Minor/Repaint: Chopperface's New Face *UPDATED*

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  1. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    Well, he we go. I said I was working on more heads and here's the next in the series. Everyone's favorite velociraptor: Dinobot!

    I'm really happy with how the sculpt came out this time. This one would be perfect for casting and reproducing. The only thing I don't like is that it came out a little too big to look really great on the original toy. It still fits and lets the toy still transform, but he ends up having a pretty large noggin. But he kinda had a big head in the show, so that's okay, I guess. Anyway, because of the size, it'd be perfect for like, Alternators-size TFs, though.

    The first pic is with a muted flash and the second is under normal lighting. You can see more of the details sculpted into the face that way.

    Anyway, comments and criticisms are appreciated!

    EDIT: Updated with a new pic of the modifications I've done to it since posting. I mounted it on a homemade balljoint and neck made from a q-tip (the q-tip was soaked in super glue, then dipped in water to set it, forming the ball) and I thinned down the fins on his head and made the eyes smaller. You can't really tell from the pic that I did that, though.
     

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  2. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    That looks perfect, absolutely PERFECT !!!!
     
  3. Sentinel Pax

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    Wow. That looks amazing!
     
  4. iconscons

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    Awesome. If you cast it, I'd buy a copy. I'd find something to do with it.
     
  5. Rdfnd1253

    Rdfnd1253 Well-Known Member

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    YEA cast it!!!! I could use an ACCURATE dinobot head

    DO IT DO IT!!!!:D 

    AWESOME by the way!!!:thumb 
     
  6. funkatron101

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    yeah if you could scale it down and cast it, I would buy one. I've been looking to customize my beast wars dinobot.
     
  7. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    damn! your so good! now do blackarachnia! lol
     
  8. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    Thanks for the comments guys.

    I've been looking up and thinking about buying some Hydroshrink to make my heads a little smaller (Waspinator's was a little too big too, if any of you remember that) but I haven't found any detailed pages or faqs about making the Hydroshrink not shrink so much. That, and I'd have to buy casting materials and everything and I just don't have the money to do that right now.

    Anyway, up next on the agenda, as far as head-making goes, is Beast Wars Scorponok. I already have the base head shape sculpted. After that I may do a new head for Blackarachnia. I've already kitbashed one to be show-accurate already, but the head's a little small for my taste. It's just the head the toy came with but I filled in the slot for the neck and sculpted a face onto that so the head doesn't fold down to make the Mutant Mask anymore.

    I'm not sure what I'm going to do after that. I was thinking of making a head for my Universe Blaster, but depending on how well Sculpt-bot's version comes out, I may not. I'd rather have a modernized version of the G1 toy's head. Not a cartoon-accurate head.

    Anyway, if you guys have any suggestions about heads you want to see me make, leave it here and I'll see what I can do!
     
  9. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    Dang that's beautiful.
     
  11. Rdfnd1253

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    I think the head's a perfect size. Id leave it that size and if you can recast it for us fellow Dinobot fans!! :D 
     
  12. Pun-3X

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    Hey, looks just like him! You totally got him down. :) 
     
  13. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    THAT IS SO AMAZING CANT WAIT TO SEE PAINT
     
  14. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Looks good, I hope you do decide to reproduce that, I would deffinately buy one at a reasonable price.
     
  15. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    that's a very nice head man.
     
  16. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    You know Chaos, I would love to see what you would do for some of the movie-verse figures such as Starscream and bumblebee. Your skills are amzing, and I think you could probably do a bang up job on the movie figures.
     
  17. Rhinox555

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    Like i said,beautiful.
    But might be unnecesary since theres gonna be a Universe Deluxe Dinobot.
     
  18. Chaos Convoy

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    Thanks again, guys!

    I don't think I'll be making any Movie-verse TF heads as that's just way too complicated for what I wanna do. I'm pretty sure I could do it, but it's just too involved. The heads the toys have already are accurate enough for my tastes so that's another thing. I could make brand new heads for characters that didn't get made though. So that's always an option.

    Anyway, Scorponok should be done soon.....ish. Once I'm done with him I'll probably paint Waspinator's and Dinobot's heads along with Scorpy and post up a thread for that.

    In the meantime, I have another project going on, so check out the thread for that.
     
  19. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    Looking at the head, I don't see it as being too big. As long as the figure can still transform properly, I'd say you're good to go. Slap some paint on it and post more pictures.

    Overall it's a wonderful head sculpt that should have been done for the reissue line. The details are great and you captured Dinobot's brooding demeanor quite well. If you ever decided to make molds for these, I think they'd sell quite well.
     
  20. Terrorcon_King

    Terrorcon_King Has Gone Transmetal

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    Dinobots never looked better! Great job!
     

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