Author Topic: 1/35 JTR - TacoBeetle-34 Firebeetle - Finished  (Read 4211 times)

July 23, 2009, 09:33:49 AM
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TacoBeetle-34

TacoBeetle-35

Close Ups



TacoBeetle-36

TacoBeetle-37

TacoBeetle-38

Detail Shots



Combo Platter-39

Crispy Relleno


The ground work and vehicle work were pretty straight forward.  The basic ground color is Vallejo Iraqi Sand, the rocks are a custom light gray, this was then given a wash with MIG Neutral Wash. The grass is a mixture of artificial grass and seaweed fibers airbrushed with Tamiya Acrylics. The groundwork was then dusted with MIG Beach Sand, Light Dust and Dry Mud fixed with Turpenoid. the same applies to the Beetle. MIG washes and pigments blend it in with it surroundings. The figure was the most challenging part. It's been 20 years since my last 1/35 scale figure (think Tamiya Flak Gun Crew and Testors Enamels)  and this is the first full figure of any scale I have painted with acrylics. Calvin Tan? More like Calvin and Hobbs but he gets the job done and sells the size of the walker. You guys that paint 1/35 all the time, my hat is off to you. I don't think my highlights are strong enough for the photos. It's the lighting, yeah, I'll blame the lighting.  ;D

Enjoy, BK
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July 23, 2009, 10:10:42 AM
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Really awesome, looks museum worthy.

July 24, 2009, 06:13:57 AM
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I wonder about the guy that can sit through a David Lynch movie and say, "I saw that coming."

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July 24, 2009, 06:21:19 AM
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I don't have a bad thing to say about this whatsoever. The tank looks great, the figure looks great (despite your concerns about painting it), and the display base looks great. Not only that, but all the elements look great together! Honestly, the figure looks better than the ones I've seen in the how-to books on figure painting.

Great piece, BK!
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July 24, 2009, 07:04:39 AM
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Thank you Zero, that made my day.   ^_^ Serious.

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July 24, 2009, 09:51:52 AM
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This may sound weird, but I love the shading on the guys knees. Really adds to the look and realism. Everything looks great. Very nice work.

July 24, 2009, 11:20:10 AM
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Thanks Mike, all your 1/35 dudes over the years prompted me to get off my duff and build one. Thanks for the inspiration.

Here are some close ups of 'ol Sexy Knees. I posted these on one of the figure forums, no one screamed in horror, so I guess they are safe to share. :D






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July 25, 2009, 02:27:46 PM
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And you sais you would have to struggle with the 1/35 scale.... no way jose... you are a master doesn't matter the scale, and this model confirms it ......

Congrats.
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July 25, 2009, 06:12:32 PM
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Cooooolnessss! :yeah:
You don't fail a model BK!
Great scene, painting, figure and wethering!
I love this one!
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July 27, 2009, 06:07:21 AM
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Thanks you two.  :lol:

1/35 is just so small, I'm baffled how those armor guys add all that PE.
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July 27, 2009, 03:52:00 PM
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The beetle and dio look AWESOME together! :)
Nicely carried out. I like this very much.



Time to go dig out mine from the crypt... :P

July 27, 2009, 08:46:54 PM
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This is awesome!

Despite ur worries about the figure painting, honestly i blows my mind off realising it's a  1/35 scale! it definitely looks  1/9!

I really admire your work!
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July 29, 2009, 07:02:32 AM
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Max - Dig baby!

rayloke - Thanks
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