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I figured now that I have the machine up and running I should start a proper thread to document my progress. Here is what the first weekend had in store (Sir Forscale for scale):

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Here are some solo shots. This first guy I didnt think to resize and came out larger than intended. He will serve as a goliath or half-giant. He came with the only Patreon I have backed so far - Archvillain. Two pieces - mini and base:

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My second mini (and the one that made me realize I made the right choice getting into Resin) was this Couatl from Antimatter Games. Five pieces - base, body, torso and wing, other wing, and head. The base gave me some struggles to the point I gave up on the presupported file and opted to learn basics of supports in Lychee:

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The third and final mini of the weekend was this guy from Archvillain. He turned out great other than water this white chalky stuff is. Note - he is attached to the base by only the knee, so neat pose:

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Not a bad start, if I say so myself.

 

I have already been tempted by many Patreons but am attempting to hold fast and stick with one for now. I have lots of minis sitting in files that I can tap into. (This resolve might not hold until March, lol).

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Done with this one...I think  

Another mini successfully printed. Third time was the charm...well not for the base.  

Some more work on him. Only the wings and base left to do.  

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22 minutes ago, Talae said:

I figured now that I have the machine up and running I should start a proper thread to document my progress. Here is what the first weekend had in store (Sir Forscale for scale):

20210221_220827.thumb.jpg.2d3e54cf2ec9cd2df8a9364f8a995342.jpg

 

Here are some solo shots. This first guy I didnt think to resize and came out larger than intended. He will serve as a goliath or half-giant. He came with the only Patreon I have backed so far - Archvillain. Two pieces - mini and base:

20210221_222011.thumb.jpg.fcf898ad975d294b16c36c57667311f9.jpg

20210221_222021.thumb.jpg.cd1938436ee1f90d9884419962d8c8a9.jpg

 

My second mini (and the one that made me realize I made the right choice getting into Resin) was this Couatl from Antimatter Games. Five pieces - base, body, torso and wing, other wing, and head. The base gave me some struggles to the point I gave up on the presupported file and opted to learn basics of supports in Lychee:

20210221_221930.thumb.jpg.70f7bb814123893e60c31eee7b047ebc.jpg

20210221_221943.thumb.jpg.1809fe4d9ad238a18654451f54437a5f.jpg

 

The third and final mini of the weekend was this guy from Archvillain. He turned out great other than water this white chalky stuff is. Note - he is attached to the base by only the knee, so neat pose:

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Not a bad start, if I say so myself.

 

I have already been tempted by many Patreons but am attempting to hold fast and stick with one for now. I have lots of minis sitting in files that I can tap into. (This resolve might not hold until March, lol).

 

There is something magical about 3-D printing.

 

I keep forgetting to get Artisan Guild's Quetzalcoatl miniature - thing's a beast.

 

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We have a monthly 50% off coupon, but I keep forgetting....

 

The Auld Grump

 

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Now attached to the base and also had a failed print that turned out interesting enough I may keep it.

 

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Failure close up:

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And the failure in action:

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2 hours ago, TaleSpinner said:

White Chalky stuff = cured before it was fully dried after washing.

 

Why are your supports so long on that failed one?

 

It was the presupported file.

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Printed this guy for my daughter to paint (I let her pick from anything from the Archvillain February release and the Antimatter Games recent Kickstarter and this is what she picked which made me laugh a little).

 

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I also printed this guy a second time on the same settings with no luck. He is now printing again with modified supports and a slight change in exposure time. Guess I am starting a squad of these stealthy guys. Lol

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On 2/23/2021 at 11:19 AM, TaleSpinner said:

I love how it looks like it is rising out of the resin ready to beat the crap out of someone.  You should do an epoxy water swamp scene with it.

That was exactly my thought when I saw them.

 

As the late Mr. Ross put it - 'A happy little accident'.

 

The Auld Grump

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