2D Artwork: DT/PG Workbench: TFP Airachnid Rotor Upgrade Kit

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  1. Thinktank

    Thinktank Well-Known Member

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    I believe I have a simple and effective way of giving the Huntress her
    travelling legs. I will post some concept drawings shortly.

    The main obstacle design wise, is to make sure it will work with the
    upcoming figure.

    Here we go, the first piece of concept art for this project.
    Each segment folds under the previous segment kind of like
    "Z" shape. The claw flips over the end of the rotor blade to
    help keep it folded in vehicle mode.
     

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  2. Fisitronus

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    COOL!!! Can't wait for the concept art!
     
  3. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    Well, you could do most of the work before the toy even comes out, then when it hits shelves you can just adjust the connection point and size of the mechanism to match the toy. I can't wait to see what you come up with!
     
  4. Thinktank

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    That is sort of the plan.
     
  5. Primal Sabbath

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    If it turns out that there isn't an integrated "spider" mode, then you have my attention!
     
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    Do it good sir! I will definitely be in for a set if it doesn't come with a spider mode.
     
  7. Mechafire

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    The fact that you already plan on doing this is awesome and you should feel awesome. :D 
     
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  8. Thinktank

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    I am awesome.

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    Anyways. The stock deluxe figure does not have the "spider walker" option.
    Just some articulated "stingers" from the rotor blades.

    The design I am working on will have 6 articulated legs that should reach far enough
    for her to walk on but I am not so sure on it making her sit as high as the show.
    For that to happen the rotor would be immense. I am still tinkering on what miracles
    can be worked.
     
  9. Mechafire

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    I love you

    Full homo
     
  10. Sinnertwin

    Sinnertwin Banned

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    I second the full homo

    You're doing some great work here, between this and the Fusion Cannon.
     
  11. Thinktank

    Thinktank Well-Known Member

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    Easy gentlemen, easy.
    My wife is pretty ornery, and quick with a blade...
     
  12. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Looking foward to the upgrade! :thumb  It'll come in handy for when I get a copy of her.
     
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    Maybe use joints like Soundwaves' arms to make the blades shorter in alt mode.
     
  14. Primus_feather

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    ^ This is an ingenious idea! But lets kick it up a notch, Have there be 3 Propeller blades each splitting in half into two legs each and unfolding length wise to make them longer. Thus retaining the three bladed leg look on her back but also giving her her six legged Alternative bot mode! Any one mind roughing this out?!
     
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    Patience...
     
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    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    It'd be more awesome if you either posted ideas in Creative General Discussion or waited until you have work to show before you posted in Fan Art :wink: 
     
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    My thoughts exactly!
     
  18. Primus_feather

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    And apparently this looks to be Tanks idea as well!
     
  19. Primus_feather

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    excuse me borrowing of image but is this the end result? More or less..

    [​IMG]

    mind the black, I use Paint..
     

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    Close, but she only has 3 blades in vehicle mode.

    The three blades split to become 6 spider legs on the show.
    Her robot arms give her the last two limbs to give her 8 limbs
    in strider mode.

    The rotor hubs will have a hinge at each 120 degree point.
    Two of the hubs will fit together to allow the walker legs the articulation
    to scissor apart much like on the show.

    ADDENDUM: After re-reading your comments PF, we are on the same page.
    Sorry for the confusion on my part.
     

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