Yeah, 7 months... It was just an idea back then. I ended up getting 5 new carnifex's out of it though. I just wanted a body, so I bid on a load on E-Bay... and won them all
. I didnt work on it that often, other projects on the go at the same time, and a few times when I was scared to touch it. Like once I'd made the 3 arms... I was worried about ruining it by putting them on! Same when I had to put the box on the back... Same when I had to decorate the box and make it Orky... I kept stopping for weeks at a time just worried about doing anything wrong and irriversable. Not to mention that at the start I was like "7 months... thats PLENTY of time". I finished it about a week before his birthday, through that week I was organising the illustration and page layout and it got laminated 10 minutes before I gave the whole thing to him.
I know its not something standard and 'fluffy' (took me while to figure out what people meant by that!), but I never intended it to be. I wrote rules for it, commissioned a friend who illustrates to do a picture for it (the face of which is in the top left of this post) and gave it a layout like the book... complete with origins/background. The manager at the local store even laminated it for me
Everyone keeps saying how much they want to see it painted, but I garentee that no one wants to see it painted as much as me!
Thanks everyone, I really apprecatiate everyones kind words. I was really worried about posting my work online for the first time. So seriously guys, thanks very much.