Sculptor Juliana LePine takes plastic vitrox clay, slaps some on a skeletal figure, and creates a tiny version of one of rock and rolls' defining figures. Sculpting Freddie Mercury has a creepy Westworld vibe, but the process leads to a model pretty damn close to the Queen frontman. The large teeth and Live Aid 1985 outfit are what helps brings the piece together.
In this episode of Goobertown Hobbies, Brent gets a chance to visit Archon Studio, a small Polish company that produces miniatures and scenery for the tabletop gaming market. We get to see how the molds are designed and carved for high impact polystyrene (HIPS) plastic injection, learn about sprue design, and see the injection machines… READ THE REST
"This is Halloween, this is Halloween. Halloween! Halloween!" In this MechanicalFiend video, Devon painstakingly attempts to recreate Jack Skellington's house from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. She does a seriously impressive job using little more than different grades of a paper and craft foam. There are lots of great modeling tips in this video,… READ THE REST
Years ago, I saw a video where the father of "dungeon crafting," DM Scotty, showed off a cool, characterful wall display he had built for his D&D miniatures. I've always thought it a crime to spend countless hours painting miniatures only to stow them away in cases where no one ever gets to see them.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Hobbies that don't include a hefty price tag are hard to come by, so you might find yourself bored most days doing god knows what on that laptop. What makes boredom even… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Is there any bond deeper than the one between us and our pets? Of course, pet parents know an animal is a special member of the household, but sometimes, we wish there… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Summer is coming to an end, and you know what that means! The leaves are changing, the air is cooling off, and there's a lot more time to spend indoors playing… READ THE REST