Completed » Clyde.A Autonomous Utilitor

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Order the Clyde.A Full-Action 1:6 Robot Kit Exclusively at Industria Mechanika!   When I first started my company, Industria Mechanika, I fully expected to be making 6+ new kit designs a year on my own, by hand. That mindset didn’t last long thanks to collaborations and 3D printing and before…

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Completed » Scarif Patrol » 1/12 Stormtrooper Diorama

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Kind of in a Star Wars kick at the moment thanks to Rogue One looking so promising. I rather liked a few stills I initially saw of a platoon of Stormtroopers wading through shallow tropical ocean water and thought “that’d be interesting to make”. I already had a pair of…

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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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In Progress » UCHG Core Fighter » Decals and Initial Weathering

So far so good. Applied the decals that came with the kit for the G3 version, but made my scheme more of a Jolly Roger variant.  Then added a flat coat and did my typical spacecraft weathering. (See Millenium Falcon YouTube Vids)Metals done with Alclad II lacquers. Skull decals leftover…

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In Progress » UCHG Core Fighter

Okay, I couldn’t resist. I got my UC Hardgraph Core Fighter kits (one for me and a future one for a client) and had to start one immediately while waiting for oil paint to dry. It’s a great kit… lots of detail, nice-sized, potential. I decided to do a low-vis…

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