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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals : Me262/Shark
« Reply #45 on: March 09, 2014, 11:17:27 am »
Those two are splendid - it's interesting (and slightly disturbing) how well the bits go together.
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Letov S16 and flying fish Re: hybrid aircraft/animals : Me262/Shark
« Reply #46 on: March 10, 2014, 01:20:52 pm »
Those two are splendid - it's interesting (and slightly disturbing) how well the bits go together.

thank you all! I have more to come  :rolleyes: even "worse"  ;D

I am happy to be disturbing  ;) : I consciously try to have matchings which fit well, and have something plausible to them : that makes the effect on th emind : impossible but still, somehow, not devoid of meaning ...

It involves asome preparatory study work in terms of size (that means choosing the roght scale for the kit, or size for the figurine) and also of general shape (that's a bit bit more delicate ... I was not sure about the letov,which is angulous, unlike fish, but it turned out not too bad it seems)



PS - how do these people do to have a changing subject in long running threads? I would like to make the current crossing visible in the title, when it appears in the forum pages


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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals : Me262/Shark
« Reply #47 on: March 11, 2014, 03:49:08 am »
I think the fish with the biplane wings looks sad.
Like it misses it's fins...

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #48 on: March 11, 2014, 05:18:42 am »
I think the fish with the biplane wings looks sad.
Like it misses it's fins...

if you see feelings in the eye of a fish, then it means I succeeded in making an expressive build  ;D

ok, it lost fins, but gained even more wings, no? :rolleyes:

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #49 on: March 12, 2014, 12:44:53 pm »
Impressive, got a sort of Harry Potter appeal to them. Something Hagrid and Arthur Weasley had a go at!!

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« Reply #50 on: March 15, 2014, 01:56:15 am »

another hybridization, in the insect world this time, from this :



with that (I like the inverted gull wings of these PZLs):




which gives on the one hand this :








and on the other hand that :








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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #51 on: March 15, 2014, 03:01:50 am »
The world of insects in 2,000,000 years time ?

Echoing Weaver's thoughts they look quite spooky if you are concerned by genetic engineering. Amazing work
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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #52 on: March 16, 2014, 03:17:57 am »
Excellent.
They both look like they come right out of Lexx.
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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #53 on: March 17, 2014, 05:22:41 am »
thanks for your appreciation ; I dod'nt know Lexx, will take a look.

not only fish and insects, but also, of course, birds are preys of choice for crossings :

like, from this swan :




and a sopwith triplane :




you can get this :




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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #54 on: March 18, 2014, 03:30:08 am »
Lexx was a Sci Fi series.  The spaceships were very insectile.

The Sopwith Swan is good.  She looks proud of her wings and is pleased to show them off.

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #55 on: March 18, 2014, 04:33:57 am »
Lexx was a Sci Fi series.  The spaceships were very insectile.

The Sopwith Swan is good.  She looks proud of her wings and is pleased to show them off.



pleasure is certainly the leading principle here  ;D

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #56 on: March 18, 2014, 05:25:28 am »
I must admit to 'not liking' these creations when I first saw them ....but now, well they've definitely grown on me. ;D where's the Sopwith with the swan's wings, or did I miss that?
Oh to be whiffing again :-(

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #57 on: March 18, 2014, 10:36:07 am »
I must admit to 'not liking' these creations when I first saw them ....but now, well they've definitely grown on me. ;D where's the Sopwith with the swan's wings, or did I miss that?

thanks for changing your mind in this direction  ;D
was it maybe the colors? or the modelling skill? I can admit improvability, for sure, and actually I encourage better technicians to do it better, I would be happy! Anyway, it is quite a but different from the rest, so acquiring the taste may well take time  ;)

There is no Sopwith with swan's wings actually (well, not yet), I wonder where I put them? I will find back and report  :rolleyes:

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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #58 on: March 20, 2014, 02:18:32 am »

the series started some time ago, and I didn't find the wings of the previous swan (strange, how could I forget?), but here is something else about swans : a couple, one resting and one extending wings :



and a couple of Widgeons (from Grumman, I mean) :




they crossed into, on the one side, a resting Widgeon and one extending wings :






and, on the other side, swans doing the same with Widgeon wings ...








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Re: hybrid aircraft/animals
« Reply #59 on: March 23, 2014, 06:41:52 am »
I must admit to 'not liking' these creations when I first saw them ....but now, well they've definitely grown on me. ;D where's the Sopwith with the swan's wings, or did I miss that?

now I remember what I did with this swan's wings :






which is a crossing with a SIAT (1/48, one of those very cheap PM models, nice to work with)