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New 75mm Base WIP for Insect Man

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Frank-Holger, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. Frank-Holger Member

    So, this is my scratch 75mm Base for my sculpted Insect man, who is nearly finished (although painting). This Base is made on an EMI Wood/Metalbase which I turned into something more sophisticated. I have add plastic parts and a lot of foliage. I will add a few more Photoetch plants and paint the whole thing in some natural colours, except for the industrial parts. They will be painted rotten and dirty.

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    Frank
  2. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Looking real good Frank.

    Marc
  3. Kyle Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Frank,

    This is very creative. I like the diversity of the parts you have used. Looks like a random collection of materials - realistic.

    Tell me, what is the bottom of the base made from?

    Nice work -

    Kyle ;)
  4. Frank-Holger Member

    Kyle, this is an old EMI Base. It is made of two Wood Parts and a round metal tube, engraved.

    Upon this I have put a piece of Balsa Foam and the detailing could begin (done with several parts from the sparebox, flocking material, roots and some Metalparts.

    Frank
  5. Christos Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Greece
    This is a very interesting and unique base Frank!
    regards
    christos
  6. Frank-Holger Member

    Thanks, Christos! I wait now till it is finished, put the figure a top and show the Endresult.

    Thank for looking!!

    Frank
  7. garyjd Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Frank, That's one interesting base. What is it? I thought it might be a doorknob.~Gary
  8. Frank-Holger Member

    Gary! This is an old EMI Base, from two part wood and one part metal. I have bought these some years ago but they arrive totally broken (the metall part inbetween was glued to the both wood parts, and that didn´t bond). So I put them aside and "reanimated" them for my two small Baseprojects.

    Conclusion: Throw NOTHING away, sometimes you can use it!

    Frank
  9. Frank-Holger Member

    Ups, I have mailed the answer two times...

    Frank

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