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Douglascraig

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I wanted to make a replica of the pin that Amos wear in the Expanse series. I couldn't find any for sale online. I'd seen one or two other replicas done but they looked a little flat and I fancied something more 3D. It was a good excuse to practice on Sculptris which I hadn't really done much on.
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I got reference images and did the sculpt on the computer. Once I was happy I sent it off for casting in silver.
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The polishing and clean up was a bit tricky and I didnt have a proper workshop beacsue of lockdown, so it wasnt the best cleanup job, but it went alright. Once I'd cleaned and polished I just had to solder on the pin. Had to do this alfresco with a pretty ghetto set up, but it work out okay. The dog came to help.
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Afterwards I soaked it in some bleach to oxidise the silver and black, then polished off most of it leaving just the details blackend, as Amos' doesn't look super clean and polished.
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Really please with the finished product:

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Dingo80

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That's awesome! I totally missed that detail in the show about him wearing that pin. Great work on the sculpt.
 

Douglascraig

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That's awesome! I totally missed that detail in the show about him wearing that pin. Great work on the sculpt.
Thanks! Yeah, I’m not sure if he still has it in season 4 but definitely in 1-3. He’s also got a tattoo that matches on his arm, I’m curious as to the story behind it.
 

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