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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints *first repaint!*
« Reply #40 on: January 01, 2018, 03:47:15 PM »
These repaints are looking great! I like the subtle colors of the Yut, and the Nasuto is properly flashy :)


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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints *first repaint!*
« Reply #41 on: January 01, 2018, 04:18:23 PM »
I would say it’s a success!

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints *first repaint!*
« Reply #42 on: January 06, 2018, 06:11:09 AM »
That Nasuto repaint is really beautiful!  :o

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur "sculpts" *new Ornithopod sculpt *
« Reply #43 on: January 08, 2018, 03:40:48 PM »
I decided to fix my first sculpt, it was damaged a bit damaged, lost the tip of the tail and one toe, plus lots of paint scuffs because it fell to the floor while I was re-arrenging my room, but I left it like that. Some weeks ago there was an earthquake here, it was like "medium intensity", we are very used to 5-6 degrees earthquakes here, this one was a 6,2, anyway the figure fell again, from the top of my new display, and lost it's feet, an entire forelimb and another chunk of tail and back so I decided to use what I have left of air drying clay to fix it, since I made a second version of Brachylophosaurus I also  made it a new species so now he's and Edmontosaurus, it's the species that's not commonly represented with the little crest because I'm not sure of the exact shape, size and position of the crest, though I don't really know if both should have it. Anyways, here it is:






here is how it was before:

It was pretty clunky  ;D ;D :P

It has some goofs I admit. The head should be narrower, I tried to add some volume in the back of the original head and beak to give it a better shape but always ended up looking very goofy so I used sand paper to shape it, it's not  exactly as narrow as I wanted but it's something. I ran out of clay so I didn't gave it a row of scutes along the back, maybe I'll do it later.

What do you use for the skin details?
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur "sculpts" *new Ornithopod sculpt *
« Reply #44 on: January 08, 2018, 06:01:11 PM »

What do you use for the skin details?
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Hi! for this one I used one of these:



I just pressed the hole on the clay, it was kind of hard because I hate the material this one is made, it's difficult to work for me as it has to stay wet all the time or else it self hardens fast. And for the smaller texture that's slightly visible on the head I made a texture stamp with the clay, just pressed a piece of clay in the surface (I made mine out of a textured flower vase, I've made others from different house things too) and let it dry.

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #45 on: January 10, 2018, 05:35:51 PM »
Here's another makeover, this one was a quick one, I like that they use blue, that's my favorite color but it's kind of hard to use it well on a dinosaur toy, Safari Gryposaurus is one of the better exemples for a blue colored dinosaur that doesn't look unnatural. In CollectA Mercuriceratops, the blue on the frill was ok, but in the back it looked weird to me, so I attempted to remove that blue patch but ended up changing the whole body color and instead of blue outlining the frill, I used on the inside of the frill apertures.





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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #46 on: January 10, 2018, 08:09:53 PM »
Looks really professional! I did some repaints too, but they weren‘t as good as yours!
Where do you buy the tools you use for skin details?
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #47 on: January 10, 2018, 09:11:18 PM »
Looks really professional! I did some repaints too, but they weren‘t as good as yours!
Where do you buy the tools you use for skin details?
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Thanks! I got that image of what I used from Internet and it said ball inflation needle, so I guess that's what is called. There were several in my house, but I think you can get them on a hardware store (that's the name of the stores where you buy hammers, nails and tools in general right? Why I'm not sure of my basic english lessons anymore?  :P).

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #48 on: February 14, 2018, 12:13:12 AM »
Here's a new one! my first theropod: Skorpiovenator! Sadly it doesn't stand on it's own so I made a removable base for it. I think the head could be better but I'm pleased with this, my first try at theropods, by the way there's cracks on the legs because I dropped while painting it so I made the best repairs I could, let's just say they are big battle scars  :P




« Last Edit: April 13, 2018, 02:32:18 PM by Jose_S.M. »

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #49 on: February 14, 2018, 04:05:31 PM »
It may lack finesse in the texture but I like it. Especially the fact that you added lips (a feature still too often neglected I think) and also the color scheme :) Will you add some color and life to the base? Also a nice choice for a theropod sculpt.

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #50 on: February 14, 2018, 04:33:41 PM »
Thanks, yes I'm going to paint the base, It had another one that was already painted but didn't fit the legs that I had to remake, so the one in the photo was just drying still. The legs and base are from a different material than the body because the original shattered to a point were put them together with glue was not an option.

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #51 on: February 14, 2018, 10:32:07 PM »
I like the face on this!  Skorpiovenator has such a distinctive head and you really captured it.

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2018, 09:40:13 PM »
I like the face on this!  Skorpiovenator has such a distinctive head and you really captured it.

Thanks! I re-did the head various times because I wasn't pleased at first.

Here's something else I did, I decided to try and custom the Schleich Oviraptor to give it feathers on the underside:






I have to practice feather texture more  :P
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #53 on: February 21, 2018, 01:15:06 AM »
That definitely makes it look more natural and less like a statue.
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #54 on: February 28, 2018, 10:52:24 PM »
A couple of new things: first I used sandpaper on the legs of Skorpiovenator and smoothed at least the biggest cracks it had, specially one very big on its right thigh.



And I made a new version of Camptosaurus, the first one was a hybrid of air drying clay (the lower legs) and semi hardened "play-doh" (it's not of that brand but I don't know what's the general term for that), this one is made of Sculpey (except one finger that broke  :P)






A little update : I'm on the process of thinning it's arms because they look chunky in front view hehehe.
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2018, 08:28:24 AM »
Not bad. The Camptosaurus looks pretty decent.

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #56 on: March 31, 2018, 02:31:41 PM »
New version of Centrosaurus, the other one has a frill to bit and angled, I'm planning to turn it into another species.







One of the smaller fingers in the hands is too big, it fell of while painting it and I attempted to glue it, but I messed up and glue another one that had fell earlier. one of the clawed ones  ::) let's say it got stung by a something like a wasp, like me yesterday, my ear looked like Dumbo's   :-\.
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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #57 on: March 31, 2018, 05:01:09 PM »
Woah, both your new versions are great, Camptosaurus and Centrosaurus. One can easily see a lot of progress there. I think the legs need a bit more finesse, but both body and especially heads look particularly good :)

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #58 on: April 11, 2018, 06:45:44 PM »
Since I made a second version of Centrosaurus, because the original frill wasn't exactly shaped like a Centrosaurus one, I modified the original into Titanoceratops, I based the frill shape and colors on this image by Gabriel Ugueto: https://kana-hebi.deviantart.com/art/Ceratopsidae-Chasmosaurinae-Heads-front-view-657994431. I think the frill could be larger, but let's say it's not full grown yet  ;)



Woah, both your new versions are great, Camptosaurus and Centrosaurus. One can easily see a lot of progress there. I think the legs need a bit more finesse, but both body and especially heads look particularly good :)

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Re: Jose's Dinosaur sculpts and repaints
« Reply #59 on: April 11, 2018, 07:22:41 PM »
Very nice, you keep on improving  with each new sculpt. Keep it up! ;)