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Offline raafif

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Rounding up the herd
« on: June 04, 2012, 11:53:29 AM »
doing a diorama -- figures are old Warhammer Space Orks - the bugs are the 4:1 scale Heller kits & the rubber Academy Zerg.  I'll be mounting them on a wood base with model-railway scenic grass mat & a few small boulders from the garden.



The Zerg's a bit of a scaredy-cat -- running from a pair a' dumb Orks

Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2012, 01:48:56 PM »
This already looks cool. I'm looking forward to the finished scene.

Offline ChrisF

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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2012, 08:01:33 PM »
I had a diorama idea involving games workshop stuff myself in the stash... After my commisions i might have to drag it back out :)

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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2012, 11:45:05 PM »
Excellent raafif! Your work made me smile, which is pretty rare for a Monday.

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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2012, 03:28:53 AM »
How embarassing to be slain by a giant ladybug!  ;D   Looks like a fun project.
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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2012, 05:59:16 AM »
I might repaint the ladybird in black & white like a Fresian cow -- seen it done elswhere & it looks kinda "right" !! (no udder tho ;D)

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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2012, 07:25:57 AM »
Some inspiration:

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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2012, 09:45:10 AM »
Great concept for a diorama. I especially like the bugs  :D
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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2012, 08:27:10 PM »
Great "bugs!" Love Futurama too ;)
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Re: Rounding up the herd
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2012, 10:35:07 PM »
Cool stuff!  :) Never knew Academy really released the Zerg kit. Once saw a Toy Fair announcement for it, but that was the last I saw of it. Actually strange that Academy didn't do more StarCraft kits, considering StarCraft is Korea's national sport.  ;D A 1/72 Terran Wraith or Siege Tank, now that would've been something.... 8)

Regarding the Heller bugs, here's the 1/1 scale beast! Little fokker wanted to grab my camera. He was about 15cm/6in long, IIRC.  :o Lived in the forest for half of my life, but this one's the only one I ever saw. Almost ran the poor sod over when he tried to cross the bike lane.

« Last Edit: June 05, 2012, 10:41:10 PM by ChernayaAkula »
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