In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Painting The First Trees

Here’s the first 5 trees all painted up and below is the process. After I mount them and apply the base celluclay/groundcover I’ll use shredded strands of Jute for even thinner roots and vines. Flat Black Spray Paint (the cheap stuff… 96 cents at Wal-Mart) Airbrush water-thinned Americana “Raw Umber”…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Seeing the Forest for the Trees

After my last update I painted the entire wood base in a bright purple exterior paint then a light coating of Krylon Fusion textured spraypaint. Why would I do this? Well the exterior paint was leftover from painting my daughters deck chair which I had stripped of it’s old chipped…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Trees

It took me a bit to decide just how I wanted to do the trees. My first idea was to mount CPVC in holes and cover them with celluclay/sculpy/whatever. (cpvc because it has a higher tolerance for heat in case of my using sculpy)  Then while doing a plethora of…

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Completed » Hardboiled AFS

About The Build » So I heard about a MaK contest coming up whose deadline is the 12th of January. When did I find out? I think it was December 28th or so. Oops! I thought for a few days that it was too bad since that would be fun…

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In Progress » Hardboiled AFS in under 12 Days

01.12.09 » Source, Concepts & Initial Building So I heard about a MaK contest coming up whose deadline is the 12th of January. When did I find out? I think it was December 28th or so. Oops! I thought for a few days that it was too bad since that…

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Snowy Groundwork and Brush (Modded from BK’s Method)

I had already started the groundwork for my KV-X2 when Maschinen Kreuger posted his great tutorial on making groundwork with textured gel medium and trees. I loved his tutorial and ended up integrating some of his techniques into this build. I made some changes such as starting with Celluclay (I…

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