Minor/Repaint: Cartoon Accurate G1 Soundwave head

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  1. FreshDebesh

    FreshDebesh <b><font color=brickred>oye chak de phatte!</font> Veteran

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    I always wanted a G1 Soundwave with a cartoon accurate head and thought that the Encore version would do that, but it didn't. So I took it upon myself to do it and it came out ok. I used red acrylic for the visor initially and stopped there but it didn't look right. So I looked at some cartoon pics and got out my silver sharpie and colored in the sides of the head and the blue area between the face plate and visor. There's a crevice between the protruding helmet part and where the inner face wraps around that was close to impossible to get to, but I might try using a toothpic or something thin to cover that area. I'm happy with it, nonetheless:
     

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  2. kaindarkstar87

    kaindarkstar87 Decepticon Outcast

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    I like it! SW looks alot better now.
     
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    paint the chest so it looks perfect
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Nice!
     
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    Woah, that looks great! Nice job!
     
  6. lotussouljah

    lotussouljah Well-Known Member

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    WOW, that is SO much better!!....matter of fact, I'm scrummaging for my silver Sharpie right now...Thanks man!
     
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    Very nice! For a simple paint job, it makes a world of difference!
     
  8. blacklion29

    blacklion29 Merlion Gestalt

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    Nice mod dude! I like it
     
  9. FreshDebesh

    FreshDebesh <b><font color=brickred>oye chak de phatte!</font> Veteran

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    Thanks guys! I'm definitely no customizer but even I could do it. This is the first time I used acrylic paint and I love it! Doesn't smell weird and isnt as viscous as Testor's enamel paint. It really does make a huge difference and adds alot of character to the figure.
     
  10. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    whatcha gonna do next now? :p  looks pretty good, bro. :)  I'd take a toothpick, shave down one of the tips slightly with a blade, and then carefully get that thin line of blue. It's possible you might have to touch-up the visor afterwards, but it'd be worth it!
     
  11. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Welcome to the fold, Fresh! Nice work :thumb 
     

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