Minor/Repaint: The Golden Age

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  1. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    This is the last time I will probably paint this guy (I bought FOUR of these guys on clearance about 4 years ago :)  ) Not including the 2 commissioned versions that I made of this guy, this is my 3rd version. I wanted to paint Cybertron as it looked in the Golden Age. A lot of the references were just gold. I tried to give it some texture by using different metallic paints. Started with the flat black base coat, then dry brushed some steel, silver, brass, and gold. Then went back and used gun metal and used copper for the high lights and then some red. Finally, sprayed the planet mode in Krylon Brilliant Gold and the gloss clear goat. This was a fun one to paint.

    Here's a video.


     

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  2. me!!

    me!! "DOES NOT COMPUTE"

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    shiney awesome, i like it!
     
  3. JavaJim

    JavaJim Agilisticobot

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    Shiny!
     
  4. Pyps

    Pyps Germany┬┤s Customizer

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    very gold :p 
    nice!
     
  5. strata32000

    strata32000 Well-Known Member

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    That looks soooooooooooo much better in gold man.
    Great job!
     
  6. Apoclatron5675

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    pretty pretty, shiny shiny....
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    [​IMG]

    Awesome! :) 
     
  8. ShortCircuit

    ShortCircuit Decepticon

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    How can you choose what mode to display? Awesome!
     
  9. JavaJim

    JavaJim Agilisticobot

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    Can't stop looking at this thing. May have to give my Primus a brush up. Amazing work.
     
  10. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    nicely done looks flawless... nonetheless I hate the colorscheme :p 
    but damn that other one on there.... WOOOWWWW
     
  11. JavaJim

    JavaJim Agilisticobot

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    Really? I personally love it. Khaki's one of my favorite colors and the gold/copper is pretty close to it.

    Let me know if you decide to sell it! :) 
     
  12. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    First...the planet mode finish is just simply spot on smooooth! Second...the contrast between 'bot mode and 'alt mode is stunning to say the least.
    VERY nice work my friend...very nice work indeed. You should be proud of this.
     
  13. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    That looks freaking awesome! Love how you painted the planet mode, and the robot mode is equally fantastic. Love the colorscheme you gave it, really makes him feel like a god too. Very well done!
     
  14. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    The gold on Primus looks shiny goodness.
     
  15. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Glad you all like it. I definitely wanted the planet mode to look more smooth than the bot mode.
     
  16. Zildjian

    Zildjian Well-Known Member

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    Love that my entire post got removed and not just the "hotlinked" photo.

    So, here it is again:

    Goldmember approves!

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    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I wonder how much money they'll send me if my send this to cash for gold thing...
     
  18. chapsy

    chapsy Resident Brony

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    The Silver and Copper tones really play well together. Kind of gives an antique-ish, steambot vibe to Primus.
    Excellent detailing and overall great job!
     
  19. Andrew28b

    Andrew28b Nemesis custom

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    Youtube vid like the other one please :D 
     
  20. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Am about to do one right now. :D 
     

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