Minor/Repaint: Henkei G2 Deadend

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Sabrina_Ng, May 18, 2011.

  1. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Part 2 of my G2 Stunticons project. I can't tell you how grateful I am to my client's patience in seeing this through.

    2 more sets to go.

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  2. Dex17113

    Dex17113 Well-Known Member

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    That's a great paint job! Was that spray paint, brush, or airbrush?

    Dex
     
  3. Dex17113

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    Oh...wait....it's airbrush...I should have known that based on the fact that you did the custom....sorry...I'm relatively new to the whole custom thing...still learning!

    That said, it's beautiful!
     
  4. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    well this could work for menasor g2... I'm sportcars and shinyness are a good mix :D 
     
  5. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Thanks guys. Yeah. They're all gonna squeaky shiny with starburst colours.
     
  6. adconx2

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    Candy toys, ME eat cause they sooo delicious!! Keep up the great work.
     
  7. ThinkTank Customs

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    again:

    I

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    IT

    Most of you know, that i don't like G1/G2-Figures or Hommages, but damn, this is so supercrisp painted!

    Congratulations Sabrina, you did it again! :) 
     
  8. payton34

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    I like it, the G2 color scheme really meshes well with your style.

    But (and I've said this before), I really wish you would choose a different background. Your style of painting blends in a bit too much with all-black backgrounds. With the high glossy reflections from your paint, the only thing it's reflecting is black, which makes the figure look more shadowy (not showing off the vibrant colors as much as it should). IMO, if you chose a different background, your work would stand out even more.
     
  9. Budokhan

    Budokhan Wheeljack's apprentice

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    Hey Sabrina! that is a a GORGEOUS paint job! Can I ask, do you polish out your clear coats afterwards or is the main color so shiny when finished that it doesn't need it?
     
  10. frenzyrumble

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    pretty cool. I'll echo the echo'd comment about the dark background. you're losing so much detail and color with black. black doesn't mesh well with shiny/metallic.

    are there 2 here? I see 1 has the silver/blue front, one does not.
     
  11. SonOfNemesis

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    Pretty, the only thing I would've done was paint those exhaust tips chrome or steel or something instead of the blue.
     
  12. Superquad7

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    This looks really nice! However, I think the deep, metallic red is working against a "G2" Dead End, as G2 Dead End is a brighter shade of red (the intensity of the color should match the lighter blue). Also missing are the garish G2 door labels. I really like the choice of the Sideswipe head for Dead End, as it really echos the toy accuracy.
     
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    agreed, had to check my reference pics for G2 Stunticons, cause it looked unfamiliar to those gaudy bright g2 colors (sorry g2 fans1)
     
  14. SMOG

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    Nice. Also, I have to say how much I appreciate the way that just swapping in the Sideswipe head on this custom really helps it feel like a new mold. Sometimes the little things make all the difference.

    zmog
     
  15. destrongerlupus

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    This project was MADE for you, can't wait to see more :) 
     
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    Niiiiiiiiice paint job, Earl Scheib has got NOTHING on you!
     
  17. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Thanks SQ. Actually, they're turquoise. Not really blue.

    G2 door labels?? Any reference? I had very little reference for this. Got the pics of a G2 box cover.

    Thanks guys!
     
  18. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Yupz. They're all sets of 2. All the G2 commissions. 1 bot and 1 vehicle mode. And they're turquoise actually.
     
  19. frenzyrumble

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    Quick google image search for g2 deadend will show a bunch.

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  20. Slothboy

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    I love G2 for all their 'radical' colour schemes and label designs.

    I'd agree with the black background - it's not doing your paint jobs justice which is a shame, since your customs I believe have some of the best metallic paint jobs around.
     

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