Why not do a tutorial on either Telion or Chronos?
Finally, I have decided to make an ammo belt for the Stormbolter of Kantor. I took some pictures to show you how I did it. For the belt I only used the GW sculpting tool, a lot of water and two rulers.1.
I cut off the the “exhaust” of the backpack and drilled two holes for the wire, which I used as a frame for the belt. I drilled the holes very close together, because the belt should not be to broad. I did the same thing on the Stormbolter.2.
I bend two wires and glued them with superglue. It is a little bit tricky and annoying to bend the wire, but when the first wire is done, you can use it as a pattern for the second one.3.
I took some GreenStuff and wrapped it around the wires. It is important not to use too much GS, because otherwise the belt will be too thick.4.
Then I used a the flat side of the tool to create the basic form of the belt.
It is best, if you wait 20 minutes before you go on. The GS should dry a little bit, because otherwise the belt will deform too strong if you exert pressure.5.
Now I used the sharp side of the tool to draw some furrows on every side of the belt6.
I segmented the belt with a sharp tool. I tried to imitate the ammo belt of the heavy bolter.7.
Since the furrows were too broad, I used the flat side of the tool again. With a little pressure not only the furrows will close a little bit, but it will also even the segments, too.8.
Here is the finished product. As you can see, I used too much GS and the belt was too thick, so I started again. 9.
After the belt dried (again), I took some GS and rolled it between my fingers.10.
I laid the GS piece on the Stormbolter to create a transition from the belt to the Bolter. This was the time, on which the battery of my camera decided to run low, so I cannot show more details.11.
I took the backside of the sharp side of the tool to squeeze the GS. The sharp egde of the tool is enough to form the transition the way you can see it.12.
Now the funny part. I took some GS and used two rulers and a lot of water to .... 13.
.... crate a roll. The rulers make sure, that the roll has the same thickness (that is the most important technique I use to create ornamental frames, ribbons and so on
I cut a little bit of the roll and ....15.
.... laid it on the belt between two segments. With a little pressure I fixed it on the belt. I used the sharp side of the tool to create little cuboids.16.
After I did it another fifty-one times, the ammo belt was complete.
For the head-problem I decided to use a magnet, which I fixed on the torso (17)
. That caused a funny problem, because I only have tools, which were made out of ferromagnetic metal and the magnet refused to stay at place. I had to make my own tool out of a sprue to add and even the GS
. I cut off a part of the necks of the heads and milled them out to attach some wire (18)(19)
In a week I will start my conversion of my Crimson Fists version of Chronus.