Mongrel in miniature land

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mongrel » Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:33 pm

It's been a while. Did some 30's civilians.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mothra » Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:55 pm

Dang. Digging the detailing on the faces, particular Sir Topham Hatt there in the middle image.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Büge » Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:51 am

First image, far left. I keep expecting the guy to stiffly ask me for eine zigarette.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mongrel » Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:57 am

Pretty sure that was very much intentional on the part of the sculptor, since he also has a not-Indy figure.
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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby madmaxjr » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:51 pm

Hi. I still do this stuff.

Hopefully this link works...

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mongrel » Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:36 pm

That's the Reaper one, right?

Pretty nice ink washes.
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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mothra » Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:04 pm

Hot damn that looks nice.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby madmaxjr » Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:06 pm

The fun part of Cthulthu is that he is from the deep, he's covered in ichor and slime, so if you do a sloppy job ITS OKAY.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby madmaxjr » Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:29 pm

Few more.. Works in progress.

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Friday » Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:49 pm

Those dragons are A++. I like the rest also.
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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mongrel » Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:26 pm

Yeah, I gotta say I particularly like the METALDRACHE.
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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby madmaxjr » Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:17 pm

The steampunk dragon is 95% knowing how to use this wonderful Smokey Ink:
https://www.amazon.com/Vallejo-Game-Color-Smokey-Paint/dp/B000PH7NQM/

Smokey ink sort of has a heavy grit suspended in it. Use in a 3:1 or 2:1 water mix to get it to flow and dirty up all the edges and corners on your model. Apply a pure dab of it and spread it around thin for a more pronounced effect. Do not wet-blend with other colors. You'll get unpredictable results.

On the wing, I had it laying flat and gravity pulled the water outward along the panel seams and the wing edge. I figured the grit pattern would be outward. Cleaned the brush and touched it gently in spots along the wing panel to make various patterns. It's really fun to experiment with. It also makes great weathering on Gundam kits and works amazing on any tank model that uses Olive Green or Desert Yellow

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Re: Mongrel in miniature land

Postby Mongrel » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:01 am

Nothing in a while, but I did these two guys a couple weeks ago for a funsies no-prizes painting club. The theme was Central Asia in the 20's & 30's (referred to among wargamers as "Back of Beyond" wargaming, usually Russian civil war games).

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The first one turned out, purely accidentally, to be a timely tribute.
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