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I started working on T08A2 / R3000 spider tank from Ghost In The Shell movie a year ago. For those who haven't seen the movie - I would highly recommend, it's one of the best sci-fi anime movies. Scale 1:20 (roughly ) One of the biggest problems that I had from the start was non existence of blue prints, or actually anything that would be close to that. That's why scale is approximate So for "blueprints" I ended up with a few things: Screenshots from the movie Smaller resin model from ebay, which isn't proper quality Someone actually made a model from that kit on this forum: http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/2214-spider-tank-r-3000/page-3?hl=gits Someone made a 3D digital model, which I managed to aquire. It isn't very accurate, I would say it follows movie almost... So yeah, none of these were precise. Actually, even frames from the movie sometimes contradict itself. To make matters worse I wanted to make a model which could move, so following sizes and strength of mechanical components had to be taken into consideration as well... Initial idea was to make the shell from a styrofoam, but during last year I bought a 3D printer, which came very handy when making these complex shapes.