Superman and Aliens

Sep 26, 19 Superman and Aliens

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From the kind folks at Amok Time comes an interesting 1/6th scale resin interaction between Superman and the Aliens. Would Alien blood acid affect the Man of Steel? The complicated part of this diorama was getting the Superman figure properly balanced on the two hands and arms holding him up. All paints were acrylics and a...

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The Mutations (1974)

May 28, 19 The Mutations (1974)

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The Freakmaker (aka, The Mutations) is a film where a botanist creates a Venus flytrap/human hybrid. This ‘plantimal’ can walk, speak, and kills victims by using the digestive organs on his chest. This figure is rare and comes from those wonderful sculptors from Japan.

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From Hell It Came (1957)

Apr 18, 19 From Hell It Came (1957)

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This fun diorama depicts the walking tree, Tabanga, from the film, From Hell it Came. The build-up of the 1/6th scale diorama was straightforward so the challenge came in painting all the detail. For the small voodoo doll, slivers of wood were used.

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The Invisible Man (1933)

Aug 10, 18 The Invisible Man (1933)

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Moebius Models released a styrene version of The Invisible Man. In addition to the main character this diorama also includes a myriad of amazing pieces including an awesome array of glassware, books, rats, frog, and, of course, his nose. Since this kit is all styrene special care was necessary in the build up. Many of the pieces...

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)

Sep 13, 17 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)

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The 1932 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde film is know for its transformation scene of Jekyll into Hyde. These two 1/4th scale sculpts were produced by the amazing folks at Kit Kong and essentially mimic the two stars of the film. The likenesses are spot on and all paints were acrylics. The potion in Jekyll’s hand is a mix of...

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Return of the Fly (1959)

Aug 11, 17 Return of the Fly (1959)

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This version of the Return of the Fly was made by the masters at Monsters in Motion. For his head “hairs” I used surgical thread (a little thicker than normal thread) and placed them individually on his head. I used short length of wire, also individually drilled and inserted, around his eyes. This means I drilled many,...

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