Digital Kit Design » The Songbird Ornithopter

I created a lot of different insect ornithopters, but birds always eluded me. Over the years I’ve designed many different attempts at bird wings for one, but nothing seemed to be just the right combination of functional and aesthetically pleasing. Some used photoetch, some laser-cut parts, others solid sculpts. Finally…

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Digital Kit Design » INT-4f Minirig Redesign

I had picked up a 3.75″ AT-ST Driver figure as I wanted to make some action-figure sized “Star Wars” releases. Just to whet my pallet, I decided to remake the INT-4 again. This was a Kenner Minirig toy that was never shown in any of the films. The last time…

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Digital Kit Design » Proxie Frame x Tengu III BJD

A few years prior I created a one-off 1/6 scale figure with a mechanical barn-owl head, hakama kimono, and instead of hands, feathered wing blades. It got a lot of attention from my various communities and I wanted to make another at some point as I had sold the original…

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Digital Kit Design » Armis Terram Type-F7 Mecha

Giant robots… if you have been following me the past 20 years, you know how much a giant robot fan I am and always have been. Most of my model-kit gallery is filled with them, and I love designing them. So obviously I had to design at least one as…

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Digital Kit Design » The Bumble’thopter

I love ornithopters. Flapping flight has always been a fascination and after having read Dune several times in the 1990s I was hooked on the concept, even construction some from balsa and tissue based on plans I found online. Once of my first solo kit productions before Industria Mechanika was…

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Digital Kit Design » Gundam UCHG ‘Space Launch’

For some reason, the small space launch/shuttle at the end of the original Gundam series always resonated with me. I had hoped that back when Bandai was producing the Gundam UC Hardgraph (UCHG) line of 1/35 scale “ground-level” kits, that this would find it’s way into their line-up, but alas…

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