Heavy/Scratch: Pretender Skullgrin

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  1. GeoKaiser

    GeoKaiser Wardick Zeus

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    Here is my version of a pretender shell for Classics Skullgrin. It is made from a junker G1 Skullgrin shell and a Spawn Sabre figure. Classics Skullgrin fits into the pretender shell's back as a armor/weapons pack. The shell was airbrushed with custom mixed metallic colors with an ink wash applied. I went with the Marvel comics purple color instead of the G1 toy pink.

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    Skullgrin was also part of a diorama I entered at Botcon:
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  2. phantro

    phantro Well-Known Member

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    One heck of a custom bro. I really like the care placed in the pictures. I know it is tedious sometimes to edit but it highlights the quality of all your hard work and the results are breath taking. Congratulations
     
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    Well I think it looks insane. Paint work is of the hook.

    Great job
     
  4. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 Getting a job to buy TFs.

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    Great work.
     
  5. ALPHAMAGNUS

    ALPHAMAGNUS He's BACK! Veteran

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    This is wonderful , love the pretenders with articulation.
     
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    Excelent detailing, I really like how you made the eyes glow.
     
  7. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  8. Convotron

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    Excellent custom! I always love seeing Pretender customs.
     
  9. seanb47

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  10. MasterxBlaster

    MasterxBlaster THUGFORMER

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    Dizzam!! Pretender shell looks off the chain!! Love all the detailing the ink wash pulls out!! Looks hella legit!

    Will you be painting up your classics skullgrin also? looks out of place on his back with no paint work on it.
     
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    Top notch work my friend! I was wondering when someboby was going to do a new age pretender.
     
  12. GeoKaiser

    GeoKaiser Wardick Zeus

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    Agreed, but I'll wait to see if Takara puts out a metallic finish version someday.
     
  13. Dormamu

    Dormamu I am Broot.

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    This and the accompanying diorama are really sweet looking. Great work!
     
  14. GeoKaiser

    GeoKaiser Wardick Zeus

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    Pics restored, Thanks for nothing Photobucket
     
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    Fantastic work on the pretender shell and the lovely diorama's.

    Personally, I'm not a big fan of the generations robot mold though.
    I wonder if Combiner Wars Brawl would fit in your Skullgrin shell......
     
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    Amazing work!!

    Skullgrin was my first Pretender and I liked how he wasn't just another Decepticon thug in the Marvel comics.
     

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