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*activates satellite uplink*

 

*initiates orbital nuclear defense grid*

 

"Drop at will"

 

Yeah, this is where I keep all my stuff, but I gotta nuke that thing from orbit, just to be sure. 

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This looks scary fun.  I'd be afraid to try something like this with multiple bones, but I do love the originality of what you get.  Now it just needs a victim.  You know, for scale. :poke:

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Thanks, everyone!

 

18 hours ago, TheOldGuard said:

Very cool! Do I spy some Cadirith in there?

You do!

 

Parts list:

Ruins from 77279 Narthrax

Body from 77396 Cadirith

Torso and front arms from 77377 Frog Demon

Spider legs from Shaerileth, Spider Demoness

Head from 77043 Eye Beast

Lower jaw from the bits box, possibly a GW part?

 

11 hours ago, InvisibleThumb said:

This looks scary fun.  I'd be afraid to try something like this with multiple bones, but I do love the originality of what you get.  Now it just needs a victim.  You know, for scale. :poke:

Like I mentioned in the first post, I made it at Reapercon, in the 'converting Bones' class. They have a big basket full of Bones parts, give you some glue and a knife/cutters, and you can go to town! If you ever go to Reapercon, give it a try; the class is a LOT of fun.

 

I did a little work on it last night, nothing picture worthy, just a lot of gap filling with Green Stuff.

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Congratulations!! This is most likely my Nightmare for tonight! :P But seriously, This is the kind of weird sh!t that my Nightmares are made of and a lot of other peoples too, I suspect. Good luck with the painting and stuff.

 

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Hey, there's like 2 months or so left 'till Reapercon, I probably ought to start working on this....

 

Adding some scales

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Ok, opinion time!

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Keep going with the paving stones (the cardboard), or rip em off?

 

I had originally envisioned this thing climbing over the rubble like this:

 

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...or does it work better this way?

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Thank you!

 

Keep in mind that I'm going to be cutting and repositioning some or all of the limbs as needed.

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He's super adorable! :wub::wub::wub:

 

I thiiiiink I like the second pose, but I'd need to see a front view of the original pose to tell you for sure. The second one may only look more dynamic because we see him coming straight for us.

 

As for the tiles, I like them. I would make them more broken and rubble-y as you go though.

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What an endearing smile! I like the first "over the top, Lads" pose. Rising out of the ruins just seems more like the Monster thing to do.

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