Minor/Repaint: Alternator Skylynx: Should I paint the hood white?

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  1. iconscons

    iconscons Well-Known Member

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    This is my alternators skylynx. It was inspired by a digibash by someone a long time ago. Perhaps someone out there will know who. It has "Vanishsing Point" written across the image. Anyway, I admit I kinda rushed this one. After the dozens of custom alternators I've made, I've grown a bit tired of the masking and spraying and everything. I even tried to use up paints I already had. The blue is the same as I used for blurr.

    UPDATE: Please tell me if I should paint the hood/roof white. Will it more reflect Skylynx this way, or will it make it look worse.
     

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  2. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW Spongebob since 2007

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  3. Nemesis Predaking

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    For a "kinda rushed" job, it looks pretty damn good.
    Paint looks clean, details are crisp.

    :thumbs2: :thumbs2: 's way up.
     
  4. Lucs

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    Good job. It definitely looks like the bottom part of Skylynx, I dig it
     
  5. Bucket Head

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    very nice. I like!
     
  6. Ravenxl7

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    That's actually really nicely done, especially for a "rush job". The whole concept of it is a bit odd to me, but it still looks good. Keep up the great work :thumbs2: 
     
  7. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    now that is how to think about what others are not doing. very well done. fantastic job
     
  8. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Agreed....this looks no where near "rushed"

    I like it....love that red you used too :thumb 
     
  9. red00wolf

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    Inventive, i really like it.
     
  10. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    looks like a great "lynx"... If you want it to be the whole guy, I'd suggest some white aps to further that look...
     
  11. iconscons

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    I thought about that, but I think at the end of the day any white would result in a failed attempt to reflect the bird part of sky-lynx. The mold is all cat so I figured I should keep it the lynx part only.
     
  12. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    that's what I figured, and it works quite well.
     
  13. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Stays true to G1 yet with a updated look.

    Love it!
     
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    Looks really good, works for me.
    I'm sold !
     
  15. timshinn73

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    I like it. Somehow seems more fitting than Ravage. Nice work.
     
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    Great work!
     
  17. icanfly

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    That is really cool. I usually think of the combined mode when I think of Skylynx but this is really clever
    Great job

    JL
     
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    looks great!! way better than i can do even if i took my time. are we gonna see a top half? combiner? that would be amazing
     
  19. Superquad7

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    I really like this piece. I had planned on making Cobalt with an Alt Ravage (and still may), but I may have to make one of these for myself.

    Again, great work! :thumb 
     
  20. iconscons

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    No. I can't imagine how this could be done and be kept in scale. It'd be cool if I could do it, but I wouldn't even know where to start.

     

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