I'll in the middle of my Holliday period, and I wanted to try something new. I got inspired by Owen's amazing work on creatures from EU series like the CW cartoons, and wanted to do these myself. But when I was exploring his site, I didn't have the curage to start working on those big ones. So I went looking for something a bit smaller.
That's how I got the idea to start building a Kybuck steed (didn't even know the creature's name untill I re-read Yoda's databank entry at SW.com)
I made pics of most of the diffirent building stages. So here we go:
1st stage: getting the stuff together. I mostly used a white (dries when exposed to air) sculpting paste (not in the pic) + some construction materials:
I started repositioning the pair of Jolly Jumper (Lucky Luke's horse) legs and building a base with sticks and balsawood. Then I started sculpting on the head (separated from the body) and the body itself. I used the back legs of the little horse as front paws. ( a lof of dremmeling had to be done)
Some ref. pics:
After the sculpting was done of moth parts, I put the head on the body and glued his sadel in place:
Then I primed him with a spray paint; grey matt
After a second layer of primer, I sanded al of the remaining rough edges of, And the real painting could begin:
The finishing touch (straps, sadelstrap and visors) i did with grey electrical tape and a blue screen from LEGO:
I also added a peg in the saddle so Yoda can ride his trusty steed. The one problem: I don't have a Cartoon yoda to repaint into the correct colors...
So I might as well post it here: Who can help me find a loose CW cartoons Yoda? Please HELP!