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28mm busts

Post by Corvus » 7 Sep 2009, o 09:53

I had a crazy idea last weekend, but I'm not sure if it has been done before.

I want to try to cut up a regular 28mm figure to create a bust from it.

The idea behind this is to have a smaller paint surface to try out new things without having to paint the entire figure or put time into making a base. I have some 40k figures on which I want to try out this.

So what do you think? Crazy? :bonk:

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Post by Nameless » 7 Sep 2009, o 10:06

crazy :)
but, go for it, if you want it
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Post by Cyberpaddy66 » 9 Sep 2009, o 03:38

If anyone can do it you can :D
Getting back into the thick (or rather thin as in thinning my paints) of it, not picked up a brush in some time so this may hurt a bit until I get used to the feel of them again :doh:

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Post by Demi_morgana » 9 Sep 2009, o 08:25

good luck - I'm waiting to see the results! :D
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Post by mahon » 9 Sep 2009, o 08:27

sounds like madness that I could actually like :twisted:
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Post by sea.man » 9 Sep 2009, o 08:35

what are you going to do with the lower parts of the models?
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Post by Corvus » 9 Sep 2009, o 08:41

czlowiek.morze wrote:what are you going to do with the lower parts of the models?
Throw them into the trash :roll:

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Post by arctica » 9 Sep 2009, o 10:14

You could create a leg monster ! or replace all your gaming vehicle's wheels with legs :lol: but still 28mm bust is a funny but novel idea :) show us results ! :wink:

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Post by mahon » 9 Sep 2009, o 11:12

think of it this way: new Space Wolves will come with 44 heads for just 10 miniatures. Also 28 shoulder pads.

So you can create leg-stomach-shoulderpad-head monsters :lol:
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Re: 28mm busts

Post by Corvus » 9 Sep 2009, o 11:43

Ok time to get this thread back on track :D

I've been cutting up a plastic Black Reach Terminator last night. I've made a rough cut just beneath the breast plate and used my Dremel to create a flat surface, slightly diagonal so I ended up just beneath the 'exhaust' grill of the backpack. Both arms have also been cut.

I still need to clean some moldlines off the arms so I haven't completely assembled the bust yet.

I don't think a Terminator is the best figure for this because off the big shoulder pads. This bust is three times as wide as it is high :)

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