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

Ball turrets

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:20:00 by vigilante sculpting

I finished the ball turrets last night, the last pieces were the sensor lenses above the gun barrels. So the last bits are now all [...Read More]

Fire Raptor progress

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:19:00 by vigilante sculpting

Back on the fire raptor again, and making small bits of progress. [...Read More]

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Fuel up

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:12:00 by vigilante sculpting

I'm fascinated by the themes of @ianmcque and the line work of @rome_adzan Decided to give this a shot. Pencil, marker and brushpen, tied together [...Read More]

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Sweet dreams

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:10:00 by vigilante sculpting

Marker + brushpen, scanned and colorised in GIMP [...Read More]

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Hunter-killer

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:09:00 by vigilante sculpting

Marker + brushpen sketch. My first time using a brush pen, I am in love. [...Read More]

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Bzzzzz

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Bzzzzzzz A clone and his drone. Does that thing plug into his stomach? Pencil + marker sketch [...Read More]

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Heldraq

Published on 2020/01/28 @14:05:00 by vigilante sculpting

A Heldraq, suited up and ready for battle. Pencil & marker, scanned and colourised in GIMP. [...Read More]

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Fiddly bits

Published on 2020/01/16 @10:38:00 by vigilante sculpting

Doing all the fiddly bits before I seal it up and do some freehand work. This includes the cables on the outside & the lenses [...Read More]

Mouthbreather

Published on 2020/01/15 @22:31:00 by vigilante sculpting

pencil, marker and brushpen sketch [...Read More]

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Weathering the underside

Published on 2020/01/14 @10:35:00 by vigilante sculpting

After a loooong procrastination, I finally started weathering the underside of the bird. Lots of sponge work, lots of little nicks and scratches. I figure [...Read More]

Space Hulk Duel

Published on 2020/01/07 @11:08:00 by vigilante sculpting

Done! A small diorama of a duel between a Deathwing Terminator and a Genestealer onboard a Space Hulk. It is up at artstation and coolminiornot [...Read More]

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Some progresses

Published on 2020/01/02 @14:10:00 by vigilante sculpting

Happy 2020! Hope you will have a great new decade! Here are some progress shots of the Space Hulk duel diorama: This is an action [...Read More]

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Preshade

Published on 2019/12/18 @21:30:00 by vigilante sculpting

I did some more work on the space hulk duel, the construction is complete so I did a priming + zenithal preshade, then started to [...Read More]

Grey Knight with green blade

Published on 2019/12/17 @10:50:00 by vigilante sculpting

Changed the glow from the powersword to green, trying to keep the sky/earth reflection separate from the blade's glow. This took a heap of effort, [...Read More]

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Skin head

Published on 2019/12/17 @10:45:00 by vigilante sculpting

Quick little lunchtime sketch, using pencil and marker: [...Read More]

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Duel WIP

Published on 2019/12/11 @11:07:00 by vigilante sculpting

Finalised the posing of the two models in the quick little dio, and added a greenstuff sculpted face to the terminator. Started griming up the [...Read More]

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Quick little dio

Published on 2019/12/10 @13:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

Slapped together a quick little dio. Or at least, the start of one. The figures in the dio are a kitbashed terminator and genestealer. Only [...Read More]

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Powersword

Published on 2019/12/03 @13:06:00 by vigilante sculpting

WIP on the grey knight's powersword and flamer. The powersword is illuminating the base: The flamer gets a sooty stained burnt metal look. Needs a [...Read More]

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Glowy

Published on 2019/11/27 @15:37:00 by vigilante sculpting

Started on some osl on the eyes and powersword [...Read More]

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Shiny

Published on 2019/11/26 @13:31:00 by vigilante sculpting

Little update on the grey knight. Started adding the gold text and purity seals, with a black pin wash to bring out some detail and [...Read More]

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Orkboy

Published on 2019/11/25 @17:09:00 by vigilante sculpting

I picked up a White Dwarf sometime in 2004, and got this Orkboy along with it. This model has been in my box ever since, [...Read More]

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Adieu

Published on 2019/11/22 @09:39:00 by vigilante sculpting

I'm sending off Saint Toad 's forest base . I'm sad to see it go, but I'm very excited to see what the next artist [...Read More]

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Grey Knight Basecoat

Published on 2019/11/22 @09:30:00 by vigilante sculpting

Primed the Grey Knight Terminator in black, then basecoated in metallic platinum, followed by a zenithal coat from above with blue ink and from below [...Read More]

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Oiled up

Published on 2019/11/20 @10:22:00 by vigilante sculpting

Playing with oils on the tech priest. This is the first time I'm using oils for the majority of a piece, instead of acrylics. I [...Read More]

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Grey Knight

Published on 2019/11/18 @10:23:00 by vigilante sculpting

Also decided to start giving this guy some love. [...Read More]

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Tech priest oils

Published on 2019/11/18 @10:22:00 by vigilante sculpting

Slapping some paint on the tech priest: I am going for a more grimdark style paintjob here. Starting with some metallics and dirty oils. Also [...Read More]

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Forest Huntress Done!

Published on 2019/11/15 @10:36:00 by vigilante sculpting

Please vote for her at putty&paint and coolminiornot Also on artstation [...Read More]

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Almost done

Published on 2019/11/08 @10:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

Some wip shots of the dreadnought diorama: This is almost done and ready for priming. Lots of little pipes and details, so it looks quite [...Read More]

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Huntress WIP images

Published on 2019/10/19 @10:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here are some photos of the Forest Huntress WIP: [...Read More]

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Huntress

Published on 2019/10/18 @11:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

Saint Toad had recently been posting a couple of beautiful bases on coolminiornot. One especially caught my eye , and after I mentioned how it [...Read More]

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Wings!

Published on 2019/10/18 @11:56:00 by vigilante sculpting

Another update on the Cog: The foam base is covered in a PVA & black primer mixture. The winged cog mechanicum is sculpted. Now it [...Read More]

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Cog mechanicum wip

Published on 2019/10/16 @10:53:00 by vigilante sculpting

Adding gears & pipes to the cog mechanicum, giving it a more cathedral feel I'm working on a curved paper scaffold, because I have to [...Read More]

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Back onto the diorama

Published on 2019/10/16 @10:50:00 by vigilante sculpting

Back onto the diorama... New base, made from XPS foam. Cut with my foam cutter , then added detail by chopping away bits and burning [...Read More]

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Tech Priest sculpt is done

Published on 2019/10/14 @10:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

Here he is, in all his admech griminess. He is up for voting at putty&paint and coolminiornot . Also, artstation . [...Read More]

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DIY Foam cutter

Published on 2019/10/08 @11:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

Or, how to shave a yak. I built a basic foam cutter table over the past weeks. The cutter table measures 15" x 10", and [...Read More]

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Tech priest WIP

Published on 2019/10/06 @10:30:00 by vigilante sculpting

This is what the little guy currently looks like: [...Read More]

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Externals

Published on 2019/10/06 @10:29:00 by vigilante sculpting

Tech priests have lots of little mounted gadgets: and every tech priest needs some kind of staff: [...Read More]

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get ahead

Published on 2019/10/06 @10:27:00 by vigilante sculpting

The tech priest face: [...Read More]

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Tech tentacles

Published on 2019/10/06 @10:26:00 by vigilante sculpting

Filling out the body of the tech priest Adding the robes This is how I made the claws at the end of the tech tentacles [...Read More]

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Finished dreadnought!

Published on 2019/09/24 @12:25:00 by vigilante sculpting

Finally, done with the dreadnought. It has been a fun ride. Please go vote for him on coolminiornot putty&paint or, give him a like on [...Read More]

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Something strange this way comes

Published on 2019/09/20 @10:57:00 by vigilante sculpting

New sculpt, this will be a late addition to the dreadnought diorama. Can you guess what I'm aiming for? [...Read More]

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Garage base

Published on 2019/09/20 @10:54:00 by vigilante sculpting

The garage dread got a garage base Needs some serious matt varnish to knock the shine off it, but otherwise it's almost done! More wip [...Read More]

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Might morphin power skulls

Published on 2019/09/18 @10:04:00 by vigilante sculpting

Wherein, vanilla skulls turn into servo skulls [...Read More]

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Skulls and molds

Published on 2019/09/16 @10:15:00 by vigilante sculpting

As usual, "40k" means "not enough skulls" And some molds, made from printer parts, for the diorama: [...Read More]

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Purity seal

Published on 2019/09/16 @10:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

Broke the purity seal on the garage dread's shoulder a while back. Here is a new one: I might write up a post about how [...Read More]

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