Minor/Repaint: Classics Carnivac

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by gargunkle, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. gargunkle

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    This was originally suggested by someone on allspark.com on seeing my "Blazing Fangwolf" some time back. Unfortunately I couldn't find who suggested it.

    Anyway, Cybertron Snarl was basically dyed with purple Rit clothing dye. I have his gun too but I forgot to put it in the initial dye bath. Since it takes a bit of time to prep and clean up I'll probably wait until I need to do something else purple. He could use a nice faction reprolabel too.
     

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  2. Anti-Venom

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    sweet man
     
  3. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    It looks good. he has no tail, but I guess that's being dyed as well.
     
  4. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    That's awesome, good job! I love obscure repaints like this guy :D 
     
  5. gargunkle

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    The gun is the tail and is mentioned in the initial post. :) 
    Basically I forgot to dye it and am going to wait until I have something else that needs to be purple.
     
  6. scarnivac

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    Pure love :) 
     
  7. bellyboy

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    can u explain a bit about this dye technique?
    is it a regular fabric dye?

    and i like :) 
     
  8. gargunkle

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    It's regular cloth dye (in my case, Rit brand) that I buy at a standard store like Walmart. You bring the dye bath to a boil and put your figure in. Be careful with the temperature or your figure may get warped/melted.

    Some plastics take the dye differently / to different degrees.

    I think there's a tutorial on the Radicons somewhere.
     
  9. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    I see, well I didn't read it clearly..so my bad. Anyways could you paint it, but hey thats your call.
     
  10. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Nice dude! Pretender Beasts need some love!
     
  11. bellyboy

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    cool tnx
     
  12. scarnivac

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    I got this wolf/dog in a action figure lot a while back:

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    and am planning to turn it into a pretender shell for carnivac.

    I also have this one:

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    which would make a great Chainclaw.
     
  13. autobotx23

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    Well done, man. You gotta get a pic of him and Weirdwolf together.
     
  14. gargunkle

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    If you meant me, unfortunately I don't have the BotCon WeirdWolf.
     
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    I <3 Carnivac. Nice job!
     
  16. Superquad7

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    I think this is an absolute stroke of genius. :thumb 

    I'd like to see a different head and the "fur" removed, but that's only because of my distaste for BW figures/aesthetic. That being said, I want to be careful about my own biases interacting with your work.

    I really think everything you did, you did so very well. GREAT job :thumb 
     
  17. levandowski

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    nice job
     

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