Wednesday, 30 May 2012
Next question is: what colour his adornments? Look back through the years and his tassles etc sure do change colour: .
Okay, a Pod Racer that i'm sure to be doing is a Hutt one, mainly as all the pilots you see in "Phantom Menace" are either human size or smaller, and it'd be nice to have a bigger fella in there. All i've got so far is and idea of the Hutt crammed into his seat, sporting Biggles-esque flying goggles and scarf:
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Sunday, 27 May 2012
Friday, 25 May 2012
Thursday, 24 May 2012
So there i am, beavering away on the build: ?
Monday, 21 May 2012
VERY close now - all the armours done, lenses are in the helmet, belt is made and all i've left to do now is put the voice device in the chest and weather the Backpack. The orange Pauldron arrived today and i'm chuffed to bits with it as the quality is just superb. Thought i'd show you a finished arm, just so you can see where i'm going with the extent of the weathering. Hopefully, next pics you see of this build is me in it.
Friday, 18 May 2012
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
Okay, thought i'd show you how i'm going about things and i'll be showing you what i did with the shoulder bells:
Friday, 11 May 2012
Colour me a Happy Bunny - picked up the latest Star Wars Insider magaine in Smiths yesterday and there's my Dianoga in amongst the pages. I'd sent the pic off not long after i'd finished the build and got an email back from Lucasfilm (gulp) pretty much straight away saying they liked it and would be using it in a future edition. I'd have been happy to have had just an acknowledgement from the
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Okay, stop, stop. Something i missed off the box and only realised when i started building the darn thing is that it is in actual fact a Snapfix kit. Wouldn't know it though from the accuracy of the parts. With it being one of those, i chose to basecoat the parts before building. Here's the sprues in Grey Primer:
Saturday, 5 May 2012
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Right, decided not in the end to try and find a spacer to stick on top of that Wipe Bottle so that the bowl will fit okay and decided to take a short cut and put in four strips of ABS hotglued at just the right length to give me the height i want: