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Matilda Swann - Steam Wars

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Rob Pollock writes...

"This is a Steampunk conversion of two 1/35 injection kits, and as such is probably outside traditional modelling boundaries, although the base kit is military in nature.

"The vehicle unit is Vulcan Models’ Zündapp K800 motorcycle w/Steib Nr28 sidecar. The figure is from a Masterbox ‘Zombieland’ series. Vintage watch parts were used to create the ‘steampunk’ aura, with cogs, flywheels, miniature screws, and various stainless flat-profile pieces..

"The large weapon mounted on the sidecar is watch parts and brass tube, with a Verlinden MG34 gun butt and ammo box, from spares. The other sidearm weapons have been modified from kit pieces, and Matilda’s right arm has been converted to a pneumatic appendage. My one regret with the figure is that I had to used an injection subject, where the detail isn’t as crisp as resin, and the painting detail is perhaps a little less sharp..

"While some of the model is painted – the figure, for example – I used Andrea Inks as washes over the metalwork generally to create a dull, outlander appearance..

"In keeping with the genre, I've chosen a somewhat oddball name for the girl, who definately looks like someone not to be messed with!"
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About the Author

About Robert Pollock (rob_pollock)
FROM: ENGLAND - EAST ANGLIA, UNITED KINGDOM

Rob is an IPMS (UK) member and an active member of Norfolk Scale Model Group (Check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Norfolk-Scale-Model-Group/1448855095344704.).


Comments

Robert, nicely done. Creative use of parts kitbashing.
MAR 10, 2015 - 05:44 AM
Nice job Rob, don't see much Steampunk stuff here, neat take on the "Alice" themed set too ..... Brent
MAR 10, 2015 - 07:53 AM
Cheers, Guys. Thanks for looking in.
MAR 14, 2015 - 05:28 AM
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