Minor/Repaint: Leader Prime(ROTF) vs Megatron (TFTM) with legends scorponok diorama

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  1. 7th.element

    7th.element New Member

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    hi guys, i've been following this forum for quite a while now and have been really impressed by the great customs by some of u guys here so i thought i'd try my hands on one.

    This is my first ever custom so any suggestions/criticisms will be greatly appreciated.

    This is a desert diorama with TFTM leader megatron, ROTF leader prime, TFTM legends scorponok and the 2 S7 officers from the TFTM capture of bumble bee diorama set.

    I used Humbrol enamels for all the paintings. Megatron had a base coat flat black, was dry brushed with silver, and detailed with black washes and gold. I used the same technique for Prime's robot bits. The truck panels were glossed with clear enamal and dry brushed with fllat white. Scorponok had a dirty green base and was dry brushed with flat white.

    The diorama was made with plaster of paris and some fine sand I got from a local pet shop.

    Also managed to install red lights into Megatron's head and swaped Prime's LED with a blue one.
     

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  2. MegaHavok

    MegaHavok Well-Known Member

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    nice work. just out of curiosity why use the legends scorponok when the deluxe is more accurate scale wise?
     
  3. mampy

    mampy Movie-Accurate Mampy

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    For someone's first custom these look really good. :) 

    I like how the drybrushing is just right - it adds nice depth to the surface of the figures and is not too much that it looks like flat silver.

    Great job man :thumb 
     
  4. 7th.element

    7th.element New Member

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    thanks for the encouragement guys. yeah i aggree that scale wise the deluxe maybe more movie accurate but the scorponok was added in as an afterthought as i had a legends lying around
     
  5. bombatron

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    great work! the diorama looks awesome. i agree with mampy, the dry brushing is just right. the megatron looks really good in darker colors. keep it up!
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Overall, I think you've done some really nice work! Personally, I love Legends Scorpy! I love dioramas and I like all that you've done. It's simple, yet nice! You did a good job not letting the diorama take over the customs or the display as a whole. Your treatments with Prime and Megs are also nice. Again, well done :thumb 
     

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