Monday, April 16, 2018


Hello one and all!

For those of you randomly filtering through the bowels of the interwebs, my name is Matt Cross, and I commonly go by Stinger (or variations thereof) throughout most of the web.

I am a 3D modeler and artist, and I am creating this blog to document my experiences in the field. 

My primary interest is BattleTech, which I assume is why most of you are here.  I am officially a freelance artist with Catalyst Game Labs, though my work has not been featured outside of some very small contributions thus far.  Additionally, I am one of the half dozen or so Ironwind Metals freelance 3D designers designing miniatures for the BattleTech universe.  I have over 15 official miniatures, not counting at least that many alternate configurations or variants of each one.

I also have a lot of interest in other properties related to gaming, modeling, and 3D design, including Star Wars (both models and X Wing Miniatures), Halo, Crimson Skies, Battlebots, and more.

I'll be using this blog to showcase my work, share my techniques, and discuss a little bit of everything moving forward.  I'd like to welcome you to share in my journey!


  1. Hi Matt! I'm a fan of your work and am looking forward to seeing more of it.

  2. Hi Matt, do you have a store to sell this miniatures?

    1. Hi Rague! Most of my work is available for purchase from Ironwind Metals:

      Some of my more custom work isn't available right now, but I am working to change that. It'll be some time before than happens though.

      Feel free to send me an email as well if you are looking for something specific and I can see if I can help you out! (Click on my profile, and then click email under my profile picture).


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