In Progress » Adrian Smith’s Frankenstein by Industria Mechanika » Iron Giant

Since yesterday I focused on some of the scabs and stitching. For the scabs/cuts I used a mixture of 502 Abteilung oil paint; Coagulated Blood and Shadow Brown thinned when needed with odorless turpenoid. The stitching is also done with the 502 A. oils which I just love… great colors,…

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In Progress » Adrian Smith’s Frankenstein by Industria Mechanika » FrankenPrimer

Continuing with the Frankenstein, I first primed all of the parts with Duplicolor self-etching primer (olive green) then with Duplicolor white sandable primer. I figure that the somewhat dead/decayed flesh is a good place to start so I first airbrushed a gray-brown from the bottom-up to add the shadows, then…

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In Progress » Adrian Smith’s Frankenstein by Industria Mechanika

I feel like I never have time to post here anymore. Industria Mechanika keeps me very busy indeed! But here’s my current build-up of the pre-production sample of Adrian Smith’s Frankenstein. (Click Here To Order Frankenstein, Ships 8/7/2012) Normally I don’t build figures, but this one is REALLY awesome. Lots…

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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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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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