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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 2:05 p.m. PST

OK. Bear with me for a second. I may have lost my mind . . .

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Aside from getting those little "blocky" reptile figures from Legos:

What ready-made figures are out there that 1) are about 1 inch tall and, if painted properly, 2) could pass for a primitive (crudely-carved) Alien statue?

Thanks,

Dan

Lion in the Stars25 Oct 2012 2:25 p.m. PST

There's the snarky answer of any 28mm figure…

What kind of alien? Grey, reptilian, 'angel', etc…?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 3:02 p.m. PST

I thought about using a badly-cast figure and filling in the spaces between the arms and body, etc., with putty, just to make it look crudely carved.

Don't know if that's the route I should take though. I'd love to know if anyone has done anything like that.

Or should I just take a block of something and start cutting into it:

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Except with Aliens in mind and not humans:

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Dan

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 4:31 p.m. PST

There might be some kinds of beads at a Michaels-type store.

Farstar Inactive Member25 Oct 2012 5:22 p.m. PST

The dollar stores this past Spring had Tiki head ice cube trays. You can also get Easter Island ice cube trays online.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2012 8:54 p.m. PST

Hmm. Carved beads might be small enough to work as a stela or pillar for 15mm.

Dan

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP28 Oct 2012 11:09 p.m. PST

Completely unrelated, but just as cool to see in "stone" . . .

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Dan

Dropzonetoe Fezian29 Oct 2012 1:03 p.m. PST

What about finding some packaging for 1 inch tall kids toys and using the plastic packaging that is sort of vacuumed sealed around it and using that as a rough body shap?

Grifflux31 Oct 2012 2:34 a.m. PST

At the risk of being blackballed for including a link to GW, have you considered looking at their lizardman glyphs?

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They're not statues, but it might give you some inspiration.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2012 1:43 p.m. PST

Here's an interesting one:

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Dan

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