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Weathering finished on the legs

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 18 — Weathering powder and oil/grease.  Big update coming. It’s been a while since I posted, but I’ve …


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Shop Talk

Sometimes a thought occurs to me and it gets stuck in my head. Lately, I’ve beet putting together a Stormtalon for my …


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She’s been around the block.

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 16 — Silver metal progress.  Just a quick update here so I can pick up some comments and suggestions, hopefully. …


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The old lady begins to stir.

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 14 — I DO own paints. See?  The old lady is getting her first bits of paint, at …


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It’s all in her head

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 13 — Unfolding face plate. Alright, folks. The new hobby room (that’s right, a whole room!) is finally …


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The face of death

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 10 — Tilting face plate. Since I can’t let a good thing well enough alone, and since somebody …


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Fancy footwork

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 9 — Feet and basing. Since I was going for balls-out drama here, I wanted this base to …


And here's a quick test on the model. Size looks about right to me. Seems a bit thin but once it's on the model it's good.

Banded groin armor plating

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt.  8 — Old school groin armor. Just one more thing I had to mess with. While I do …


Here are her legs, ready to be attached to the hips. I like to think of this as her sassy teenager pose, but keep in mind that leg will be up and standing on some wreckage.

The hips don’t lie

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 7 — Hips and legs. Here we are again. Now that things were coming together on the body …


And from the back. Again, it's really pretty sturdy. In this build, there are magnets in the barrel and cap, on the stubber and body, on the ammo can power tube and body, and then the black strips on the body and ammo can itself. Again, since most of these pieces hold together pretty well even without the magnets, this is all very flush and pretty tough to budge or mess up. Note how the stubber looks nice, like it's built right into and through the shield plate. I've seen a fair few builds that didn't even have the back of the stubber. For shame…

The revolution will be magnetized

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 6 — Magnetized weapons. Buckle in for a very pic heavy tutorial on getting the 100% correct representation …


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Tibbs-Pattern Heavy Stubbers

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 5 — Heavy Stubber. I’ve never made a model with a Heavy Stubber before the Imperial Knight. They …


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Body shots

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 4 — Body details. I had a lot of fun with adding details at this point. I decided …


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Here comes the drama

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 3 — Legs and ankles. After hacking up the knees of the Imperial Knight, I decided the pins …


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Wobbly knees syndrome

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 2 — Knees. I started working on the Knight’s legs first. Every Knight I saw early on had …


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The Queen Bee rises

Imperial Knight Conversion: Pt. 1 — Prep work. Part one in what will surely end up a very long series. Although it’s …