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I found this mumakil  on the internet here recently. It is missing a lot of pieces, however I’m going to try to rebuild this thing. Here is my progress so far. 

An oathmark dwarf for comparison, this thing is big!

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Whoever assembled this thing glued the platform on sideways, with a VERY stout glue. In my efforts to remove it I ended up breaking it so it now has a pair of gaping holes in the bottom.
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After trying to remove the platform pieces from the rest of the saddle I finically gave up and just ground them off, and glued the platform back on the right way.
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The tusks has the ends broken off so I drilled some holes and inserted some styrene rod to give my milliliter something to grip to.

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A pair of dowels sanded to shape serve as the front supports on the saddle.

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And unfortunately he is missing his trunk, so I get to practice my sculpting skills. 

I drilled some holes where the trunk goes so I can insert some wire to make an armature.
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It’s the KRAKAPHANT
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I’ll have to go look at some pictures at elephant trunks to see how long it should be. 

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If anyone has any ideas or suggestions they are more than welcome!
That is all for now thanks for looking!

 

 

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Thanks! And I agree this thing is big! 
 

I repaired the tusks, now they just need some work to blend them in better

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I started working on the side platforms? Not sure what they would be called. I may decide to make the angle from the side to the center sharper, it is a bit flat looking. 
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Hopefully their will be more tomorrow! Thanks for looking!

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Got some more progress done!

I ended up redoing the side section a bit. I added more of and angle and made it stronger.

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Borrowed an idea from the movie and made the spike strip between the tusks.

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Accidentally broke the wire so I had to redo it. And it conveniently hides the joint on its left tusk.

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And I decided to tackle the part I’ve been dreading the most.......The trunk.

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It at least resembles a trunk.....

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Coiled some wire around the booms for decoration. I’ll be adding the little crosspieces to them later.

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I started working on the second floor of the main platform.

 

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If anyone has ideas or advice feel free to share!
Thanks for looking!

 

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Thanks!

 

I got the other side platform finished. 
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And the second floor of the main platform.

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I decided to add a central post instead of adding another floor. And I made some ears. 

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He also has a tail now.F7DC737A-DF00-4B22-B90F-C849D51D20D2.jpeg.2798b7294d64f6064b178409be8d70ff.jpeg

And finally I repaired to holes in the main platform.

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Thanks for looking!

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On 3/7/2020 at 1:56 PM, Corsair said:

Hannibal would approve!

Especially since it would be bigger than what he was used to!

 

So I got a little carried away with the painting probably did more than was good for me, or the project. But I got a lot of color on it!

Since this is such a big model I am attempting to raise the bar on my painting. 
The focus is on shadows and highlights.

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Suggestions on the folds would be greatly appreciated.

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Thanks for Looking!

 

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So after a very tedious hour or two I got most of the outside sections of the cloth done. 
and for some strange reason one of my pictures is upside down......
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And I worked of the hide some more covering up what was left of the black and blending in the transitions some.

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Thanks for looking!

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