"Cellphone photos are fine, but I'm looking for something a little better, something I can use to really show off the time and detail I put into my models."
Hello once again, GSI readers. This is part 2 of the series on miniature photography tips and tricks. While cellphones make for a great stop-gap measure and often even a pretty good solution to your miniature photography needs, even the semi-serious blogger is going to want something better at some point.
Ron over at From The Warp just posted a great Death Korps of Krieg Grenadier conversion that uses a Tentacle Maker SAW-020 in the build. I don't usually do a lot of self-promotion but this tutorial is really well put together and for us conversion n00bs (i.e., those of us who are not Ron) , it gives a great framework to work from. Give it a look!
The Heldrake is by far the most fiddly GW model I’ve encountered. The wings are probably a dozen pieces each and all of that weight connects at the shoulder! It’s a great looking model, but… man it’s a PITA to build. So is the Warpsmith, by the way.
So I was supposed to get the latest shipment of Tentacle Makers hand-delivered from Carson City, Nevada last night. My machinist was delivering a machine to another customer in my area and was going to travel 3 hours out of his way to deliver them. Well....