In-Progress » The Hopper » Decals, Metal, More…

Decals applied over a gloss coat. Then a satin coat of FFA applied along with a filter of yellow-tan oil paint. Metal: First I applied a satin coat FFA over what I had done in the prior update. Next, when cured I airbrushed on AK-Interactive washes: Dark Brown and Track…

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In Progress » The “Large Barge” » Cargo and Acrylic Madness

As you may know, I sculpt the model kit versions of Ian McQue’s airships for my model kit production company Industria Mechanika. For a while now I’ve wanted to do a large one-off showpiece as a backdrop for the smaller kits. Something to give a sense of scale and scenery…

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In Progress » The Dragonfly

Apparently I posted nothing about this here on my own site, but the follow-up to my Hornethopter kit, the Dragonfly is done and in-stock at Industria Mechanika. Much like the Hornet, I designed the entire Dragonfly craft, but this time I had my friend and iMech collaborator Christophe Desse create…

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In Progress » Naboo N1 Royal Starfighter Trio

I didn’t know that these kits existed until last week! I’ve been in such an Industria Mechanika cloud that other genres I typically build have kind of book set aside so could focus. However while looking at HLJ for another plastic kit (The Hasegawa Last Exile II Van Ship) I…

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In-Progress » The Centurion 1/4 Scale Bust » More Alien Insect Paint

More progress on the first Centurion. I mottled thin black around edges and over everything really to shade and pattern as I planned. This took hours as it’s basically scribbling with thin lines from the airbrush. After the black, I added some white spots to the side of the head,…

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