Posts Tagged ‘Snowspeeder’

Star Wars Snowspeeder – Bandai 1/48 Scale Plastic Model Kit [Completed]

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

A sense of awe and wonderment is etched into my childhood memories of time spent poring over images of the Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) crew at work. These behind-the-scenes model makers were, dare I say it, chief contributors to the success of the Star Wars franchise. For sure the efforts of ILM’s cameraman, optical technicians, etc. are all necessary components of a whole. But at its core,

Star Wars Snowspeeder – Bandai 1/48 Scale Plastic Model Kit [Completed]

Posted on October 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

A sense of awe and wonderment is etched into my childhood memories of time spent poring over images of the Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) crew at work. These behind-the-scenes model makers were, dare I say it, chief contributors to the success of the Star Wars franchise. For sure the efforts of ILM’s cameraman, optical technicians, etc. are all necessary components of a whole. But at its core,

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Snap fitting parts onto the upper hull and a final open-cockpit view]

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Snap fitting the snowspeeder’s power coupling/convertor, laser activator, air intake, repulsor systems onto the upper hull may be a simple enough task. But the life it breathes into the scale model is immense. At long last, the snowspeeder now looks li…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Snap fitting parts onto the upper hull and a final open-cockpit view]

Posted on October 20th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Snap fitting the snowspeeder’s power coupling/convertor, laser activator, air intake, repulsor systems onto the upper hull may be a simple enough task. But the life it breathes into the scale model is immense. At long last, the snowspeeder now looks li…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Power/Repulsor/Laser Systems & Airbrake Flaps]

Posted on October 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Filling up the snowspeeder’s upper hull involved assembling and painting two large units, each of which contains the power coupling/convertor, laser activator, air intake, repulsor and air brake flap. They are basically the second most focused-on eye c…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Power/Repulsor/Laser Systems & Airbrake Flaps]

Posted on October 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Filling up the snowspeeder’s upper hull involved assembling and painting two large units, each of which contains the power coupling/convertor, laser activator, air intake, repulsor and air brake flap. They are basically the second most focused-on eye c…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Initial Dry Fitting of Parts Painted So Far]

Posted on October 8th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

When I first started out in this hobby I always grappled with the dilemma of either painting a fully assembled kit or painting individual parts before putting them all together. Of course I now know this to be a false dilemma. There is a third option t…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Initial Dry Fitting of Parts Painted So Far]

Posted on October 8th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

When I first started out in this hobby I always grappled with the dilemma of either painting a fully assembled kit or painting individual parts before putting them all together. Of course I now know this to be a false dilemma. There is a third option t…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Power Generator, Cooling Fins and Insulators]

Posted on September 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Prior to the first dry fitting using parts already painted, there was one further section of the snowspeeder to complete namely its power generator with cooling fins. But before I began work, something kept tugging at the edge of my mind and wouldn’t l…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Power Generator, Cooling Fins and Insulators]

Posted on September 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Prior to the first dry fitting using parts already painted, there was one further section of the snowspeeder to complete namely its power generator with cooling fins. But before I began work, something kept tugging at the edge of my mind and wouldn’t l…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Upper and Lower Hull]

Posted on September 13th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

After detailed work on snowspeeder pilots Wedge Antilles and Wes Janson, it was time to move on to the vehicle’s bare upper and lower hulls. Before any weathering effects are attempted, however, my plan is to first give the entire snowspeeder a simple …

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Upper and Lower Hull]

Posted on September 13th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

After detailed work on snowspeeder pilots Wedge Antilles and Wes Janson, it was time to move on to the vehicle’s bare upper and lower hulls. Before any weathering effects are attempted, however, my plan is to first give the entire snowspeeder a simple …

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Rebel Alliance Pilots Wedge Antilles and Wes Janson]

Posted on August 29th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Painting miniature figurines remains my first and strongest love in this hobby. I still get that same rush I felt when completing the paint job of my first miniature all those years ago. After weeks of vehicle painting and weathering – which I enjoy, d…

Star Wars Snowspeeder [WIP – Rebel Alliance Pilots Wedge Antilles and Wes Janson]

Posted on August 29th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Painting miniature figurines remains my first and strongest love in this hobby. I still get that same rush I felt when completing the paint job of my first miniature all those years ago. After weeks of vehicle painting and weathering – which I enjoy, d…