Saturday, December 14, 2013

SciFi Saturday – Forgotten Photos

The other day I came across some hi-res photos that I took with my girlfriend's better camera while I was constructing custom Star Frontiers: Knight Hawks miniatures (mostly the fighter minis), but forgot to use in my prior posts as I was casting them. Since they give some nice detail to what I accomplished as an amateur sculptor, here they are today.

First, a close-up of a metal pour as it starts to cool:



The UPF Fighter trio figure:




The Sathar Fighter sculpture as it gets finished:



Sathar Fighter close-up:



Three Sathar Fighter casts next to a quarter for scale:



4 comments:

  1. Hi Delta,

    Have you considered using LEGO bricks to support your moulds? I use this all the time. also, I use plasticine instead of play- doh as there is none of the hassle factor you seem to have when cleaning up. Just my two pennies worth. Great blog!

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    1. Good ideas! The fact that my girlfriend already had wooden braces made for the molds (although I didn't realize that for a while) means that's easier for me than other options. Others may find that really useful. The plasticine idea is a good one, though -- the play-doh cleaning process is definitely the worst part of all this, I should consider that in the future.

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