Minor/Repaint: BT minerva, finished and stickered!

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  1. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    here's my minerva that I finally stickered up. I posted this in the gallery update, but I hope it's not a faux paux to put it out here in the general discussion for more people's comments. while it's not exactly the most "feminine" of headsculpts, the original toy had the same as nightbeat, and since I did a custom nightbeat, it only made sense to use the same head. *edit* I almost forgot, I had a bear of a time working with the white on this. since the white I painted over the original black didn't match the factory white, I basically had to paint the entire car, which I did by hand. I want to thank superquad7 for his help and guidance in tutoring me in some special techniques. thanks bud!

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    and nightbeat for a comparison:

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    Awesome! I like it! And she and Nightbeat make great companion pieces. It doesn't bother me that she doesn't look all that feminine.... like you said, she never really did.

    Weird, I never noticed this before, but Cybertron Override could almost be considered a roundabout Minerva homage. They have very similar color schemes, but it didn't hit me till I saw your custom. Of course, Override wasn't originally female... but now that she is, she's very Minerva-like.
     
  3. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    yeah, I think I remember hearing that when he/she first came out in japan. the femine pose/stature, and the coloring was definitely a nod. I never watched the US version of the show, was override a girl in it?
     
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    yeah, Override was a girl in America, but not in Japan

    good job. Even though it's not a feminine head, it definitely reminds me of the original Minerva's shape
     
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    Great job!
     
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    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    Nice!
     
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    That's pretty sweet.
     
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    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    Wow, that is some damned good work! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    That's pretty fricken awesome! :) 

    Great job!
     
  10. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    glad you guys like her! don't see too many bt/alt customs anymore, I wasn't sure if people would still be interested in seeing them. as far as I know, I haven't seen anyone else do a custom minerva.
     

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