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Commissions are a double edged sword - at first it's really flattering that somebody wants to pay you a chunk of money to create a model of something for them. But the reality is that if it were something you really wanted to do then you would have done it anyway, so by the end of the project it can get a bit tedious.

I really can't complain though, and I try to remain fairly picky in what commissions I take on...
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Engineer by day; scratchbuilding extraordinaire by night (and weekends). They call me Styrene Man!

Not really...

So I love mecha and spaceships. Especially models of mecha and spaceships. For some reason I'm a masochist and love to torment myself by building models from scratch and then casting them in resin. Fortunately people want to buy my kits so I get a little reimbursement for my time...

Original parts are made of styrene and epoxy putty (usually Milliput) with the occasional exotic material like aluminium. Parts are then moulded in silicone and cast in urethane resin. I seldom get around to painting stuff, but fortunately have talented friends to do it for me.

For lots of resin casting and advanced hobby stuff visit my website
For frequent progress reports on my project check out my blog:

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gb62da Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for watching! :)
Jovha Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Tanks for the Watch :)
mangozac Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
My pleasure - you're doing some awesome stuff!
SABI-HOBBY Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the watch! It is appreciated. Your work is awesome.
mangozac Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
No worries, mate! You've got some curious stuff posted so I'm keen so see more of your work ;)
velvetmark Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist
Thanks for the watch mate! Plus all of you help on the Resin Addicts forum. Rally appeciate it!
mangozac Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
No worries man ;)
RageofAchilles Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the Fave man!
sivousplay Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very cool work ... love the realism you put into all of your models!!

mangozac Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks mate! I'm quite a perfectionist and the more realistic painting/weathering styles are fairly new to me, so I appreciate your comment ;)
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