Cool start on the new sculpt. Can't wait to see this one all finished up!
Now that bike is beautifully done from head to wheel.
The 90mm figure is also measured from his (chopped-off) knees to the top of his head.
So... if I assume that his head is supposed to be roughly the same size as a human head (which appears to be the case), and it measures about 3/4", then he is probably around 1/12 scale.
...If I calculate this correctly.
He certainly makes the Warriors look bad ass
Here is some more work on Joe. I am adding more of the underlying bulk, once this is done, I need to add some more wiring and cabling, then add the "panels" on the body to cover most of it.
His arms still need lots of works, plus he carries a BFG, so this still needs work. Afterwards (if you know the image I am using as a reference) there is some... clothing... that needs to be added.
I also started a rough sketch of the Tetsuo-ork I had in mind. He is still headless, but I can't help myself - I had to start working on his tentacles right away.
I have no idea what you are basing these off of, but they do look pretty awesome!
Another creative custom product out of the Gorb-factory :-)
Can you throw some lights on what a Tetsuo-ork is?
Never heard about that term before.
@Kallfa: Thanks for the hint. I recently bought the movie. Will close this knowledge gap soon :-)
The Joe Pineapples sculpt is from the comic 2000ad, specifically a story called ABC Warriors: The Khronicles of Khaos.
One of the covers has Joe decked out in some sweet looking attire, after his inner conflicts were... set straight? by the planet Hekate during the Blood Moon festival.
Here's the cover:
And thanks Kallfa, I'm glad I can be inspiring!
We went camping in Death Valley for a couple of days to get away from the madness that is 2020. Very much stress-reducing to just sleep under the desert stars for a bit.
Will be back to sculpting shortly...
I've sculpted extras on minis in the past to good effect, (extra cloaks, odds and sods etc), but never a fully formed mini myself. Find it quite intimidating if I'm honest.
Nice little decompression camping time is always a good time! Sometimes I really miss seeing all those stars living near cities and it is great to get out into the country and see how amazing the sky truly is at night! And I will second (or is that third) the recommendation to watch the original Akira movies/shows, and I would add the original (not the recent movie) Ghost in the Shell as well!
On the other hand though, there are some amazing kitbashes and modifications out there, the only reason I don't do more of that is because I'm too cheap to buy more minis
BTW you can watch it for free on YouTube, I kid you not. Go and offer up 80 minutes of your life to the anime gods.
The follow-up Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence is the yin to GITS yang, it contains much more mo-cap and cgi, but is still an amazing piece of art.
I can definitely recomment it.
Here is a little collage of some of the stuff we saw and did:
I did some more work on Joe's gun, and started adding the panels to his shoulders:
And little Tetsuork got some love and attention too:
WOW these are incredible! I love 2000AD also, so am following your amazing Joe Pineapples sculpt eagerly!
I've finished the sculpting on the Testuo-ork, along with his base, and given him some black primer + a drybrush of white.
I'm in the process of setting up my in-door airbrush station so I can get some work done while the outside temperatures drop - the garage was fun, but I have much better
light at my hobby desk. He'll just have to wait for a bit...
This orc looks great!
FYI: The Akira movie arrived yesterday. Going to watch it soon ;-)
Waaaagh this ork looks amazing! I love making little dioramas but I've never tried my hand at a background like it seems like you've got going here.