Sunday, 22 February 2009

the one eyed astropus

made from acrylic plastic fiberglass brass steel p38 filler and epoxy putty.
working lights front and rear with a strobe exhaust nozzle and cockpit illumination.
2 aa batteries in the base power up the lights.
the eyelashes are plucked from a clothes brush.
the wing mirrors are made from pieces of mini disc and sparkle nicely.

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

strobing rocket exhaust

not sure if im gonna go with the fake rocket exhaust but it looks ok from a distance.
i put a strobing led in the tailpipe, the fire effect is made from a mutilated electrical screwdriver handle and some thick red plastic lighting gel cut into strips.

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

nearly there

i used to hate fiddling about putting leds into stuff but i cant get enough of em now

Friday, 13 February 2009

astropus rocket ship

work in progress, made from a battery operated roulette wheel p38 filler, a kids snowdome kit and milliuput.

using some of the booty bought from the local pound shop.