Meanwhile, here are some of my 'in progress' works:
This is a modification of an existing "toy" robot parrot, stripped of it's feathers, and clad in plastic to represent metal plating- this is being made for a well-known author to promote one of his novels, should be finished within the week, after which I will show more of it and it's making.
"GLADSTONE" THREE-LEGGED TANK
Imagine, if you will, that after the failed Martian Invasion, the British Govt 'reverse-engineered' much of the captured Martian technology, and took the War of the Worlds back to Mars, using three-legged tanks of their own design:
Seen here on The Workbench of Considerable Untidiness, which here stands in for the ravaged surface of Mars.
And powered down, with all it's hatches open, and a small figurine at the access ladder, to give some idea of scale, which, is, by the way, 1/35th life-size.
MARTIAN WAR MACHINE
What's that coming over the hill? Is it a MARTIAN?
Well, yes: clearly it is. And a closer look at the head of the beast, in a slightly more complete form:
Hopefully have the Martian Dog Fight Double finished for the Surrey Steampunk Convivial in February...