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

Desert background

Published on 2020/09/07 @17:01:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've started working on the bases a bit, for biker babe I want to have her sitting on a desert plain, with some scenery in [...Read More]

Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Alien sculpt, part 2

Published on 2020/08/31 @12:30:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is an update on the aliens diorama: I'm finished with the sculpts, I can now focus on the layout of the scene. As you [...Read More]

Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Biker girl

Published on 2020/08/28 @16:34:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been working on a couple of things at once, mostly sculpting, since I have the tools, clays and putties out. Here is one of [...Read More]

Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Alien sculpt

Published on 2020/08/17 @11:21:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Aliens diorama

Published on 2020/08/16 @14:33:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been sculpting something else over the last week or so: it will be an Aliens-based diorama, here are some wip shots: I guess I [...Read More]

Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Control panel greeblies

Published on 2020/08/12 @13:46:00 by vigilante sculpting

Started making some more greebly bits, in the same push mold style as the floor tiles. This time it is control consoles, so lots of [...Read More]

Originally posted on coolminiornot.com

Mr. Meathooks

Published on 2020/08/12 @13:45:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here are two more pics of him. I've tried to tighten up some of the contrast and flesh tones, as well as add some reflections [...Read More]

Mr. Meathooks

Published on 2020/08/04 @09:40:00 by vigilante sculpting

Had a crack at fleshing out Mr. Meathooks. This is definitely the grimmest of grim that I'm going for here. [...Read More]

Spacehulk tiles redo

Published on 2020/08/03 @14:59:00 by vigilante sculpting

I managed to rebuild my tile set. Thumbs pressed that I manage to not eff it up this time :) [...Read More]

Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/08/03 @14:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

Got started (re)weathering the Land Raider, finally having added all the bits of replacement and extra detail that I wanted. [...Read More]

Cyberbrute

Published on 2020/08/03 @14:57:00 by vigilante sculpting

I started slapping some paint onto the Brute, starting with his rusty meathooks, implants and boots (he looks very European in his rusty sandals lol) [...Read More]

Cyberbrute

Published on 2020/07/30 @14:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here is the finished brute swinging his meathooks: [...Read More]

Cyberbrute

Published on 2020/07/26 @18:08:00 by vigilante sculpting

I was in the mood for some sculpting and did some work on a little mini last night. This guy is mostly green stuff with [...Read More]

Spacehulk tiles FAIL

Published on 2020/07/23 @12:53:00 by vigilante sculpting

Aaaand… just to show that my attempts at hobbying sometimes mess up bigly, here are some pics of the demolding of the master tiles. As [...Read More]

Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/07/22 @01:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

Finally got all the little casts painted and glued. But before I can start weathering I want to add a bit of graphics to the [...Read More]

Spacehulk tiles

Published on 2020/07/20 @16:29:00 by vigilante sculpting

As usual, one or two simultenaous projects are not enough, I had to go and start a new one. I started working on a bunch [...Read More]

Ultranauts, painted!

Published on 2020/07/15 @16:56:00 by vigilante sculpting

In other news, here are some pics of my painted Ultranauts: These are the first 35mm sculpts I did in 2018. They remain my favourites [...Read More]

Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/07/15 @16:55:00 by vigilante sculpting

First the main cannon: I removed the chunky blood raven and replaced it with a holy book of some sort (probably borrowed from a library [...Read More]

Land Raider upgrades

Published on 2020/07/07 @10:47:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been playing with the idea of sprucing up my scratchbuilt Land Raider for a while, ever since I played around with an extra casting [...Read More]

Hunter Killer Done!

Published on 2020/06/23 @11:42:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here are the final shots: [...Read More]

Swampy mud & water

Published on 2020/06/21 @12:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

Been working on the dread for the last couple of days, adding some iconography and trying to refine the OSL. I also added some green [...Read More]

Hunter Killer

Published on 2020/06/11 @12:55:00 by vigilante sculpting

I painted the shoulders a bone white then washed with Payne's gray ink, to make it colder and look like the dread is walking around [...Read More]

Swamp night

Published on 2020/06/08 @12:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

I added a first lighting pass using white ink over black primer, and then glazed in some color with the airbrush, trying to see if [...Read More]

Swamp hunter

Published on 2020/06/06 @12:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

These last few weeks, and especially the last few days, have been pretty draining, I've found it hard to do more than just sit around. [...Read More]

YoRHa No.2 Type B - fanart

Published on 2020/05/22 @11:54:00 by vigilante sculpting

Some NieR:Automata line fanart. I might color it in later, but for now I like how the lineart came out. [...Read More]

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Attack of the clones

Published on 2020/05/16 @11:23:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been cloning the power armor dude, and started hacking the bodies apart and reattaching and reposing the limbs with some greenstuff. The goal is [...Read More]

Sabre Strike Done!

Published on 2020/05/14 @10:41:00 by vigilante sculpting

The scratchbuilt baby tank is done! I added the last bits of lenses and viewports… …then started adding some dust and mud. Once done, here [...Read More]

Power armor

Published on 2020/05/12 @17:30:00 by vigilante sculpting

On another project, I have been slowly sculpting away at a Terminator-sized figure of a 2d piece I did a while ago: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/lVkLXz I plan [...Read More]

Sabre Strike colors down

Published on 2020/05/12 @17:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've made a bit of progress on the Strike tank: as with all my space marine gear, I'm doing a Blood Raven color scheme. Here [...Read More]

Swirl

Published on 2020/05/07 @18:34:00 by vigilante sculpting

Portrait practice. Pencil from reference. [...Read More]

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Assassin

Published on 2020/05/04 @17:46:00 by vigilante sculpting

Cyborg assassin - pencil on paper. [...Read More]

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Aquagirl

Published on 2020/04/27 @15:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

This sketch started as Spacegirl, but after taking a step back and looking at that helmet I reckon she belongs underwater. Pencil sketch, scanned and [...Read More]

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Excuse me Sir,

Published on 2020/04/22 @20:51:00 by vigilante sculpting

have you hear of our Lord and Savior, Cthulex? Doodle turned into pencil + ink sketch, with a touch-up in GIMP. [...Read More]

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Earring

Published on 2020/04/16 @17:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

Working on the features & planes of the face, and trying hard to be more subtle about the shading. Pencil on printer paper, scanned and [...Read More]

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Duty. Honor. Blood.

Published on 2020/04/10 @17:10:00 by vigilante sculpting

Watching GoT right now, still in season 2 so it is still awesome lol Scanned pencil, modified in GIMP. [...Read More]

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Recharge

Published on 2020/04/08 @17:44:00 by vigilante sculpting

Pencil, scanned and colored in GIMP. Colors: Scan: [...Read More]

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Smile

Published on 2020/04/07 @17:44:00 by vigilante sculpting

Some people have smiles that make you smile. Practicing portraits, pencil on index card. [...Read More]

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Goodbye Saturn

Published on 2020/04/06 @17:32:00 by vigilante sculpting

Thinking about reading pulp sci-fi novels as a kid, all with awesome artwork on the covers. My first real pulp novel was "Point of No [...Read More]

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Buck Rogers

Published on 2020/04/05 @01:12:00 by vigilante sculpting

I love retro sci-fi. Buck Rogers is a favorite. Pencil + marker, with some GIMP for good measure. [...Read More]

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Inked

Published on 2020/04/03 @07:47:00 by vigilante sculpting

Pencil & charcoal. No ink. The reference I used is Laurence Bédard @lolobe4 [...Read More]

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Unit

Published on 2020/04/03 @00:26:00 by vigilante sculpting

Test fire! Pencil, marker, grey markers + crayola classic colors. Blended the blue crayola marker with some water and a brush. [...Read More]

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Exterminate!

Published on 2020/03/31 @12:38:00 by vigilante sculpting

Quick pencil sketch, followed up with markers. Inspired by so many afternoons watching Robotech. [...Read More]

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Shirt

Published on 2020/03/31 @12:28:00 by vigilante sculpting

Another shading practice run. This time no tracing, only measured the reference by eyeball. Pencil + charcoal. The reference is from @volkonskaya.reshetova [...Read More]

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Shading practice

Published on 2020/03/27 @18:32:00 by vigilante sculpting

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Practicing shading of skin, using pencil, charcoal + brushpen. I really suck at this, so to practice I traced a photo reference onto a piece [...Read More]

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Sabre Strike update

Published on 2020/03/25 @13:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've been off painting & modeling for a bit: we have an annual international trade show every April, and work starts to get fairly rough [...Read More]