Minor/Repaint: Female Starscream clone "Laserwave?"

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Arcticwave, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    Ok... So I had to give it a try, after seeing all of the talent in this Radicons section. Here is my first ever attempt at a custom. And now I'm HOOKED!! I have a lot to learn, but man was this a fun project!
    Small mods on the figure torso and head sculpt, with a complete repaint using the Starscream Activator as a base. I thought with such a small figure I would get a sense of customizing with a minimal dent to my wallet. I quickly learned that these are some tiny parts, especially the head to work with.
    Overall I'm pretty happy with her. The stickers need to be redone, I like the color scheme and I couldn't be happier with the head sculpt. Let me know what you think, good or bad. Along with any advice that you can throw my way. Now I need to figure out what project to tackle next.
     

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  2. Terrorcon_King

    Terrorcon_King Has Gone Transmetal

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    AWSOMEE!
    totally looks like her!
    i want one of my own!:D 
    Totally SICK!!!
    i really like the lips lol
     
  3. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    You know, I really like this! Very good for your first attempt! It looks like you even painted a glare on the cockpit window! Very neat addition! :thumb 
     
  4. mineraljane

    mineraljane Gravity Hugger

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    This is really great. Seriously. Nice work!
     
  5. kamtimus_prime

    kamtimus_prime Radicon Visionary

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    I was waiting for some1 to do this and u nailed it. Great job keep up the good work. Do u have plans to do this in the voyager size?
     
  6. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    This is down right amazing for a first!!....you even got the "female" looking lips on her face!!

    Really nice work...definitely looking forward to more :thumb 
     
  7. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! I had to strip and repaint the head four times before her face looked right.
     
  8. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I did paint a glare and I was hesitant if I should of put that detail or not.
     
  9. rk454

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    You did it perfectly :drool: 
     
  10. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    I would really like to give it a shot in the Voyager size. With the bigger size I could do a lot more details that I just couldn't do on this scale. Although 80% of the figure I spray painted and that was a LOT of masking.
     
  11. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    Welcome aboard :) 
     
  12. mattarmstrong

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    hit it out of the park a great job
     
  13. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    THANKS!!! That means a lot coming from you. Your customs are INSANE! You have a lot of talent and a great eye for color.
     
  14. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Of course you know being your first custom you have to send it to me for inspection!:lol 

    Great job my man! Sweet paintwork!:thumbs2: 
     
  15. chansformers

    chansformers butcher of the bots

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    welcome!! cool color combo!!now just send her my way to join my army!!:thumbs2: (btw,if your good with an exacto knife,i can send you FREE vinyl to use,only catch being u have to pay for the shipping.all the decals on the clone army i did are vinyl too)
     
  16. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    Looks fantastic!
     
  17. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    I have a feeling that she'll stumble across your army sooner or later.:D 
    Thanks for the offer! I've already started working on new decals, however I'll keep your offer in mind if I fail again.
     
  18. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    i hope hasbro gets of their butts and make this......as a voayger!!!!!
     
  19. Arcticwave

    Arcticwave Well-Known Member

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    I'm so tempted to make that my next project.
     
  20. Tekkaman Blade

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    I want Hasboro to make a Susan figure. She's the break out original character of this series.
     

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