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Union Jack Rupert by LillyWMW

Ron Versus the Acromantula

Posted on 2007.11.11 at 06:34
It's not the largest Acromantule Ron's ever faced, but it's still pretty damned scary.

Click the shot below to see more.


lillywmw at 2007-11-11 13:47 (UTC) (Link)
Oh, this is the Ron I have on my mind while I´m reading the books!Brave and facing his fears!Thanks for share it!***
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-11 15:04 (UTC) (Link)
That's my Ron as well.
lillywmw at 2007-11-11 15:41 (UTC) (Link)
I posted the link of it at the comments of


The last one, about "Is this the moment?" was a sucess!!Can I post the "Umbridge tower" photo, too?
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-11 15:51 (UTC) (Link)
You may post links to my web pages where-ever you like.
the source of all heresies
ms_worplesdon at 2007-11-11 14:19 (UTC) (Link)
Okay, first off, I am going to have to steal one for iconing. I hope that's okay.

Second, you're completely brilliant. :D
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-11 15:05 (UTC) (Link)
First, you have my blessings.

Second, I am, but fortunately, I'm so humble that I'm still devastatingly sexy.
oncelikeshari at 2007-11-11 15:28 (UTC) (Link)
I've been showing Matilda Bishop your doll pics and she is suffering from doll envy!
matildabishop at 2007-11-11 15:43 (UTC) (Link)
shari opened your lj to show me your dolls. she did it to kill me I know. i want your toys. i love my toys but yours are so much better.

can I friend on? I have such doll envy. I want your OOAK 12 inch Ron soooooooooooooooooo bad!
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-11 16:00 (UTC) (Link)
Friend away! Always a pleasure! Do you want the ability to read my smutty fic as well?

There's no magic or gigantic skill for me in making these dolls. Its just a matter of blowing $30.00 a pop -- I think that's about 15 pounds each -- on the 12" NECA figures, and pulling off their heads and hands, and attaching them to other figures. Superglue is a help, and choosing appropriate figures is important.

Ken (Of "Barbie and..." fame) supplied most of the wardrobe.

Now this Ron was a bit more challenging. I had to pay a GI-Joe customizer I know to re-cast the head of teh Gentle Giant Ron mini-bust. (He's selling those heads, BTW, painted. {Or, at least, he was.} If you're interested in one, I'll put you in touch.)
matildabishop at 2007-11-11 22:11 (UTC) (Link)
Ah, I do want to be put in touch with the head-painter. I wanna make a 12 inch Ron. I love my Gentle Giant but he's only half a man. I can probably put the head on an Action Man figure over here. A bit buff for Ron but what the hey.

Did your happy Harry originally have a hole in his hand? I've picked one up but am at a loss as to why he has a hole in his hand.

I'm an American, btw, living in the UK. We just moved here in August.

Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-12 03:22 (UTC) (Link)
Get me an e-mail address -- mine is jsheen@leviathanstudios.com -- and I'll send you the headmaker's address. Tell him I sent you. Last I heard he was charging $20.00 for a painted Ron head, and his paint job was better than Gentle Giant's.

I suggest a "Dragon Models" body or an M&C Toys Power Team "super-articulated" figure. You can generally get nudes of either kind cheap on eBay. Ken cloths fit the Power Team body fairly well.

The Happy Harry was a "Magic Powers Harry Potter." He came with a fairly pathetic wand. The hole in his hand was to hold the wand with.
matildabishop at 2007-11-12 10:20 (UTC) (Link)
I am matildebishop @yahoo.com. Watch the "e" instead of "a" in matilda. Someone else got the name first. And thanks for the heads up about Dragon Models and et al. I'll look for those.

My MP Harry came w/o that nice robe you have on your Ron. I like him though (even w/o glasses) because he's the only cheerful looking Harry I have.

Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-13 00:59 (UTC) (Link)
Actually, is your Cheerful Harry This one?

Or this one?

The latter head is from Mattel's "Hogsmeade Harry Potter" circa "Prisoner of Azkaban."
(Anonymous) at 2007-11-13 09:39 (UTC) (Link)
It's the first slap-happy one, grinning and showing his teeth. You're living my dream, you know. Making narratives with dolls (since I can't cartoon). Those wonderful dialog bubbles...sigh.
(Anonymous) at 2007-11-13 09:40 (UTC) (Link)
sorry that was matilda. shari logged me off and i keep forgetting to log back on.

gah...now lj just demanded i confirm i'm a human. should i tell it i lost my humanity long ago?
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-13 12:19 (UTC) (Link)
Yeah, I'm deeply troubled by LJ's bigoted and exclusionary policies! LJ/Six Apart is unfair to non-humans!

Edited at 2007-11-13 12:21 pm (UTC)
Jonathan Andrew Sheen
leviathan0999 at 2007-11-13 12:17 (UTC) (Link)
Ah, that's definitely "Magic Powers Harry Potter." The idea with him was that he had a fan inside his body that would blow a jet of air up through the palm of his open hand, which would do things like cause a ball to float in the air over his hand, or make a paper flame flutter, or a boggart flay out of a little plastic trunk he was holding up. He should have come with the glasses and robe.

I like his headsculpt, it's very happy without looking stupid. But I'm glad to be working with the current version.
alloy_ at 2007-11-12 07:48 (UTC) (Link)
Ron doing all the bloody work as usual.
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