Wanna see some of the new creatures and aliens in Rogue One? -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, December 7 2016
As you can see, I am getting caught up on some of the latest videos for the upcoming movie. Like I need to get more excited to see Rogue One, but way cool to see aliens I recognized with new takes on em and some new ones to boot!
8 days till the wait is over... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, December 7 2016
I figure most have seen this by now, but just in case. I have tried not to share too much of RO as my TFA I felt like I had almost watched half the movie with all the video that had been shared, but I am so ready to see the new movie!
There is also a great news story on the official site about what we know about Rogue One so far that gives a good background on new characters, vehicles, planets, etc. to get you up to speed if you want to be well versed before you hit the movie theater.
Ron Hembling does a Dio Three Pack for new Rogue One Figures... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, December 7 2016
The figures are Hasbro's BS 6" series and I glued the joints then puttied them and once dry I covered Erso and Andor clothes in tissue and once dry painted and weathered them. I removed Andor's fake for hood and replaced it with fake fur. KS20 was just repainted and weathered.
The bases were done by using balsa wood for the base itself and the wall is foam board and balsa wood. I tore off areas of the foam board and scribed bricks into the foam using a pen and pencil, I then impressed a sandstone into the foam to give it a more natural look.
I then mixed spakfill and paint and covered the walls and ground and the objects on two of the dios are inhaler lids. Once the spakfilla and paint mix was dry I painted and weathered them.
Talk about taking something good and making it excellent. I so like seeing him get new figures knowing he is gonna make a dio out of most of them eventually. He also gives a small review on what he thinks of Hasbro's new six inch figures too so be sure to scroll around.
JDeck starts a Hoth Dio... -- Posted by Tamer on Wednesday, December 7 2016
"Here is a sneak preview of my next project. I bought a 1996 AMT battle of Hoth action scene model kit. Its a direct repack of the 1981 MPC battle on ice planet Hoth snapfit kit. It comes with a diorama base, 2 AT-ATs in walking positions, 1 AT-AT in a destroyed position. 1 AT-ST, 3 Snowspeeders, 3 rebel turret cannons, 2 rebel dish type cannons, 1 X-Wing and several Rebel soldiers, along with several snowtroopers. The kit is basically 1/150 scale, but its all over the map. Thats why I never got this kit before. Until I realized no other manufacturer will ever make these models anywhere near the same scale.
I'm going to make another shelf diorama, similar to the Endor one, but a different scale. First I'll toss the base, it's just a piece of vac form plastic. I plan to make my own, out of insulation foam board. Which means I'll have to scratch build a power generator, nothing fancy, I think a chewed up piece of gum would be an improvement to the one in the kit."
Looks like he is gonna make lemonade out of a lemon!
Ajunta Pall is back with some Rebels Season 3 Customs... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, December 6 2016
"In my absence I have accumulated a heap of customs that I havent showed here on the yards. So I hope you enjoy all the updates.
I collected some reference material and right now I am looking for suitable parts to use for the secondary canons...stay tuned for the final paint job. And sorry for the long time of waiting...
So here are some in game shots of Star Wars Battlefront II - Kashyyyk
I use an empty refill (of a pen) for the canons, but I still need to add a couple parts:"
His new part looks spot on with the in game reference images. I like it, I haven't seen much customizing of this particular vehicle.
Brandon Flores shares an udpate on my favorite of his projects... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, December 6 2016
Looks like he is attaching the legs to this behemoth! I would so love to see this in person one day.
Roberto shares on our FB Page... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, December 6 2016
How about a 6" Scale TIE Strkyer to get your day started! Wow!
James Doby shares a great foreign video on our FB Page... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, December 6 2016
I love this video! I could so see me doing this to my daughter. However, I don't think her reaction would be quite so fearful as this kids. Thanks for sharing this James!
Just think folks only 10 more days till Vader is on the big screen again!
Legion078 adds arty to Darth Revan... -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, December 5 2016
"I would like to share a little modification of the TAC 3 3/4" Darth Revan with you. About half a year ago I got a modified version of Darth Revan from eBay. I talked to the guy who sold this to me and he said he had kit-bashed his Revan because the original has got no articulation in his legs...he told me that he took the legs of Luke Skywalker (TLC Comic Pack - Empire II) for this project. Two weeks ago I got the original version of Revan, too. So now I can show you a direct comparison.
And since the new 6" Darth Revan starts hitting shelves at the moment I thought it was a good time to share this one."
Click through to see the full recipe and description. I think its just makes so much sense. Always add the arty!
I-am-Boba-Fett is back with an update... -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, December 5 2016
"Here's a custom Vintage Star Wars Style resin cast GOTAL action figure. This unpainted custom action figure is fully poseable with five points of vintage style articulation. This figure is made in the classic 3.75 inches tall/1:18 scale.
Mike Smith shares to our FB Page... -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, December 5 2016
This is a great repaint of an X-Wing Mike shared on our FB Page.
The Closet Jedi shares a 3D Printing Gallery... -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, December 5 2016
It is great to see this, especially those us who are new to 3D Printing and want to get a handle on how to get started!
Ron Hembling finishes his 6" Hovertank Cupola... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, December 4 2016
I then painted the borders black and then gave the cupola and commander a weathering using pastel chalks to finish them off.
Daggone that looks good Ron!
Gold Leader One adds a wash to his latest builds... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, December 4 2016
"I finally learned the wash technique, and after a few runs I applied it to the Rogue One U-wing and TFA Millennium Falcon Revell kits. I never realized just how easy this was, and now I'm looking to go back and apply some washes to some of my past customs. These ships needed a wash, they were practically white, especially the U-wing."
I like the new look!
More model news from JDeck! -- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, December 3 2016
"Im not sure how this got past my radar but Zvezda is making a 1/2700 Star Destroyer. Zvezda is pretty nice Russian model manufacturer. At over 20 inches its said to be the largest licenced star wars model kit in production. You'd be right thinking its going to cost a pretty penny. I've seen listings at a very high cost and shipping from Russia is outrageous. Release date is sometime this month."
Wow, that looks great. Look for us to feature more info when we find it!
Foxtrot Delta shows us some custom blisters... -- Posted by Tamer on Saturday, December 3 2016
"Getting my Custom Blisters done on my Custom Cardbacks for 3 3/4 scale figures, The Largest will fit a B'omarr Monk or Probot and similar sized figures, the Large will fit Darth Vader or Chewbacca and most similiar sized figures of that height, the Medium will fit most 3 3/4" to 4" figures, and the Small will fit Jawas or Astromech Droids and most similiar sized figures of that height."
Talk about what is gonna be a great looking carded custom!