by vigilante sculpting

I also made these two Gretchins, the idea was to place them below the ork rocket bike, cheering the ork on. Alas, they are a [...Read More]

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Ork biker, primed

Published on 2020/10/26 @10:25:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here are the pics of my finished ork biker. It still needs to be painted of course, but I only aimed to get the build [...Read More]

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Dreadnought dio painting

Published on 2020/10/22 @12:41:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've had a long session with the airbrush last night, and started reworking the lights on the dreadnought diorama. I picked up some burnt sienna [...Read More]

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Ork biker

Published on 2020/10/21 @17:08:00 by vigilante sculpting

We've been away camping for the last week, drove up to the Grand Canyon, then through Bryce Canyon. Such a beautiful country you boys & [...Read More]

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Motorbike

Published on 2020/10/09 @11:25:00 by vigilante sculpting

No rest for the wicked. I seem to be on a bike roll right now… The main body is made from aluminium armature wire and [...Read More]

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Ready to Ride!

Published on 2020/10/08 @12:05:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've now gone over the skin again with matte medium (which gives it a more satiny look), and touched up the hair and skirt, fixed [...Read More]

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Pose change

Published on 2020/10/06 @09:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

I have been working on smoothing the paintjob on biker girl. Also, I pivoted midway and decided she needs to look over her other shoulder, [...Read More]

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Sister of Battle Bust

Published on 2020/10/04 @20:21:00 by vigilante sculpting

A while ago I was working on a bust of a girl wearing some kind of power armor, mostly made out of sculpey. Once done, [...Read More]

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Macragge wrecks

Published on 2020/09/30 @15:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

I also had a play around with the old Battle for Macragge terrain pieces that have been gathering dust in the back of my shelf [...Read More]

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Playable terrain

Published on 2020/09/30 @14:52:00 by vigilante sculpting

In the past couple of months, what with some online shopping replacing a lot of our regular shopping, we've had a surplus of boxes of [...Read More]

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More reflections

Published on 2020/09/29 @12:24:00 by vigilante sculpting

This is still very much wip. The chrome reflections need smoothing out, I need to add some bursts of white reflections, and the girl needs [...Read More]

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Reflections

Published on 2020/09/24 @11:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

Started adding some reflections to the bike. Rough as guts right now, and the photo quality isn't great, but it illustrates where I want to [...Read More]

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Desert backdrop, painted

Published on 2020/09/23 @19:36:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've started painting the backdrop for the biker girl. I figured I couldn't muck it up too badly, and can always go back and fix [...Read More]

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Ready & Primed

Published on 2020/09/14 @11:34:00 by vigilante sculpting

And here is the primed biker girl. She will be a lot lighter in the final paint job, the black and white just make it [...Read More]

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Aliens, primed

Published on 2020/09/14 @11:33:00 by vigilante sculpting

So I took the black primer + white ink and had a blast (pun intended) Here is the aliens diorama, with some different angles and [...Read More]

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Egg

Published on 2020/09/11 @17:12:00 by vigilante sculpting

There's no egg in this alien diorama. Unless of course, you turn it around… _ [...Read More]

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Industrial hive

Published on 2020/09/10 @10:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is an update on the Aliens diorama. I'm really trying to go for that hive infested industrial setting. [...Read More]

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