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Painting the baby spacecraft: Completion [20110612|22:08]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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[with a hint of |Covenant - Theremin]

I finished painting the baby Cluster spacecraft!

In brief: 2 coats black ink on the engines. 3 thin washes royal blue on the solar panels, followed by 1 wash of black ink, 1 wash light blue, 1 wash royal blue and dry-brushing with white. Metallic silver on the gaps between panels. Top details received additional coats of metallic gold.

For those who might be interested in such things, I include the main playlist for this effort behind the cut. I tend to listen to the same set of songs on repeat while I'm painting.

Nachtmahr - Tanzdiktator
Covenant - Stalker (club version)
Nine Inch Nails - The Day the Whole World Went Away
Logic feat. Shadia Mansour - So Serious
Covenant - Call the Ships to Port (club version)
The Narcycist - P.H.A.T.W.A.
Empirion - Narcotic Influence
Nachtmahr - Mädchen In Uniform
Nine Inch Nails - Into the Void
How To Destroy Angels - A Drowning
Nachtmahr - I Believe In Blood
Rammstein - Du Hast
Laibach - Tanz Mit Laibach
Eisenfunk - Pong
Tricky - Hell Is Around the Corner
How To Destory Angels - The Space in Between
Nine Inch Nails - Right Where It Belongs
Nachtmahr - Nachtmahr

...I just realized that this list doesn't look very cheerful even if you don't know the songs. I swear, I was having a great time.

[User Picture]From: gourou
2011-06-12 21:47 (UTC)
They look just adorable! How long will you have to sit on them until they hatch into full-grown spacecraft?

Also on a big HTDA kick at the mo. I blame having to take the bus on a regular basis :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-13 14:32 (UTC)
Sit on them! Perish the thought. *protectively cuddles the baby spacecraft*
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-13 14:31 (UTC)
They're about 1/40th the size of the spacecraft. The first pictures I posted, before they were painted, showed them next to pens and a mouse.
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[User Picture]From: jixel
2011-06-13 03:23 (UTC)
They look like baby denim daleks
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-13 14:30 (UTC)
Except they would be saying "Circulate! Circulate!"
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-15 08:54 (UTC)
Raaaaarrrr! Stomp stomp, paint paint, ad nauseum.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2011-06-15 04:28 (UTC)
gOd, I love the colours you used. *wants to touch* Totally adding to the screensaver file... ;)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-15 09:02 (UTC)
Aw, thank you! *blushes* Am v pleased to hear that they inspire that reaction, as they're meant to draw people in to the exhibit!
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2011-06-15 15:50 (UTC)
Oh yes, the trouble will be if folks can get close enough to pocket one. o_0 But now that I've crawled in & around your latest posts, I notice a few bits missing--where are the baby spacecrafts' whiskers? Can it be a proper kitty cat spacecraft w/o its feelers? O.O
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2011-06-18 07:59 (UTC)
It isn't quite right without its whiskers, no. Especially since the magnetometer (our instrument) is on the end of one of them! But we thought they would be too delicate & likely to get broken after being handled by hundreds of people.
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