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Forest Hunter MOC

Postby porschecm2 » Tue May 30, 2006 10:31 pm

In celebration of 700 posts here at Classic Castle, I built my first MOC since January! There's nothing particularly special about it; it's just a simple diorama of a hunter walking through the forest. Enjoy!

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On another note, this is the first MOC I've shot with my new camera; I'm rather pleased with how it turned out. :)

Comments and constructive criticisms welcome and wanted!

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Postby eNiGMa » Tue May 30, 2006 10:49 pm

Mmm.... Love that foresty goodness! You captured the feel of a forest very well, and the fallen tree over the river is a nice touch.
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Postby wunztwice » Tue May 30, 2006 11:13 pm

I love it! Excellent job with the landscaping and the flora/fauna. There is just enough going on to keep the eyes wandering around the MOC and keep it interesting with out crowding it too much. I like the use of the hinge bricks as stubs of branches on the fallen tree (much like whats used in 6552 Rocky River Retreat).

Very nice work, keep it up.
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Postby smcginnis » Wed May 31, 2006 1:10 am

This is really nice. The trees are well done, and the use of the stump along with some bricks in a trunk shape is very good. Is the hunter hunting rats? Or is that something else...

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Postby JoshWedin » Wed May 31, 2006 1:43 am

Very nice, sir! Excellent little forest MOC. I, also, really like the use of the hinge bricks on the "bridge" tree. Lots of good detail crammed into a small area, very nice.

smcginnis wrote:Is the hunter hunting rats? Or is that something else...


I was wondering the same thing. ;)

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Postby architect » Wed May 31, 2006 3:49 am

This is a very realistic looking scene. You have to love that Qui-gon head also. He makes the perfect woodsman.

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Postby The dark tide » Wed May 31, 2006 4:52 pm

This is a great MOC. It feels very real and the tree falling over the stream only adds to the realness.
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Postby porschecm2 » Thu Jun 01, 2006 1:05 am

Thanks for the replies! :D

I have to say I'm slightly amused at your reactions to my using the 1x1x2 hinge brick as a tree branch; I didn't know that was uncommon at all. Wunztwice; I have that set, so it's very likely that those parts actually came from there, and that's probably also where I learned that technique.

When I built the MOC, I wasn't intending to have the hunter hunt anything in specific. I guess he could be hunting rats though. :P

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Postby Bruce N H » Thu Jun 01, 2006 6:18 pm

Hey Chris,

Great scene. You've got PM.

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Postby Norro » Sat Jun 03, 2006 8:12 am

Very niice, the door hinges leap out at me as well! (though I didn't know they were used that way by lego). The frog is also a nice touch. All round very well done! Thanks for sharing and God Bless you,

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Postby Rubberchickenknight » Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:15 pm

I really like this MOC, it really makes me think of a forest. I live up here in Canada, the Great White North, and I regularly walk around in woods and this seems very realistic.
The hunter is also very cool, the hair and head fit perfectly. I also like the animals.
He actually could be exterminating rats for the Elves, who have a swarm of them living in their wood!!!
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Postby porschecm2 » Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:11 pm

Thanks Bruce.

Nathan, thanks. There's actually 2 frogs. :)

RCK: Thanks. Are you referring to LOTR Elves or just generic elves?

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Postby dJOLe_sk8 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:12 pm

Oh,this is beautiful MOC....
Just imagine a few of these... How awsome lil'forest it could be... :wink:

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Postby Lord Nev » Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:07 am

I tseems to me the hunter has a prob. Once he shoots the poor, helpless animal he's gotta almost kill himself walkin across a bridge tryin to get it :D Decisions decisions.

Good MOC, though! 8)
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Postby Remyth » Sat Jun 24, 2006 6:01 am

I really like the way you've captured the forestry look! It has a realality to it that really makes a MOC look good :D . The tree fallen over the river is a really nice touch(as has been said before.)
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