Minor/Repaint: Bumblebee, Ironhide and Barricade

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  1. erwinsims

    erwinsims Well-Known Member

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    Hello to all here.


    As this is my first thread on this site, i would like to introduce myself a bit, and of course show what i have done with my Bumblebee, Ironhide and Barricade models.

    I have been a fan from Transformers, when i was about nine years old.

    Then i had the g1 series almost complete.
    I lost interest,and gave them all away (stupid me)

    Last month I saw the movie and fell in love with Bumblebee..

    I wanted to have a model of the car ( am i the only one who likes the older one better than the 2008 model?)

    As soon as i had it, it began to bugg me that it was so black in bot-mode..

    So i did a repaint on the robot-mode

    I painted the entire robot in a Titanium gray, added some yellow details and some in silver and gunmetal and that was the start.
    Couse now it looked to "clean" to be like the beater in the movie....
    So i did some dirtwashing with thinned down black paint.

    Next the exterior was in order since this was no way near the beater camaro from the movie.
    I did some Primer paint and added some "rust" and added some flat yellow on the car to give it that faded look..
    I also filled in the inner lines of the black racing stripes so they don't show to much in car-mode..
    After that it was just a small dirt wash and that was 14 hours well spend...

    That got me started.....
    Now i do want to have them all....
    Once again I am hooked on the robots in disguise.. :D 

    So,here is Bumblebee..

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    These are the pictures i used as a reference, I couldn't find any on the internet of Old Bumblebee in robotmode, so i had to do with my imagination and the movie
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    I HAVE UPDATED WITH NEW PICTURES!!!!!!

    Grtz, Erwin
     
  2. erwinsims

    erwinsims Well-Known Member

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    Barricade

    Once i had Bumblebee, i wanted to have his nemesis to,

    The only not GM product in the movie....
    (exept for Blackout)..

    And ofcourse it is so COOL...

    But once again it was black and purple ( i have seen the movie three times now, and i couldn.t find any purple exept the desepticon-logo..

    So once again i pulled out my paint and brushes and went for a total metallic paintjob
    I went for a gunmetal-gray as a base and added Aluminium, metalic silver and titanium collored paint, and did some detailing in gold
    And here it is, Barricade ala me :D 
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    Ofcourse i repainted Frenzy to, in aluminium and titanium i blacked out his hands and the open space in his head to.
    still needs some gold detailing but i will add that soon
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    Barricade

    Once i had Bumblebee, i wanted to have his nemesis to,

    The only not GM product in the movie....
    (exept for Blackout)..

    And ofcourse it is so COOL...

    But once again it was black and purple ( i have seen the movie three times now, and i couldn.t find any purple exept the desepticon-logo..

    So once again i pulled out my paint and brushes and went for a total metallic paintjob
    I went for a gunmetal-gray as a base and added Aluminium, metalic silver and titanium collored paint, and did some detailing in gold
    And here it is, Barricade ala me :D 
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    Ofcourse i repainted Frenzy to, in aluminium and titanium i blacked out his hands and the open space in his head to.
    still needs some gold detailing but i will add that soon
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    Ironhide

    Once Barricade was done, I started to get bored again.... :p 
    That is when I went to the toystore to find myself a new autobot to repaint..
    My choice went with Ironhide since i think Jazz is the wrong size, and i like Rough cars :D 

    Once I had it home, I started browsing the web to find some good pictures for the robot and alt mode..

    And this is what I ended up with painted as close as I could get.

    First I once again replaced the black with Gunmetal gray, and i added Titanium and copper as details.
    I desided to keep the original blue since it matches the Gunmetal gray really good.
    and just a touch of silver for some metallic parts, and this is what I ended with:


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    And some pictures of Ironhide from the movie:
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    Ironhide

    Once Barricade was done, I started to get bored again.... :p 
    That is when I went to the toystore to find myself a new autobot to repaint..
    My choice went with Ironhide since i think Jazz is the wrong size, and i like Rough cars :D 

    Once I had it home, I started browsing the web to find some good pictures for the robot and alt mode..

    And this is what I ended up with painted as close as I could get.

    First I once again replaced the black with Gunmetal gray, and i added Titanium and copper as details.
    I desided to keep the original blue since it matches the Gunmetal gray really good.
    and just a touch of silver for some metallic parts, and this is what I ended with:


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    And some pictures of Ironhide from the movie:
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    VERY nice! I like the color choices for Ironhide. And I like the transformation pics as well, nice touch.
     
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    VERY nice! I like the color choices for Ironhide. And I like the transformation pics as well, nice touch.
     
  8. timshinn73

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    Some of your pics are very nice. The rest are so blurry there's no way to see any of the work you've done.

    A suggestion: Back up a little when you take your pics, then crop them. Try putting a nice clean sheet behind your TFs when taking pics so the room and all the objects therein aren't competing with what is important: your hard work.
     
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    Some of your pics are very nice. The rest are so blurry there's no way to see any of the work you've done.

    A suggestion: Back up a little when you take your pics, then crop them. Try putting a nice clean sheet behind your TFs when taking pics so the room and all the objects therein aren't competing with what is important: your hard work.
     
  10. Infosaur

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    wow the copper washes do wonders for Ironhide!
     
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    wow the copper washes do wonders for Ironhide!
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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  14. AutoCon2076

    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    You're pictures are too out of focus to see much of the details. Good job on the Bumblebee pics for car mode, however. I especially like the "custom faded" paint you did to it. Good work on the rust spots.

    ~Z
     
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    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    You're pictures are too out of focus to see much of the details. Good job on the Bumblebee pics for car mode, however. I especially like the "custom faded" paint you did to it. Good work on the rust spots.

    ~Z
     
  16. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    I'm loving those transforming pics!

    oh and a sugestion for barricade, you can push his legs up a little bit so that he dosent look so skinny.
     
  17. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    I'm loving those transforming pics!

    oh and a sugestion for barricade, you can push his legs up a little bit so that he dosent look so skinny.
     
  18. RunaR

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    The repaints look great, but a bit out of focus. Try the flower button on your camera.
     
  19. RunaR

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    The repaints look great, but a bit out of focus. Try the flower button on your camera.
     
  20. funkatron101

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    Bumblebee's window looks a bit funny with the paint rubbed off of it.
     

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