New Universe Boxart at mmatere's DA

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by shroobmaster, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

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  2. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    I'm more amused than I should be with Sunstreaker's, since he's the only one whose artwork ends before the paper, so it looks like he's got tiny little legs. A bit displeased with the amount of dull surprise going around with their faces though.
     
  3. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    fantastic work.
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    thing is, its not just their slack jaws, they're all just kinda standing there. :( 
     
  5. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    I don't know... they all look a bit too static and lifeless. From a technical POV, they are good, but I would have preferred something more dynamic.
     
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    I really like the painted style and the stoic poses but something about the pics lacks "pizazz" like they are unfinished.
     
  7. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

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    Well I actualy like the whole "basic pose" but I dislike Prowl's and Tankor's faces.

    Cybertronian Zombies!
     
  8. Valkysas

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    apparently hasbro wanted them to stand lifelessly like statues.

    BAD HASBRO.

    I really wish prowl's face looked more prowl-ish.
     
  9. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    If the mouths were closed it'd be a lot better. Dull surprise is definitely a bad thing. Otherwise they're well done.
     
  10. MACRAPTRON

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    Matere is the f*ckin' man. You rock dude:rock 
    Don't forget our BBQ party this Sunday or I'll kill you:drunk 
     
  11. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    theyre just...standing there?
     
  12. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Old School Snarkster

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    That's apparentely how Hasbro wanted them for the packing, and to be fair, if the art was more dynamic, then much of it would end up obscured by the various other stuff on the front of the blister cards.
     
  13. Hiro Prime

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    Great work on the art, but the same pose for all of them looks a little bland and generic. A little more life should have been added to the poses. I know that Hasbro wants them this way but wow that's really under using the artist.
     
  14. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I kinda like it from the standpoint that it becomes a design element on the package. I like it way better than the dead-on face pics from the movie packaging, at least. I'm not a fan of the 'dull' look either though. Just closing the mouths, and maybe toning down the ventiriloquist dummy jaw effect a bit would work wonders.
     
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    They may not look all that hot on their own, but when mocked-up on the packages as seen @ Oz Toyfair they come out quite nicely.
     
  16. Lucs

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    I agree with most of the posters here. I realize they are standing the way they are cuz of Hasbro most likely, but I'm just not a fan of it. I think the artwork is good and I welcome change but this just isn't cutting it for me. Glad I'm not a misb guy. I really look at the figs waaay more than the box art.
     
  17. RobotoChan

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    Hmmm... the artwork is certainly good,capturing a fair amount of each characters uniqueness, but as most posters here have mentioned already, the figures look lifeless :( 

    Compound that with the rather chunky 'who ate all the pies' body proportions and you end up with something that is nice, but not perfect.

    Saying that, the artwork is of a quality that means I will not be displeased displaying them misb. Just wish the characters were a little more... active, for want of a better word.
     
  18. Ktulu

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    Definitely odd that they used an artist so good at dynamic poses for this static look.
     
  19. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    "Robo-snakes... slithering past our feet.... Must... not... move...."
     
  20. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Agreed with this %110 and everyone else who said the same thing.

    lol That is the best explanation for it, imo. :lol 
     

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