Minor/Repaint: G1 FansProj Superion

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by IceWilly, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. IceWilly

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    So this is basically the first painted transformer I have done. I did some hand painting on the PE-01's Frenzy/Rumble combo, but most of these aerialbots came before that. I wanted to get my methods down before I painted something I wanted to be perfect (Devy)

    I made color/mold selections based on wanting Black/White arms. It's not really G1 accurate, but I really like it.

    Link to full album: Superion pictures by IceWilly - Photobucket

    Worth looking at for face painting and more superion angles/zooms. Part of my lense on the camera is blurry, so in one corner it gets a little fuzzy.
     

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  2. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Nice custom, but IMO you picked the wrong molds for Fireflight and Slingshot. Original Slingshot is a Harrier, a subsonic aircraft used for close air support just like A-10, while Fireflight is F-4 Phantom, a supersonic fighter/bomber. I would have switched the molds you used for them.
     
  3. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    sweet. you are very daring doing a custom in white. I have always hated white. but hey good job.
     
  4. Demonss

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    That turned out REALLY REALLY nice!!
    AWESOME WORK MAN!

    Makes me want to repaint my superion.. :-/
    It definitely makes a nice G1 feel!!
     
  5. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    This is the best looking Superion repaint I've seen. I'd be inspired to paint my own, but I don't have enough confidence in my painting abilities, and paint chips scare me.
     
  6. SonOfNemesis

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    Process, use enamels. I haven't had any paint chips with enamels.

    This is a very cool looking Superion IceWilly!
     
  7. lotussouljah

    lotussouljah Well-Known Member

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    I won't lie, I skipped straight to the Superion pics....and I like!! Very nice white and excellent touches of gold!
     
  8. Shadowbreaker

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    Tell me about it!

    Great custom IceWilly! I might just do this to mine... Maybe.
     
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    DeceptMaster JJ Evil Master Decepticon

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    Great customs!
     
  10. t.for.transform

    t.for.transform Well-Known Member

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    Let me just say congrads... I'm also doing this to my Superion and working with white is a pain... but yours looks excellent. Bravo
     
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    Nice!
     
  12. IceWilly

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    The white was a bit tricky, but since I just went from nothing to airbrushing it seems to help. If I was brush painting white it probably wouldn't work unless I got other paints besides Tamiya. I can't seem to figure out how to get them to look good brushed across large surfaces.

    But with the airbrush the white is uniform and covers really well. I am finding that the tamiya fine surface primer is really good with its adhesion, I feel like its resisting chipping better than things I have used in the past.

    Either way its still basically a shelf piece, but thats what I wanted it for. I tried to get the face colors the best I could to their G1 counterparts, and like I mentioned earlier... there was no perfect way to break down the molds to their characters. No one wanted to be the A-10, so in the end I just made the arms black/white and made the character names based on that.

    Thanks for the compliments!
     

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