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Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

I love your work sir, so much wonderful inspiring brilliance. *bows



 
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Thanks Camkierhi, your comment means a lot coming from someone which such a well established and packed blog. I'm only about a 3rd through the stuff I've done so far, so a far bit more to go.

Right now the holidays and my Christmas entries are out the way I'll carry on with the other entries.

Ork Indiana Jones - The Temple of Doom Bridge

The next entry was an Ork version of Indiana Jones for a competition topic of " The Relic"

I was aiming to make something similar to the scene below, the rope bridge over the river in the Temple of doom film, I remember the bridge took me about a week to make when I was away with work in a hotel, there was a lot of effort cutting all the wooden slats and wiring them together. then creating the rope handrail.


WIPs
Started with this


The Hat, Which I think turned out well






   
Made in au
Fickle Fury of Chaos




Australia

Love the start of the latest pastiche. I started at the bottom and scrolled up - when I saw that first pic I thought "Its Cr-ork-odile Dundee!"

The bridge looks fantastic already - and you're right, you did a great job on the hat. How did you find cutting down the paddlepop sticks? I had to trim about 200 of them to make some roofs for an old D&D project, and I was about ready to throw them all in the bin by the end of it - they don't make it easy for you.

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- TvTropes, Eldritch Abomination

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Made in us
Dark Angels Librarian with Book of Secrets






A Protoss colony world

That Indiana Jones Ork was one of your best konvershuns, I think. You always did have a very creative mind when it came to those challenges.

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 Mr_Rose wrote:
Who doesn’t love crazy mutant squawk-puppies? Eh? Nobody, that’s who.
 
   
Made in fi
Emboldened Warlock





Finland, Espoo

I have seen your stuff around the forums and the gallery and I must say it's pretty darn awesome!
Your creativity just blows my mind.

The Indiana Jones project looks really promising.

   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

 tzurk wrote:
Love the start of the latest pastiche. I started at the bottom and scrolled up - when I saw that first pic I thought "Its Cr-ork-odile Dundee!"

The bridge looks fantastic already - and you're right, you did a great job on the hat. How did you find cutting down the paddlepop sticks? I had to trim about 200 of them to make some roofs for an old D&D project, and I was about ready to throw them all in the bin by the end of it - they don't make it easy for you.


Lol, I'll add him to the list of possible ideas

It wasn't to bad cutting the sticks to size (new blade on the knife and they went quite quickly) the real pain was I added a 2 notches into each end so I could wrap the wire around it otherwise the gaps were to big in-between the slats. Having to do 200 of them might make me recogniser that view

Cheers Zerg, glad you liked this one.

I do try to have fun Ezki, and making random things like this entertains me and keep me going with the hobby

Ork Indiana Jones - The Temple of Doom Bridge

The Relic - April 2016

The Voting

I got a total of 41 votes putting me in 3rd place out of 38 entries.

My first try at OSL, which went ok I think, I tried to make it a dull glow from the stones rather than bright light, I tried to use a backdrop of the area that the bridge scene was filmed took me hours to research since I couldn't find photos of exact location. Photos are also a bit odd since its quite odd since I found it hard to photo graph something long and thin but still get the detail (no comment). Just used some very old goblins to represent the warriors closing in on Indy Ork. Plan is to put the bridge into some scenic cliffs at some point.

Final Pics









   
Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Absolutely brilliant. Belated Congrats on 3rd. Those are really tough contests, with the best Dakka has competing.



 
   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

These are great Chistmas dioramas! You've been busy. Each one tells a fun story.

   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Canada

Great work Midget Gems.

Wonderful diorama.

Cheers,

CB


DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

 Camkierhi wrote:
Absolutely brilliant. Belated Congrats on 3rd. Those are really tough contests, with the best Dakka has competing.


Cheers Cam, yeah there are some very talented people who enter those comps but still friendly and good fun all the same, I'd recommend having a go at at least 1 to anyone.
Latest challenge if anyone is interested
https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/769184.page

Thank you Syro and CB, the Christmas dioramas are a tradition now I hope to keep up

Next up we have
[b]Ork Captain Baseball Bat Boy[/b]

To explain, the theme was "Everyday Hero". I did some research into odd super hero's that didn't quite make it (ones like Squirrel Girl, Arm fall off boy or Matter-Eater Lad) but none of them jumped out at me as something I could do or people would recognise. When I was younger I remembered a Super Hero that was a bit tongue in cheek from the Max Payne video games - Captain Baseball Bat Boy

Wiki
http://maxpayne.wikia.com/wiki/Captain_BaseBallBat-Boy

The Baseball cap is Greenstuff and I found it quite hard to replicate, the Cape is from a greenstuff press mold and the Base bat itself is a piece of Spure I filled down (I used a small file and a drill to create a mini lathe) I also put the Ork in the famous Babe Ruth "called Shot" pose point to the bleachers (and also the Sandlot Kids was a favourite movie of mine growing up). So while this seems like a simple model there is actually a lot of research and pop culture references in this entry.

Everyday Hero - May 2016

The Voting

I got a total of 23 votes putting me in joint 7th place out of 36 entries.

Finished Pics




WIPS
Spoiler:







   
Made in us
Nasty Nob






Just caught up on your blog. Love your work.


My P&M blog: Cleatus, the Scratch-building Mekboy
Successful Swap Trades: 6 
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Thank you very much Cleatus, I hope you like the next one as well

The Orc Warlord Grimgor Ironhide
Taking a change from conversions I wanted to try and paint something to a decent standard. This was my best painted model to date, and is still one of the top ones I've ever done. I really liked painting the model and finding all the details you don't normally notice are there. I learnt a few more painting tricks and techniques on this entry, although I think I spoilt the final entry with the photos by putting the lights to close so everything seems a bit washed out, A lesson learned.

Mighty Heroes and Nefarious Villains - June 2016

The Voting

I got a total of 25 votes putting me in joint 9th place out of 48 entries.

Finished Pics






WIPS
Spoiler:






   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Wow! 9th out of 48 entries is very impressive. I quickly browsed some of the others in the link you provided, looking like a lot of good entries. The warlord is cool

   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Morning All

Yeah that was a very tough month to get any votes in and lots of entries to choose from, fun all the same

Time for a current project and one I need some opinions on.

For this months Challenge - "Into the Brench" https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/770842.page (come and join in )I've decided to do a conversion I wanted to do since the new Shokkjump Dragsta model came out. An Ork Delorean

Heres what I have so far, still a few bits to work out




Any tips to making it Orky enough are appreciated (but still want it to be recognisable as a Delorean and a model that can be used as a proxie for a Shokkjump Dragsta). Want I really need advice on is the paint job. Which one of these should I go for:
1. Ork colours all over e.g. Bad Moons
2. Back to the Future themed all over, e.g. mostly Sliver and Black
3. Mix the 2, all added bits are Ork colours all Delorean bits are Back to the Future.
4. Other (write in)

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Wise Ethereal with Bodyguard







I'd say go mostly orky with a bit of silver and black. I mainly say that because the aluminium finish on the real delorean looks so cheap and plasticy that I think you're better off doing something else. The model is clearly a delorean so I dont think you need to reinforce through the paint job.

Remember the anti radiation hood for at least one of the crew

It looks great by the way

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

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Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

I’ll vote silver and black. But go with a heavily weathered silver, not the toy-like polished one of the actual car.

Any ideas about the base? You could litter it with Back to the Future references.

Ultramarines, 3rd Co. and friends, 12.5K+ Slowly growing 2Kish
Nevelon's Workbench: Ultramarines, Saim-Hann and other assorted oddities
 
   
Made in fi
Regular Dakkanaut





Yep, weathered silver and black is probably the way to go, and I think that even fits Goffs.

Are you going to cut a hole (or model it to look like so) in the hood for those saw blades? Right now they look like static sharp bits, not spinning discs. Of course that's totally fine if that's what you're going for.

My P&M log here on Dakka [WIP and finished work]
My blog on Wordpress [Finished work] 
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Thanks for the feedback so far

Yeah if I go with the Silver it will be either really beaten up like this one


Or rusty and dull like this one


As for the Saw blades, cutting a hole there will be difficult since its so thick at that part and will require a mini angle grinder.(its a die-cast metal toy). I'm thinking if I can put them in a surrounding case then hopefully it will look ok.

You are right Nev the base as so many potential options, already got a list of 13 things that should go on it.

Hope I havent taken on too much here to get it all done in a month

   
Made in au
Ragin' Ork Dreadnought






Perth, Australia

Surrounding case would work. You could even just paint the “hole” black.

   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

 Midget Gems wrote:

Hope I havent taken on too much here to get it all done in a month


That’s the nice thing about painting time machines. Deadline approaching? Just charge up the flux capacitor!

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[DCM]
Shas'ui with Bonding Knife





Leicester

For the paint, I’d go with #3, but, as the others have said, make the metal grimy.

For the saw blades, could you sculpt it like they just bent back the metal to jam the saw blades in?

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 Zed wrote:
*All statements reflect my opinion at this moment. if some sort of pretty new model gets released (or if I change my mind at random) I reserve the right to jump on any bandwagon at will.
 
   
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Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Lol that may well be needed Nev

Excellent Idea Jadenim, I'll see if I can make that work or not with my modelling skills.

   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut




Canada

Cannot wait to see it.

Cheers,

CB


DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
Made in us
Been Around the Block





What scale is that delorean model?
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Cheers CB, will get some WIP photos up this weekend

Hankovitch, its a 1/36 scale model. This one (which is probably a collectors items now)

Corgi Back To The Future Delorean Time Machine & Doc Brown 1:36



   
Made in us
Been Around the Block





Cool. I had a similar thought, but couldn't find any delorean models between Matchbox size and 1:24 model car kits.
   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

Yeah it took a while to find this model at roughly the right scale for Orks, I did buy a 1:48 thinking I might be able to use Grot as drivers etc but it was simply just too small. The 1:24 ones have the dimensions of battle wagons or bigger which didn't seem right either

Managed to get a little bit done over the weekend so its all built, glued, bit of Greenstuff and now finally undercoated

I took the advice and tried to make an enclosure for the front blades so they fitted in a bit better and also started to add references into the base, got more planned if I have time.

Heres some WIPs







   
Made in au
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





Perth, Western Australia

oh this is so good already mate...great idea and execution!

...it's good to be green!  
   
Made in fi
Emboldened Warlock





Finland, Espoo

Orkifying a DeLorean is just a bloody brilliant idea! Absolutely love it.

This one will be the one to watch for in the painting challenge. Can't wait to see it finished.

   
Made in gb
Stabbin' Skarboy





Bedford

I hope I can get it finished in time Ezki

Apologies for a gap in posts I've been really busy at work for the last week & 1/2 and then ill for the last few days so progress has been very limited (and why I haven't posted much) here is the current WIP. I'm away all week on a training course so its all or nothing now to try and get it finished by the end of the month for the Dakka (Unofficial) Painting Challenge Round 48 February 2019: Into The Breach!, trying to pack everything I need to carry on which will be an exercise in logistics and planning.



Not the greatest pic but any encouragement or feedback is welcome.

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