Sunday, August 18, 2013

Straight Outta Quantico

FBI Special Agents
15 mm


We just got back from a much-needed week's vacation on lovely Manitoulin Island, and so... it's time to post something cool I've been sitting on for a while here.

I was lucky enough to get first crack at painting these new releases from Khurasan.  One agent demands scientific rigor, the other allows himself to explore extreme possibilities.  Together, they're a doggedly unstoppable truth-seeking duo, even if they're always stopped short of actually finding it.



Anyway, on to the sculpts.  Holy crap, so tiny!  These are easily as finely sculpted as "Dave and Desiree", and perfectly proportioned.  There were a few pesky double mold lines that took some care to remove, but overall prep was not bad.  I didn't even try to remove the attached bases, as I was scared that I'd snap them off at the ankles; instead I embedded them in the middle of washer-shaped plastic pieces so the street surfaces didn't bulge up.

Conspicuously absent from these figures: powerful flashlights, yappy Pomeranian, implied pornographic VHS collection, or creepy living black oil.  Present: 90's style ladies' pantsuit.

"Wait, I think I heard something..."

"What's in the boxes, Reg?"

13 comments:

  1. Great work. Very clever.

    The bot has just said that he doesn't speak English...

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    1. "Diplomatic immunity!"

      (in my head, those words are always in a bad South African accent, thanks "Lethal Weapon 2"...)

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  2. Very nice - great containers too.

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  3. What a mystery, I wonder who they could be?

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  4. Very nice I'll have togo and investigate the new releases.

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    1. Apparently these aren't actually in the online store yet, but soon.

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  5. Having tried, not too successfully, to paint one of Khurasan's fine and slender sculpts, I will just congratulate you on the execution of these minis, and slink off with my tail between my legs- Bravo!

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  6. I don't know how I missed this, but these look incredible! Where are those bases from?

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    1. Thanks!

      Home made :) The figures have plain disc bases which I made wider, and I used a texture stamp for the asphalt surface. I kept it fairly simple because these shots will presumably be used to sell the figures.

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