Please visit my new website

I have a new website at its aim is to gather all the nature centered websites I have been doing those past few months, 

This is a bit lame, but I need to change the server of this site which is so slooow, and also to reactivate

Latest posts

Lead foil rules

Really, plastic is not my thing, it is too soft you see. it is too thick for modelmaking. The angles are too soft.
Lead foil is my thing :)

Model making is tedious

Well while the corrections on the girl are drying, on to something I don't really like: model building.

Too much little pieces I didn't even design, in plastic (what on earth I am doing in modelling forums :))

The whole girl is sculpted

Well, here is the girl as she was yesterday evening. Just a regular one really, not particularly beautiful nor big. She is the way I wanted her to be -except the neck which seems to be way too thick, maybe a bit of careful sanding on the right side of the face.


Incidentally, this is a portrait I tried to do. The girl I am doing the portrait off would feel like Ripley in front or her "former tries" in Alien 4.
But this one is good enough


Products heads up

Most of the mail I get from this site is about techniques and materials, so I thought it could be nice if I would both show and explain the stuff I use

Various techniques for the Firebird diorama

I have less time now to do SBS in forums or my own site like I used to, but yet i thought I could share some of "my" techniques that i used for the Firebird diorama. product placement? for the most part, say this to my bloody wallet!!    

Pebeo's outliner (Cernes relief)

I was sent that Pebeo Cernes Relief product some time agio and liked it straight away. Its fine tip allows me to make joints between the stuff i embbed in water and the stuff itself like my graves here.

It dries just like regular glossy Acrylic gel that you can find in art shops or Valejo's Water Effect (which is exactly the same stuff)

Flex Pad on horse sculpting

The reason I use those flex-pad instead of other solutions is seen here: I have been owning the same since 4 years and even though mine are in bad shape they still work alright. I love the "blade tip" which allows to sand in the crevices

Metalic pigments from Uschi van der Rosten

That's a hobby sort of posting. I recently bought Uschi van der Rosten's metalic pigments and well, I used to know Alex before he was Uschi you see and this kind of posts can't do him wrong.