Completed » The Fallen One » 1/6 Scale Custom Figure

I love un-fixed wings… ornithopters, birds, insects… I just can’t get enough. So I decided to try my hand once again at making a good set of feather-style wings. I have so many prototyped designs (digital and physical) that I’ve never shown off due to the degree of difficulty involved…

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Completed » Fight or Flight » Scout Trooper Diorama

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I’ve been wanting to do a lush redwood forest scene ever since I acquired these Bandai 1/12 scale Scout Trooper w/ Speeder Bike kits. There’s so much detail that can be done and a well-done base can really sell the realism on a kit. The kit itself is pretty nice.…

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Completed » Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced X1 [Commissioned]

A small quick build-up of the new 1/72 scale Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced X1 from Fine Molds for a client. I received two of these I had on preorder for months from HLJ last week. Their shipping has improved and the yen is much better now. The kit itself builds…

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FichtenFoo’s Implausible Long-Nose Submersible!

Hi guys! Not sure if I showed this off here or not, but I have a new Fish Sub I designed available for preorder today. This one is based on the long-nose butterfly fish. The body is slightly smaller than the original, but there’s a LOT more in the kit.…

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Completed » The Hornethopter

Here are the final images for the Hornethopter. It was a fun kit to design, build and paint and I hope the hundred of you that purchased one of the first edition releases enjoy building it up. Watch for the second edition to be on sale at Industria Mechanika.

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In Progress » The Hornethopter » More Paint

Since the last update I’ve been painting the little brass trim details. The Mr. Metal Color Brass hand-paints beautifully and buffs up to a nice sheen. I used the same toothbrush with the other metal buffing residue on it which actually makes for a nice tarnish. ponging on a little…

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