New molds and resin castings

18 Jul 2017
Nino /
A few months ago, after producing a few batches of resin figures for me, my resin casters decided to retire from business. This came as something of a shock to me. I tried to locate an alternative source, but unfortunately to no avail. In the event, I resorted to becoming my own caster and purchased [...]
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FIW war band

25 Mar 2017
Nino /
Here come my first eight resin French-and-Indian-War figures... Indeed a wild-looking FIW war band just about to fall upon an unsuspecting British settlement somewhere on the frontier of Pennsylvania or Virginia!
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Woodland Indian running with musket and butcher knife

24 Mar 2017
Nino /
You can see here the master of my latest Woodland Indian figure, a running warrior holding a flintlock musket and a large butcher knife. The overall appearance, the weapons and kit of this figure are in line with those of my other eastern woodlands warriors, the distinctive features of this particular savage including two large [...]
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More Woodland Indians

19 Jan 2017
Nino /
I wanted one of my Woodland Indians to wear leggings, or mitasses. The option was between wrap-around cloth leggings or center-seam leather ones. In the event I choose the latter. The leggings are suspended to the warrior's waist with narrow strings attached to the breechclout belt. In addition, colorful ribbon garters are worn just below the knees. [...]
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Woodland Indians

14 Jan 2017
Nino /
You can see here the masters of two of my Woodland Indians, built from my resin anatomy mannequins. The heads and arms come as separate parts, as required to minimize undercuts when making the RTV silicon rubber molds I use for low-volume batch production in white metal. The head (or, rather, the face) of the standing figure is [...]
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