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Scale Model Photography: Making Life-Size Look Minature

Scale Model Photography: Making Life-Size Look Minature

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In the world of scale models, the goal is to make a miniature look like the real item it was modeled after. Occasionally, making a real object look like a miniature can be a challenge. Tilt–shift photography is the art of using a specialized lens to selectively blur and focus […]

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Terra Nova Gun Nerf Conversion Tutorial

Terra Nova Gun Nerf Conversion Tutorial

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  This is yet another an amazing Nerf gun conversion into a replica of the Terra Nova gun prop.  Does anyone remember Terra Nova? It was a short lived, one season show on Fox that  follows the Shannon family as they travel 85 million years into the past to an […]

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SciFi Weapons Props Converted From Nerf Guns

SciFi Weapons Props Converted From Nerf Guns

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Check out these amazing Nerf gun conversions.  Everyone loves weapons and props from science fiction movies, and converting Nerf guns to movie weapons is becoming more and more popular.  These are a small sample of the conversions completed and shown on the JohnsonArms Deviant Art page. There’s a link to […]

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Nostromo Studio Model Restoration Project

Nostromo Studio Model Restoration Project

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The visual effects sequences for ALIEN were shot at Bray Studios in 1978. After production wrapped, the majority of the assets from the film were sent to FOX Studios in Los Angeles. FOX subsequently discarded many of the ALIEN assets, and some were given a second life when they were […]

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Unique Paint Schemes & Ideas

Unique Paint Schemes & Ideas

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Do you have a great model, but no ideas for an exceptional paint scheme?  Here are 15 images of exceptional and unique paint jobs for both military and civilian aircraft.  Paint a tiger pattern on your starfighter.  The tiger military aircraft are various images from the NATO Tiger Meet.  

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