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Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

Nice looking door, but at first I thought you made the Necronomicon to continue the book theme.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I haven't tried scupting that small....... yet.

   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

 Theophony wrote:
Nice looking door, but at first I thought you made the Necronomicon to continue the book theme.


that was my first thought too....

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

 adamsouza wrote:


Started playing with some air dry clay and made a Dungeon Door really big Necronomicon . 25x37.5mm


That gives me an idea for a book golem with a completely different kind of head

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA














Gallery for larger images

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Cool stuff!

 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Added to the Chaos Daemon Gallery

Not that I really needed any more screamers, but someone complimented me on them the other day, and I had more air dry clay...





and didn't someone mention the Necronomicon ?

   
Made in us
Combat Jumping Ragik






Beyond the Beltway

Don't read it. But you would need to use a microscope, no? Very cool stuff.


This sort of reminds me of the demon face from Tomb of Horrors. Y'know the one with the sphere of annihilation for a mouth. You could try sculpting that demon face?

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

That face is kind of what inspired me to do this one, although I didn't use it as a reference. I've always liked dungeon doors and walls with faces on them.

I may take you up on your suggestion.



   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

A boy, some cardboard, and a desire to make something Orks could use to get across the battlefield

Start with some thin card


and more thin card


Fold and glue that card into something shaped vaguely like Optimus Prime


Forget the enclosed back section, as it would prevent the boyz from firing their guns wildly everywhere


Driver section should probably be enclosed


Something along the lines of a Garbage Truck


Too much open space up front


Divider creates windowed sections


Side doors would probably help as well


Some reinforcements along the back also add more texture


Can't decide which way the back section should be facing


Back Section


Front end gets grill and texture pieces


Didn't look right without headlights


and a bummper


Ladders, Guardrail, and more texture pieces added


Side View


45degree view


Now, I need to find me some wheels...

EDIT:



Ork for scale


Added vertical bars by the grill, Thickened the Bumper and widened the top strip to better support the removable roof



Internal horizontal support for roof.


Added vertical supports around windows and horizontal bar across top of grill


Added plating for additional texture and material strength.


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Made in us
Nasty Nob






That's a great and simple Trukk. Certainly a good base model, and you can glue more scraps and rivets to it easily. Nice work.


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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

Thanks for that step by step...I see myself making one soonish too...


Automatically Appended Next Post:
Measurements would be nice tho...

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I did make this fast and loose, but these should help you get the general dimensions right.




I built the model in 1/4" (6.25mm)increments. None of the measurements are overly critical. As long as the right side is the same size as the left, and the back as wide as the front, you'll be good.

   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

super!

now ou really need to build yourself some cardboard wheels...to keep in the theme

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Look at that, from silence to a kickass trukk.

 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I went so long without building wargaming stuff that I was starting to have withdrawels

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Ork for scale


Added vertical bars by the grill, Thickened the Bumper and widened the top strip to better support the removable roof



Internal horizontal support for roof.


Added vertical supports around windows and horizontal bar across top of grill


Added plating for additional texture and material strength.


   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Long story short... I had camera issues. I'll post new pics soon.

Anyhow, can't figure out anything with Orks that makes the work involved/ stuff I want to work on / game effectiveness love triangle work in any way I'm happy with. I'm going to finish the truk I'm currently working on, and a sister one I've started as well, before moving on to Tyranids.

I actually loved Tyranids back in second edition, and I've flirted with playing them every edition since. I'd pick up a few models, build them, and then move on before fielding them.

In any case, finally decided to sit down and figure out what I had available.

Hive Tyrant x2
Carnifex x5
Zoanthrope x4
Ravener x3
Biovore x3
Spore Mines x12
Lictor x7
Warriors x20
Ripper Swarms x23
Hormagaunt x77
Termigant x130
Gargoyles x28
Genestealers x36
Broodlord x2

So yeah, 350 models that would have made an epic 2nd-3rd edtion Tyranid army.

Got a refund from a Kickstarter that called it quits and I'm investing it in Tyranids !!

I'm thinking 3 Flyrants and 3 Tyrannocytes

   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Cool. I like your work. I like tyranids for the most part. Seeing them combined should be fun.

 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

First of all grats on the 50.

Orks are a labour of love. You don't collect them to win or be clever. Sometimes it is just nice to smash stuff, even if it is your own half the time. The truck looks brilliant. Can't wait to see it done.

Your tyranids on the other hand look like a serious force to be reckoned with. Not that I know anything about playing these days.




 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks guys.

I got my camera issues sorted, and took a bunch of pictures, but I don't have it in me to edit, upload, and post them all right now.

Used up all my free time today scratch building a Tyranid Tryanocite

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Second Truk












































   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA


Started with the air sacks underneath


Then I went to work on the orifice and gun ports on the top




Then I started working on the armor plated sections. In the picture there are 4 layers of overlapping plates. There is an additional 5th layer, but I had scrapped the initial version of it.


I mounted it on a 2" piece of clear pipe and used hot glue to make tendril like textures on it. The base itself is foam core covered in a layer of hot glue.


I added some plastic tubing for a base for the gun barrels. Still need to texture them.


I added 5 3" tenticles underneath made of thick floral wire and textured them with hot glue


Still want to add 5 more tenticles to the main body, and little talons to the ends of the tentacles.


   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Hideous, and awesome

 
   
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Speed Drybrushing





NC

That's really cool looking!

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks for the encouragement guys.

I've added 5 tentacles coming off the body. Thick floral wire, coated in hotglue. An unexpected benefit of that method is that the tentacles are posable. Didn't expect that.



You can also see how I did the smaller armor plates. Cut, folded, and then creased to give it more of a 3D presence.



Here, the ventral tentacles have been reposistioned off the ground, and hot glued on talons were added to each of the tentacles. Also, half round beads were glued here and there on the upper body, representing smaller gas bladders, for extra texture.


   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

was sold on that piece when seeing the parts even...!

what did you use for the ...well...balls?...and that red stuff... is that glue?

   
Made in us
Nasty Nob






Nice Trukks. Simple and effective design.

That Tyranid drop pod (?) is terrifying. But very cool.


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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Viktor von Domm wrote:what did you use for the ...well...balls?...and that red stuff... is that glue?




The gas sacks are glass beads, commonly used as counters for card games. They are flat on the bottom, and round on top. Not being symmetrical, they have an organic look to them.

The red stuff is colored hot glue. The dollar stores around here have packs of colored hot glue, with sparkles in it, 15 sticks for a $1. I'll likely paint over it eventually, but the colored nature of the glue makes it easier to work with when your layering it.

Cleatus wrote:Nice Trukks. Simple and effective design.

That Tyranid drop pod (?) is terrifying. But very cool.


Thanks. I can never bring myself to go full Mad Max with my Ork vehicles.

I'm pretty happy with how well the Tyrannocyte is coming along. Honestly, it's my first attempt trying to make anything custom for Tyranids.

Probably going to make a pair of Sporocysts next. I found a foam football just the right size.



   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Start with one Dollar Store Football



Cut it in half, for 2 Sporocyst hulls



I drew a pentagram on the bottom and used that to divide it into 5 sections



Forgot to take pictures of these steps. If anyone is interested, just ask and I'll be happy to do my best to explain what I did.



Top Down view


Still need to add armor plates, gun ports, tentacles, etc.. but not off to a bad start.

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