Minor/Repaint: Arcee: Operation Nightbird

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  1. deliciouspeter

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    Arcee is assigned to infiltrate the Decepticon ranks using the codename Nightbird. Galvatron discovers Nightbird while patrolling the planet Acetone. He is impressed with her brutality when asked to prove her loyalty by executing a young captured Autobot recruit named ****. Despite her savage actions, Arcee continues to fight for the Autobot cause, but the lengths she will go to while undercover test her character and torture her soul.

    A repaint of animated Arcee in my favorite color scheme, nemesis prime/scourge. I've been wanting to do this custom since TFA Arcee first appeared and finally I was able to find an extra.

    I dyed the figure first, but it didn't take, despite a heavy pour of acetone, which damaged her left hood/arm. Painted with Testors model master acrylics, and Formula P3.

    The mods were just slight mods to her swords and bow to fit better in her hands.
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  2. morgan1194

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    thats awesome!!
     
  3. fakebusker83

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    That is NICE. This just makes me wanna kick myself for not being able to find Arcee anywhere.

    What is the damage due to the dye that you speak of? That scrapey mark on her elbow?
     
  4. f-primusunicron

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    wow she looks really cute
    Xd
     
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  6. Superquad7

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    I think this is an awesome custom. Make another, name her NIGHTRACER, and keep Cinco de Mayo in mind, as that's ol' Quaddy's bday :) 
     
  7. dominomist

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    You hid the damage well, I can barely see it. I love the concept and the back story. I do have an extra arcee and this idea may be worthy for me to attempt. The color scheme is just excellent
     
  8. Big Filipino

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    I love this custom. Great great work.
     
  9. deliciouspeter

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    Retook the photos and added her bow. I mean a Valkyrie needs her bow, right? Or am I thinking of something else?

    Anyway, thanks for the comments. The damage is on the hood and her chest mostly. It's not too noticeable, but the rest is so smooth. Eh next time I'll be more careful. Happy new year!
     
  10. Rumble02

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    Fantastic!!!!!!!! I really really like this.
     
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    This is sweet love it
     
  12. ryanlb

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    Wow, that is awesome! I want one now.
     
  13. Lock Cade

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    :bay 

    That is incredibly awesome!
     
  14. Archaea

    Archaea Autobot Archeaologist

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    amazing
     
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    Fantastic! I really love it that you didn't use too much teal, it makes the highlight very distinct. Vehicle mode looks sleek. I wish Dark Nitro Convoy was more like your Nightbird here.

    Her backstory is intriguing, too! I wonder if you'll make "the young autobot" as well?
     
  16. Anti-Venom

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    This is beautiful man and the bio is amazing.
     
  17. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Me likey! :drool: 
     
  18. 808kalams

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    Slap uuser's head on that and it would look crazy awesome!! I love the paint scheme, veerrry nice!!!
     
  19. Ramrider

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    This is a thing of beauty. I reckon the only thing potentially missing is a faceplate to help her "conceal" her identity... ;) 
     
  20. deliciouspeter

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    Hey guys, thanks for the great feedback & comments. And Sydney, I'm working on the young recruit!
     

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