Minor/Repaint: TF Classics Astrotrain G1 style.

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  1. solidus

    solidus Shivaker Jazz

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    Hi peeps, just made up my mind and I decided to do some repainting . Got bored of TFC Astrotrain, the Henkei version was too pricey so I picked up some paint in my work station found these colors :

    Bosny Light gray
    Bosny Silver
    Bosny Clear Gloss
    Tamiya Matt white
    Tamiya Flat clear
    Tamiya Violet

    Here are new WIP pics :

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  2. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    i have an extra one just for that. can't wait for you to finish this one. :) 
     
  3. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Your work is looking good! For your photos, I'd like to suggest considering your depth of field. If you notice, the backgrounds are very sharp, and your focal pieces are blurry. Stepping back with your camera and using either your focus and/or your micro setting (if your camera has one) would help tremendously. Especially for a gallery when you finish :wink: 
     
  4. solidus

    solidus Shivaker Jazz

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    Thanks for the feedback :) 
    I really appreciate feedbacks.

    seali me - My 2am shift is a killer, but hopefully I'll finish this end of the month

    superquad - Thanks, honestly I'm not good with digital cameras, how do I make adjustment on a Kodak Easy share ? That I'll need so that I can improve the quality of my photos . :) 
     
  5. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    you should be able to point the bracket in your view at the toy, depress your shoot button half-way, then move your camera to the actual angle you want to use, then press it the rest of the way in to snap the picture. That sets the auto-focus on the desired object instead of something unintended (like your background).
     
  6. arvyt

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    whats cooking here tf master solidus?:bay 
     
  7. Maximus_Prime

    Maximus_Prime Graphicon

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    looking good so far
     
  8. solidus

    solidus Shivaker Jazz

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    Added WIP pics, sorry for the long wait. I'm still testing the paint job on how durable the coating is because the paints may chip.
     
  9. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    That's what he should have been from the start. He looks great! I was going to repaint mine to but after getting the henkei I decided to keep him as is. Henkei and yours makes the classics version look like a knock off.
     
  10. Omega Magnus

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    Were I not so lazy I would have done this too, I eventually just caved and got the Henkei one. Living in a 1 bedroom condo, any spray work is pretty much out of the question for me right now.
     
  11. Sabrina_Ng

    Sabrina_Ng La Femme Fatale

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    Is that grey you're using on him? Or something else. Hehe. I'm also doing up astrotrain. Tring to figure out a suitable colour on him.
     
  12. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    If you're shooting for cartoon accuracy, Sabsabby, then you'll want a nice medium-dark grey to use. Testors Model Master's Gunship grey is nearly spot-on with the Henkei release.
     
  13. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    I love Astrotrain in G1 colors, great job!!:thumbs2: 
     

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