Just tested the Shipping Manager and the test emails are going out now...
We had the tricky job of writing a Shipping Manager that could calculate shipping to areas all over the world. It should be mentioned that I am a... Read more
The models are filling up boxes, and the Shipping Manager is almost here
We are almost ready to unveil our Shipping Manager, plus more detailed information on our shipping information and policy, the order in which models will be shipped, etc.
Over the... Read more
Almost ready to post the Shipping Manager
We are putting the final touches on the Shipping Manager, which will handle the payments for shipping so you can get your Creature Caster miniatures. It is straight forward and... Read more
Checking all international post rates, studio painting and kit construction
Not a lot to report on the homefronts, but I am glad to be reporting nonetheless. :)
I want to thank you for your continued patience. The campaign is late... Read more
At the factory until Sunday. Getting lots done!
I am still here at the casting facility and will be until Sunday. It is a little trickier for me to get updates out while I am up here but... Read more
Little update tonight, big update on Thursday
Lots of stuff of the go.
Models being painted! Some here in the studio and some from local professionals. It will be really nice to keep giving you a steady... Read more
on the road... just a quick one
Hey all. Hope you had a great week.
I have been in and out of painting projects and conversions while working. Most of my effort is currently being placed on... Read more
Studio painting, converting, and comments regarding shipping
Hey all. Just posting a quick update in between studio painting. Really looking forward to showing the final pics of the Warrior Demon and then showcasing the journey of the... Read more
Painting the Warrior Demon
Here is a quick look at the work done so far on the Warrior Demon I am painting for the studio and website.
The model primed up very nicely and... Read more
A few production pics and a look at the sprues
Just finished reviewing dozens of new pieces today. Had a long meeting and went over some of the finer points of each piece. Most of all, was super impressed with... Read more
Weekly Update: Lots of info and news for upcoming updates
Hi everyone. I am going to have these updates coming in very consistently until the ship. Today I am going to post some answers to several questions that were posted... Read more
All models 'master-molded' and casts are looking great
Things are trucking right along. The mold-making processes is working great and the casts are so clean! Very little webbing, flash, and almost a completely invisible mold line on every... Read more
Mother molds being completed. First casts are looking great!
I have been nose deep in manufacturing, and it is going better than expected. The quality of rubbers and resin has gone up since I was casting for Ultraforge! The... Read more
Resin casts look great! We have come a long way and there is still a road ahead.
The casting is underway. The samples look great and you are going to be thrilled with the material and cast quality. The production mother molds are being constructed and an... Read more
Creature Caster has moved to manufacturing!
The samples are back and they look phenomenal. Once the model is captured in resin it becomes so much more durable, and dry fitting the model is a dream.
The... Read more
Zombie Dragon Closeup Writeup
Kenny here. Here's a summary of the hangout for those who won't have the time to watch it.
- First time overseas
- Met up with Kenny and... Read more
Lets look at the Zombie Dragon print together!
I just opened the Zragon print and it is insane. I got everything set up to share with you the print on a live google hangout tomorrow!
Join me at... Read more
Back from the UK. Zombie Dragon is finished! First castings to be inspected soon.
I am back from the UK and it was a huge trip for me. I was able to talk to several important people there and begin the massive process of... Read more
Hello London England!
Hi London England! I will be arriving at LHR on Saturday (19th) at 8 in the morning.
I am doing business starting Monday at the factory just outside of London,... Read more
Special Live Hangout tomorrow!
Join me tomorrow for a special Live Hangout! Will post the show links on the Facebook page and in the comments section a few minutes before going live.
Just a quick update this time. No news on the Zombie Dragon just yet, but wanted to talk about shipping briefly.
The plan is to ship out to... Read more
Trips and meet ups for the future
Musings on the Possessed Dragon, and estimated time of delivery
Here is your week's end update. Hope everyone is doing great. I had the Possessed Dragon out on the table, sanding and tweaking parts. I brought out the camera and... Read more
Unboxing the Possessed Dragon!
I have never done an unboxing video. I receive prints from the printers and wanted to share this experience with you. It is a little embarrassing that I get this... Read more
Possessed Dragon is complete! Only one more dragon to go!
First off, congrats to Ronald (#367) for winning Ghanadar! If you missed the Live Google Hangout you can re-watch it here: https://youtu.be/9J5R1YzTirU
We just got our first photo of the Possessed Dragon.... Read more
This is your chance to win the world's only printed/painted model of Ghanadar!
The value of this miniature is extremely high. Only one of these models exists in the entire world. This is your chance to has the only print of Ghanadar that... Read more
Photos will be added soon, contest details are being finalized
I should have know that the contest for Ghanadar would go crazy. This model is one of a kind painted print, worth over $1200 in printing fees alone, let alone... Read more
Contest - Part 1
Kenny here. Jeremy's away until Monday, so I'm filling in for the moment. Apologies for the lateness of this update - I've been trying to get some images... Read more
Pledge Manager closed, website renders updated, heading into production!
The Pledge Manager is now officially closed. This means that no changes or additions to the orders can any longer be made.
There are still a few hundred people who... Read more
Friday Update: New renders for the gallery
The updates will be coming out every Friday for now on. This will get us back into a regular schedule.
We are moving into production! Thanks for locking in those... Read more
Mountain Dragon is finished. Only two more Dragons to go.
The Mountain Dragon has been printed, and its details are epic! Every scale pops of the surface. Absolutely thrilled with the results.
Now onto the Zombie and Possessed Dragons. We... Read more
Pledge Manager will close on June 30th!
We are going to be closing the Creature Caster Pledge Manager on June the 30th. Go ahead and lock in your orders before then. That way we will have final... Read more
Photos, Dragons and Pledge Manager
Hey everyone. The rest of the Dragons are being cued, while the Mountain is being finished. In the meantime the new models are being photographed and the production is moving... Read more
The Emperor has arrived!
The detail on the Emperor Dragon is one a whole new level! Plus the construction of the kit is extremely flexible. From a quality standpoint, everything turned out even better... Read more
New photo gallery underway
Just a heads up that there is a bunch of photography being done on the printed models. These photos will be used to replace the renders that are currently on... Read more
Completed sculpts and gallery coming soon. Last prints on their way.
Hi guys, Here’s an update video:
If you don’t have time for that right now, then check out some bullet points from it:
Is all the sculpting done?
Quick... Read more
A closer look at the latest prints!
I am very happy to report that the prints are looking better than ever. These latest three really came to life after printing. Here is an in-depth look at each... Read more
Dragons at the printers
Kenny here this time. I’m not so good with the public videos, so I’ll stick with the words on screen! I’ll start with a summary for those of... Read more
Vulture Demon short-run cast is complete. Casts will be sent out to painters.
Everything with the campaign is moving forward. Prints are still being completed, and this part of the process seems to take the longest. In the meantime, I was able to... Read more
Just a little left....
Hi all, It’s time to see the list of things that need doing!
For those of you who have been following the Kickstarter comments this is old news, but for... Read more
Rider'less kits completed, now just finishing odds and ends!
Big update coming next week. In the meantime, check out some high-res Dragon rider'less kit pics :) It was a little tricky making it so that you can use the... Read more
Merry Christmas from Creature Caster!
or click: http://youtu.be/Y7hHGSfd4_g
Merry Christmas everyone! Tho the campaign is delayed, there is a lot of progress that has happened over the last month, and things are looking really great.... Read more
Hangout tomorrow! Possessed Dragon WIP.
Lets hang out! Tune in tomorrow at 10 AM PST (Vancouver, LA, etc.) We will be talking about some of the realities involving production, and some of the struggles I... Read more
Video update of the models that are going out to printing soon
Here is a short 2 minute vid showing a bunch of new pics of the super-detailed Plangel, Maggot Demon and Treewalker. They are off to printing at the end... Read more
Maggot Details (eye-numbing insanity)
Taking the detail to a new level. Imagine painting this detail. Rotten flesh tones, ink washes of purple and blue, along with layers of tints and drybrushing. How will you... Read more
Maggot Demon Alternate head
Just a quick vid and some screens of what I worked on today. Cold and rainy in Vancouver!
More print pictures! :)
I got a new camera yesterday, as I mentioned in the comments section. Here are some new pics. I am still getting used to the camera, so please bear with... Read more
Today I was do some finishing touches on the Vulture Demon print. Really satisfying to dry-fit him together and stand him up. Tomorrow it is the Pincer Demon! Day after... Read more
Rocks, Critters and Feathers!
Just spent this morning finishing up some parts for the Treewalker. Tonight I tackle Plangel wings. The details are melting my brain! :)
Some 'Plangel' WIP pictures
This is my first pass at the torso, and I am really enjoying the process. No horns or wings stuck in yet. I sculpt the torso as an un-winged version... Read more
Google Live Hangout tomorrow. Saturday, 10 AM PST (Vancouver, LA)
Normally I do the hangout on Sundays, but I will be on a plane on Sunday and back on Thursday, and I dont wanna miss a hangout with my peoples! I... Read more
Pledge Manager has arrived!
... and here is a little vid which talks about the PM.
- If you were part of the campaign, go ahead and fill in your info and start... Read more
Sculpting Diary: Treewalker
More on the Treewalker. This is still a work-in-progress.... but it is looking quite legit :)
Based on some great feedback, I flattened out a lot of the rounded detail,... Read more
Sculpting Diary: Treewalker
Sculpted all morning. The Treewalker went from being detailed to getting an extreme detail pass. You can see the beginnings of which in the head and shoulder, and soon it... Read more
Live Hangout Tomorrow! 10 AM PST
Hi backers! If you aren't doing anything tomorrow or want some background noise while painting or playing, then tune into the live hangout, stating 10:00 AM PST (Vancouver, LA)
I... Read more
Back from "JenCon" :)
Whew! GenCon is huge, and was a whirlwind. There is no way to take in everything that is going on. There is just too much. The best thing about the... Read more
Live Google Hangout, Saturday Aug 2nd, 10AM PST (Vancouver, L.A. time)
I will be broadcasting LIVE tomorrow, starting at about 10AM PST. Links will be in the comment section and on the Facebook. Gots lots to talk about, including the new... Read more
Pledge Manager and GenCon meet-and-greet poll.
Hello amazing backers!
Pledge Manager:No, you did not miss the Pledge Manager. :) It is still being built. I just got off a Skype call with a very busy... Read more
New sculpting update, and a new Beeble Babble
Hey everyone. Here is an update on the sculpture and the Pledge Manager.
and for those who can not see the vid, basically....
- sculpted lots of stuff!
- the pledge... Read more
Beeble Babble interview on Monday!
Here is the event page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/events/690703930965346/
Links to the show will be posted right before the show airs, on the Facebook page and in the Kickstarter comment section.
Definitely... Read more
Pledge Manager being worked on, Zombie Dragon gets some love and interviews/hangouts coming up!
Kenny the Pledgemaster and I are still working on the Pledge Manager. Here is an infographic reminding you about the PM.
.... and the Zragon is looking legit!.... but still... Read more
UPDATE: Spider Demon print and Zombie Dragon WIP sculpt
Here is a pic and a vid showing the new print for the Spider Demon. Also in the vid is some WIP sculpture of the Zombie Dragon ("Zragon").
I promise... Read more
The Kickstarter has ended, let the post-campaign begin!
Dear Wave One Creature Backers,
Thank you so much for your amazing support, creativity and enthusiasm. There is still a lot of work ahead. I will keep you posted as... Read more
Only 12 hours to go....
I am sure your inbox is getting spammed like crazy by Kickstarter with all sorts of warnings that the campaign is going to send. I apologize if this is just... Read more
In case you have pledged on the campaign but not read an update, READ THIS UPDATE! Thank you :)
Shipping information. Some of you are still unaware that you are going to be charged at a later date for shipping.
You will be charged AFTER your models are manufactured.... Read more
Comment Section Commentary 4, a short one this time
Here is the Comment Section Commentary 4, nice and short this time.
I will be adding to the FAQ shortly, in order to address a few things, but everyone is... Read more
Meet Kenny! Plus lots of other updates.
Meet Kenny! Hey everyone, meet the newest member of the Creature Caster team, Kenny! Kenny is the creator of the Creature Caster Pledge Manager. He has done Pledge Managers for... Read more
New Bundle Deals added!
The new bundles are here, along with some new features with all bundles.
Congrats Banemorth for grabbing the first bundle. You were lightning fast!
The formula for the bundles includes...... Read more
A few things to watch/hear if you like.
I just had a really fun interview with Screaming Heretic! Great people whom I plan to be visiting at Gencon later this year. Check out the show here: http://screamingheretic.com/2014/05/ep-62-creature-caster/
I also did... Read more
The final model: the Possessed Dragon!
The Possessed Dragon has arrived!
If ever there has been a model that can get someone's attention from across the room, this is it. It is both epic and playable,... Read more
Almost 200K update!
Miasma War Kickstarter
In this vid I talk about
- some other Kickstarters to check out, Arcane Factories and Miasma War!
- new bundles and information... Read more
Plague Angel, and a special thanks.
Happy 1000 backers! I am really excited to share with you the Plague Angel!
In terms of fulfilment and business, Things evolve and solidify more and more every day.
Sure,... Read more
State of the Campaign Address!
It is long, my apologies for that. This vid consolidates a lot of information on...
- help on your pledge
- the next unlocked models
- pledge manager
- super secret FREE model ... Read more
Maggot Demon unlocked, plus another big update coming up!
You might have seen him already, but if not.... behold the Maggot Demon!
Some backers prefer some of the details that were on the Maggot Demon's concept art, so I... Read more
Wow, still going strong thanks to you
The mid-campaign lull was non-existent as we have been unlocking models all week, and we are still going strong. Here is our next unlock.
... plus we have unlocked the... Read more
Behold the Zombie Dragon!
This creature is a real joy to sculpt, and should be absolutely epic when finished. Vince and I have been working on this a while and I am glad to... Read more
150K Treewalker unlocked!
Go ahead and check it out on the main page. Looking forward to the conversation in the comments section :)
New Comment Section Commentary
Long.... boring....and extremely informative. Now that you are an investor, you got to slog it out in these investors meetings. Could be worse I guess :)
150K, come on... Read more
Updated time for the google chat.
My Google chat will instead be at 9:00 in London, and here are some other time zones...
I will post the link to the show on my Facebook and in the... Read more
Join us for a hangout!
I will post the links to the show once the show launches, on the Creature Caster facebook page.
Join us. Ask any questions you like. Demand the sculpture of your... Read more
Minions, Dragons and Trees? OH MY!
Wow, a very big update. Later tonight I will be announcing what is involved with the Minion unlock.
We hit 140K and I unlocked the first dragons rider'less kit upgrade.... Read more
New Comment Section Commentary and a mystery unlock?!
Here is the new commentary. Keep hounding me with your questions on the comments section in case I missed anything.
.... and another unlock... which is a mystery? More... Read more
I like this sword.....
When you sculpt these models you get favourites... and I love the shape of the sword. It looks great in the Pincer Demons's hands as well and it matches his... Read more
150 Early Birds will be added in a time slot that is best for Aussies and Kiwis
Now that the smoke has settled... 150 early birds will be unlocked at a time that is actually good for the aussies and kiwis!
There will be no... Read more
We are past the 100K mark, and have added the Spider Demons and Warrior Demons 2nd exclusive part.
The Warrior Demon gets a huge sword, but there has been a... Read more
Day 2 campaign diary up now
Instalment number two is in there, just skip past the part you have already seen. New stuff at 1:45
I address some FAQ. I will also be writing my first... Read more
The Mountain Dragon just got more evil with this new exclusive
I am very happy to share this concept with you. I wanted this dragon head to feel very evil, very reptilian, and very aggressive with the forward facing nasal tusk.... Read more
Making the www.kicktraq.com top ten!
Wow, I was just informed that Creature Caster is on the www.kicktraq.com top ten list for biggest campaigns of the day. The Kicktraq projections are just way too crazy to list here,... Read more
The Ancient Emperor
This unlock represents a very cool design puzzle, that the Creature Caster community will help me unravel. The Emperor has this ancient head, and how do we get this gnarled... Read more
Another unlocked exclusive!
This time it is the Vulture Demon Elder Head.
This is a WIP sculpt, showing some things we can use to differentiate this head from the standard one included in... Read more
Let's get this party started!
Here are the first few Kickstarter exclusive parts! Just to be clear, this are included extra in your kit, free of charge. You have the choice of which parts to... Read more
Wow, our campain has been funded in 16 minutes! Thank you!
A huge thanks to everyone who has backed the campaign so far. I recorded the entire 16 minutes and will edit a vlog to share with you hopefully by tomorrow... Read more