If you'd like to try your hand at sculpting or need some advice on converting
your figures, then you've come to the right place or as close as this
place is going to get to it anyway.
Fantasy and Science Fiction Wargame Miniature designs by Kevin Chenevert.
Aside from galleries containing pictures of greens and concept sketches
there is a section with excellent sculpting articles by Bobby Jackson,
Bob Lippman, Phil Lewis,... Great stuff that humbles me (or should)!
A nice site with some in depth articles and tips on sculpting
and converting and an extensive gallery of greens and painted figures.
A few tips about dollies and armatures from the hand of my good friend
Seth Nash, twentysomething cybergoth petrolhead uber-father and maker
of "little green men". He's a wacko, but his skills are
good. - WK
Aside from some painting tips, NVS offers a few conversion tutorials
and a conversion forum to discuss projects, ask for more tips, etc...
House of Ebob
Good website of a master sculptor with a leaning towards characters
of Middle Earth. His step by step tutorial on sculpting faces is fabulous!
A German site (in English) with an extensive gallery, some painting
tips and a section devoted to sculpting. - WK
No need to introduce TMP, I'm sure. But did you know they've also
got a handy reference corner with tips on sculpting, molding, casting,
converting, painting, basing, etc...? - WK
Website of a talented French sculptor who has worked for such companies
as GW, eM-4-Miniatures and Fenryll. Some good pictures of original
greens and conversions, as well as a useful article on sculpting heads.
A site holding a good introduction to green stuff and covering the
basics of working with it. - WK
Site dedicated to conversions for the SLA Industries RPG (a mixture
of urban angst, decadence and horror with science fiction). I really
like the carnivorous pig. - WK
Some basic but important tips from this sculptor on materials you'll
need to get the most out of your greenstuff and a step by step article
on a sculpt in progress. - WK
The "Mini-A-Week" project. In order to develop his skills,
Joel Patton is painting or sculpting one mini a week from November
2003 - 2004. He's sculpted some unusual critters so far and explains
his technique, but will he progress from wormy blobs to sculpting
greatness? Only time (and this site) will tell. - Rob
A website devoted to building kits but hosting some incredible LOTR
scratchbuilt Oliphants. - W.K.
Not only is this the home of the excellent Hirst Arts Castlemolds
scenery, Bruce Hirst also offers Tips & Tricks on sculpting and
shows us some handy shortcuts. - WK
Interesting site with lots of conversions of 40k miniatures, as
well as some general sculpting tips in the workshop section. A lot
of it can easily be applied to fantasy or historical miniatures too.
French site with some tutorials on painting, sculpting and terrainbuilding.
I stole this one from Sylvain's links section and I feel no shame.
|Satyr Sculpting Studio
Sculptor Drew Williams shares some of the fundaments of sculpting with the world and describes how some of his miniatures came into being. - WK
The Yahoo! group sculpting list where many people talk about model
making and casting figures and miniatures. They also have a FAQ. -
This excellent sculptor of GW and Crocodile (Aegyptus) fame shares
some tricks at the 40k Konversions site. - WK
A great tutorial for making your own banners and flags from green
stuff. - WK
Casting Resin & Mold Making Material. This site details the process
of moldmaking and casting. Now remember, there will be no duplicating
of copyrighted material. ;°) - WK
Online business supplying liquid rubber to make your molds. Not necessarily
aimed at the miniature collector, but they have a very thorough "how
to" and offer a list of professional moldmakers. - WK
More useful information from Bruce Hirst as he explains the finer
points of moldmaking to us. - WK
An illustrated tutorial to the secrets of green stuff casting, a shortcut
for replicating small detail. - WK
|The Mouldmaker Dot-Com New!
"TheMouldmaker.com” provides a service to any client wishing to produce or reproduce small or medium sized items in white metal or high quality English pewter by the means of spincasting into vulcanised silicon rubber moulds.
Valent Studios New!
Not satisfied with 'merely' being a sculptor, Jeff Valent sells sculpting supplies and has a contract casting service. - WK
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