Minor/Repaint: Cartoon-color Hercules/Constructicon guys WIP

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by D-Unit, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. D-Unit

    D-Unit #1 Heel

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    These guys are about 90% done. (Beleive it or not, I still haven't even combined them yet....waiting for that Shapeways Neckbreaker Forearm:D  ). Anyway, as much as I absolutely LOVE all of these figures ( I really think they were worth the price), I really didn't like the color schemes. The green was too bright and the other deco just wasn't doing it for me. I wanted the toned down "mint green" of the old show, so that's what I went for. As I said, tehse aren't complete yet, I am planning to do a wash on them over the weekend, but here they are before that. I remember being in absolute amazement that whole episode when I watched it Saturday morning 27 yeas ago with my dad, and I've been obsessed with getting a set that looked like the ones on the cartoon ever since. I know g1-toon simplified stuff isn't everyone's cup of tea, but anyway, check them out, let me know what you think. I'll post some individual bot modes and alt modes tomorrow, I am too lazy to transform them now.
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    If anyone is interested in the shade of green, it's Rustoleum American Accents Green Apple Satin. The one on the left I bought like 8 years ago, the one on the right is the new packaging. I got both at Kmart.

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    Ok, updates (2/29/12). Not ready for a Devastator pic quite yet, I am still doing some touch-ups, but since I am addicted to anything Contructicon, here's a pic of my next project. As you can see, Scavenger is still WIP (The head is still being painted). But Bonecrusher is done. You can also see the size comparison between the Herc and Maketoy guys if you are still deciding. Let me know what you think:

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  2. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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    They look nice, but it's a little scary how well the colors match the on-screen counterparts...
     
  3. D-Unit

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    Yeah, I had to go through 4 shades of green until I found that one. I was worried about painting Bonecrusher's legs green, but whenever the shapeways forearms for him are ready, that solves that problem, since it will just look like the original toy.
     
  4. Alloy Alchemist

    Alloy Alchemist Decepticon sympathizer

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    Great color ! Dead on if you ask me. I can't wait for more pictures.
     
  5. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    I like it too. Nice colors and I agree that these were overpriced and not color right, but at least we can paint them up and fix the prob right? Nice work man!
     
  6. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Looks awesome!
     
  7. Nickleby

    Nickleby Autobot

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    Excellent paint job. :) 
     
  8. thyvipera

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    very nice man. cant wait to see them combined!
     
  9. D-Unit

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    Thanks guys. I'll put up some better individual shots by the end of the week. I appreciate the feedback
     
  10. Jazzguy

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    Looks so awesome and cool! Can't wait to see the other pics!
     
  11. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was waiting for someone to do this..and they look great!!
     
  12. D-Unit

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    Thanks to everyone. I didn't realize how far away the pic was when I took it. I will post larger pics of the individual ones so you guys can check out the paint close up
     
  13. nellie131

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    wow i thought i was looking at G1 bots until i made the pic bigger! those look really nice!
     
  14. process

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    Spot on, great job!
     
  15. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    where did you get that green i may wanto to borrow it :D  cause it looks amazing dude
     
  16. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Not bad, D-Unit they look like the show, for personal perference I'm leaving them the way they are.
     
  17. G.I.EDDIE

    G.I.EDDIE Purple treads suck!

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    nice!...combine them!...thats the reveal we all wanna see!
     
  18. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Holy shit man they look awesome. I had to double take for a second......was it an off the shelf green or did you have to mix because this will be mighty tempting to do when I get mine. I sees the purple barrel behind too....was waiting for someone to do that!

    Can't wait to see the Devastator pic.
     
  19. D-Unit

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    Hey, thanks dude. It was an off the shelf green. I forget the brand (I'm at work now), but the color is called Green Apple. I believe it was Rustoleum, I'll post a pic when I get home tonight.
     
  20. thedreaded1

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    Looking good!
     

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