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Urban Saboteur 04-08-2011 04:03 PM

Space / Cosmic Scenery
 

Space / Cosmic Scenery
Don't leave your figures on planet earth.. it's.. Lunarcy! :D
[Image submitted by dancontrino 16/02/2011]

As part of the ongoing project to make things more friendly, this thread and 1st post is aimed at helping everyone who is both new and a veteran needing a refresher or assistance in building sets for Space or Cosmic scenes.

In here you will find alot of helpful articles dedicated to helping you create a wonderful environment for you to pose your action figures in.

Any questions fired here in this thread should be about problems or help you need with the Scenery in question. I also welcome any insightful articles by members of the community, full credit will be given to the contributor, I'll do the indexing from here.

Corridors or Walls
Corridors & Walls submitted by Sonneilon

Stargate
Stargate Submitted by ender098

At my own Request I have asked the Moderators to Sticky this thread. So it remains at the top of the how to.

I will begin adding in articles and indexing everything in the next few hours

Rich

dancontrino 04-09-2011 08:17 AM

Great thread, Rich. There are so many cool set building styles here at Dios. I keep it fairly simple because of space and time constraints.

-The walls are foam and are painted with a metallic Krylon spray.
-The floors are more of the same foam and the metal piece is from an old school locker.
-Various set pieces:
-round table and chairs made by fellow member, Tracker.
-Clone wars Yularen tactical table
-25th Joe dvd cart and MASS bits


Sic Deth pointed me in the right direction in using acrylics to paint the foam now...less caustic to the foam. The foam is fantastic because you get straight up, modular pieces(much like what George Lucas used in episoode IV), but you also can find very spacey looking foam pieces perfect for space/cosmic sets. Flatline once commented on how he preferred using household items for set pieces and I try to follow suit. Partly because of cost but also because I think its more challenging to not use too many pre fab sets and props.

Urban Saboteur 04-09-2011 10:46 AM

Great!
 
Great stuff!

Thanks for sharing :) If you are ever feeling inspired to do a how-to on anything that you think could help the community let me know. I want to try and help get the community interacting with each other, sharing tips and knowledge, this way we can all have fun and improve at the same time :D

Rich


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