Minor/Repaint: Mindwipe VS Metalhawk

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  1. icanfly

    icanfly Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    Two versions of the same mould here. Haven't posted any for a while so hope you like them.

    Mindwipe is slightly modified with the visor removed and eyes painted. I think it gives him a more sinister and bat-like appearance. Also, this mould is soooo much better in flat black rather than the charcoal colour it originally came in.

    Metalhawk started as RtS Strafe. The flat grey with silver on the wings really annoyed me, so it got drybrushed. Chest was repainted, chest piece modded to fill up the massive gap, and alt Prowl head added. He is definitely not a pretender anymore, and is a bit of a re-imagining but I like how its panned out.

    Comments & critics welcome

    JL
     

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    Metalhawk needs more paint and then he'll be awesome :) 
     
  3. MyTea Boc

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    THe prowl head fits really well, and nice work on the mod to mindwipe. both look pretty sweet.
     
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    Hey man they look good man how long did they take?
     
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    That mod to Windwipe looks awesome.
     
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    Mindwipe looks good with your mod.
     
  7. icanfly

    icanfly Well-Known Member

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    Which parts do you suggest?

    Not long actually. Didn't require any undercoat as they were both so similar to original colours. Mindwipe's head was just unscrew the visor and fill the hole with putty.

    Thanks for the feedback

    Josh
     
  8. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    I can see Hawk changing into a giant flying Autobot symbol :)  I like what you did here!
     
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    I don't know, Somethin seems slightly off to me, I think Maybe you should try a more uniform colour scheme? iT LOOKS slightly wierd having dark red and then a BLAZING YELLOW CHEST with a bit of blue out of nowhere, just a though :) 
     
  10. Kuma Style

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    OP, I want you to make that mashup in your sig!
     
  11. ichnach

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    I get a Dai Atlas vibe off the Metalhawk.
     
  12. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    Yeahhhh, DaiAtlas would probably inhabit this mold better, but I wouldn't scrap MH, finish him off and then give DA a go :) 

    or SOMEONE give a Strafe->DA bash a go!

    The wings on the back in robot mode really kind want to be DA's..

    D/L
     
  13. icanfly

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    Can't say I'm overly familiar with Dai Atlas, I'll look him up.
    I based Metalhawk off this pic:
     

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