Minor/Repaint: Drills Customs: Classics Voyager Megatron

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  1. drill

    drill Gotham's White Knight

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    Seperate threads. Well I thought I might get into the whole repainting business. I tried once before with Classics Megatron, which failed. However I got all the paint off and started over (except the left shoulder. However that wasnt as bad as the rest).

    The wings are somewhere in my room. I cannot find them at the moment.

    Sorry for the pictures.

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  2. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    so you have no plans to ever TF him, I take it, with your wings not being located. I guess that's my only nitpick then.
     
  3. drill

    drill Gotham's White Knight

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    It's more like I don't plan to Transform him as much as I would say Starscream or Prime. However, I do Transform him every once in awhile, since I love the gun mode, but I keep my TF's on a shelf for display.

    I actually found the wings in my extra accessories bin. So when I go back to my house from my College I can take alt mode pics.
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Normally, I might would comment on the paint applications here (if you wanted the paint to be smoother, just use sandpaper :) ), but I really like the rough aesthetic. It makes him look a bit war damaged without having a bunch of physical things manipulated on him. I would suggest a flat black wash that isn't heavy on paint (a bit more water than normally used + paint ). I think that would really pop the surface on this guy. I think that your "failure" was a very happy accident :) 

    He looks great and I hope we continue to see more from ya! :thumb 
     
  5. drill

    drill Gotham's White Knight

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    Added the Gun Mode.
     
  6. REDLINE

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    the leg details look good in gun mode.
     
  7. Cinemastique

    Cinemastique Earth Culture Specialist

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    I like the color scheme a lot... but I do take issue with the paint job a bit. Not because he looks battle damaged, as SQ7 said, but because he *looks* repainted next to pristine figures. He stands out too much in that regard, IMO. By himself, yes, he looks pleasantly banged-up, but the illusion doesn't stand up in diorama. :) 
    Still, color scheme is awesomeness.
     
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    red00wolf insatiable collector

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    I would dirty him up a bit to really hit home the battle damage look. I do like the red in gun mode.
     
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    great job man im going to have to try this out on mine.
     
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    drill Gotham's White Knight

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    Thanks everyone for the feedback. I'm glad (and shocked) that you like him.

    If I actually had the skill to dirty him up, I would. But I'm not that skilled of a Radicon...

    On the shelf it doesn't stick out that badly. The biggest offender is the left arm, which is the only part of the body I did not redo after the first time, as it was the only part that didnt flake or screw anything up in gun mode. I plan to redo that arm eventually.

    The worst thing is, Megs was my first repaint. After viewing Jin's MEgatron repaint, I wanted to do something similar. In doing so, I left a VERY...elevated texture to it. It was not good at all. After some time I was able to remove most of the original coat, save the left arm. *Sigh* It's a learning experience, but that makes Megs special.
     

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