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Cutting stuff up and bunging it back together in new and interesting ways.






Under the couch

Awesomeness.

   
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Rough Rider with Boomstick





Thank you .

I've hit a firework moment .

You know? When you want to focus on one thing but there are so many bright and sparkly ideas out there that you spend all your time watching and thinking... and no time actually DOING? Yep... it's like that at the moment.

I've got Ogryns in the form of Minotaurs on my mind...

...so I've ordered some cheap, Russian, 54mm Minotaurs ( http://www.tehnolog.ru/images/forthcoming/art_minotavri.jpg ) to act as donor models for the project. I've ordered 12 so there will be plenty to mess around with / chop up... and they cost £13.00 including postage so not very expensive at all.

I've also pre-ordered 3 lots of Ambots (six models in total - https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Necromunda-Ambot-2019 ) to convert into Hearthguard Assault Frames (Space Marine Centurions)... and I must confess that I am extremely keen to get my hands on those ...

... and that means that I have sort of lost my sculpting muse and have stopped sleeping . Creative processes, eh?

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 Inso wrote:
I've also pre-ordered 3 lots of Ambots (six models in total - https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Necromunda-Ambot-2019 ) to convert into Hearthguard Assault Frames (Space Marine Centurions)... and I must confess that I am extremely keen to get my hands on those ...
YESSSSSSSSSSSS that kit looks so delicious, good on you. Unsure why I haven't ordered any myself yet, probably because I'm not 100% on what I'm using them for? Plus the Ambull itself is battering at my wallet

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 Boss Salvage wrote:
 Inso wrote:
I've also pre-ordered 3 lots of Ambots (six models in total - https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Necromunda-Ambot-2019 ) to convert into Hearthguard Assault Frames (Space Marine Centurions)... and I must confess that I am extremely keen to get my hands on those ...
YESSSSSSSSSSSS that kit looks so delicious, good on you. Unsure why I haven't ordered any myself yet, probably because I'm not 100% on what I'm using them for? Plus the Ambull itself is battering at my wallet


It could be that you just need to see a few scale and comparison pix to make your mind up. It also helps to know where in the big scheme of things, you are going to put them.

I am lucky because my army has two distinct factions (Astra Millitarum and Adeptus Astartes) so I have a few options. My one worry is that these Ambots end up bigger than the dreadnoughts I have built... it doesn't help that my Sentinels look almost as brutal as my Dreadnoughts and I really want my Dreads to look tough as nails (I'll probably end up giving them a gnarly paint scheme... with teeth ).

I will be converting the Ambots (but not too much) because, straight away, the waist is a bit spindly and the head is too bug-like. The rest should remain mostly the same.

When they arrive, I will be sure to get them photographed and compared for scale .

Another day older; another day closer to death ...

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 Inso wrote:
When they arrive, I will be sure to get them photographed and compared for scale .
Bless Sorry wallet

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This happened (five complete shotgun vets):



... but now the ambots have arrived... this happened as well:



There is more information on my blog (as usual):

http://insosworld.blogspot.com/2019/03/happy-camper.html

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Albany, NY

DUUUUUUUUUUUUDE

Ambot is so good, cheers for the scale shots

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Thanks and no worries ... you should like this then :

Finished Hearthguard Assault Frame Squad:


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Beautiful squad of bashbots, so tasty Nice little missile pod additions.

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Cheers ...

I have now finished both units and have included two Sgts with 'omniscope' conversion from bits of the kit .

I have included a note for each of the poses and all of the four possible poses are shown. For info, the right arm only fits in one position, whereas the left has two.

Anyway... here are the two units:


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NICE!

"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!



 
   
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Cymru

Awesome conversion on the ambots dude

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 JoeRugby wrote:
Awesome conversion on the ambots dude


Cheers .

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Another distraction...

I decided to dig out a few Arkanauts to add to my 'Big Squat' project.

So far I have these:





But have now finished these two as well:





I have also dug out three more Kharadrons and have started work to convert them in to close combat warriors with las-pistols and axes/swords. It's early days on those but I am getting there .

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A bit late to the party, but those ambots rule!

Great work.

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Jesus... great work!

FTL

   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

BIG SQUATS! (To the tune of AC/DC's "Big Guns")

--B.


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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The river has run dry.

In a bit to get things moving, I've started something new...

... a proxy Primarch ...

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 Inso wrote:
The river has run dry.

In a bit to get things moving, I've started something new...

... a proxy Primarch ...


You tease sir...

   
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 fasterthanlight wrote:
 Inso wrote:
The river has run dry.

In a bit to get things moving, I've started something new...

... a proxy Primarch ...


You tease sir...


... Squat Superhero called War Golem ... Uses the stats for Guilliman ...

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Nice work Inso.

Cheers,

CB


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A bit of sculpting for a competition. It's going to be an infantryman at rest and it is also VERY WIP ...


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Progress on the Squat sculpt :


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Here's how the sculpt has progressed :


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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

I wish to buy all your Squats.


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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I'm sure you would... but they are not for sale ...

Just hair, beard and hat to go now :


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Have you ever considered making a set for casting purposes?

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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 Briancj wrote:
Have you ever considered making a set for casting purposes?


Many times... but it stalls due to weaponry. I would need to have unique weaponry and that would mean that I would have to design and sculpt each one. Then, in order to keep things uniform, I would need to get the weapons cast up so that each miniature was holding an identical weapon... THEN, I would be in a position to start sculpting the miniatures... and I hate making weapons... so things don't get started.

When I do competition sculpts, I tend to sculpt melee weapons but have the pistol weapons holstered so I don't have to sculpt them ...

I have used existing weapons (on license/with permission) but they got mixed responses... this one (Hannibal) is one I made using a Hasslefree Miniatures weapon (with permission):

http://www.grekwoodminiatures.co.uk/IndividualCharacters.php






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Finished except for the basing tab :

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Yanno, that all makes sense.

Thanks for the explanation, I will continue to live vicariously through your blog!


Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Back in the UK and hating it

Brilliant work! I love the way there's an expression sculpted under the beard, attention to detail.

   
 
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