Minor/Repaint: Movie Bumblebee detail/damage touch-ups

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Jarrod, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. Jarrod

    Jarrod Semi-retired Builder

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    After watching the trailers a few more times I decided BB needed a more beat up look. Those three black splotches just didn't work for me. So I mixed up a few rust color variations and tan for the putty/primer spots he has.
    I also added some more yellow to the legs and arms, some silver on the head and rearview mirrors, and panel lined his head details as well as the door, hood, and trunk seems.

    Vehicle mode:
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    Robot mode:
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    And a close up of the head:
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    Jarrod
     
  2. onesock

    onesock Banned

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    Now he looks like he did in the trailer!

    Great work!
     
  3. Csolowalt

    Csolowalt Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome! Does anyone know how to keep BB hood from flipping open- I'm having a harde time keeping him in car mode
     
  4. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    That looks amazingly awesome.
     
  5. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    *ZONK*

    i love you


    man that looks so much better


    how much you think itd cost me to have you do this for me xD
     
  6. Brandon

    Brandon This is important work.

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    Nice man. I've been wanting to do this with mine, but I've been debating because I have one of those messed up versions of Bumblebee.
     
  7. Wiggyof09

    Wiggyof09 Well-Known Member

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    I must say that is a wonderful paint job. It doesn;t get better than that.
     
  8. wheeljaxx

    wheeljaxx Banned

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    OK SHIT!!!


    now i'm going to have to go and buy one and do this to him too.

    damn you for making me buy a movie toy that isn't a realgear. !!


    AWSOME AWSOME AWSOME
     
  9. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    awesome details man
     
  10. TTT

    TTT OutOfCommissionToys.com

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    Very nice job - very convincing !
    A real form of art you could say !
    Always nice to see something new & original ! .....:wink: 

    TTT
     
  11. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    VERY nice! You made BB look MUCH better than originally released. :thumb 
     
  12. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    sweet stuff. looks amazing!
     
  13. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Nice job, wish I had the talent to do something similar!
     
  14. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Amazing work. THAT, in my opinion, is how he should have come from Hasbro's factory. Wonderful job, dude!
     
  15. bugmenot

    bugmenot Banned

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    In that same vain, I would love to see Brawl, Blackout and Bonecrusher dry-brushed and panel-lined. They look too shinny for military vehicles.
     
  16. Moonstreaker

    Moonstreaker The Evil Triplet

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    That is a major improvement. Great job!

    LOL...this is the first time I noticed the position of the side mirrors on this mold. They're practically in the middle of the door. They look ridiculous.
     
  17. Matrix Soul

    Matrix Soul Skull 4 reporting in!

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    Gorgeous, like Josh I want to know what you'd charge for a paint job like that?
     
  18. Whelpd

    Whelpd Well-Known Member

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    Mesa like looks better than the unbattle damaged toy
     
  19. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee Artist/Colorist Monkey

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    That looks so much better- ESPECIALLY the head! I love the rust effects on 'im! Splendid job : D!
     
  20. Matrix Soul

    Matrix Soul Skull 4 reporting in!

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    I just color up the head, so that's definitely the easy part, where the artistic part is pulling off those realistic rusts, you are good dude!
     

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