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Chris Porche
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Hobby Room Remodel - Part 1
I've been a bit busy lately. Working on getting the house ready for a new baby has left me little time for working on my favorite hobby. In fact for quite a while I had no viable space in which to work. My garage was overrun with furniture and boxes of belo...

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IPMS Nationals 2017
This summer my father and I took a long road trip from Las Vegas to Omaha to attend the 2017 IPMS Nationals. Each of us brought many models to enter in competition against the Nation's most seasoned model builders. The convention took place over 4 days. Eac...

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Underconstruction
I have to apologize for my recent hiatus. I've been tied up the last few months in completing a renovation and getting prepared for a Jr. Artist of War to arrive. By the end of this month I should have the new hobby room and hobby desk completed and ready f...

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Best of the West 2017
An overall great turnout at this year's Best of the West model contest and swap meet in Las Vegas. In particular there were many great entries in the figures, sci-fi, and diorama categories.  I brought all of my previous winners from Best of the West for di...

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Valley Con 2017
Sunday March 5th, 2017 the Petersen Automotive Museum hosted the Valley Con model show and swap meet. The coming together of a prestigious automotive museum and model hobby show works very well. Contestants get the opportunity to display their work in a roo...

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WIP - Ordos Xenos Valkyrie
My Ordos Xenos army was in need of a bit of transportation. Among other things, I chose a Valkyrie. Before I could get too far into the assembly or painting I had to complete the cockpit and crew bay first. I began by priming the interior in black and follo...

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Kroot Mercenary
The Kroot Mercenary I started for my Ordos Xenos army is done! I'm quite happy with how he turned out. I tried to get a wood grain look on the stock. It doesn't look to bad to the eye but the close up takes a little away from it.

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WIP - Kroot Mercenary
I've seen some pretty imaginative conversions using the humble Kroot. Their role of mercenaries in the 40k universe make them an ideal candidate for such work. In my case I needed an Acolyte for my Ordos Xenos army. I happened to have a large bag of Kroot l...

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Ordos Xenos Army
I recently made a few acquisitions toward a  new project. I plan on building an Ordos Xenos army. Currently I plan on having: (1) Ordos Xenos Inquisitor (5-10) Acolytes (1)Valkyrie (10) Deathwatch Veterans (1) Corvus Blackstar Kill Team Cassius (5-10) Milit...

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Coming Soon!
I hate to come back after two months with only a teaser but I promise there is more coming very soon. I've been dividing my time over the last two months between my hobby desk and a home remodel. I've got a model or two done to share with the interwebs, a b...
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