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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Location Casting

Saul baby-good to hear from you; I was starting to get worried. No I wasn't hoping you vanished in a jungle or something! But if you did I'd be more than happy to take care of Margaret for you. Just kidding! What have you got for me?

Yes I remember-I wanted exotic but commonplace; something you find in any town but don't see much of these days on the board.

Your kidding. A rail station? For a retro future piece? Genius again Saul!

Okay, I see that dapper couple and their robot dog thingie there-looking good. Yeah I see the posters and the time table. Could be either 1929 or the 41st Millennium.

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Okay, here are the various train cars. Yes I see the guy checking his manifest and the other one searching for, hobos or something. What's with the graffiti? Yeah I bet whomever that governor is he is going to be pissed! The names? No idea. Must be some inside joke or something.

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What's with the locomotive? Oh more retro future stuff eh? Yeah I don' think they had those in 1936 but whatever works!

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Yep, six plus feet of straight track there plus some curved stuff ready if necessary. Good job Saul, not start working on my Orks!

Monday, May 16, 2016

Central Casting

Sid, baby, I'm in a pinch! I've got this time travel movie coming up and I need a bunch of weirdos. No of course they don't have a script yet-just a treatment and some rap star they want to tie it in with! Yeah no kidding. Okay, this is what I've got.

I need a futuristic guy, but he has to look like he's from World War I. Yeah I have not idea how that is possible. German looking? That would be fantastic!

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Now I need, like a giant robot pilot or something, but not one of those anime ones. More dark future and stuff. A claw hand? Yeah that will work.

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Brilliant! Now I need some snipers, but they need to be big burly types; yeah real manly men! What? Those guys are perfect! Keep 'em away from Margaret if you know what I mean though-heh just kidding!

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Now I need a doctor. Well not a medical doctor but a guy who calls himself that. No he isn't supposed to look like a doctor; just kind of a geeky dude. You know just the guy?

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Now he needs a travelling partner. No not romantic but there will be some weird sexual tension there. A redhead? You are mind reader Sid!

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Now they need a dog. Or a robot. But it has to be kind of late 70's/early 80's if you know what I mean. A robot dog? Frickin' genius!

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Don't ever change Sid-you are a lifesaver! Now how are you on location scouting...

As usual, apologies for the crappy photos.

Monday, May 2, 2016

My One Miniature for April

I call this titan Grimlock for reasons that should be obvious.

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Here it is side by side with an old Armorcast Titan for scale:
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I remember seeing one in the store an thinking it has to be pretty close in size to a Reaver Tiran. I decided it wouldn't take an insane amount of work to do. It took a few long nights figuring out how to anchor the arms to the main chassis and there is some internal work that I did not get shots of; it was very important that the arms not be flimsy or fall off easily.

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"What a lovely charms bracelet!"
"It is made of the Emperor's Finest!"
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