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Modding .::Hand Airbrushed Mice::. 4 new designs in progress

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Kikbox, 15 Feb 2007.

  1. Kikbox

    Kikbox What's a Dremel?

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    This is a short log because it's really just primer, paint and clear coat but here are the new designs in progress. These mice have been primered and hand airbrushed. You can see the tape is still on them as we are planning to clear coat these today.

    3 of the 4 designs are what I would consider Faux Finishes (painted to look like another type of material)...this is what we specialize in! If you want it to look like stone, wood, metal etc. we can do it with paint.

    The designs you see pictured here can be done on any mouse!

    The Desert Rat - Desert Camo
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    The Red Devil - Mean little creature with small scales and sharp pointy teeth!
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    Iron Clad - Old Iron with rivets
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    Woodie - Pine or maple(we can do other woods)
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  2. Echo

    Echo What's a Dremel?

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    How durable are they?
     
  3. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Really like that last one, how did you do the wood effect?
     
  4. Pug

    Pug What's a Heatsink?

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    *ahem* :read: (sorry Spike. Couldn't resist. ;))
    They're airbrushed by hand, as mentioned.
    Afaik, Stu uses the same airbrush artist as mnpctech - Lin Anderson.
    He's good, ain't he? :hip:

    Echo - once they're clearcoated, they should be pretty good, although I'd imagine they may begin to show signs of wear after a year's heavy use, at least on the buttons themselves, if mine is anything to go by (which wasn't from kikboxes though, I'll add).
     
  5. mattthegamer463

    mattthegamer463 What's a Dremel?

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    I think he was asking what technique was used to get that wood effect. If he was wondering about what with they were painted, he wouldn't have been so specific. Incredible work though, love that wooden one.
     
  6. Pug

    Pug What's a Heatsink?

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    Well, in that case, check out this Iwata tutorial involving a simple card mask. :thumb:
     
  7. g3n3tiX

    g3n3tiX Minimodder

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    The wooden one is AWESOME... looks very realistic.
     
  8. Archtronics

    Archtronics Minimodder

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    out of intrest are you selling these mouses
     
  9. Pug

    Pug What's a Heatsink?

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    He probably didn't want to post a link, as he's a relatively unknown quantity here at this point but I'll vouch for him (and take the heat if posting a link is a no-no).
    http://www.kikboxes.com/ :thumb:
     
  10. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Yeah I knew they were airbrushed, I just wondered how you do wood with an airbrush.
     
  11. Pug

    Pug What's a Heatsink?

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    Yeah, I know. I was just being humourous/facetious. :p
    Check the tutorial link I posted. :)
     
  12. mnpctech

    mnpctech bit-tech sponsor

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    These are done by one of Stu's staffers. Lins had his hands full with painting Choppers these days :hip:
     
  13. sparkyftw

    sparkyftw What's a Dremel?

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    I have seen some other their other mouses in person and they are hot.

    I will say these ones look way better then the ones I saw.

    Good work Stu.
     

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