I'll be putting all my little WIP projects on this thread: mostly sculpting, but also painting.
To start with, some pics of a couple of 35mm sculpts I recently did. I haven't worked at this scale before, so it is both awesome and infuriating at the same time.
My first sculpt is a little space explorer called Ace Bolt.
This is from a sketch I did a while ago. He came out pretty rough, but I'm still learning how to layer polymer clay over epoxy putty, so basic shapes it is.
The sketch was drawn in a cartoony style, so it suits the figure.
He is up on the gallery here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/432646
The second is a 3-eyed 6-legged killer octopus that is most likely trying to kill Ace. From the same rough cartoony sketch. I got more confident so added a couple of details.
Still rough though. Please check the final photo shoot out here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/432843
The third one is a space pilot called Delta Jet. She will most likely end up saving Ace's sorry ass from the killer octopii.
For this one I started the same way: wire armature, covered with a skeleton of green stuff, followed by bulking out with fimo+sculpey.
But I had real trouble smoothing the surface of the poly clay, until I finally realized that maybe it was because I bought the fimo at Michaels, and it had probably been sitting on the shelf
since 1850. So I re-skinned her with pure sculpey, which I softened with alcohol and water. Much better.
As always, learning as I'm going.