I'm furthest along with a figure that stems from an idea about a trader of exotic alien pets. You'll have seen the trader a couple of posts ago, but here's some of his accompanying scenic elements.
I've used things from a host of different sources. There's a table with high sides for small and slow moving creatures, made from the base of one of cheetor's BOYL'14 tables with added plasticard. The creatures within are primarily 15mm scale aliens, but you might spot a squig in there too!
Behind the trader himself is a hanging cage. I bought the cage part on ebay from a seller in China for the princely sum of 79 pence. The stand is made from a paperclip and an upturned Sylvanian Families plate liberated from my daughter (she won't miss it!). The cage came as a single piece - I've actually sawn off the top which will allow me to place a small creature inside when I paint it.
The corral is from a Playmobil petting zoo set I believe. I've populated it with a selection of more squigs, chaos familiars and 15mm aliens. They're on seperate bases so I can use them flexibly, but I figure the 4 big ones and 3 smaller ones is plenty enough (I suspect there's probably some fighting between the different species!).
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Strange wierd things and oddities have long appealed to me, and part of the joy of converting aliens, mutants and daemons is that pretty much any whacky idea can work. Hopefully the guy below does...he's a baby-faced but sinuous creature called Wyrm. What I'll do with him, I don't know - but I like him!
He's a very simple conversion with a head from a chaos thug and the body from a bloodletter. Creepy!
I guess I'll add these to the 'pending' pile for painting. Things are mounting up!