There is an Italian sculptor over on Platoon Britannica called Carmine (who goes by the name of Thor14), and he is working on an enormous diorama of a horde of demons walking through a portal. His plan is to make it for the next World Expo (Chicago 2017?) and is getting a number of his friends from … More Demonic portal by Thor14
And its done…! Painting 10mm models was quite a new experience for me and despite a few issues along the way, I am really quite pleased with the way this little scene turned out. I had a few learning experiences along the way – such as white is really tricky and painting long smooth gradients … More Dropzone Commander Diorama Finished!
More pics… getting there slowly but surely! I have a deadline for the end of the week, but fret not, the dropship is pretty much done, just needs some weathering, and the legs of walker number two are at a similar stage, so its not going to be a problem. I intend to add some … More Dropzone Commander diorama nearly done
Right the weekend has passed, far too quickly as usual, and here I am back again! As promised, here are some more photos of the diorama as it is now. I ended up spending a lot of time faffing with the colours of the cliff face as it seemed to seem far too blue against … More Some new Dropzone Commander piccies
This is a really quick mobile phone photo… The colour is shot to pieces on the cliff face, but it gives you quite a nice view of the contrast between the Enyo siege walker and the natural surroundings. The colour of the previous photo was much more accurate… this one has a strange green cast … More A quick Dropzone Commander update
Just a quick update on my Dropzone Commander project. Last weekend I started to slap some paint onto the base. I have blocked in the main shadows/highlights on the cliff face and started to work on the huge ornate and now brass door. There is going to be some serious weathering and verdigris on the … More Dropzone Commander – Painting the base
With the Crystal Brush over, and now that I am back in the UK, I thought it was about time I posted up the completed photos of my diorama! The diorama category was ridiculously well attended at the competition, and I unfortunately didnt manage to place in the top three with this…. however, there was … More Dead End – my Sedition Wars vignette