In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent » Seedy Garbage

At this point I’m about 95% done with the base. All I have left to do is to put a nice wooden edge around the plywood base and add some “to be determined” effects from Vincent when he’s done. He’ll also need some holes drilled to pin him to the…

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In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent » Marquee

Continuing on with the sign and weathering, I applied some oil paint discoloration to the sign. Blues, rusts and light dirt colors were applied to the blue circles while reds, pinks, light dirt and rust were applied to the red circles. These dabs of oil paint were then blended in…

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In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent » Motel

I’ve been progressing with the scenery while waiting for some LEDs to arrive for Vincents head. First up is the portable marquis sign. After completing the scratch-building process I primed the sign in Mr. Color Base White. Then when dry I masked off the white portion and sprayed the whole…

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In Progress » ‘Futuristic’ Prototype 01 Vincent

Years ago a fellow modeler friend of mine, Walter Pezzali, created a fantastic 1950’s looking robot kit master. (Vincent) I purchased one of the first and probably only casts of the time and while the design was great, the self-casting job was not. We decided to exchange it and try…

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