Minor/Repaint: Minerva

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by E. C. R. Former, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    So, here is my blatant plagarization of Freestyle's awesome Minerva custom using Transcanning Movie Bumblebee. The Transcanning version of Bumblebee is probably the ugliest Bumblebee I've seen yet (which for the movie line is saying something). But the toy is perfect for customizing since all the parts are designed to come off.

    Thus, I made the figure into my very own version of Masterforce character Minerva. I even gave her horns from a Classics Jetfire helmet, just like my Club exclusive Nightbeat (also pictured).

    Unfortunately, I hit a snag: my customizing skills with putty are highly limited. :(  I feel like I butchered her face and had managed to make something only barely passable. In particular, I can't seem to give her a proper mouth. *sigh* Maybe I need sculpting lessons.
     

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  2. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW Spongebob since 2007

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    She looks like a he.
     
  3. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    Wow, way to be supportive.

    I never particularly liked Masterforce, but this is a great rendition of Minerva. Far better than I could ever do :thumbs2: 
     
  4. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    She looks great man. I'm not the best sculpter either, but you may want to send a pm to Sculptbt, I'm sure he has a few tips, or have a look at his Tutorial thread. That may give you some guidance. Other than that, good work! :thumb 
     
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    frenzyrumble Banned

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    I disagree. The build and details help it easily pass as a female. Great work, like the color scheme too.
     
  6. Terrorcon_King

    Terrorcon_King Has Gone Transmetal

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    Awsome job!
    iv always thought the transcanning bumblebee always had a very fem. look to it.
    but you did a pretty awsome job!
    i wanted to do the same like Freestyles as well, but i didnt have any luck finding the TS BB ohh well :) 
    Still again you did a pretty awsome job :thumb 
     
  7. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    looks good enough to me paint is a little rough but it still looks good and I think thats the first custom made out of one of those Trans Scanning bots so extra kudos for that :thumb 

    way to be helpful man
     
  8. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I take back the comment I made toward you on constructive criticism in that other thread.
     
  9. ThinkTank Customs

    ThinkTank Customs TFW2005-Citizen

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    wow nice job

    the transcannings are heavily overpriced, so this was a highprice-custom! wow
     
  10. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    E.C.R., I think you've done some good work here! I really can't comment on the head as your photos don't really allow me to get a good, close-up view of it. Sculpting isn't the easiest thing to do, but nor is creating a custom Transformer on any level. I think your work looks really slick from what I can tell :thumb 

    Also, guys, while I of course side with you all on constructive criticism (I did help create the etiquette, after all :wink: ), we also need to be supportive of others who are not as familiar with Radicons and how we roll. I think you guys did a good service about pointing out being constructive, but let's all make sure we remain kind in doing so. :) 
     
  11. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    That looks fantastic, I've always quite like Minerva. Great work :thumb 
     
  12. spawnofunicron

    spawnofunicron Well-Known Member

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    I love what you did with the mold and turned it into a completely different thing and i think you did an ok job with the face because it was the first time you tried to turn a bb head into a minerva head.
     
  13. mattarmstrong

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    for me this is pure win
     
  14. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    Yeah, she definitely looks better from a distance as opposed to a close up. That said, I think I'm generally satisfied with the way the head turned out. I may eventually pen in a mouth if I decide it will look well.

    Anyway, thanks for the constructive criticism everyone. :thumb 
     

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