Minor/Repaint: Cybertron Bluestreak - A Crosswise 'bash

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  1. Cheebs

    Cheebs Well-Known Member

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    I did this project as a "skill builder". I had no idea how to sculpt or add parts to a toy. After doing this project, I still only have a tiny idea, but I'm better off than I was before. Anyway, amatuer mistakes aside I think it came out well. I "Bugattified" the alt mode to look more like the real thing, gave it a Bluestreak color, and then modified Crosswise's arms and head to look more like Bluestreak. Most of the work was done to the rear of the car. Some hood sculpting was shaven off and smoothed over. Anyway, here he is.

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  2. Cheebs

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  3. MegaMoonMan

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    That looks awesome, very much like Bluestreak.

    One crit, I'd make the lighter shade on the alt mode a different color, either lighter or darker like the rest of the car. The way it is now, it looks like unpainted primer.

    Does he have electrical tape around his elbow joints? It looks cool, and it's a nice idea if it holds up!
     
  4. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    While I see what MMM is saying... I think it's absolutely beautiful. That first picture just SCREAMS G1, too. I am thoroughly impressed.
     
  5. Pun-3X

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    I like how you have the doors so it's got a similar Bluestreak look. And the shoulder-mounted rocket launchers are absolutely perfect. Very nice job. :) 
     
  6. Cheebs

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    Yeah, I was going for this:
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    but I missed the mark by quite a bit with my paint mixing (another skill that needs help).
     
  7. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Great job!
     
  8. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    That rocks! Awsome work!
     
  9. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    wow, that colorway works quite well. it doesnt look like a forced geewunner custom at all.

    hey! you did the same mod to the door runners as i did!
     
  10. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    That's a awesome job, Cheebs.
     
  11. Eradicator

    Eradicator I am Antithesis

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    Very nice. I may have try something simular myself.
     
  12. drsyn

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    ditto, its definitely a how to for a Prowl custom or similar.

    damn nice job chum.
     
  13. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    I think that freakin rocks. I wish I had one!
     
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    Great job, he is the spitting image of ol' Blue. Any space for Prowl and Smokey left;) 
     
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    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Excellent work. Much more faithful rendition of the Bugatti than Crosswise. That's really amazing.
     
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    That turned out really nice! Great job! (I like the photo reference too!) Awesome!
     
  17. Autobus Prime

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    Cheebs:

    He REALLY looks like Bluestreak. Heck, he looks more
    like comic book Bluestreak than G1 Bluestreak does.
    I am referring to the robot mode, of course, and
    particularly the first picture.
     
  18. Brave Magnus

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    Wow! Now that's a Bluestreak!! :thumbs2: 
     
  19. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    Damnit cheebs! I just ruined another pair of underwear thanks to your awsome pix!
     
  20. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    And I thought he could only look good as Jazz. I guess you have proved me wrong.
     

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