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This is Patrick Keith's 50246: Marie, She-Bot, famous from the old Fritz Lang movie "Metropolis," and two other robots Johnny Lauck sold adjacent to his sci fi Salvage Crew. I painted them up in less than an hour. WIP thread here.
So my husband is running a game this Saturday and he asked "Do you have any robot figures?" and I said "Ummm, let me get back to you." Happily, I had on hand a copy of Patrick Keith's 50246, "Marie She-Bot" familiar to film aficionados from Fritz Lang's seminal "Metropolis". I also had a handful of little robots from Johnny Lauck's Salvage Crew. So I glued them together and primed them and painted them very simply with metallic paints. The whole thing took less than an hour. For metallics I use the principles I learned for gilding: Everything has a color
So I have decided for Reapercon to do my first diorama. (I have three in my head but this one yanks my heartstrings the most) I want to do a setting of Maria vs the Maschinemensch. (From Metropolis) Reaper has the PERFECT Figure for the Maschinemench but I have yet to find one for Maria. (I'm still hunting though) Maria is pretty simply dressed, always very composed. (If you've never seen the movie, Maria is a very popular public figure who stands for all things good and pure. This is probably my most favorite picture of her: That's one figure issue, the other is scenery. Metropolis