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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

That looks good, my current one has not that trigger to pull in the glue stick...I have to push it in with my thumb...which is super annoying...

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I've never seen a glue gun like that. Was it designed that way, or is it broken ?

Saw this today in my feed


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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Random shopping

2 sets of these


2 sets of these


and 1 bag of these


and I have enough bits for 10 more Genestealer Cult Acolytes, and enough claws for 2 dozen Metamorphs

   
Made in us
Nasty Nob






Hot glue and foil?! Are you a wizard?
Cool stuff, sir.


My P&M blog: Cleatus, the Scratch-building Mekboy
Successful Swap Trades: 6 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Just wait until you see what I do with Silicone Caulking and cornstarch.

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA


Finally got around to painting the bases for the Cult






   
Made in us
Nasty Nob






I've heard of the silicone and cornstarch mold idea, but never tried it myself. Saw a YouTube video that looked promising. If you try it, please share!

Nice looking bases.


My P&M blog: Cleatus, the Scratch-building Mekboy
Successful Swap Trades: 6 
   
Made in lt
Brainy Zoanthrope






I feel Mantic range is good for Genestealer cult hybrids, especially Plague 3gen http://www.manticgames.com/mantic-shop/deadzone/plague/product/3rd-gen-troopers.html
Could serve as Neophytes or as acolytes (with some claws added).

 Crimson Devil wrote:
7th edition 40k is a lot like BDSM these days. Only play with people you know and develop a safe word for when things get too intense. And It doesn't hurt to be a sadist or masochist as well.

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Cleatus: The Silicone and Cornstarch mold project has been hovering on standby for months now. I bought the silicone and cornstarch, but there just hasn't been something suitable for a one piece mold that I've wanted badly enough to do it. I'm playing 40K around a Curse of Strahd D&D campaign that we are trying to wrap up, so my attention and free time have been divided.

Ratliker: Thank you for the suggestion. They are suitably twisted, but for me the third arm is iconic for GSC Acolytes.

Speaking of which, just spent whatever free time I had last night and this morning converting another 10 Acolytes from Wargames Factory Shocktrooper Bodies and GSC head and arms bits.

With any luck they'll be base coated and based by Monday morning, when I'll actually have some free time to paint them.


   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Work has been brutal. I've managed enough spare time to base coat most of the cult and build a bunch of terrain.

While looking for something else, I found my foam cutter and banged out a table's worth of terrain.

Was about to place my Annual Christmas Present for Me Order of miniatures, this year theme Genestealer Cult, and I noticed my car is leaking break fluid on the way to work. May have to post pone that order until I figure out how much that is going to cost me to repair.

   
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Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Look forwards to see the terrain you made!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA


Their all still raw and unpainted, but this will give you an idea











and typical for moe, I went and took these pictures, then made two more pieces of terrain, and walked away without taking and pictures of them.


   
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[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Nice hill sets. Traditional look to them. Interesting "columned " pieces.




 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I've spent lots of time making various detailed pieces of terrain over the years, but the sets that see the most use are ruins and hills. I'm not going to fight it.

Hills being pretty easy to make is a plus as well.

The columns are an attempt to get some vertical reaching cover without making a mountain.

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

More wild hills to work with, and the temple pieses are nice as well!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I've worked on a random assortment of terrain an models over the last week, but I haven't been photographing my progress. I'll try and update tomorrow with a bunch of stuff.

For now I had this Greater Deamon of Tzeentch handy, since the new Wrath of Magnus release has rekindled my interest in Daemons.



Without realising it at the time, I made it look more 40K by adding an assortment of skulls to it

Christmas shopping and car repairs have put my genestealer cult aquisitions on hold, until the new year.

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Random dungeon terrain piece I made while binge watching






   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Some terrain ideas I was batting around








   
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[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Terrain is looking pretty amazing bud, good amount of variety too.




 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks Cam !

I had a random inspiration last night.









   
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Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

So it looks like a dice tower, but obviously there's more going on.

 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

They are all the rage amongst crafty D&D players.

Dice Tower on the left.
Shelves for dice in the middle.
Back Right is a spot to put a miniature.
Forward right is a pencil holder.
Tray up front to keep the dice rolling out of the tower from rolling off the table.
Then you fix it up like terrain, to make it look cool, and help you keep in character.




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Pious Palatine






Nice. Looks cool and functional.

EDC
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks EDC !

Here it is with some paint on it. 5+ layers of Gray and Blue to look like I went over it with a single drybrush







   
Made in us
Nasty Nob






I can tell you used the blue and gray, it's subtle but it's there. Nice work.


My P&M blog: Cleatus, the Scratch-building Mekboy
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Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Definitely see the tones coming through. Nice job, quite funny literally just last night stumbled across Drunkens and Dragons on youtube, come here to check your blog and hang on I have seen that face before?!!

Nice work sir, got me thinking, so inspirational as always.




 
   
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Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

That surfacing does look good!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber






Illinois

Looks solid. And your comment about 5+ layers mostly looking like drybrushing is mostly why I just drybrush and wash, photos online especially tend to wash out imo. It looks good in any case though, spiffy!

 
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Thanks guys. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out. Also received 100+ positive comments and likes when I posted it to Facebook, which is the most I've ever received for anything modelling related.

 Cleatus wrote:
Hot glue and foil?! Are you a wizard?












Heard a rumor that Magnus The Red has a power that spawn Chaos Spawn from his fallen victims, so I figured I could use a few spare, then they seemed to turn into D&D Purple worms.

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Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Started with some Aluminum foil. Twinsted into a humanoid form, then bent it into a humanoid moving on all four limbs


Added a Brock Lesner torso, a foil and hot glue head, and a battle cannon made from a bic pen


Not mechanical enough, so I added a power claw and some armor plating for the legs





Figured mechanical knee joints would add to the mechanical look, and used some pony beads to add them to all the joints


Capped the pony beads on the joints, and added some rear leg armor


Bulked up the belly and added knee armor on the rear legs


Added additional armor to the front legs, added detail to the joints and the gun arm







   
 
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