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WIP 1/4 Scale Alien

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Dr Force, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    Hi All

    Long time no see!! I have not touched modelling for around 18 months, but have decided to do something a bit different to get the mojo flowing.....................so I had a crack converting this 22" beast!!

    It's a Neca action figure, which I stripped down, cleaned, created a pose and then sculpted all the joints.

    Teethe and nails will be metallic (foil)

    It's primed to show the defects and required sculpt repairs. I will then prime again before painting:-

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    Dome was stripped of paint and reshaped
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    Hands were also reshaped

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    Legs were posed and locked in to position
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    Dome now fits nicely with upper body sculpting complete (note I am not going for a movie accurate clear dome, as the original dome was badly marked)
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    Close up of some sculpting where the hip joints were
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    Full pose and can for scale

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    I'll clean it up and will post again once painting begins.

    Cheers
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  2. FigureLover A Fixture

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    Australia
    Brave man!!!!! Looks absolutely great though, love the new pose, much more menacing. Looks to have some great detail in the Neca figure. Look forward to the painting
    Ben
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  3. Tubby-Nuts2 A Fixture

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    That's one very big and impressive piece! Your cabinet must be huge. :D What does intrigue me is what do you use the 'Dog Comb', for ???

    Regards,

    Mark
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  4. kagemusha A Fixture

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    A great pleasure to see you back mate....one of my favourite characters......look forward to painting stage.....but.....can't wait to see what base you come up with for this bad boy :LOL:

    Ron
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  5. Gellso A Fixture

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    Great sculpting, great pose.
    The teeth and jaw look awesome.

    Gells
  6. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    Thank you all for your comments.

    As for the dog comb...........meet Teddy......................

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    I think a flat industrial base will do the job, but plenty of sorting out to do prior to that!
  7. Helm A Fixture

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    England
    looks very impressive mate if you want to make it look really huge I have an idea that might work for the base. Will post a link when I am on the computer later. Nice hound too mate.
    Steve
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  8. Tubby-Nuts2 A Fixture

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    :LOL:, Mystery solved! ... I should have known.

    Mark
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  9. Eludia A Fixture

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    Can't wait to see this bad boy painted up, he will make an impressive display piece (y)
    Dr Force likes this.
  10. kansas kid Well-Known Member

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    Oh Dr. Force, da force is definitely with you, Sir.
    You're doing a beautiful job on this project. I
    will follow it with much interest. And am eager to
    see more. What material do you use for sculpting?

    Regards, Miami Jayhawk
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  11. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    @ Steve, yes I need a good idea for a base so please let me know what you think.

    I use Magic Sculpt for sculpting, its great to use, easy to manipulate and drys rock hard.
  12. Helm A Fixture

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  13. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    brilliant idea that, they are way out of scale though. however I'll see if I can pick up some quarter scale skulls off fleabay....................................
  14. Helm A Fixture

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    England
    Hence me saying it would make it look huge :sneaky: but 1/4 scale would also work (y)
    Steve
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  15. Helm A Fixture

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  16. Richie A Fixture

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    Hello Dave,
    Welcome back mate, hope you have had a good recharge and nice to see you back on the tools. I see your easing your self back in with a small project.:D
    cheers
    Richie
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  17. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    United-Kingdom
    Thanks Richie.

    This is for my Cinema room so it has to be special!!

    I have decided on an industrial base, with him stood on two large air vents, with some pipework etc. This way I get some further height and the feeling of the ship.
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  18. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    United-Kingdom
    Hi All

    Quick update on the progress.

    I managed to come up with a good idea for the base using a round cheese board, some old trunking and plastic 1/16 Tank tracks lol.

    I will continue to sculpt the individual worms. Once they are complete I will sculpt 3 highly detailed larger worms surrounding the base of the egg. Ignore the egg for now as it is also being reskined with the lights shining through the cracks.

    Lots of tidying to to do on the Xenomorph and I will sculpt a couple of chest busters to sit within the worms......................onward and upward!!

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  19. Helm A Fixture

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    England
    That is going to look awesome
    Steve
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  20. Dr Force Well-Known Member

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    United-Kingdom
    Finished sculpting, primed and now on to painting!

    I dropped the egg, it just looked a bit too much on the base, but happy with the overall sculpting and pose.

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