When I was making my Black Tom custom Minimate, I picked his most well-known costume that included a v-neck top with a high collar. There have been Minimate collar pieces made in the past...
Tagged: Tools of the Trade
A few weeks ago I had half an hour to kill at my local craft store, so I started wandering around the store, aisle by aisle. Usually I am looking for new materials to use in dioramas, but since I currently have everything I need for my new dioramas (more info coming soon!), I thought I would explore some new customizing tools. In the clay aisle, I came across what looked like a solid metal syringe (pictured above). It’s called a clay extruder, and it’s main function is to (surprise!) extrude clay.
I picked up this set of Helping Hands at the hobby shop the other day for $14. It features two alligator clamps and a magnifying glass, all on adjustable arms that move in any direction. The base is pretty heavy, so it won’t move around on you. The whole thing feels very solid. Click the title to read the rest of my impressions.
This entry in the Tools of the Trade series will discuss sculpting tools like sandpaper, rotary tools, and belt sanders. Click the title to read more.
This first entry in the Tools of the Trade series will discuss brushes, toothpicks, sharpies, and hobby knives. Click the title to read all about it.