Re: [1listSculpting] Re: Walker sculpt
- I say do both at the same time. Modern vehicles aren't designed without
numerous modifications along the way to allow for ergonomics. And the human
body is flexible and can adjust to the device it is operating.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff" <kaiserwilhelm@...>
Sent: Monday, September 05, 2005 10:15 PM
Subject: [1listSculpting] Re: Walker sculpt
> Hi Neil,
> As someone whos sculpted many a walker type model in my lifetime, Id
> go walker first..and anything that goes on or in it second.
> Jeff Wilhelm
> --- In 1listSculpting@yahoogroups.com, "Neil Blue" <neil@i...> wrote:
>> I am just thinking about trying to sculpt a walker type fig. So it
>> will have a 25mm fig, piloting a humanoid shaped frame. Any ideas on
>> how I would so this. I am not sure if I need to start with the walker
>> then sculpt the little guy to go in it, or the other way round?
> Yahoo! Groups Links
- Well Im sort of a chop, cut scrape and glue sort of person. I make
mechs a lot from styrene plastic (see portfolio)
I prefer solvent based glues that melt the plastic together rather
than a sandwitch based adhesive like a CA glue.
Ill also use brown putty where needed.
--- In 1listSculpting@yahoogroups.com, "Ming-Hua" <minimaker3@y...>
> > Thanks Ming-Hua,
> > That whole tutorial looks like it will help me.
> You're welcome. Do note though that different sculptors may have
> different ways of making mechs. If you look at Jeff Wilhelm's mechs
> you see many more different materials.
> Jeff, any special tips on making mechs?
> Bye, Ming-Hua
- Jeff wrote:
> Well Im sort of a chop, cut scrape and glue sort of person. I makeHow are you doing the texture on the wheels?
> mechs a lot from styrene plastic (see portfolio)
> I prefer solvent based glues that melt the plastic together rather
> than a sandwitch based adhesive like a CA glue.
"Scientia Est Potentia"
- I do it on a small miniature lathe with a indexing attachment. I cut
the radial grives with a cutting bit and then scribe the cross thread
lined with a scribe and a tool rest using the index to make them even
> How are you doing the texture on the wheels?
> "Scientia Est Potentia"