In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Little Trio

Yesterday I sculpted Luke pretty much from scratch using Super Sculpy, an extra plastic 1/48 head (I added the hair) and hands. Yoda looks a tad short, but he’ll be sitting up on some roots. I may remove the feet and add a little more to his cloak at the…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Tiny Jedi

Here’s the tiny 1/48 scale Yoda sculpted with Super Sculpey/Sculpy III. I need to do a little touch-up like scraping the folds of his cloak cleaner and adding more nose definition, but he’s otherwise ready to go.  While he may look rough, remember that you’re seeing a larger than life…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Roots from Jute

Hooray! It’s working as I hoped it would! What is working you may or may not ask? The jute twine I used for the smallest dangling roots is what. In all of the images I have seen, the larger roots are covered in a lot of small vine-type roots and…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Sidewalls and Sealants

Here’s the Dagobah progress to this point which might not look like much from last time. At this point the basswood sides have been cut and applied to the base with 5-minute epoxy. They were then stained with Minwax Ebony wood stain. Very nice stuff. It’s a black stain, but…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Yoda’s Hut Lit Up Video

The project is progressing nicely and at a halfway decent pace to boot despite the celluclay mistakes. I fixed all of the trees by making them thicker and that did the trick. They’re all now dry and painted-up. All that’s left is to mount them and add the finer vines…

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In Progress » Dagobah Diorama » Shinola Happens…

…and so does the other stuff. Yeah… although some of you out there seem to think I am perfect at this (weirdos) you are sadly misinformed. I make mistakes, big and small, but in the end they all help me to learn and grow. Todays mistake is not a new…

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