Digital Kit Design » The Drifter

One of my first collaborations for Industria Mechanika products was with an artist named Ian McQue, famous for his diesel-punk airship designs. I was a huge fan of his work and as it turns out, he was also a fan of mine. Over the next decade, I sculpted four 1/35…

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Digital Kit Design » Mon Calamari Starfighter Concept

While trying to decide what kind of potential mini-rig or other action-figure-sized vehicle to make after the INT-4f, I thought it might be cool to explore what a Mon Calamari Starfighter (aside from the B-Wing) would look like. I wanted it to match not only the overall look and feel…

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Digital Kit Design » Horned Beetle Hovertank

This insect inspired design started off as either a sci-fi hovertank or a steampunk walker. I posted the base armor design up on my Patreon and ran a poll to let my customers decide what they wanted more. They chose the hovertank so I continued work on the design in…

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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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