Heavy/Scratch: Classics Ironhide

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  1. griffn29

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    I have been taking my skills for granted but I am not going to do that anymore and actually make something.

    This is a toy I am making of classics Ironhide. It will be a mock up first and then a 3D printed design. I may or may not make a resin cast eventually

    I also have an idea about how it can be retooled into Ratchet

    Progress on mock up: 35%
    Progress on Prototype: 0%

    Concept art (What the finished product will look like):
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    Design papers:
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    Current progress (robot mode):
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    Current Progress (Vehicle mode):
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    Epic!
     
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    Very ambitious, I'll need to keep an eye on this. The concept art kinda looks like PRID Ratchet to me (mainly the arms)
     
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    Thread watched. I eagerly await the end result.
     
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    I love the sketch. You're off to a great start!
     
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    If the concept art’s face isn’t the biggest mood, though.
     
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    Update:

    Torso done. Mockup is now 50% finished (I'm not planning on mirroring the arms and legs on the mockup)
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    Thank you

    I like Prime Ratchet's design so it's cool that they look similar. The concept art has a different forearm transformation than the one that I'm going to use so the final model will look similar but not as thick. I am getting back into designing transformers after a few years away and I want to make a big splash with my most impressive design!

    Thank you! I will not disappoint.

    Thank you! I am jumping back into transformer design.

    Lol, he looks super bored in the concept illustration. I'm doing something more expressive in the final design.
     
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    That's pretty cool. :popcorn 
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Update 8/10: head is done, starting on arms. Mock up is about 60% finished. Face is now expressive (angry)! I'm going back to the old arm transformation so the truck bed will be longer. IMG_20180810_172006120_LL~2.jpg IMG_20180810_172227134_LL~2.jpg IMG_20180810_170035759.jpg
    Close up of face detail: IMG_20180810_120540120_LL.jpg
     
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    This thing is really starting to come together.
     
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    Thanks.

    Mock up is now 95% done:
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    Wow I’m seriously impressed by both your skill and ambition. Excited to follow your progress
     
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    Thank you for your kind words. I will not let you down!

    The mock up is now finished. I am modelling some ideas for joints to test in 3d printing and after that is done I am going to start working on modelling Ironhide himself.
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    I took a short break after finishing the prototype but now it's full speed ahead on modelling. model is 1% done. stay tuned!

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