Minor/Repaint: Arcee in G1 colors

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by SentinelPrime, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. SentinelPrime

    SentinelPrime I NEEDED THAT!

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    Greetings! Good to see ya!

    Finally. Finally I found her. The one. The one I've been searching for....

    No, not HER, you romantic twit! I mean TFA Arcee! Sheesh! Anyway, let me tell you all that white and pink was a huge pain to paint!

    She was made using a combo of Dupli Color Super White Enamel, and a hand-mixed pink of my own design, using Model Master Acryl paints. The eyes were painted silver, then clear blue was used for that vac-metal effect. All of the hand mixed paint was used, so she's a one of a kind. A coat of Pledge Future was used for durability.

    Thanks for your time!
     

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  2. MROptimusPrime

    MROptimusPrime LEGAL NAME: OPTIMUS PRIME

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    Primus how much to paint mine ???
     
  3. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    THAT is awesome! It's really remarkable the difference in coloring when you look at the before and after pics...If I ever get the chance to buy this figure I will definately be re-painting it in this style...prolly gonna use your custom as a guide if you don't mind.
    Great job!
     
  4. Tanukiyasha

    Tanukiyasha Ancient Transformer

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    FINALLY!! I'm glad SOMEONE finally had the balls to do this, and do it right! THANK YOU!
     
  5. simonatmac

    simonatmac The stop motion maker

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    She looks so sweet now!
    Better colors and no wings! :thumbs2: 

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    You´re untrue! You sell her to eBay...
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2010
  6. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Awesome. :D 
     
  7. D-Unit

    D-Unit #1 Heel

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    100 times better. I just got one at TRU this morning, and was wondering what it would look like painted. Now I am totally doing this. Fits right in the classics/universe
     
  8. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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    Great work but damn that noggin' is huge when you put her next to Rodimus like that :D 
     
  9. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    MUCH better! Which was harder? Painting or finding her?
     
  10. Slimaximus

    Slimaximus Headmaster

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    Only thing that mold needs is a downsized More G1ish head and its a Universe mold LOL
     
  11. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    That's perfect! She looks so much better that way.
     
  12. Soundwave_FSD

    Soundwave_FSD Yoda in a track suit...

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    You actually did it... You actually made me want this. All this time I wasn't caring, now I need it.

    DANG YOU!!!!!!!!!

    Haha, that's a slap happy butt smackin good job.
     
  13. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Perfect really.
     
  14. Rubicon

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    looks great. I plan on doing this too. How did you keep the balljoints on the elbows from rubbing?
     
  15. jksit1

    jksit1 The Chosen One

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    SOMEONE PLEASE CHANGE THAT HEAD!!!!!! It's the only thing that stops it from being perfect!!!!
     
  16. PrimulArchangel

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    i been planning on doing this from the beginning. But i cant find a damn Arcee anyplace besides the 30$ and 45$ ones online. Thats exactly how i pictured her looking in G1 colors too, loos sooo awesome! Cant wait to finally find her and do mine like that :) 
    Great stuff :) 
     
  17. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    That looks excellent!
     
  18. alfred p. sloan

    alfred p. sloan Well-Known Member

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    Super wow, what a difference. She looks really loveable now.
     
  19. Rodimus Major

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    Looks great. Makes me hope Hasbro releases a g1 repaint somewhere down the line.
     
  20. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    I like it :) 
     

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