Thursday, February 21, 2008

Photo: A whole bunch of retro-futuristic robots

Photo link
. You can buy many of these from the Builder's Studio store. And here's an interview with the creator of all those robots.

Vinyl Toy: The Bride Munny (Kill Bill)

See more photos here and here.

Custom Action Figure: S.T.R.I.P.E. (JLU-style)

See more JLU-style customized action figures here.

Warhammer 40K: All-silver armored character

"Legio Custodes - Emperors Inner Guard." Found here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Custom Action Figure: Darth Vader Hologram

Click through to see how it was modified and painted.

Custom Action Figure: Victorian Iron Man

This is the "primitive" version of the armor. See more photos of it, as well as Victorian Stark out of armor, and the more advanced version of the armor here and here.

Customized Action Figure: Cyborg Superman (JLU-style)

Several more JLU-style customized action figures here.

What kind of saw should you use to cut up miniatures?

Go here for a discussion of various brands, including a endorsement of Hasegawa's Tritool series micro saws: "You can actually split the fingers on a Marine's hand apart from one another without destroying the hand with these little gems!"

Monday, February 18, 2008

Custom Action Figure: Dr. Mindbender

Most absurd G.I. Joe character? Scroll waaay down for more photos and the recipe.

Miniature Painting: Monster Eyes

See the whole monster spider here.

How To: Lots of ideas for modeling spider webs

For example: "You could simply find a material such as thick glue. Position some wire where you want the web to go. Then drip the glue over the wire and paint it pale looking as though it is spider web."


Sunday, February 17, 2008

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Warhammer 40K: Multicolored Carnifex

Click through for many more photos.

Customized Action Figure: Spider-Ham work in progress

Click through for the recipe. It's a heavily modified Spiderman figure.

Customized Action Figure: Bugs Bunny as a Stormtrooper

Found here, amongst dozens of customized action figures.

Sculpture: Galapagos Girl

Lots of photos here.

The merits of mixing Super Sculpey and Sculpey 3

A useful discussion here, including the suggestion that you buy a pasta machine to mix.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Stikfas: Cupid


Funny Catwoman/Robin photo

Link. Via.

Customized Action Figure: Iron Man/M.O.D.O.K. Mashup

Zero G used a mixture or Super Sculpey and Milliput, around a core of aluminum foil.

*Buy MODOK toys at eBay.

Airbrushing tips

Here's some useful tips on selecting and using an airbrush. For example:
Next, comes the paint. What type? Laquer, enamel, or acrylic? The choice is yours. If you can't vent off really well I don't recommend lacquers... they're deadly stuff to get into your lungs and the thinner itself is deadly also. It can cause sterility, death, blindness, etc... not recommended stuff.

How To: Turn popsicle sticks into plank bases

Step by step instructions here.

Customized Iron Man Iron Action Figure

Looks like it's based on an Omega Spawn figure. Ebay.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Custom Action Figure: Danger (X-Men)

Lots more customized action figures by "darthleon" in this gallery (look at the sidebar).

Custom Action Figures: War Machine, Guardsman

Click through for the recipes

War Machine and Guardsman by *Jin-Saotome on deviantART

Scenery photos

Spotted some nice making-of photos here of wargaming scenery.