Happy New Year!

That’s the Chinese New Year of course! (Also called Tet if your Vietnamese.)
It’s just so happens to be the year of the RABBIT.

Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

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My Grandfathers

L to R, Frank(Grandfather), Maurice (Great Grandfather) and Baynard Jester.
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L to R, Cisco Kid, Jerry Sehlke, Poncho. (Circa 1949)
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Quick and Easy Knife Throwing Target

Made this yesterday. I’ve been fiending to throw something.

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3D Show Pics

Here’s a few shots of my pieces done in Super Duper 3D!

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Here’s a pic I took of Doc Brown’s house in Pasadena!
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Metallic Machinations on Vinyl Pulse

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Vinyl Pulse has a write-up and pictures from the Metallic Machinations show.

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Finally Done!

I built a light box tonight so i could get some good pics. Thanks Dan for the ideas!!

This is the first scratch-build original model I’ve done so I’m pretty stoked!

I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!! I really had fun making these.

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Here’s the lightbox I made
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Badbot and Buds

Got my new 3A Toys Badbot today and took a few 3D pics with my rockets.

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Here are all my rockets in 3D.
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Here’s one of the minis. Still needs more work but close to being done!
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Weathering has begun!

I painted the edges of the fins and painted the mid-band. I also started to weather the graphics.

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You need 3D glasses for this one!
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All details have been added!

Now it’s time to concentrate on the graphics and paint job! I did the main graphic yesterday and painted the tips of the fins today.

I took these 3 pics yesterday
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Almost ready for weathering!

Finished the logo for the side of the rocket. I have another one to put on tomorrow.

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Lights Camera Action Pt. 2

I have more of the model painted and the engine core is almost done. Here’s another lighting test.

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More Ship Progress

Painted the primer to the top section:
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Custom Workshop with outdoor view!
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Almost ready for primer. Also started on the minis.
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Engine core primed.
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Test fit for the engine core lighting before details were added.
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Lights Camera Action!

Started on the lighting for the rocket. I’m using a modified Lightbenders X-Wing Lighting board.

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METALLIC MACHINATIONS

Featuring: DrilOne / Cris Rose / Phu! / JESTER / Rohby
December 11th – January 11th at Toy Art Gallery

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Halloween 2010 Final!!

Here’s the final costume. My wife sewed the hood and tunic.

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Suit in action!
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Group shot with Lady Bug
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Here’s the shield before I added the extra details.
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