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Pulsating Possessed Chaos Marine





America

You should learn to make molds so people like me can buy your new improved deamoneete/witch elf...

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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






Got myself a Photon, so I thought I'd work on another Keeper to try it out and see what kind of results I can get. Just need to rig and pose this one, then I can try different ways to cut it for printing.
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Skilled SDF-1 Pin-Point Barrier Jockey






Looks great, but if you want to make her at mini scale, you probably should thicken the details a bit, so that they turn out better defined.

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Bloodthirsty Chaos Knight





Philadelphia

Intense looking keeper! Reminds me of some demon that could be out of Hellraiser! Keep it up!

Whats your army list youre going for?

   
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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






Just modelling for now.
   
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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






Got everything modeled and I was super exited to start finally printing. Then the test cube owned me.

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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






I thought for sure I'd break the mask cutting its supports so I printed three, but the first one I attempted came off just fine. Extra parts! So I've since redone the supports for the head shown here, there are far less and they're a lot better placed and sized for removal. Either way, I see theres going to be some sanding and cleaning up of the model before priming, but nothing seriously flawed in the result. I uv unwrapped the model before rigging, so I can later create a material to use as a template for filigree and other details to print separately after deformation. Seeing that the mask actually printed, I'll be going ahead with that modeling also.

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Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

Great print so far! I've been excited to see how she comes out, not disappointed in the least

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INSTAGRAM: @boss_salvage 
   
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Scouting Shadow Warrior






I concur with Boss, very interesting project. Seeing something you enjoy slowly take shape in your hands is a wonderful thing. How small is the mask? I have a Photon and have many prints under my belt. Resin is more durable, even at small sizes, than it seems but that mask has a lot of thin bits. Impressed it came out so well.

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Junior Officer with Laspistol






Reading, Berks

Wow, fantastic work with that sculpt! I'm currently on non organic stuff, so consider me impressed

The breaks in the test model look like the z axis isn't moving smoothly, though I guess you fixed that given your pretty head. It looks like you could possibly get some smoother prints by making the layer heights smaller and by adjusting the angle of the head?

   
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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






Thanks for the input.
The mask is about .22mm thickness throughout, overall 14.9mm x, 8.73mm z and 6.53mm y. So its not really that small, its just thin and tricky to cut from the supports. I'm trying even smaller supports atm at .1mm just to see if I can make removal easier.
I'm pretty sure the issues I was having with the test cube had a lot to do with the fact that it's designed for a different resin. The seeming failure of an entire layer was repeated on a second test cube, although at a different height, so that seemed to rule out a physical issue with the Z rod. I then reformatted the USB and printed one of my own meshes and it seemed to come out ok, so I honestly haven't made a third attempt at the test cube.
I'm printing everything at .02mm layer height and orienting the mesh so its getting as much of the Z axis as possible. I'm not sure what else I can do to improve resolution, but I'm definitely open to suggestions. The plate I have working atm is a 39 hour job so yeah lol.
   
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Junior Officer with Laspistol






Reading, Berks

39 hours? Wow, that's a loooong print! I think the longest I've ever had was 9 hours for a very tall tree.

The only reason I mentioned the z-axis was that I had a similar oddity happen on mine. It wasn't always in the same place, but every now and then one of the layers would be offset and create a break like that. On smaller models it meant that half the print ended up a smear on the bottom of the resin tank, but on larger or more complex models it ended up with bits missing. It was a lump of thing grease that was slowly being pushed up and down the thread, hence it being in random places each print. It also caused a bit of juddering, which made the layers more obvious in places.


   
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Lustful Cultist of Slaanesh






Thanks that makes sense! I'd better look over this thing again carefully when this print finishes.
   
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Scouting Shadow Warrior






I had a similar experience early on with my Photon. Turns out there was both a lump of grease and the z-rod (z-axis lead screw, to be more accurate) was slightly warped from the manufacturer. I know customer support is hit-and-miss with many of these 3D printer manufacturers, but after a lot of back and forth with Anycubic they sent me a proper z-rod. Hopefully your troubles are not that bad.

   
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Tormentor






St. Louis

Fantastic work, both the sculpt and the painting! Are you considering sharing the STL?
   
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Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

 rayphoton wrote:
I say this with the utmost respect. You do great green stuff boobs. Would you be willing to do a tutorial?


Was about to comment the same, great skill sculpting T&A! The 3d printing is also impressive.

   
 
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