Customs: Custom using Ani. Arcee, head advice...

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  1. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    So, I want to paint Arcee into someone else. Some kind of Chromia/Moonracer/personalized femmebot. Likely in green or blue. I'm trying to decide what to use for a head, and I may have one that's a tad too small.

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    It certainly changes the dynamic of the figure, but I can't tell if the head really is "too small" or if I'm getting thrown by the huge noggin that Arcee comes with. On that note, have they ever made an oversized KO Arcee figure? (not one that's TOO big, hopefully--deluxe or so) I plan to modify whatever head I use, and this one seems to...fit.

    I also shopped a Thunderblast head onto this body, just for scale. I'm definitely not feeling it with this head, but for deluxe-sized head scale purposes I wanted to show this one too.

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    I feel like it's too big, but it might be because of the bulk.

    So, what do you guys think? Any other suggestions?
     
  2. tf7

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    the thunderblast one looks sweet, just make the neck longer. :) 
     
  3. closetrat

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    I think the TB head could work too - but it'd be better after shaving down the jaw & horns, see?

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  4. SCPrime

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    You are correct, the Arcee head you have there does look a bit small on the body.
     
  5. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, the Thunderblast head isn't as bad as I originally thought. But I think what's doing it are the tiny eyes. And the helmet is so narrow around the face. Whatever head I use will get some modding done. I would certainly love to find a KO Energon Arcee head to work with instead. But maybe there's other stuff out there that might work? (and I'll be looking for certain)
     
  6. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    Found something else. Here's another go at it:

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    And a B/W to help with the imagery.

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    Whatever I use I will make a mould for anyway, but I'll be adding mods to the recast for sure. I would definitely resculpt the bottom of her head so it's round instead of flat. And I want to add new details and remove old ones from whatever I decide to work with. Personally, I'm liking this one. Funny thing is, the ball joint neck his held perfectly by her upper body halves.
     
  7. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    i think shadowstrike/roulette's head is too small, though i dont have animated arcee yet :( 
    my area gets scalped well
     
  8. Lucs

    Lucs This Guy!

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  9. biscuits

    biscuits Sin from Genesis

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    Second ones the best in my opinion. does she still TF with different heads?
     
  10. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    Well, Thunderblast's head has never actually been tested (only shopped) but there's lots of room with the other two (first and third). I would assume TB's would fit all the same.

    Lucs: The head you got from VP, it certainly looks like the size I'd want. I wonder if he still makes them after all this time. I'll have to ask.
     
  11. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    however this ends up it will be cool
     

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