Minor/Repaint: Project Chimera

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Shadowbreaker, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Shadowbreaker

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    When I bought the new Voyager Optimus Prime, my first thought was "Wow, I want the FE..." So, mere minutes after I opened him I watched the latest Prime episode "Nemesis Prime". I've always been a huge fan of the concept, and I loved the episode. A trip to the hobby shop the next day, and my work began!

    This custom is FAR from perfect, but thankfully the gritty texture and style of Nemesis works with the not-amazing paintjob. Or maybe that's just my excuse. :p 

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    The main color is mix of red and semi-gloss black. I'm still questioning whether it's accurate or not, but I think it's close enough. Now that I look at it though, it kind of reminds me of Prime when he's dead in the '86 movie.

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  2. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Looks good. Just paint the eyes yellow and he'll be perfect.
     
  3. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Seconded. This looks accurate to me. :thumb 
     
  4. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Very impressive! :thumb  You know this mold fits Nemesis Prime much more then Optimus because it looks imperfect and simple which makes sense seeing how it's manmade and not alien by nature.
     
  5. Shadowbreaker

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    Thanks guys! :)  I actually tried painting the eyes a gold color but it didn't turn out as well as I'd hoped. :(  Maybe I should use a brighter yellow color?
     
  6. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Use the same color that you have on the two dots on his sides. That would look boss.
     
  7. Kylehudson14

    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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    Looks great! A cool thing to do would be to add some scratches. :thumb 
     
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    It's just a bit too dark (It was a bit more obviously red), but regardless of that the paint work is great and smooth
     
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    Actually, that's the original figure's paint apps.

    Thanks! :)  I was thinking of adding more weathering and grittiness...

    Yeah, I noticed the same thing when I rewatched the clips. It stills works though. Thanks! :) 
     

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