Minor/Repaint: Leader Nemesis Prime

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  1. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Hi! Here is just a small teaser of my take on the leader Nemesis Prime idea.
    Thanks to some inspiration and ideas from SonOfNemesis here on the boards i was able to finally decide what i wanted to do with the robot mode look, as i had been stuck for a while and didnt know what to do as i wanted to avoid the typical Nemesis Prime cliches (not that theres anything wrong with them).

    My version will have a clean and fully chromed truck mode with true fire flames on the same spots Optimus Prime has his stylized flames. (these were scary to do as they were my first attempt at doing such a thing)

    Thanks to the suggestions and inspiration i took from SonOfNemesis's custom thread mine will have a dark and worn out/weathered looking robot mode to contrast the clean and pristine truck mode.
    The true fire flames will also carry on over into the bot mode, but im saving that for later. :) 

    Let me know what you think so far and if you have any suggestions and criticisms.
    Thank you.
     

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    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    The flame panel looks great!
     
  3. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    This looks EXCELLENT! Really cool flame details and the robotic metals look great!
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    The bot looks creepy like that. :) 

    Flames look awesome.
     
  5. brawl 56

    brawl 56 Aw..crap!

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    Haha, exactly what I thought!
    I should keep this in mind... ;D

    Anyway, great job! :D 
    The flames look nice, and the chrome is epic o.o
     
  6. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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    HOLY HELL THAT'S HOT!!! I love it! Those flames with the con symbol in them looks PERFECT!.. Great work man.
     
  7. katch26

    katch26 Well-Known Member

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    wow I didnt even notice that, I love it when details are hidden like that
     
  8. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Thank you. I am very proud of them.

    Thanks buddy! I cant thank you enough for the help and inspiration.

    Thats good as i wanted him to look a bit creepy. At home his bot mode parts almost look like they are made out of bones in the right light.

    Thank you.

    Thanks a bunch!

    Hehe good, i was hoping they wouldnt be too visible or "in your face".
     
  9. SonOfNemesis

    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Have you finished body parts yet: arms or legs? What do you think you will do with the windshield?
     
  10. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Everything is done as far as drybrushing is concerned.

    Not sure where to go with the windows...the normal thing to do would be paint them red but im not sure yet.
     
  11. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Here's a couple more wip shots.
     

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    SonOfNemesis Well-Known Member

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    Looks very nice man!
     
  13. Bern

    Bern Pathetic fools!

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    Love the endoskeleton-T1000 look of your WIP pics. :D 

    Can't wait to see this done!
     
  14. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Here's a couple more wip shots. Added paint chips and scrapes and some weathering and some red accents. The colors arent as pronounced IRL, the flash on the camera just makes them look brighter then they are.
     

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    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    Looking very awesome and very evil!
     
  16. CooljazCustoms

    CooljazCustoms Autocon/Deceptibot

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    did you eve finish this thing??? those flames are freaking amazing, especially since you said it was your first time painting some like that!!

    customs like this just inspire you to go out and buy a new figure to customize LOL
     
  17. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Omg, zombie thread or what?! lol

    Nah never finished him, still sitting on the old back burner over yonder.
    Kinda lost interest in it, but its funny you ask now because today i actually finished up the last few flames he needed.
    First time ive touched this in months so thats a cool little coincidence.

    Thanks for the kind words too. Hopefully he'll be worth the wait. Im going to try and finish him up in the coming weeks.
     
  18. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    An update. 90% complete.

    Here's how he looks currently. I just need to paint and attach all the wheels, chrome the smokestacks and fuel tanks and paint the cab windows.
    Still not sure what color to go with for them...any suggestions?
     

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    CooljazCustoms Autocon/Deceptibot

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    dude that thing looks F***ING RIDICULOUS!!! in a totally good way LOL

    any chance of getting a pic in Truck Mode, or is it too fragile to try to transforms? might be able to get a better idea on what color to do the windows....this could be totally off, but because of the nice flames and the color they are, a LIGHT orange or possibly a yellow might work well. i know that wouldnt be in the grand scheme of Nemesis Prime, but you are going way out there with him already.

    damn tho man, this is making me want to go pick up another HFTD Voyager Prime and try my luck with something like this....im rally diggin those flames!
     
  20. garibaldiprime

    garibaldiprime Banned

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    Im pretty sure he's fully transformable as i dont see the point in painting something which can no longer be transformed so that wont be a problem, the only issue now is i dont have him fully assembled yet so if i TF him he'll look really ugly as he wont have his wheels or fuel tanks/smokestacks.
    He'll look like a ghetto-nemesis prime that has had his wheels stolen lol.
    Nah i'll wait till he's got his wheels and smokestacks back first then tf him and post a pic for some opinions on what color i should do the windows.

    As for doing this on the voyager mold i say go for it! Id love to see the result and more customs of the voyager version is never a bad thing.

    Thanks for the support. :) 
     

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