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Krazed Killa Kan





New York City

Thanks, Theo. Here's a few more random pics


Bird's eye on the corroded floors.


And the stairs I'm working on for the otherside of the bulkhead wall.


Additionally, I was hospitalized for an infection in my leg. I've finally switched to a more local doctor. They had me on antibiotics and blood thinners and they've given me pain management drugs that actually work. My leg is finally on its way to recovery. Also, I got a $7 an hour raise at work. So 2020 is looking pretty good for me so far. My pain is manageable, I'm healing at a reasonable pace, and I have a lot more money. Hope everyone else is doing well. Have an awesome day!

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Surrey, BC - Canada

Warboss_Waaazag,

That is going to be one large table feature.

Glad you are getting better.

Cheers,

CB


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Man- so much intricate detail! It's like watching an avalanche accrete, bit by bit, snow and boulders and trees, until the whole valley is filled with a rushing torrent of frigid DOOM! This is gonna be good!

Second what the Cap'n had to say- very good to hear you are mending.

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

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New York City

@Captain Brown: believe it or not, the basecofvthis thing is just 9" by 12". It's maybe 9" tall. It's way complex, though, that's for sure, plenty of areas to move around in. That's what makes me happiest about it.

@Meer_Cat: thank you very kindly. It feels like I'm building the never-ending project, where every opportunity I have to add more detail I absolutely refuse to bypass. Oh, is there a spot that no one is ever going to see, except vaguely? Yeah, that detail needs to be there, because its absence will be more noticeable than its presence. And, at least in my head, it will look more visually pleasing than if I skipped it and left the area blank.

But also, it's time-consuming and makes me feel just a little crazy.

Thank you both for the well-wishes.

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New York City

I think I might finally be done messing around with details on the underside of this thing.


Detail up top to match the placement of cables beneath.


The last of squidface...


sign post


bulletin board


kitbashed staircase is 1 step short of the platform it's meant to connect to. Infuriating.


The stairs still need a lot more detail work, but they're coming along.

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Mostly, on my phone.

There's some mighty impressive work there. Here's me, just thinking of using some cardboard boxes, and here's you, doing all kinds of awesome

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New York City

Aw shucks, graven. Thank you.

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Houston, TX

This is an incredible amount of work and detail in this one piece of terrain. You will have a unique piece when this is done with many interesting bits to catch the eye and enforce the sense of scale.

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New York City

 The Riddle of Steel wrote:
This is an incredible amount of work and detail in this one piece of terrain. You will have a unique piece when this is done with many interesting bits to catch the eye and enforce the sense of scale.


Every time I see your name I want to call you Thulsa Doom. Thanks for the feedback! I'm looking forward to finishing this project almost as much as everyone else.

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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Nice detail work, 'boss. Keep it up.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

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New York City

 Dr H wrote:
Nice detail work, 'boss. Keep it up.


Thanks, Dr H!

I wanted to add some corrosion damage detail to this piece, so I started with a small pile of 3mm texture medium and another of .5mm medium (this is essentially artificial sand). Here you can also see the black acrylic paint and the seltzer water I used to dilute the paint with (it was the only liquid nearby and my leg is killing me lately, so any excuse not to stand up and walk I use...as a side effect, the terrain now smells vaguely like raspberries).


Here's what I've done in that vein so far. To accomplish this, I paint the area I want to affect with the undiluted paint, then daub the area with a mix of 3 and.5 texture, and then spread/dilute it with raspberry seltzer. It's a little imprecise, but I'm essentially using the paint as glue. Later, I'll go back over these areas with more acrylic black before I begin drybrushing the areas with their first coats of paint.


I'm probably going to additionally hit parts of this model with crackle compound and maybe make some effluvient stalactites for the bottom of the most corroded sections.

C&C always welcome. Thanks for looking and have an awesome day.

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_That_ sounds like a weathering technique I can manage! I see these guys using the salt and hairspray technique, or the chipping technique, or the sponge technique and some of them I swear just look at the piece and it's weathered; I'm still learning. I can't wait to try this method. Especially the raspberry seltzer part- that sounds like the critical component!

Carry on- looking good!

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New York City

Thanks, 'Cat. Maybe some time in the future I'll post up a tutorial for the hairspray technique. Honestly, the trick with the hairspray technique is using an airbrush for your chipping layer of paint. Mostly I don't use it and apply weathering with inks, washes, and undercoat layers.

I thought my peice lacked details on the edges, so instead of going completely crazy, I just added some light details with scrap plastic to break up the monotony of the surface.


Then I want crazy and sand-weathered the rest of the piece. I'm not sure I like the larger sand bits, but I do like the smaller. I'm thinking of shaving some chalk pastels down to create a mud-like layer to add, but I might be overdoing this part, who knows.


This all should get a layer of thinned white/elmers glue to seal it on. That layer is going to have its own weathering effect as the white glue is a detail-obliterating sealer. Thanks for looking. More to come. Have an awesome day.



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Mostly, on my phone.

Epic as always. For a minute I thought you'd added strip lights

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New York City

 inmygravenimage wrote:
Epic as always. For a minute I thought you'd added strip lights


No, no, don't give me ideas. This project is driving me nuts enough as it is.

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New York City

This project is huge and slow I had to switch gears and do something else. I'll get back to this piece shortly. (And honestly, this side project is for another part of the same modular set).

Anyway, got myself a $1 wooden birdhouse, broke off the perch, the base, and removed the hanging rope:


Then used the stiff cardstock that came with a mailed codex purchase to create covers tor the walls and one slope of the roof.


And then painted the inside and lip of the exposed base of the birdhouse with simple black acrylic craft paint.


More on this later, but suffice to say now that I am making this into a massive vent.

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Intriguing use o found materials to artfully express the core essence of the gam......SQUIRREL!

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New York City

 Meer_Cat wrote:
Intriguing use o found materials to artfully express the core essence of the gam......SQUIRREL!


yeah

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Not where I should be

Ok so I nip away for a bit and you not only injure yourself ( or have I missed something!) You are into pain management. You also start quite an epic build. And as I read I kick myself for not being here when you needed me...

You can mix PVA in the paint wash you are putting on to add the "sand".

Try sprinkling with bicarbonate of soda on wet paint for a nice fine corrosion.

If you want heavy ish corrosion, use superglue and bicarb. I know that they are a great glue trick. But also running in the superglue where you want the corrosion, and then I use a old spice jar to sprinkle on bicarb. Add a nice textured fast drying effect.

Glad to hear you are getting a bit better.




 
   
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New York City

I got an infection, Cam, in a series of small wounds in my lower left leg that ate away a lot the skin on the front, back and right side just above the ankle. The wound has shrunk over the course of 7 months of treatment from 21.2cm x 40cm, with a depth of 4mm to 6.6cm x 5.5cm, with a depth of 2mm.

What is bicarbonate? Liquid? Powder? I mean, I'm going to google it. (Oh! It's called Baking soda in the States)

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Not where I should be

Bud, sorry I have been out of it. Best wishes for a good recovery. You are going in the right direction it would appear. I do know that these things can take a long time. Got to be painful. Please be careful, I understand that you have a situation where you have to return to work, I wish wholeheartedly it were possible to change that, I will say I know from experience that your health should really take priority. Please take care.

And the build is looking fantastic. Yes we have a baking powder here, it is essentially bicarb with some other bits thrown in. You may have some different names for the products. If you have bicarbonate of soda and sprinkle it on superglue it reacts, causing the glue to set instantly. However it does have a side effect of heat. Also it "crystallizes" so is great as a gap filler, can be sanded. For some reason it also has the effect of gluing stuff that would not normally work. Many plastics that are difficult to glue can be roughed up and this method will securely glue them. Worth experimenting. Just be careful of getting it on your skin.




 
   
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New York City

Thanks, Cam. That's sound advice. I'll do some experimenting.

As to my leg, I've got short term disability till March 8th, where after I have to apply for long term disability. And failing everything else, I qualify for FMLA (family medical leave act) which at least guarantees my job will still be there no matter how long I may be out (within reason).

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Wisconsin

I come and see all these great builds going on here and dont post much as my skill set for this part of the hobby is lacking. Hope your leg gets better Warboss.
   
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For the weathering effect Cam is describing, you can use baking powder or baking soda- like Arm & Hammer boxes for sticking in your fridge for controlling orders. It's cheap and works really well. Cam gave me that bit of advice when I was scratch/customizing my Athena build (based on a Hanomag kit, but I like to think I stretched the design parameters). You lay your superglue down first (cyanoacrylate) and the sprinkle the baking soda on and presto! instant weld.

I left mine as they were, as they made great looking 'metal' weld seams, but Cam is also right that it sands down really nicely and makes a good filler.

Glad to hear your leg is making some progress, sad to hear that it isn't faster. My family will pray for your swift and complete recovery.


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New York City

Just a quick update. I've sprayed this side down with an 80:20 mix of water to white glue to seal the first layer of weathering down. After this dries I'll add the baking soda/cyanoacrylate and pastel powder layers of corrosion on. I'm also thinking of using ultrathin layers of greenstuff to create limestone deposits and stalactites, but I'll havevto experiment with that first.


Also, an update on my "Squirrel!" Project. I added some details to the body of the vent and a screen mesh for the actual vent bit.


Thanks for looking. C&C always welcome. I hope y'all have an awesome day!

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Mostly, on my phone.

Really cool. Interior is starting to really coming together.

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Interesting builds going on! I like the idea of using greenstuff for lime build up/stalactites, looking forward to seeing how that comes out (I may or may not have a potential 'nother terrain project that might or might not impede my getting back to vehicle or infantry builds in the potential near future).

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New York City

I bought some plastic party cups and some electrical gear just to see if I could build something out of them. The first cup shattered so easily, I wonder how long this cup will last. I tried to reinforce the interior surface with duct tape. We'll see if that actually works.



Details come from evergreen sheet styrene, embroidery squares cut to shape, various plastic strips and rods, random miscast hirst blocks, hair curlers, construction paper, hexagon platformer set, electrical caps, and a random part from a Star Trek Voyager model - I think it's a Kurzon manned torpedo booster.

C&C always welcome. Have an awesome day!

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Throw in Elsa Lancaster and you're ready for the resurrection scene from Bride of Frankenstein (and a little lightning) Great start!

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Surrey, BC - Canada

Warboss_Waaazag,

The dangling wires are a great idea.

I am curious at what you are going to do with the "Squirrel!" Project.

Cheers,

CB


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