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1/40 Leedsichthys- Released
« on: March 20, 2012, 08:15:30 PM »
Kind of skipped through this one without any of the initial stages-I was in a hurry to try to make one of these asap-I tried to research this guy, but there isn't a lot out there- when one google image searches Leedsichthys- not much of use as sculpt reference comes up- all there really is of any concrete info on how these might have looked is the BBC reconstruction- which I liked better than any other reconstruction paintings or illustrations i saw that all looked like just big fish, the BBC version has a lot of whale shark in the body and fins which I liked and pretty much went along this line-followingtheir 3D rendering which they have in a 360 spin mode on their site which helped a lot to see what to sculpt- here it was at one point- still rough, but showing final details layed in- it measures 23 inches in overall length-


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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2012, 08:17:47 PM »
Here is the Leedsichthys at about the final point- just did a bit of tweaking with thinner to clean up rough spots- then its off to the molding-I guessed at the baleen in the mouth- just sort of went off of whales- but figured that without the big toungue a whale has to press the water out through the baleen, the Leedischthys might just have it hanging atthe back ofthe mouth in front of the throat-[imghttp://i.imgur.com/DjQ5RtO.jpg[/img]http://









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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2012, 12:15:42 AM »
About tiMe some one sculpted one of these!!! Are u gonna turn it into a kit?

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2012, 12:53:03 AM »
 :)  I'd really like to see one of these finished and painted.  I'd also like to see how you mount it to the finished base, since it's so big.

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2012, 05:38:31 AM »
About tiMe some one sculpted one of these!!! Are u gonna turn it into a kit?

They aren't made as kits, they are single pieces, prepainted or not.

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2012, 05:52:37 PM »
About tiMe some one sculpted one of these!!! Are u gonna turn it into a kit?

They aren't made as kits, they are single pieces, prepainted or not.


Hey i dont care if they come in pieces or one single piece as long as i can get it and paint it ;) ! Id rether them be one piece anyways so i dont have to worry about screwing it up while seaming it!

When i say kit i mean an unpainted piece more or less lol guess i need to stop saying that :P

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 05:51:23 PM »
Leviathain in the flesh. :P
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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2013, 08:06:45 PM »
One of these painted up









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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2013, 09:15:57 PM »
That's a big fish ! I need a harpoon and several barrels of fish fry.. lol

The pose looks great Malcolm..I love how these piece of yours seem to really be undulating their bodies through the water.

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2013, 02:26:11 AM »
That looks amazing...I am down for one, right?

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2013, 07:25:17 AM »
A little bright.  But. Its nice to see this creture in a diffrent color besides tan/grey. (From one of my books)
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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2013, 06:53:54 AM »
Another fantastic model! Wow, really impressive this guys is. I hope that mine will be swimming its way to the pacific in the near future ;)

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« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2013, 12:44:32 PM »
Amazing  :)).
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« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2013, 11:43:19 PM »
 ;D  I want one!

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Re: 1/40 Leedsichthys
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2013, 11:53:43 PM »
I love it. It is magnificent
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