Heavy/Scratch: Concept Movie-verse Powerglide (WIP)...

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  1. jon5000

    jon5000 Tea-Drinker

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    Concept Movie-verse Powerglide...

    New pics...

    If any of you are wondering what the metal bar located around his chest is for, its there for balance. Building this guy was like playing Buckaroo at times (If any of you remember that? We had it in England!)

    Anyway, enjoy!

    Web comic featuring both Powerglide and Shrapnel to follow...

    :) 
     

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    Sweet
     
  3. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks like the Movie Stratosphere already had the same basic shape for bot mode. Could that be modded to the right plane?
     
  4. jon5000

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    Yeah that design was something I liked, however it has changed slightly from that already. The shape seemed quite suited to the shape of the aircraft around the body area, and the wings upright is a nice G1 reference, but as I say it has now changed. Will hopefully upload more drawings soon.

    Unfortunately the Voyager class figures aren't quite to the scale I want to make this guy, in fact this time I won't be using any existing Transformer parts at all. I have a few armatures in mind for this guy, but he'll most probably be a combination of a few.

    He's going to be 1:48 scale.
     
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    fateastray AnakRepublikMalukuSelatan

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    Build it!
     
  6. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    1:32 scale seems REALLLLLLLY big.
     
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    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    knowing your previous works... i'm excited to see this one! :D 
     
  8. jon5000

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    Ah yes. Excuse my poor scale judgement there, he will actually be 1:48 scale - just ordered the various components!

    I was being optimistic, ha. 1/48 should be a nice size though. At a rough guess I'd say he'll stand about 25cm...

    Hopefully he'll have some decent articulation too - indeed, I'm planning (not 100% yet) to do a small comic with Powerglide and Shrapnel, the latter causing havoc etc. etc. It will be made with the models and photoshop/illustrator.

    Hopefully it'll be a nice companion piece, and its something I've always wanted to do.
     
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    Quick update for anyone following this guy,

    The design has changed slightly from the digibashes/sketches above. The engines are now going to be on the shoulders, I may upload a drawing later.

    But he looks better for it, I believe.

    Also got all the needed parts/kits/bits and bobs etc., so he's well and truly under way.

    I don't like showing much behind the scenes stuff, but here's a little sneak peak...
     

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    Here is a cheeky pic so you can see how he's shaping up. High res pics when he's finished :) 

    As you can see, the design has changed a lot, with the engines now firmly mounted on the shoulders to bulk him out a bit. I've also tilted the cockpit down so his head can lift out.

    I'm currently sculpting the head to be cast, which is why at the moment his face looks somewhat Cobra Commander.

    Anyway, all is coming along nicely.
     

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    yeah i thought that also
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    this must get finished.
     
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    Freaking sweet, great concept, nice photoshop....lol love the "cheeky pic". Looking forward to see the progression of this, knowing how Shrapnel was. Keep it up!!
     
  14. jon5000

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    So, he's finished.

    Aside from a bit of varnish spray.

    Lots of pics to follow.
     

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    fateastray AnakRepublikMalukuSelatan

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    Sweet mother of Shaft! That's a-m-a-z-i-n-g
     
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    Very cool!

    Love to see more pics!
     
  17. FrankyWest

    FrankyWest As far as it goes

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    Bam!!!!!

    can't really describe how exited I am to see this!
    The A-10 along f-16 and apache, had always had a special place in my "heart"

    Thank you!
     
  18. eisen

    eisen "CUT ME SOME SLACKS!"

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    very cool man! :thumb 
     
  19. jon5000

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    First post updated with new pics :) 
     
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    This one is also awesome! Really diggin your concepts.:thumbs2: 
     

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