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Adventures in Shapeways Part 4: PBT-000 Bounce Tortoise   1 comment

In Adventures in Shapeways Part 3 I discussed the 1/60 scale Bounce Tortoise print.  Today we’re going to discuss the larger, more Deluxe Bounce Tortoise in 1/35 scale, again shown next to a 1/35 scale Scopedog, and a 1/35 scale Maschinen Krieger suit.

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Posted August 29, 2012 by Prometheum5 in 3D Printing, Mecha, Resin

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Adventures in Shapeways Part 3: PBT-000 Bounce Tortoise   1 comment

In Adventures in Shapeways Part 2 I showed off the very first test print of the Bounce Tortoise power armor.  A new shipment came earlier this week with much more exciting prints.

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Posted August 28, 2012 by Prometheum5 in 3D Printing, Mecha, Resin

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Adventures in Shapeways Part 2: PBT-0XX Bounce Tortoise   3 comments

I know I’ve been quiet for the summer, but I finally have new things to show, but I think you guys are going to like them.  In my last Adventures in Shapeways post, I showed off some basic modeling and print tests that were just a way for me to get a handle on making something on screen and having it show up at my doorstep.  Now we’re into real designs, starting with the PBT-0XX Bounce Tortoise prototype.  Power armor in the Starship Troopers, Dorvack, and Machinen Krieger tradition is one of my favorite things.  With the infinite possibilities afforded by CAD, I decided to start with a power suit.

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Posted August 24, 2012 by Prometheum5 in 3D Printing, Mecha, Resin

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Kaiju Kaos Monster Diorama Kompleted!   1 comment

Kaiju Kaos is a new 28mm miniature game by Bryan K. Borgman of Bailey Records.  A number of smaller pewter and larger resin monster figures are available, but the game is also designed to allow kaiju collectors to use their own figures in the game.  The Kaos Monster here is the flagship monster release so far, and Bryan contacted me to have me paint one.  He wanted a crazy Monster Kolor sprayed figure to show off some of the crossover potential between kaiju stylings and his tabletop wargame.  Tons more photos of the completed scene after the break!

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In Living Kolor Boston!   Leave a comment

In Living Kolor Boston was this weekend and it was a blast!  Seven hours of driving both ways to Lot F Gallery, an awesome gallery space tucked away right in Boston, were well worth it.  A ton of people showed up for both the live painting and the gallery opening, and a ton of toys got painted.  Max Toy Co, Onell, and resin artist Dustin Nakagawa all provided a pile of blanks for painting.  It was great to see old friends, make new ones, and see people who had never painted before try out Monster Kolor spraycans and airbrushing.  I painted the mini Eyezon above, on clear green vinyl with sparkles…

 

…this mini Argus on red vinyl.  I slathered it with pink peal, and then tried out the MK rattle can matte finish, which gave it a great finish.

I also picked up this awesome little resin by Dustin Nakagawa, named Gamusa.  He’s clearly inspired by Zollmen’s Zudon, but has some differences that make him stand out, and is a perfectly sized and shaped little resin buddy.  I also worked on a blank Gamusa that I will post up when I finish.

Another shot of Gamusa.  The loose sprays work really well on the rough sculpt, and manage to highlight the details really well.  I should also mention that this guy has a great heft to him, and seems to be cast from a really nice resin.

 

 

Cris Rose Bits and Bytes DIY Painted by PRS! (Mega post)   Leave a comment

Cris Rose is a UK-based artist that is into analog photography and robots.  His resin robots are functional, yet cute.  There are back stories to all of his designs.  Cris imagines a world where robots are ubiquitous servants, everywhere from industrial labor to childcare.  I had a great time painting up a pack of his recent Bits and Bytes mini-sized (1/24 scale) DIY ‘bots, each with their own background.  Keep in mind each of these minis is around an inch tall, and check after the fold for pics of each!

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Posted September 2, 2011 by Prometheum5 in Mecha, Resin, Toy Customs

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Killer Culture Safrinin Microfighter   Leave a comment

This guy snuck out alongside the weathered edition for the TAG Battle Pack.

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Posted July 7, 2011 by Prometheum5 in Killer Culture, Resin, Toy Customs

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