In Progress » Three Waldos Plus… » Hull Interiors

A quick SBS on how I did these hull interiors for the 3 Waldos. (order your Waldo here!) I think they turned out great and best of all took only a short time to achieve. Primed w/ Black Duplicolor Primer Airbrushed on Flat White Tamiya Acrylic Satin clearcoat with Future Floor…

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In Progress » Three Waldos Plus…

I’ve finally gotten a chance to start painting the Ian McQue Waldos (order your Waldo here!) I mastered for Industria Mechanika. These great little kits come with a lot of resin of course, but also a laser-cut wood deck and plastic windows and LOTS of photoetch including a full-PE wheelhouse.…

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In Progress » Prof. FichtenFoo’s Implausible Long-Nose Submersible » More Brass & Tarnish »

Moving right along, I painted all of the little details that needed done by hand. As you can see above, I tacked most of the kit together temporarily for photos. Here is the Long-Nose shown with my original Fantastical Fish-Shaped Submersible build for size reference. Now onto the dreaded weathering.…

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In Progress » Prof. FichtenFoo’s Implausible Long-Nose Submersible » Brass & Tarnish

Moving right along, I’ve been working on the brass paint and base-tarnish/panel definitions. I’m painting this similar to the real Longnose Butterfly fish that it’s design is based on, but in bare metal tones. I use a multi-stepped process for this brass finish and as usual with bare metal, it…

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Completed » The Dustbuster [Industria Mechanika/Miguel Lopez]

And another one done! This time it’s the Dustbuster, conceptualized by Miguel Lopez, 3D modeled by Nate Clowar and produced by Industria Mechanika. This kit is beautifully, near flawlessly in fact, cast with 60+ parts, Driver, and photoetch! Get Your Dustbuster Kit Here* » *Discounted price until 3.18.2013 while supplies…

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In Progress » The Dustbuster [Industria Mechanika Release] » Weathering

Been working on this off and on the past week… mostly off though. Luckily though, the techniques I use for the dusting, mud and weathering are fairly simple. I started off with a filter then some discoloration with oils. (see my Millenium Falcon video tutorials for details)  That gives the…

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