Minor/Repaint: Springer from Generations Drift

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  1. vidmouse

    vidmouse Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately I couldn't get a helicopter mode out of this,
    but here he is anyway:

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  2. autobotx23

    autobotx23 Banned

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    The painting need a lil work, but WOW what a great concept!!!! :thumb 
     
  3. Tom_Servo

    Tom_Servo Well-read chick magnet

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    The mold is a good choice for Springer, even if he isn't a Tripplechanger. He just hasn't been exposed to Shockwave's horrifying experiments yet.
    The paint application itself is a little rough. What are you using? I'd recommend going back over him with another layer or two of the green and painting the inner sides of this legs.
     
  4. Kouri

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    Thinking you might also want to extend the yellow to his chest, since, at least to me, the yellow chest seems to be a big part of what defines Springer's look
     
  5. Joey_Santana

    Joey_Santana Shockwave fanboy

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    Well I must agree that the head looks really similar
     
  6. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Huh. I hadn't thought of that one. Great idea.
     
  7. Tom_Servo

    Tom_Servo Well-read chick magnet

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    I hadn't thought of the yellow chest, but it's a good point. You'd just have to extend the stripe up the roof. The Drift head really does make a scary good Springer. I went to look at mine to see what you'd done, and I was surprised that you'd only bobbed the horns.
     
  8. vidmouse

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    You guys are so right. I'll post again after
    a repaint. Thanks
     
  9. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    It is good to know that there is a purpose for Drift when I grow tired of him (him not being a character I grew up with and all). I would rather have someone custom paint it this way, then sell it.
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Great idea!
     
  11. Hobbes-timus Prime

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    I agree.

    And this is a great concept. He's got the sword and everything. I hope Hasbro follow suit. I wouldn't mind Blurr and Springer being "twins" ala Bluestreak and Prowl.
     
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    Great idea!
     
  13. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Nice color..but as others said more, I can still see the original designs on the doors....
    Good job though....
     
  14. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    even out that pain and you my friend have Gold
     
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    UltraMagnus2008 Autobot

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    Great idea and good start on the paint dont give up because it didnt come out perfect I think it takes more balls to post a WIP then a finished product.
     
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    Nice!
     
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    Fantastic!
     
  18. Jukebox Prime

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    I agree. You could just paint that little part that sits behind the windshield yellow, and I think he'd look great!
     
  19. Bovril

    Bovril Critical Miss!

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    Looking great so far, I agree it needs more coats of paint though. It's often best to thin your paint down and use many light layers to prevent that streaky effect. Personally I find acrylic easier to work with than enamel (which I presume is what you've used here).

    I think it could use some yellow on the chest, too.

    Great idea though - very inventive use of the mould and I can't wait to see it finished.
     
  20. GAUGE

    GAUGE In Art, Nothing Is Impossible.

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    Looks a bit rushed. but really really nice concept.

    I hope to see you expand on this idea and paint up a new one. and don't be afraid to sand everything first so when it transforms you won't have to worry so much about parts sticking together. (looks at the white on the inner legs)
     

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